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Aimee Winder Newton has been serving on the Salt Lake County Council since January 2014 and served as council chair in 2018. Her district encompasses
Murray, Taylorsville, West Valley City and West Jordan, and a small portion of South Salt Lake and Millcreek.
During her service on the council, Aimee has focused on breaking the cycle of intergenerational poverty, increasing government transparency, improving the criminal justice system, advocating for mental health resources, and striving for greater budget
Aimee serves on the following boards: Salt Lake County Library, Jordan River Commission, Utah Mental Health Crisis Resource Commission, Prevent Child Abuse Utah, Central Utah Water Conservancy District, Utah Indigent Defense Commission, Salt Lake
County Behavioral Health Advisory Council, Utah Intergenerational Poverty Advisory Board, and the Chamber West Board of Governors.
She graduated from Taylorsville High School and the University of Utah, where she received her BS in Mass Communications. She has been a small business owner since 2003 with expertise in real estate and public relations.
Aimee and her husband, Matt, have been married for over 25 years and enjoy their four children, ages 23, 21, 17 and 15. In her spare time she loves to help women get involved in government, play the piano, and travel with her family. She is a big
fan of peppermint ice cream with Leatherby’s hot fudge.