Salt Lake City, Utah – In advance of a formal campaign launch for reelection in 2016, US Senator Mike Lee’s campaign team has announced the formation of his national reelection committee.

The committee will be co-chaired by former Governor, Jon Huntsman, Jr. and Zions Bank CEO Scott Anderson.

The initial committee members include:

Ambassador John Price
Steve Price
Harris Simmons
Donaldson Hartman
Paul Hutchinson
John Pestana
David Kirkham
Lew Cramer
Jonathan Coon
Former Governor Norman Bangerter
Former Congressman Jim Hansen

Additional members will be added to this committee once Senator Lee formally announces his candidacy for reelection and kicks off his 2016 campaign.

“I am thankful to these good friends for stepping up and engaging on my behalf as part of my reelection committee,” Sen. Lee said. “There is immense talent in this committee and I look forward to gaining from their insight and wisdom in the days ahead.”

Scott Anderson, National Campaign Committee Co-Chair added, “It is an honor to co-chair Senator Lee’s national reelection committee with former Governor Huntsman. Mike Lee’s impact and influence in the US Senate continues to grow as he collaborates on an agenda focused on meaningful reform and empowering good people to strengthen their communities.”

Jon Huntsman, Jr. stated, “I have known, worked with, and admired Mike Lee for many years. He is at the forefront of a new generation of leaders in Washington and I am excited to assist him as Co-Chair of his national reelection committee. Senator Lee is working to broaden, reform and reinvigorate the Republican Party. He understands the importance of rebuilding the trust of the American people in their government which is critical to our future success.”

Campaign spokesman Boyd Matheson added, “This committee is comprised of a diverse group of individuals that is indicative of Senator Lee’s approach governing and his vision for leading a positive agenda. The Senator is committed to raising Utah’s voice in Congress by uniting people from across the political spectrum around common sense solutions.”