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Inital Supporters

Linda R. Adams, retired, Salt Lake City

Roi Agneta, web developer, Park City

C. Edwin Alter, retired, Salt Lake City

Robert M. Anderson, attorney, Salt Lake City

Ryan Anderson, educator, Castle Valley

Joseph Andrade, professor, U of U, Salt Lake City

Robert Archuleta, Citizens’ Counsel, retired teacher and administrator, Salt Lake City

Vik Arnold, educator, lobbyist, activist, Farmington

Pete Ashdown, business owner, Salt Lake City

Genevieve Atwood, Citizens’ Counsel, former Republican representative, Salt Lake City

Martha Hales Ball, former director Utah 3Rs project (Rights, Responsibilities, Respect), Salt Lake City

Marcy Barlow, educator, Farmington

Cathleen C. Baugh, homemaker, Orem

Steven C. Baugh, university professor, Orem

Beth Q. Beck, retired education administrator and past president UEA, Bountiful

Jason Bell, surgical technologist, Provo

Carol Bellmon, Utah Administrator of the Year, 2008, former mayor of Sunset, Layton

John Bennion, educational consultant, Salt Lake City

Tom R. Birch, semi-retired civil engineer and land surveyor, Monroe

Mary Bishop, Salt Lake County regional director, Fair Boundaries, Salt Lake City

Nelda Bishop, attorney, Bountiful

Jay Blain, educator and past president of the Granite Educations Association, West Valley

Rick Bolin, Ogden, retired Sr. intelligence officer, Hill AFB

Shauna Bona, parent, citizen, and small business owner, Salt Lake City

Elaine Bonavita, chair, Right to Vote Committee, Sevier County, Salina

Don Bosch, retired state tax commission employee, Bountiful

Michael Boyle, utility manager, Park City

Dallas Bradford, retired manager accounting firm, Bountiful

Gigi Brandt, past president League of Women Voters, Salt Lake City

Joel K. Briscoe, former president SLC Board of Education, teacher, Salt Lake City

Ray Briscoe, research analyst, Bountiful

Laurel O. Brown, community volunteer, member Utah State Board of Education, Murray

Larry Brown, community activist, Provo

Chris Burningham, adviser U of U, Clinton

Dee S. Burningham, educator and lobbyist, Bountiful

Kim R. Burningham, former Republican state legislator, Bountiful

Susan C. Burningham, homemaker, manager retail sales, Bountiful

Susi U. Burningham, medical assistant, Clinton

Tamalyn Calder, concerned citizen, Garden City

Janet A. Cannon, member Utah State Board of Education (non-partisan), Holladay

Barbara Carrier, retired realtor, Salt Lake City

David Carrier, professor of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City

Angie Carter, adjunct faculty UVU and homemaker, Provo

Leslie Brooks Castle, member Utah State Board of Education, Salt Lake City

Dolores Chase, former gallery owner, Salt Lake City

Carl Christensen, professor retired, California State University System, Provo

James Clayton, professor emeritus, U of U, Salt Lake City

Gregory Clark, teacher, Provo

Linda Rae Clark, community activist, Provo

Aileen H. Clyde, Citizens Counsel, former vice chair, Utah State Board of Regents, Springville

