Commissioner Doug Witney was named chairman of the Utah County Commission for 2013 during the regularly scheduled Utah County Commission meeting on Tuesday, January 8, 2013.
Commissioner Gary Anderson was elected vice chairman.
Witney is serving his first term on the Utah County Commission having assumed office in January 2011. Prior to his election he worked in the Utah County Attorney and Sheriff offices before retiring in 2008.
Witney graduated from Springville High School and attended Utah State University before being drafted into military service. He served in the 1 / 26th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division in Vietnam.
Commissioner Witney and his wife MaryLyne live in Springville, have four married daughters and fifteen grandchildren,
Commissioner Gary Anderson is also from Springville and prior to his election was in private law practice. In 2006 he was elected to the Utah County Commission and is now beginning the third year of his second term.