URMMA Staff

At Your Service

Paul Johnson

CEO

paul@urmma.org

My name is Paul Johnson. I was appointed CEO of URMMA in June of 2014. Prior to that I was URMMA’s Claims and Litigation Manager for 2.5 years. Before coming to URMMA, I worked in the Legal Services Department in the City of Orem for 30 years, with the last 26 as the City Attorney. It is my responsibility to provide leadership and direction on the operational side of URMMA. I implement the policies of the Board of Directors and work to insure that URMMA is meeting the needs of its member cities.

Jason Davis

Loss Control Manager

jason@urmma.org

My name is Jason Davis.  I am URMMA’s Loss Control Manager.  I implement URMMA’s Inspection Program for our Member Cities and provide guidance on ways to decrease liability claims.  I am also responsible for providing training opportunities.  I look forward to answering any questions you may have.

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Elizabeth Christensen

Secretary/Treasurer

elizabeth@urmma.org

My name is Elizabeth Christensen. I started working here at URMMA in early October of 2015 as the Secretary/Treasurer. I handle the financial aspects of URMMA. I am excited to be working with our member cities. I am happy to assist you in any way that I can.

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Camie Shepherd

Administrative Assistant

camie@urmma.org

My name is Camie Shepherd. I have been working at URMMA since December 2015. I handle claim documents as well as claim set up for our member cities. I also provide Certificates of Insurance for our members. I am thrilled to be part of the URMMA team and look forward to helping our members with any needs they may have.

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URMMA’s Contracted Service Providers

Libby Lowther of Lowther & Associates

Contracted Claims & Litigation Manager

libby@lowtherassoc.com

My name is Libby Lowther of Lowther and Associates. I have handled claims and litigation for URMMA since September of 2014 as their contracted Claims and Litigation Manager. I have investigated and handled multiple types of claims throughout Utah, working for the insurance industry, self-insured corporations and governmental entities for over 40 years. In addition, I worked with defense counsel and managed litigation on cases for many Utah governmental entities.
I work closely with URMMA Members to handle their claims. I also work with defense counsel and manage litigation on cases. My services are available at no additional charge to URMMA Members.

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Dave Sanderson of DS Accounting Services, LLC

Contracted Accountant

dave@dsaccounting.net

I graduated from Southern Utah University with Bachelor of Science Degrees in both Accounting and Business Management. After graduating from Southern Utah University, I obtained a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Brigham Young University.
I’ve spent over thirty years in governmental accounting. I started my career with the City of West Jordan where I worked for nineteen years. Thirteen of those years were spent serving as the Finance Director.
I started my own accounting business in 1988. I currently provide accounting services to three cities, two inter-local agencies and three special service districts.
I provide general financial services for URMMA as a whole. My accounting services include monthly reconciliations, annual budgets, financial reports for board meetings and year end closing entries for the annual audit. I also provide state compliance on reporting and transparency reporting.
I have spent the last year and a half working with URMMA and have enjoyed it very much. The staff has been great to work with. They make a great team and provide great service to their members.

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