Conference Presenters

UASSP Secretary Conference 2019 Presenters 

Sarah Starkey, LHM VP, Legal Council 

Sarah Starkey is the vice president and general counsel for Larry H. Miller Dealerships, she was named one of Utah Business Magazine’s 30 Women to Watch for 2018. 

Starkey, who joined the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies eight years ago as a staff attorney, provides a broad range of legal services for the dealership group, which includes more than 60 dealerships in seven states. She also oversees the compliance, risk management and customer service teams. Starkey was recognized by the magazine for her integral role in overseeing the acquisition of more than 20 dealerships over the last several years, including the company’s largest single acquisition of seven dealerships in 2013.


Melinda Colton

Melinda Colton has spent the past 26 years working in public relations in higher and public education. She was named Director Communications for Park City School District in August 2017.
She most recently served as Director of Public Relations for Utah Valley University, Utah’s largest four-year university.

As an experienced communications professional, she is skilled at developing strategic and crisis communications plans, implementing branding and public relations campaigns, and messaging with diverse publics.  She has developed a reputation with the news media because of her integrity and responsiveness.  She is also adept at customer service training, conducting and passing bond campaigns, utilizing social media, and writing policies.


Maddie Wilson, Entertainer

Maddie Wilson’s soulful country-crossover style wins new fans wherever she performs, whether a high-energy live concert or a one-of-a-kind music video. After just a song or two, you’ll understand why the Nashville Songwriters Association International recently named Maddie “one to watch.”


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Mid-Winter Conference 2020 Presenters 

Anthony Muhammad

Anthony Muhammad is one of the most sought after educational consultants in North America. He currently serves as the CEO of New Frontier 21 Consulting, a company dedicated to providing cutting-edge professional development to schools all over the world. He served as a practitioner for nearly twenty years. Dr. Muhammad served as a middle school teacher, assistant principal, middle school principal, and high school principal. His tenure as a practitioner has earned him several awards as both a teacher and a principal.

Dr. Muhammad is recognized as one of the field’s leading experts in the areas of school culture and organizational climate. His work has allowed him to work with schools in all 50 U.S. states, 10 Canadian provinces, the Caribbean, South America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.