Jason Taylor

Jason Taylor-reducedOriginally from Springville, Utah, Jason started coming to Moab in 1995 as a seasonal worker while attending college. In the late 1990s, Jason and his wife made Moab their full-time home. Jason has been involved in outdoor tourism for the last 28 years. He is the operations manager for Western River Expeditions and the Moab Adventure Center.  

Jason has always felt it is important to support local boards and committees and has served in the following while living in Moab: President of the Moab Chamber of Commerce, Moab Area Tourism Council, Grand County Emergency Medical Special Service District, Grand County Winter Search and Rescue Team, and. He also served as a volunteer EMT for 12 years. He and his wife also own Canyonlands Jeep and Car Rentals.  

Jason and his wife Jennifer spend lots of time chasing their three teenagers from one high school event to another and love the sports community in Moab and Grand County. In their free time, they like to raft on the Colorado River, mountain bike, and offroad in the beautiful backcountry of Southeastern Utah. 

Jason was elected to afour-year term on the Moab City Council in 2022. His platform for running for Moab City Council was focused on ensuring that locals continue to have a voice in their town and to make sure that the city was putting locals first. 

“In a town based on tourism, we need to find a balance where locals can feel like locals while still providing for our main economy, which is tourism. We need to find creative solutions to solve the unique issues we face here in Moab. If anyone has issues or concerns about what is happening in Moab, please reach out.”

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