Cristina Ortega

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Appointed 2017. Ms. Ortega is currently a Deputy District Attorney at the Davis County Attorney’s Office, where she specializes in special victim cases that include sexual assault, child abuse, and domestic violence. Ortega began her career as a prosecutor at the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office. She is currently a board member for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah and the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute. Ortega served on the University of Utah Board of Trustees from 2013-2017 and represented the Trustees on the KUER Advisory Board and the Audit Committee. She graduated from the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah and has a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Weber State University.