Alan Matheson oversees the planning and development of The Point–700 acres of state-owned land currently occupied by the state prison. He previously served as executive director of the Utah Department of Environmental Quality, Senior Environmental Policy Advisor to Gov. Gary R. Herbert and State Planning Coordinator.
Before joining state employment, Matheson served as executive director of Envision Utah, founding director of the Utah Water Project and shareholder in a Phoenix law firm. He holds an A.B. from Stanford University and a J.D. from the UCLA School of Law. Matheson served on dozens of community and state boards and has consulted with regions around the country seeking to address growth challenges..