Martín Muñoz, MPA – President

Excited to make a career change a bit later in life, Martín joins the Voices for Utah Children family after over twenty years working as a project and team manager in electrical and facilities maintenance in both private industry and government. A proud Latino of Mexican descent, he was born and raised in Utah and always loved history and government. He attended the University of Utah, where he earned his BA in history and masters in public administration. He is incredibly passionate about diversity, equity, and inclusion work. He is grateful for the opportunity to join Voices for Utah Children to work for policies that will enhance opportunities for all kids.      

Katie Mazzie, MPA – Vice President

Katie Mazzie was born and raised in Nevada and moved to Salt Lake City to attend the University of Utah, where she receive her Bachelor’s in Political Science and History in 2011 and her Master’s in Public Administration in 2019. During her time as an undergraduate, Katie worked as a tutor in East High School’s Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program for aspiring first-generation college students, where she developed a passion for helping people achieve their postsecondary goals. Katie continues to honor that passion and demonstrate the competencies she learned in the MPA program in her current role as Manager of Affordability and Access at the Utah System of Higher Education.

Hailey Leek, MPA – Treasurer

Hailey Leek was born in Utahn and grew up in Sugar House. She received a BA in English and Gender Studies, and a Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Utah. Hailey currently works at the Salt Lake City Mayor’s Office where she managed the city’s 2020 Census campaign and now works on special projects for community outreach. 

Emilie Butler, MPP – Secretary

Emilie currently works at Intermountain Healthcare on the Community Health team helping oversee Community Benefit Reporting and Community Giving. Prior to joining the Community Health team, Emilie worked at the Intermountain Foundation for 5 years in a variety of Donor Stewardship roles. Emilie graduated from the University of Utah with a Master of Public Policy – Health Policy in 2018. 

Alex Smith – Student Board Member

Current Board Members

Nicole Batt, MPA

Seth Wright, MPA

Dave Edwards, MPA

Christopher deHoll, MPA

Greg Schulz, MPA

Will Kocher, MPA

Past Presidents

Nicole Batt, MPA

Seth Wright, MPA

Dave Edwards, MPA

Faculty Advisor

Dr. Christopher Simon

Past Board Members

Megan Hillier-Geisler, MPA

Christopher Bateman, MPA

Michelle Blue, MPA

Kaitlin Lindsey, MPA

Emilee Cooke, MPA

Ian Adams, MPA

Lauren Budinger, MPA

Kirsty Cottrell, MPA

Phil Quinlan, MPA

Bianca Shama, MPA

Sri Koduri, MPA

Let’s build something together.