Appointed 2012. Ms. Barnes served on the Cedar City Council from 2005–2013. She owns and operates several businesses and is involved in various community affairs, including Real Women Run and the Utah Summer Games. Nina previously served as a member of the Southern Utah University Board of Trustees, the Southern Utah Foundation and the Anne & Dixie Leavitt Foundation. Ms. Barnes received a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University and a master’s degree in Public Administration from Southern Utah University. Nina currently teaches as an adjunct professor at SUU. Ms. Barnes and her husband, Keith, have five children.