Dean Collinwood, professor, Bountiful

Patrick Commiskey, People’s Market supporter, Salt Lake City

Vaughn R. Cook, concerned citizen, Provo

Catherine Cooper, paramedic IHC, Woods Cross

Beverley Cooper, community activist and writer, Salt Lake City

Nancy Cooper, executive, Bountiful

Julie C. Cummings, retired psychologist, Salt Lake City

Richard J. Cummings, professor emeritus, U of U, Salt Lake City

Denise Dalton, controller, Zenger Folkman Company, Provo

Marguerite J. Danielson, retired legal secretary, Midvale

Ralph J. Danielson, retired IBM employee, Midvale

Becky Davidson, former elementary school teacher, homemaker, Holladay

Lynn Davidson, real estate developer, Holladay

Dawn Davies, resident, Cottonwood Heights

Craig Dennis, former publisher Daily Herald, Provo

C. Brooklyn Derr, professor emeritus, BYU and U of U, Alpine

Jill Mulvay Derr, historian, Alpine

Bonnie Despain, retired educator, Cottonwood Heights

James R. Despain, LCSW retired social worker, Cottonwood Heights

Gale Dick, Citizens Counsel, professor emeritus, Physics, U of U, Salt Lake City

Cassie Dippo, former lobbyist Common Cause, Salt Lake City

Terrell Harris Dougan, author and community volunteer, Salt Lake City

Lorelei Draper, homemaker, Delta

Ronald Draper, president Millard School Board, Delta

Charles Dubenezic, retired university professor, Eden

Nancy Dubenezic, retired health specialist, Eden

Jill Duke, concerned citizen, South Jordan

Linda P. Dunn, director Lowell Bennion Community Service Center, Salt Lake City

R.G. Willis, retired dentist, Salt lake City

Murray Ennenga, working class, Bountiful

Liz Ence, small business owner, Cottonwood Heights

Rob Ence, state director for Utah, AARP, Cottonwood Heights

Talmage Ence, medical products sales manager, Salt Lake City

Breck England, business consultant, Bountiful

Anne Erickson, vice president (retired) Salt Lake Community College, Salt Lake City

Colleen Farmer, assistant professor Biology, U of U, Salt Lake City

Carol M. Fay, community volunteer, Salt lake City

Russell C. Fericks, lawyer, Salt Lake City

Bonnie Fernandes, resident, West Jordan

Scott Ellis Ferrin, Associate Professor, Adjunct Professor Law, BYU, Provo

Kate Fielder, communications professional, Park City

Garl Fink, retired, Salt Lake City

Kristie Fink, educator, Salt Lake City

Irene S. Fisher, Citizens Counsel, founding director of the Lowell Bennion Community Service Center, Salt Lake City

Mike Forste, public school teacher, Provo

Renate Forste, university professor, Provo

Jeff Fox, educator, Provo

Stacey Frampton, nurse practitioner, Ogden

Leslie Francis, Distinguished Professor of Law and Philosophy, U of U, Salt Lake City

Kathryn French, professor Psychology, member Peace and Justice Studies Executive Committee, UVU, Pleasant Grove

Shanna Futral, education grant facilitator and evaluator, Layton

Pat Gamble-Hovey, retired clinical social worker, Salt Lake City

Kamie Hubbard, small business owner, PTA Board member, Hooper

Brian Garrett, software engineer, Salt Lake City

Teresa Garrett, registered nurse, health professional, Salt Lake City

Claire Geddes, citizen advocate, Cottonwood Heights

William Gillespie, civics educator and guidance counselor, Provo

Dave Glissmeyer, founder ProTel Networks, Salt Lake City

Tom Goldsmith, Reverend, Unitarian Church, Salt Lake City

Gail Goodwin, concerned citizen, Sandy

Peter Grundfossen, former Democratic state representative, former deputy director of

Utah Department of Community and Economic Development, Salt Lake City

Gary R. Guelker, Republican state delegate, Salt Lake City

Barb Guy, freelance writer, Salt Lake City

Nancy N. Haanstad, associate professor Political Science, Salt Lake City

Karen Hale, former Democratic state senator, Salt Lake City

Kay Hall, small business office worker, Bountiful

Ruby Hammel, legislative chair Utah Retired School Employees Assn., Cottonwood Heights

