Leavitt Center

Student Director

Paige Gunn Christensen

Paige Gunn is  a senior at Southern Utah University where she is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in finance with a minor in management. Paige is from Orem, Utah, and she graduated from Timpanogos High School in 2010.

As evidenced by her joining the Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service her Freshman year at SUU, Paige has always had a passion for politics.  Given her passion and desire to never settle for mediocrity, Paige became a member of the Leavitt Center Executive Council as a sophomore and is now currently serving as its Student Director.

Paige brings a wide breadth of leadership experience and knowledge to the Leavitt Center.  During the past several years, Paige has served in numerous leadership roles, including Associate Justice of SUU’s Judiciary Committee and President of LDSSA.  Paige has also sat on numerous committees, including the University Committee on Student Discipline.

More recently, Paige interned with Cedar City Corp., where she worked directly with the City Manager, Mayor, and City Council to help further various initiatives and projects. Paige also performed a wide array of research for the Leavitt Center Executive Director and for SUU Regional Services.  Additionally, Paige played an integral role in the surveying and analyzing of research for the U.S. Election Commission.

As a sophomore, Paige was nominated as SUU’s Female Contributor of the Year, and as a junior she was one of five finalists for the same. When Paige is not at school, she enjoys hiking and playing sports with her twin sister.

Prior Student Directors:

  • Dillon Rosdahl (2012-2013)
  • Jay Sorensen (2011-2012)
  • Kelsey Chandler (2010-2011)
  • Alex Frances (2009-2010)
  • Laura McCallister (2008-2009)
  • Patrick Shukite (2008-2009)
  • Ben Hyder (2006-2008)
  • Bret Nelson (2005-2006)
  • Jeff Chestnut (2004-2005)
  • Mandy Jensen (2003-2004)
  • Michael Edwards (2003-2004)
  • Carson Bagley (2002-2003)
  • Kye Nordfelt (2001-2002)
  • Sean Stewart (2000-2001)
  • Tiana Tew (1999-2000)
  • Rob Reynard (1998-1999)