Member At Large - Jim Bradley
Phone - (385) 468-7453
Jim was elected to the Salt Lake County Council as an At-Large member in 2000 and was re-elected to a six-year term in 2006.
Jim also served as Chair of the Salt Lake County Commission from 1991-1994.
Jim is currently the Chair of the newly created Salt Lake Law Enforcement Service Area Board of Trustees and serves as a member on the Unified Police Department Board. In addition, Jim represents Salt Lake County on the Hogle Zoo Board of Directors and Executive Committee and the Convention Facilities Advisory Board. Jim serves as a member of the Salt Lake County Council Public Works Subcommittee, Administrative Services Subcommittee, Sanitation Subcommittee, and as Chair of the Law Enforcement and Courts Subcommittee.
Jim is also a member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for the Salt Lake Film Center and a member of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts Board.
Jim has worked as a consultant in the areas of government affairs, energy resource development, waste management, organizational development, planning & zoning, and policy development. In the 1980s, Jim was appointed by then-Governor Scott M. Matheson to serve as Executive Director of the Energy Office. He held this same position early in the Norm Bangerter Administration.
Jim received the 2010 National Award for County Arts Leadership from the Americans for the Arts in recognition of his twenty-plus years of arts leadership in Salt Lake County.
Most recently, Jim has championed creation of Salt Lake County’s Urban Farming program. His goal for the program is to provide access to fallow, publicly owned land for local food and biofuel production. The County Council unanimously endorsed Jim’s proposal. Even in these lean budget times, Council Members quickly saw the myriad of benefits that flow from an urban agriculture program.
A life long resident of Salt Lake County, Jim is the father of four children. His two youngest boys, Nick and Zeke, attend school in Salt Lake City. His daughter, Elizabeth, lives and works in Minnesota. His oldest son, Bill, works with the U.S. Department of State and is currently serving in Africa.
Jim's wife, Glenda, owns and operates the 15th Street Gallery, a small business in the 15th and 15th neighborhood of Salt Lake City.
In addition to his service to the people of Salt Lake County, Jim has served in the following capacities:
• Economic Development Corporation of Utah Executive Board
• Salt Lake County Council of Governments, Chair
• Utah Energy Conservation & Resource Council, Director
• Salt Lake Convention & Visitors' Bureau Executive Board
• United States Department of Interior Regional Shale Oil Team
• Camp Kostopulos Board of Directors
• Children's Service Society of Utah Board President
• Sundance Institute Advisory Board
• Salt Lake Art Center Friends of Contemporary Art