Mayor

Contact Information

E-Mail:
kcullimore@ch.utah.gov

Phone:
(801) 944-7089 (office)
(801) 580-4523 (cell)

Fax:  
(801) 944-7005

Office Address:
2277 E. Bengal Blvd.
Cottonwood Heights, UT  84121

Council Assignments

Transcom (Alt member)
TRCC Advisory Board Chair
Conference of Mayors
Unified Fire Authority Board
UFA Finance Committee
Council of Governments
COG Public Works Sub-committee
Audit Committee
Mountain Transportation Exec Committee
Canyons School District Liaison
Urban Land Institute Board-Utah Chapter
Salt Lake County Caucus
Wasatch Front Regional Council
Council of Governments subcommitte on 911 response in SL County
SL County Public Works Service Model Executive Committee

KELVYN H. CULLIMORE, JR.
Kelvyn Cullimore, Jr.Kelvyn H. Cullimore Jr. was elected the first mayor of Cottonwood Heights in November 2004. From 2002-2004, Mayor Cullimore had worked as a member of the committee to incorporate Cottonwood Heights as the 16th city in Salt Lake County. Mayor Cullimore began his second term in office on January 1, 2010 and his third term on January 1, 2014. 

During his terms in office, Mayor Cullimore has led Cottonwood Heights through the process of initiating municipal services as a new city, establishing a community identity and creating a sound financial foundation for the city.  Included among the municipal services is the Cottonwood Heights Police Department which was formed in 2008. Mayor Cullimore was also instrumental in the creation of Canyons School District in 2009. Parks and Trails have also been a point of emphasis. The creation of the popular Mountview Park was made possible by collaboration with Canyons School District. The Big Cottonwood Canyon Trail and the Timberline Trail Head made possible through collaboration with SL County. 

In addition to his mayoral duties, Mayor Cullimore represents the city on a number of committees and has served in various other capacities as noted below. Some highlights include his service on the Board of the Unified Fire Authority and as the Chair of the Finance Committee for that agency which provides fire and emergency medical services to Cottonwood Heights and other communities in Salt Lake and Utah County. He is also a voting member of the Wasatch Front Regional Council which is the designated metropolitan planning organization that approves the use of federal and state transportation funding in a five county area. In 2014, Mayor Cullimore was named to the Executive Committee of Mountain Accord, a collaborative group working to define issues and long term solutions related to recreational, environmental, economic development and transportation use of the Wasatch Front Canyons.

Professionally, Mayor Cullimore is employed as Chairman, President & CEO of Dynatronics Corporation, a publicly traded medical device manufacturer with headquarters in Cottonwood Heights. Mayor Cullimore has served as a director and officer of Dynatronics since it was founded by his father in 1979. Prominent in the physical therapy market, Dynatronics is known for its advanced technology electrotherapy and ultrasound devices, pain management systems and aesthetic products. Dynatronics equipment is used by top therapists and trainers. Many professional sports franchises and college teams own Dynatronics products. 

Since 1992, Mayor Cullimore has been a member of the board or a board advisor of ITEC Attractions, an entertainment company operating in Branson, Missouri. In 2003 he joined the board of directors of the Medical Device Manufacturers Association headquartered in Washington, D.C. He has served on the executive committee of that association as Secretary until 2014. He continues to serve as a non-voting member of that Board. Mayor Cullimore also serves as a Trustee of the Utah Technology Council.

Mayor Cullimore has volunteered in numerous capacities. He has served in the Boy Scouts of America, including a stint as Scoutmaster, and in 2002 received the District Award of Merit for his service. From 1976 to 1978 he served as a missionary for the LDS Church in the province of Quebec.

He graduated cum laude from Brigham Young University in 1980 with a degree in Financial and Estate Planning. Mayor Cullimore and his wife, Laurie Lyn Cullimore, are the parents of five children and nine grandchildren. They have been residents of Cottonwood Heights since 1980.

