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John Curtis' Biography

Office:
  • U.S. House (UT) - District 3, Republican

Contact Information

3549 North University Avenue
Suite 275
Provo, UT 84604

2400 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Full Name:

John R. Curtis

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Sue; 6 Children: Emily, Jacob, Kirsten, Nicole, Sarah, Zane

Birth Date:

05/10/1960

Birth Place:

Ogden, UT

Home City:

Provo, UT

Religion:

Mormon

BS, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Brigham Young University, 1979-1985

Attended, University of Utah, 1979

Representative, United States House of Representatives, Utah, District 3, 2017-present

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, Utah, District 3, 2017, 2018, 2020

Mayor, City of Provo, Utah, 2010-2017

Candidate, Utah State Senate, District 16, 2000

Former Member, Agriculture, Energy and Trade Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Committee on Foreign Affairs, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Federal Lands Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Investigations, Oversight and Regulations Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Natural Resources Committee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Small Business Committee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Indigenous Peoples of the United States, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, The Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Consultant/Chief Operations Officer/Part Owner, Action Target, 1999-2010

Regional Manager, O C Tanner Company, 1989-1999

Overseas Lead Buyer, Brazil International, 1987-1988

Territory Representative, Citizen Watch Company, 1984-1986

Executive Board Member, Utah National Parks Council of the Boy Scouts of America, 2015-present

Chair, Mountainland Association of Government, 2010-present

Chair, Utah County Council of Governments, 2010-present

Board Member, Utah County Ice Sheet Authority, 2010-present

Executive Committee Member, Utah Lake Commission, 2010-present

Chair, Utah Municipal Power Agency Board, 2010-present

Board Member, Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce, 2010-present

Trustee, Utah Valley Heathcare Foundation, 2008-present

Member, The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints, present

Chair, Utah Democratic Party

Board Member/Former Chair, Utah League of Cities and Towns

Board Member, Joint Policy Advisory Committee Member, 2010-2014

Legislative Board Member, American Public Power Association, 2010-2012

Missionary, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 1979-1981

Awards:

Community Hero (Silicon Slopes, 2017)
Civic Innovator Award (Utah Valley University, Office of New Urban Mechanics, 2017)
Outstanding Citizen Award (Brigham Young University, Office of Civic Engagement Leadership, 2017)
Person of the Year (Utah Clean Air, 2017)
Person of the Year (Utah Valley Magazine, 2017)
Top Elected Official on Social Media (Government Social Media, 2015)
The Star Award (SCERA Center for the Arts, 2015)
Most Impressive Customer Commitment (O C Tanner, 1994)
Beyond Your Best (O C Tanner, 1993)
National Sales Employee of the Year Award (1985)
National New Hire of the Year Award (Citizen Watch Company, 1984)
2014 Public Official of the Year (Community Action Partnership of Utah)
Silver Beaver and Outstanding Eagle Scout Award (Boy Scouts of America)
Steward of the Year 2014 (LDS Earth StewardshipLDS Earth Stewardship)
Thayne Robson Award for Leadership in Economic Development (Economic Development Corporation of Utah)

Favorite Book:

The count of Monte Cristo

Favorite Movie:

Anything with a lot of action and fast moving plots.

Favorite Quote:

"(America) has become great because we, as a people, have been able to work together for great objectives even while differing about details... The elements of our strength are many. They include our democratic government, our economic system, our great natural resources. But, the basic source of our strength is spiritual." Harry Truman

Favorite TV Shows:

Monday Night Football after Family time of course, or with family with the right game.

Favorite Type of Music:

Almost anything from the 70s.

Hobbies or Special Talents:

Bear Lake, Lake Powell, Brighton, camping, tennis with my wife and when I really need to relax my moterbike.

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