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The 4th District Commissioner Nominating Committee has selected three nominees for an upcoming commissioner vacancy. The position will replace Joshua K. Faulkner, whose resignation is effective Dec. 31.

PROVO — The 4th District Commissioner Nominating Committee has selected three nominees for an upcoming commissioner vacancy. The position will replace Joshua K. Faulkner, whose resignation is effective Dec. 31.

The nominees are:

• Marian Ito, who has served as an assistant attorney general for the Child and Family Support Division in the Utah Attorney General’s Office since 2007.

• Erik Jacobson, who has served as a public defender with the Utah County Public Defender’s Office since 2009.

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• Sean Peterson, who is a shareholder with the firm Howard Lewis & Peterson, where his practice consists primarily of domestic and family law.

A comment period will be held through Friday, Dec. 8, before a final candidate is selected. The Utah Judicial Council must then certify the appointment within 45 days of selection. To submit written comments about the candidates, contact Mark Urry, 4th District Court executive, at marku@utcourts.gov. The district serves Juab, Millard, Utah and Wasatch counties.