HUD Archives: News Releases

HUD NO. 11-007
Jane Goin
(303) 672-5440
For Release
February 2, 2011


SALT LAKE CITY - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Regional Administrator Rick Garcia announced the selection of Kelly Jorgensen to serve as the Field Office Director in Salt Lake City.

"Kelly Jorgensen embraces the new transformation of HUD and will promote sustainability principles," explained Garcia. "His experience, leadership, and knowledge of HUD programs will benefit Utah communities, industry partners and customers."

As HUD's senior official in Utah, Jorgensen will coordinate outreach activities and program delivery to HUD customers and communities throughout the state. He will also serve as a liaison to mayors, city managers, elected representatives, state and local officials, congressional delegations, stakeholders and customers and will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of HUD programs and services to communities and organizations. Utah is one of the six states in HUD's Rocky Mountain Region which also includes Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming.

Jorgensen has been with HUD for more than 20 years. He began his tenure in the Denver Regional Office as a Community Planning and Development representative for a six-state area and then worked with Tribal governments throughout the country as a Native American program specialist. He served as the senior community builder and state coordinator for Wyoming. Most recently, Jorgensen worked as an operations specialist and then, acting field office director in the Utah HUD field office.

For interview opportunities, please feel free to call Kelly Jorgensen at (801) 524-6071.


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