Ron Allen

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Ron Allen
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Utah Public Service Commission
In office
March 18, 2005 - Present
Term ends
March 1, 2017
Years in position 10
Minority Whip, Utah State Senate
Base salary$119,162
Elections and appointments
AppointedMarch 18, 2005
Appointed byGov. Jon Huntsman (R)
Campaign $$108,911
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Utah State Senate
Bachelor'sUniversity of Utah (1980)
Master'sUniversity of Utah
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1972-1975
Date of birthMarch 25, 1953
Place of birthSalt Lake City, Utah
ReligionChurch of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints
Office website
Ron Allen (b. March 25, 1953, in Salt Lake City, UT) is a current member and chair of the Utah Public Service Commission. He was first appointed to the position on March 18, 2005, by then-Governor Jon Huntsman (R). He was reappointed to a second six-year term on February 28, 2011. His current term expires March 1, 2017.[1]


A former self-employed business and technology consultant, Allen has owned and operated a number of businesses. Prior to his appointment to the UPSC, Allen was a member of the Utah State Senate.[1]


  • B.S. in accounting, University of Utah
  • M.A. in art history, University of Utah

Political career

Utah Public Service Commission (2005-present)

Allen has served as a member of the Utah Public Service Commission since March 2005.[2]

Utah State Senate (1998-2005)

Allen served as a member of the Utah State Senate from 1998 to 2005, including a stint as Senate Minority Whip.[3]



Allen was reappointed to a second six-year term on the Utah Public Service Commission on February 28, 2011.[1]


Allen was first appointed to the Utah Public Service Commission on March 18, 2005 by then-Governor Jon Huntsman (R).[1]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Allen is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Allen raised a total of $108,911 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 9, 2013.[4]

Ron Allen's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2004 UT State Senate Not up for election $26,231
2002 UT State Senate Won $56,949
1998 UT State Senate Won $25,731
Grand Total Raised $108,911

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