Carbon County Commissioner John Jones has taken over as president of Utah Association of Counties (UAC).
Jones took office during the organization's 88th Annual Convention in St. George Nov. 19.
"This is a real honor to represent the county officials of Utah through UAC," said Jones after being sworn in as president at the Closing Banquet. "I look forward to meeting with all of you this coming year and in doing everything I can to keep the Association strong and unified."
Jones previously served as UAC first vice president and will serve one year in the position of president. He replaces Utah County Treasurer Robert Kirk, who will remain on the committee in the Past-President position.