Sherri D Wittwer, President
Sherri Devashrayee Wittwer is a long-time mental health and community advocate. Sherri has worked in a variety of capacities and with many organizations in the mental health field. This includes work in the community, non-profit, government, and corporate arenas. Sherri’s work includes providing support, education and advocacy for
Chief Darin Adams, 1st Vice President
Chief Darin M. Adams is the Chief of Police of the Cedar City Police Department. Chief Adams has over 25 years of experience as a law enforcement officer. He has experience with nearly every aspect of law enforcement and served as a CIT regional Coordinator for the State of Utah in the southern region of the state since its inception of the program in 2009.
Steven Allen, Phd., 2nd Vice President
Dr. Steven Allen is the coordinator of the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) clinic for the Salt Lake City VA Health Care System and has been involved in the Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) since its inception in Utah. Dr. Allen was a member of the original Salt Lake City Police Department CIT planning committee in 2000.
Jed Burton, Treasurer
Jed Burton is the Director of Clinical Services at Weber Human Services in Ogden, Utah. He has worked at Weber Human Services over the past twenty plus years and remains focused on providing quality resources to those who are underserved.
Jed attended Utah State University in
Zara Juillerat, Secretary
Zara Juillerat became involved with Utah’s chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, (NAMI), in 2006, when a close family member was diagnosed with a mental health condition.
She initially took and then became an instructor for one of NAMI’s programs, Family to Family, from 2006 to 2012.
Lt. Travis Lyman
Travis Lyman is a Lieutenant with the Layton Police Department, and has 25 years of law enforcement experience. Lt. Lyman has worked in Patrol, Investigations, and Administration. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy Session #277
In 2009 Lt. Lyman took on the role as the first CIT Law Enforcement Regional
Troy Rawlings, JD
CIT Utah Academy Instructor
Since 2007, Troy has served as the elected Davis County Attorney. He was sworn in for a 3rd term on January 5, 2015. In May of 1994, Troy received his JD degree from the Cumberland School of Law, Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. From 1994-2000, Troy was in private practice specializing in criminal defense and family law.Learn More
Sara Stanley Urquhart runs an eponymous consulting business and is the founder of The Utah Bee. She sits on the Salt Lake City Planning Commission. Sara was the founding director of Altitude Summit (2009-16) and the founding board president of the St. George Family Support Center (2007-09). She was a member and board chair of the St. George Art Around the Corner Foundation (1998-2009).
Rena is a fierce advocate for all things mental health. She represents the peer voice on the State of Utah's Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Commission. Rena is also a board member of CIT Utah and participates in their trainings for law enforcement across the state.
Rena has worked and volunteered with the homeless population for many years. Rena
Todd Soutor, Ph.D., Executive Director
Dr. Todd Soutor, Ph.D. has been a licensed psychologist in the state of Utah since 1996. He is initially from St. Paul, Minnesota. He received his bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College in psychology in 1985. After working two years in business, he returned to graduate school and received his master degree in clinical psychology from Minnesota State University.
Danielle Souter, Program Manager
Danielle is the Program Manager for CIT Utah and handles academy registration, recertification of officers, the website, and financial transactions for CIT Utah. She graduated from Utah State University with a degree in Business Management and the University of Utah with an MBA and has worked in various business positions over the last 30 years.