Utah Asthma Task Force

The Utah Asthma Task Force was formed in 2001. It is comprised of health professionals, educators, and community members that collaborate to improve asthma care and management in Utah.


Utah communities working together to improve the quality of life for people with asthma.

Meeting Information

Task Force meetings are generally held quarterly each year. The meetings are an opportunity to learn current asthma practices, research, and resources in Utah, and to network and collaborate with other state partners in asthma related projects.

The Utah Asthma Program also hosts a listserv for the Task Force and provides periodic updates on current asthma opportunities and Task Force meetings.

Please join us at our next Task Force meeting:

ATFDate: First Tuesday of February, June, and October

Time: 7:30am - 9:00am

Location: UDOH Cannon Building

Please contact Savannah Smith (ssmith1@utah.gov) for more details and to join the listserv.

Current ATF Advisory Board 2018-2020

The ATF Advisory Board meets three times a year and as needed. Meetings are held April, August, and December. All are welcome to join the meetings.

  • Chair, TBD
  • Nichole Shepard, Co-Chair, Asthma & Healthy Aging Proram Manager, UDOH
  • Savannah Smith, Secretary, Asthma Program Coordinator, UDOH
  • Annette Jones, Note Taker, Utah Environmental Public Health Tracking Network
  • Debbie Burney-Sigman, Policy Liason
  • Daniel Mendoza, Research Representative, Research Assistant Professor, Atmospheric Sciences; Pulmonary Fellow, University of Utah
  • Jade Porter, Member Representative, University of Utah Health Plans
  • Kathryn Miller, Member Representative, Southeast Health Department

  • 2018-2020 Task Force Successes


    Notable Past Task Force Achievements