Aimee Winder Newton has been serving on the Salt Lake County Council since January 2014 and is the first Republican woman elected to the council. Her district encompasses Murray, Taylorsville, West Valley City and West Jordan, and a small portion of South Salt Lake and Millcreek.
Aimee is working to make a difference in areas such as criminal justice reform, intergenerational poverty and suicide prevention. She also works to keep government spending in check and fight against wasteful spending. She serves on the boards of Prevent Child Abuse Utah, Jordan River Commission, Utah Association of Counties, Central Utah Water Conservancy District and ChamberWest Board of Governors.
Aimee is a small business owner and does marketing and property management. Prior to her service on the County Council, she was the communications director for Taylorsville City where she focused on making government more transparent and improving community outreach. Her most important job has been raising four children, ages 13-21.
She graduated from Taylorsville High School and the University of Utah, where she received her BS in Mass Communications.
Aimee and her husband, Matt, have been married for 23 years and enjoy spending time with their four children. In her spare time she loves to read, play the piano and travel with her family.
Read Aimee’s blog on Salt Lake County issues: slcocouncil.com.
Follow Aimee on Twitter @aimeenewton
Aimee’s Facebook page facebook.com/awnewton3