Meet the Council

Ron Adams is in his second term on the Cedar City Council (through 2017) having served  2009 through 2013 as a City Council member.  He  previously served for  six years on the Cedar City Board of Adjustments and a Past President of the Iron County Board of Realtors. Currently serving as a Member of the Education Committee for the Iron County Home Builders Association and a member of the Cedar City Rotary Club.  Ron is a member of the Cedar Transportation Committee, Downtown Parking Authority, Rap Tax (Parks and Rec) Committee and Economic Development Board. Serving as Chairman of the RDA and Municipal Building Authority.  Ron worked 14 years for AMPAC as a Chemical Lab Technician, holds a Real Estate Broker’s license and currently works at Great Western Realty. He has enjoyed living in Cedar City for the past 50+ years.

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Paul Cozzens is in his second term. He grew up in Moab, Utah and worked with his father, a civil engineer and excavator, which developed his strong work ethic. He attended Southern Utah University and has lived in Cedar City since 1980. He owns a cabinet manufacturing business and his community activities include: President of the Happy Factory; District Chairman for the Boy Scouts of America; and he also has served on the Cedar City Planning Commission. He loves Cedar City and our Nation, and is excited to serve with the Mayor, Council and Staff. 
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Terri Hartley was born and raised in Cedar City, Utah, graduated from Cedar High School and studied accounting at Southern Utah University.  She has been employed by Wells Fargo for the past 39 years as a Vice President and Business Banker.  Terri has been active with the local Chamber of Commerce for many years, and enjoys being involved with our local businesses.  Terri is married to Wayne Hartley, and together they have four children and five grandchildren.  In her spare time Terri loves snowmobiling, boating, hiking, and rappelling – really anything related to the outdoors which really makes Cedar City the perfect place to be.

Terri Hartley

Craig Isom is currently the Executive Director of the Southern Utah University Business Resource Center, and Director of the State’s Regional Small Business Development Center. The center (located at 510 W 800 S, Cedar City) provides a wide range of consulting services to area small businesses in various stages of their life cycle.  Craig is also a lecturer on the Southern Utah University campus.  He teaches entrepreneurship. Craig is a C.P.A. He has a Master’s of Accountancy degree from B.Y.U. and more than 26 years of experience in public accounting with Arthur Andersen, as a small business partner/consultant.

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Fred Rowley grew up in southeastern Arizona in the town of Thatcher and spent his youth working with his father, grandfather, and three brothers raising alfalfa, cattle, and cotton. His mother was the bookstore manager at Eastern Arizona College where he received his associate's degree. He received a bachelor's degree in organizational communication from BYU in 1980. Before entering the world of education, he worked for four years as a financial planner with United California Business and Estate Planning in Riverside, California. Fred left the business world and received a teaching credential from California State University San Bernardino in 1984. He and his wife Glenda moved their family to Santa Clara, Utah in 1988. While living there he taught at the Woodward Sixth-Grade center in St. George. During that time he earned his master's degree and level II math endorsement from Southern Utah University. Also during their residence in Santa Clara, Fred served as a city councilman in that city from 1996 to 1998, and was then elected mayor there and served from 1998 to 2002. In 2003, Fred and Glenda bought a home in Cedar City. When their youngest son graduated from high school in 2007, they were finally free to move north. He currently serves as the elementary math specialist for Iron County School District and North Elementary. He is married to Glenda Koplin Rowley from Sandy, Utah. They have four children and seven grandchildren.
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