Robert Kohutek is a dedicated civil servant with more than ten years of experience in the public sector, including state and local government and higher education. Before becoming director of the State Approving Agency, he served as a statistician evaluating public charter school performance. Mr. Kohutek has also worked with communities and residential developers to plan affordable housing throughout Utah and provided policy research and analysis. 

Robert is an advocate for continuing education. He earned an MPA and later an MPP from the University of Utah. In between masters degrees, he earned graduate certificates in both demography and urban planning. He also pursued doctoral studies in Political Science. 

Robert spends his free time volunteering in his local community and serving in ecclesiastical roles. He helped 14 young men earn the rank of Eagle Scout including his own sons. He is grateful for four generations of military service in his family, and hopes to make them proud by serving our veterans. Finally, Mr. Kohutek enjoys spending time with his family and looks forward to traveling more.


SAA Director

Office: (801) 584-1973