Utah DABS safely and efficiently serves our patrons and supports Utah's economy and tourism. The Alcoholic Beverage Services Commission holds public meetings each month. Meeting agendas are posted to the state’s Utah Public Meeting website 24-hours in advance. Meeting minutes and audio recordings from previous meetings can also be found there. Topics typically covered in each meeting include a financial update, operations update, licensee recognitions, new applicants and pubic comment among others.

The next meeting will be on Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 10 a.m. at the Multi-Agency State Office Building in Salt Lake City.

Members of the public can watch meetings on YouTube. To participate in the public comment period, members of the public can attend the meeting virtually. To attend virtually, email requesting Zoom access and include your name, city, affiliation/organization (if applicable) and question topic. 


The Alcoholic Beverage Services Commission is comprised of seven part-time members appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the state Senate. The commission shall act as the general policymaking body on the subject of alcoholic product control and services. The commission sets policy and makes rules, is responsible for the issuance of licenses and permits and the suspension or revocation of existing licenses for infractions of the law.

As a commission they act as a governing board in reviewing the activities of the DABS staff on the day to day operations of the department.

The current commissioners are:

Name of Commissioner Term Ends
Thomas Jacobson July 1, 2025
Jacquelyn Orton July 1, 2026
Steve Handy July 1, 2027
Juliette Tennert July 1, 2027
Tara Thue, Chair July 1, 2024
Jennifer Tarazon July 1, 2025