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Utah A.G. Seans Reyes named to federal Asian-American, Pacific Islander commission

Utah A.G. Seans Reyes named to federal Asian-American, Pacific Islander commission

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SALT LAKE CITY — President Donald Trump appointed Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes to the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders on Thursday.

Reyes, a Republican, is among 12 people named to the commission Trump re-established to work with federal agencies to improve the health, education and economic status of Asian-American and Pacific Islander communities.

Reyes' father is of Filipino and Spanish descent, while his mother is of native Hawaiian and Japanese descent.

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Dennis Romboy
Dennis Romboy is an editor and reporter for the Deseret News. He has covered a variety of beats over the years, including state and local government, social issues and courts. A Utah native, Romboy earned a degree in journalism from the University of Utah. He enjoys cycling, snowboarding and running.

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