Kate Handley, retired piano teacher, Salt Lake City

Kenneth Handley, retired attorney, Salt Lake City

Jeff Hatch, Salt Lake County Auditor, Salt Lake City

Harlan Hatfield, lawyer, Provo

Marilyn Hatfield, retired pubic school teacher, Provo

RaDene Hatfield, CEO Little Heroes Foundation, Inc., Provo

Delanie Hathaway, past president Utah School Boards Association, Nephi

Todd Hathaway, concerned citizen, Nephi

Alan B. Hayes, senior data architect, IHC, Salt Lake City

Laura Henderson, paralegal, Salt Lake City

Moe Hickey, consultant, Park City

Claralyn Hill, attorney, Provo

Jean Welch Hill, attorney, Salt Lake City

Ned C. Hill, former dean School of Management, now professor of finance and board member of one of nation’s largest banking institutions, Provo

David Hogue, former Republican state representative, Riverton

K. B. Hom, Community advocate, Asian/Pacific Islander Communities, Salt Lake City

Linda Houskeeper, former Republican county delegate, and state central committee member, Orem

Dixie Snow Huefner, emerita professor, U of U, Salt Lake City

Gil Iker, retired colonel, Special Forces, U.S. Army, retired business executive, Salt Lake City

David Irvine, attorney, former Republican legislator, Bountiful

Richard Jackson, university professor, Orem

Dennis R. James, attorney, Salt Lake City

Craig Janis, law student at BYU, Provo

Boyer Jarvis, Citizens Counsel, retired Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, U of U, Salt Lake City

Donald K. Jarvis, retired BYU administrator and professor, Provo

Janelle J. Jarvis, homemaker, Provo

Cora Jckowski, retired principal, West Jordan

Brian Jenkins, small business owner, Park City

Doug Jensen, healthcare work, Murray

Mark A. Jensen, business owner/designer, Pleasant Grove

Tracy Jensen, school teacher, Murray

Janet I. Jenson, attorney, Salt Lake City

Craig Johnson, software developer, Draper

Lisa Johnson, community advocate, Draper

Kaaron Jorgen, school board president, Canyon County Partnership executive officer, Moab

Rod O. Julander, professor emeritus, Weber State U, former Democratic state senator, Salt Lake City

Paula Julander, former Democratic state senator, Salt Lake City

Lucile Kimball, homemaker, Highland

Stanley Kimball, financial planner, Highland

Lucinda Kindred, partner, Vanguard Media Group, Salt Lake City

Louise T. Knauer, attorney, Salt Lake City

Marilyn Kofford, business woman and child advocate, Alpine

Susan Koles, non-profit sector institutional advancement executive/consultant, Salt Lake City

Betty Kraja, concerned citizen, Layton

Steven O. Laing, former State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Brigham City

Glen Lambert, licensed mental health therapist, clinical professor U of U, former director of Odyssey House, Salt Lake City

Derek Langton, attorney, Salt Lake City

Holly Langton, community activist, Salt Lake City

Elise Lazar, former chair of Salt Lake mayor’s Green Team, Salt Lake City’

Alene Loughner, concerned senior citizen, West Jordan

Tom Love, partner, Love Communications, Salt Lake City

Slava Lubomudrov, associate professor emeritus, U of U, Ivins

Piper Manesse, stay-at-home mom and retired Army Reserve soldier, Spanish Fork

Mark Marsh, concerned citizen, Coalville

Rochelle R. Martin, small business owner, Heber City

Kena Jo Mathews, non-profit director, Springville

Ed Mayer, concerned citizen, Bountiful

Meg Mayer, concerned citizen, Bountiful

Vickie McCall, realtor, Ogden

Kathleen McConkie, attorney, Bountiful

Bette Jo McLelland, political worker,Provo

Al McLeod, retired, Moab

Scott R. Mecham, law firm chief operating officer, Salt Lake City

Kelvin Meier, concerned citizen, Taylorsville

Sarah R. Meier, former president, Utah School Boards Association, Taylorsville

Jan Miller, retired state employee, Salt Lake City

Robert A. Miller, president, Lorraine Press, Holladay

John W. Milliken, president Milcom, Inc., Salt Lake City

Joanne R. Milner, former Democratic state legislator and Salt Lake City Council member, Salt Lake City

