Steve Handy is the state representative for Utah’s Legislative District 16 that covers parts of Layton, Clearfield, and Hill Air Force Base. He was first appointed to the House of Representatives in 2010 and has been reelected five times.
Rep. Handy is the Chairman of the House Political Subdivisions Committee and was previously the Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the House Public Utilities Energy and Technology Committee where he still serves. He is also a member of the Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environment Appropriations Sub Committee.
He is a member of the Point of the Mountain Land Authority, the entity tasked with clearing the prison site and providing direction for new and exciting economic development to benefit the citizens and taxpayers of Utah.
Clean Air Caucus:
Rep. Handy is a Co-Chair along with two Senators, and six Representatives of the Legislatures B-Partisan Clean Air Caucus whose purpose is to find nonpartisan solutions to improving Utah’s air quality.
Steve has a B.S. in English and an M.S. in Human Resources Management from the University of Utah.
Civic and Professional:
Steve served eight years on the Layton City Council, is a member of the United Way’s Davis County Leadership Council, and is a member of the board at Intermountain McKay-Dee Hospital.
His professional career has been in advertising, marketing, and public relations. He is currently the President of Stephen G Handy Marketing Communications.
Steve’s wife, Holly, is the Assistant Director of the Career and Technical Education Department for the Davis School District. They have been married for 46 years, have six children and 17 grandchildren. They have lived in Layton for 42 years.