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For over 100 years, the Utah Mining Association has had the honor of representing an industry that is essential to everyone’s lifestyle and standard of living. As the beginning of the supply chain for everything we use and everything we do as a society, the mining industry has a great story to tell, and our association exists to tell that story.

Brian Somers

Brian Somers


Brian Somers joined the Utah Mining Association as its president in 2019. Mr. Somers has over 20 years of extensive experience in legislative affairs, strategic communications, and executive leadership. Prior to UMA, he led the Utah Science Technology and Research Initiative (USTAR) as its managing director. He also served as the deputy director of the Utah Department of Heritage & Arts, on the communications staff of Governor Gary R. Herbert, and in various strategic communications roles in the private sector.

Liz Radley

Liz Radley

Communications & Outreach Director

Liz joined the Utah Mining Association in 2019. She has worked in public relations and communications for over 10 years. Prior to UMA, she held positions at the Utah Senate, Utah Governor’s Office, Area Development Partnership (Hattiesburg, Miss.), and Utah Department of Workforce Services. As a descendant of early Utah miners in Mammoth, Eureka, and Dividend, Liz is particularly proud to work for the Utah Mining Association. 

Bren Robinson

Bren Robinson

Director of Operations and Development

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