Michael Minch, associate professor of philosophy, UVU, Orem

Joyce Mitchell, biological researcher, U of U, Salt Lake City

Julia J. Moore, sales/account manager for printing company, Park City

William P. Moore, former president Utah School Boards Association, Bountiful

Anthony Morgan, vice president emeritus, U of U, Salt Lake City

Mary Ann Morgan, retired music teacher, Salt Lake City

Denis Morrill, member State Board of Education, Taylorsville

S. Baird Morgan, attorney, Salt Lake City

Gloria Gardner Murdock, educator, Salt Lake City

Linda Murphy, retired, Holladay

Jennifer Neslen, mother and concerned citizen, Koosharem

Merrill Nelson, former Republican member House of Representatives, Tooele

Daniel G. Newell, businessman, Draper

L. Jackson Newell, professor emeritus, U of U, and president emeritus, Deep Springs College, Salt Lake City

Elaine Nielson, small business co-owner, political volunteer, Salt Lake County

Brittany Noble, teacher, Taylorsville

Mark Noble, corrections officer, Taylorsville

Marilyn O’Dell, retired, Salt Lake City

Albert K. Ogden, retired educator, Stansbury Park

Patrick Ogden, Resident, Salt Lake City

Ruth B. Ohlsen, retired small business owner, Salt Lake City

William Ohlsen, professor emeritus, U of U, Salt Lake City

Sunshine O’Meara, full time caregiver, Kaysville

Starleen Orullian, executive director, Granite Education Association, Salt Lake City

Marlene w. Owens, former Elementary School teacher, Salt Lake City

John E. Pace, architect, Salt Lake City

Rick Palmer, educator, advocate, activist, Ogden

Cherie Park, student, homemaker, Panguitch

George Park, superintendent Garfield School District, Panguitch

Douglas Parker, professor of law, BYU, Provo

Kathryn Paxman, homemaker, Mapleton

Sandy Peck, executive director League of Women Voters, Holladay

Boyd Petersen, faculty member, program coordinator of Mormon Studies, UVU, Provo

Carole E. Peterson, retired chief clerk, Utah House of Representatives

Chase Peterson, Citizens’ Counsel, former president University of Utah, Park City

Georgia Peterson, former Republican legislator, Salt Lake City

Grethe Peterson, Citizens Counsel, retired chair of Utah Endowment for the Humanities, Park City

Cheryl Phipps, child advocate, Clearfield

Vern Phipps, business analyst, community activist, Clearfield

Mark Glade Pincock, Bountiful

Laura Polacheck, attorney, Salt Lake City

Henrietta Prater, producer, Salt Lake City

Jack Redd, former Republican majority leader, Utah House of Representatives, Bountiful

Dale Rice, concerned citizen, Manti

Pat Rice, concerned citizen, Manti

Gina Rieke, retired financial adviser, Taylorsville

J. Bonner Ritchie, professor emeritus, BYU Marriott School; scholar in residence, Utah Valley University, Provo

James Roberts, co-founder of Redirect Relationship Marketing, Salt Lake City

Barbara Robinson, retired, Salt Lake City

Chris Rohrer, citizen, Salt Lake City

Dee Rowland, government liaison, Utah Catholic Diocese, past president League of Women Voters, Salt Lake City

Gloria Ruiz, retired teacher, Provo

Pat Rusk, former UEA president, fourth grade teacher, West Jordan

Greg Sanders, attorney, Salt Lake City

Deb Sawyer, peace activist, Salt Lake City

Gail G. Schimmelpfennig, poet, teacher, and volunteer, Sandy

Carrie Scott, concerned citizen, Bountiful

Luana Searle,  executive Utah Association of Elementary School principals, American Fork

Karen Shepherd, former Utah State Senator and Congresswoman, Salt Lake City

Lori Shields, mom, Salt Lake City

LaWanna “Lou” Shurtliff, former Democratic representative and former co-chair of the House Ethics Committee, Ogden

