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JOSEPH M. DEMMA

Joseph M. Demma is vice president of Utah's largest and fastest-growing technical college, serving 6,000 students across three counties.


At Mountainland Technical College, Joseph supports the offices of Communications; Community Affairs; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Government Affairs; Student Success; and Workforce Development. 

A former assistant commissioner of technical education for the State of Utah, Joseph's two decades of executive-level public service began in 2001 as a legislative assistant in the United States House of Representatives.


In 2005, he joined the senior staff of Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. as chief of staff to Lt. Governor Gary Herbert and later managed Herbert's historic election as Utah's 17th Governor. 


Joseph is a true believer in lifelong learning and is studying for his doctorate in higher education administration at the University of Wyoming. He has earned a bachelor's degree in curriculum, instruction, and assessment, and a master's degree in higher education administration from LSU.


Joseph and his wife, Stacy, live in Utah with their three children and a poodle called Emma.