The City Council consists of the Mayor and six Council members who are all elected at large. Although the Mayor leads the City Council, this position carries one vote – equal to the rest of the City Council.

The City of Orem has a Manager/Council form of government which allows for a full-time City Manager and part-time Mayor. The Mayor and Council members serve staggered four-year terms on a part-time basis. Elections in the City of Orem are non-partisan.

To schedule an appointment with the Mayor, please call 801-229-7035.

City Council Areas of Focus

Safe & Livable Neighborhoods

Dependable Infrastructure

Thriving & Balanced Business Environment

Community-Focused & Effective Government

Skilled & Talented Workforce

Contact the Council

 
(1st Term 2026)
Phone: (801) 600-0429
dayoung@orem.org

Boards & Committee Assignments

  • Utah County Council of Governments
  • Envision Utah Board of Directors
  • Envision Utah Executive Board
  • Mountainland MPO Regional Planning (Transportation)
  • Mountainland MPO Finance Committee
  • Mountainland Association of Governments Executive Council
  • Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce Board of Governors
  • Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce Public Policy Committee
  • Miss Orem Scholarship Board of Directors
  • Economic Development Corp of Utah Board of Directors
  • Utah Valley University Board of Advisors

(1st Term 2024)
Phone: (801) 787-4306
jlambson@orem.org

Boards & Committee Assignments

  •  CARE Commission | Neighborhood Commission | Transportation Advisory Board | UTOPIA | UVU Community Relations

(2nd Term 2024)
Phone: (801) 319-8655
dlauret@orem.org

Boards & Committee Assignments

  • Arts Council | Summerfest Committee | Natural Resource Stewardship Commission

(3rd Term 2026)
Phone: (801) 318 – 3010
twmacdonald@orem.org

Boards & Committee Assignments

  • IHC Outreach | Heritage Advisory Commission | Orem Youth Council

(1st Term 2026)

Phone: (801) 836-8733
lmillett@orem.org

Boards & Committee Assignments

  • Public Works Advisory Commission | UCCU Board Member | Historic Preservation Commission | Library Advisory Commission | CDBG Advisory Commission

(1st Term 2024)
Phone: (801) 916-0812
tdpeterson@orem.org

Boards & Committee Assignments

  • ULCT Legislative Policy Committee | UVU Community Outreach | Planning Commission | Utah Lake Authority

(3rd Term 2026)
Phone: (801) 319-0217
dmspencer@orem.org

Boards & Committee Assignments

  • Beautification Commission | Recreation Advisory Commission | Senior Citizen Advisory Commission | Public Safety Advisory Commission

Duties of City Leaders

City Council Meeting Policies & Procedures