Mike Silver, statistician, Salt Lake City

Marilyn Simister, former Utah State PTA president, Lindon

Tyler Slack, volunteer citizen, Tooele

William B. Smart, former editor and general manager Deseret News, Salt Lake City

Donna T. Smart, former schoolteacher and former president of the University of Utah Women’s Club, Salt Lake City

Alan Smith, lawyer and citizen, Salt Lake City

Amy Hyde Smith, politically-active mom, Provo

Cynthia Smith, retired, Moab

Stanford Smith, former Republican state legislator, Bountiful

Carmen Snow, past president Utah State PTA, St. George

Karl Snow, professor emeritus Marriott School of Management, former Republican State Senate majority leader, Provo

Phyllis Sorensen, past UEA president, retired educator, American Fork

Richard Southwick, retired university executive and organizational consultant, Ogden

Sherrie Southwick, retired conference planner, Ogden

Bob Springmeyer, 2008 Democratic nominee for Utah governor, Salt Lake City

Frank Steffey, retired, Salt Lake City

Vickie Steffey, LCSW (retired), Holladay

Alice Larkin Steiner, community activist, Salt Lake City

Suzanne S. Stensaas, concerned citizen, Salt Lake City

Elizabeth Stewart, retired forensic psychologist, Salt Lake City

Don A. Stringham, attorney, Salt Lake City

Karl Swan, former state Democratic senator from Tooele, Roy

Kay Thompson Swan, former Democrat candidate, Roy

Debbie Swenson, Democratic candidate for Utah Legislature, 2008, Salem

Sharon Lee Swenson, faculty member, BYU, Salt Lake City

Donna Switzer, retired diplomat, Sandy

Jordan Tanner, former Republican state legislator, Provo

Erika Taylor, community activist, Springville

John Taylor, family physician and Republican precinct chair, Springville

Lucille Taylor, former Democratic member House of Representatives, Spanish Fork

Emma Lou Thayne, Citizens Counsel, poet and educator, Salt Lake City

Paul Thomas, emeritus professor of English, BYU, Provo

Sandy Thomas, politically active homemaker, Provo

Aaron Thompson, paralegal, West Jordan

Paul Thompson, former president, Weber State University, Orem

Brent Thorne, PhD, Richfield

James P. Thorne, former Democratic party delegate, District vice chair, Pleasant Grove

Betsy Thurgood, teacher, Syracuse

David Timmerman, concerned citizen, Bountiful

Gina Timmerman, concerned citizen, Bountiful

Stephen Trimble, writer/photographer and environmental activist, Salt Lake City

Raymond Uno, Citizens Counsel, retired judge 3rd district court, Salt Lake City

Cornelia Nancy von Allmen, member Canyon Rim Citizen’s Association, travel consultant, Salt Lake City

Christy Voss, college counselor Judge Memorial Catholic High School, Salt Lake City

Daniel J. Wadley, attorney, Centerville

KayeLynn Van Wagenen, nurse practitioner, Sandy

Ralph Wakley, retied newspaper/newswire service reporter/editor, Murray

Malcolm Walden, retired federal executive, Tooele

Olene Walker, former governor State of Utah, former Republican state representative, St. George

Marcy Smith West, candidate for Utah State Legislature, Clearfield

Terry E. Welch, vice president, Parr Brown Gee and Loveless, Salt Lake City

Brian Whisenant, cardiologist, Salt Lake City

Eleanor Willhard, tax consultant, Bountiful

Anna B. Williams, clinical assistant emerita, U of U, Salt Lake City

Claudia Williams, social worker, Provo

Gerald Williams, professor emeritus of law, BYU, Provo

Jeannetta Williams, community activist, Salt Lake City

Margaret W. Wilson, retired educator, Salt Lake City

Hal Wolf, professor emeritus, U of U, Salt Lake City

Joan Wolf, professor emerita, U of U, Salt Lake City

Cherry Wong, community activist, Salt Lake City

Tod Young, planning commissioner, Sandy

Anne Zeigler, concerned citizen, Cottonwood Heights

Stephen W. Zsiray, retired school administrator, Logan