SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Chyleen Arbon as chairwoman of the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole.
Arbon succeeds Angela Micklos, who has served as chairwoman since 2014. Since Herbert began making appointments to the board in 2009, he has chosen to rotate the leadership role between members every three to four years. Micklos will continue to serve as a member of the board.Comment on this story
Arbon was appointed to the board in 2012. She previously worked as a policy analyst for the Utah Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel and as a professor at both Brigham Young University and the University of Utah.
Arbon, who currently serves as an adjunct professor at the U., holds a bachelor’s in English, an master’s in public administration from BYU and a doctorate in political science from the U.