Current Committee Assignments

Unified Fire Authority – Provides Fire and Emergency Medical services to Cottonwood Heights, Holladay, Draper, Riverton, Taylorsville, Herriman, Midvale, Unincorporated Salt Lake County, Camp Williams and Eagle Mountain. 

  • Member of the Board of Directors since 2005
  • Chair of the UFA Finance Committee since 2006

Salt Lake County Conference of Mayors – Mayors in the Salt Lake Valley meet monthly to discuss matters of interest. Mayor Cullimore was President of this Conference in 2008. 

Salt Lake County Council of Governments  - Elected officials from city and county government in Salt Lake County meet annually. Mayor Cullimore serves on the Executive Committee that meets monthly to discuss matters of regional importance. In 2010, Mayor Cullimore was President of this Council. 

Salt Lake County Tourist, Recreation, Cultural and Convention Advisory Board – Mayor Cullimore has served as Chair of this TRCC Advisory Board since its inception in 2008. This committee advises the Salt Lake County Council on the disposition of TRCC taxes collected from restaurant tax, car rental taxes and room rental taxes for the purposes of tourism, recreation, convention and cultural purposes in the County. 

Wasatch Front Regional Council – In 2012 Mayor Cullimore was appointed to be a member of the Wasatch Front Regional Council. WFRC is a Metropolitan Planning Organization tasked with approving and coordinating transportation projects and funding in a five county area including Salt Lake, Davis, Weber Tooele and Morgan Counties. The reach of WFRC extends to UDOT, UTA and local municipal projects funded with federal and state dollars. 

Transcom – Transcom is a sub-committee of WFRC focused on short and long term transportation projects. Mayor Cullimore is a voting member of this committee. 

Council of Governments Public Works SubCommittee – This committee is primarily tasked with the allocation of corridor preservation funds collected from vehicle registration fees in Salt Lake County. Mayor Cullimore has served on this committee since 2005 and has been the chair of this committee in 2014 and 2015. 

Mountain Accord - In 2014, Mayor Cullimore was named to the Executive Committee of Mountain Accord, a collaborative group working to define issues and long term solutions related to recreational, environmental, economic development and transportation use of the Wasatch Front Canyons. 

Boundary Commission – A statutorily created body that meets on an as needed basis to hear and resolve boundary issues within SL County. Mayor Cullimore was appointed to this Commission in 2014. 

Urban Land Institute – Utah Chapter – Mayor Cullimore has served as a member of the Board for the Utah Chapter since 2011.  

City Audit Committee – Mayor Cullimore is one of two council members that serves on the city audit committee. 

Utah Substance Abuse Advisory Council, Recovery Residences and Substance Abuse Treatment Committee – In 2012, Mayor Cullimore was asked to be a member of this committee that works on policy regarding residential recovery facilities in the state of Utah.   

Past Committee Assignments

Zoo, Arts, and Parks Advisory Board.  In 2005-2006 Mayor Cullimore served on the Zoo, Arts and Parks Advisory Board that helped allocate funding from the popular ZAP tax for projects in Salt Lake County. Among the projects funded were remodeling of the Cottonwood Heights Recreation Center Ice Arena as well as the Cottonwood Heights Big Cottonwood Canyon Trail. 

Unified Police District Committee – In 2006 -2007 Mayor Cullimore served on the committee that studied the viability of forming a Unified Police District.  The concept conceived by this committee ultimately transformed into the Unified Police District now serving unincorporated SL County, Holladay, Midvale, Riverton and Taylorsville. 

Interlocal Committee of Mayors - In 2007-2008 Mayor Cullimore chaired the Interlocal Committee of Mayors that oversaw the creation of the Canyons School District – the first new school district in Utah in 100 years. 

Mountain Transportation Executive Committee – This committee was formed in 2011 to study and recommend long term transportation plans affecting primarily Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons. Mayor Cullimore was a member of this committee which concluded its work in 2013 and was a predecessor of the Mountain Accord initiative.