Stan is dedicated to providing young people with resources that can help them achieve their hopes and dreams. He has recently been quite involved in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education serving on the STEM Action Center Board where Digital Learning tools are being implemented in classrooms and spearheading a $2.5 million STEM media campaign. He is a firm believer in the benefits of enhanced STEM education proficiency for children.
He serves on the Boards of Directors at the Leonardo, a science center and Thanksgiving Point, where applied learning takes place. Stan is involved in significant ways with Boy Scouts of America and the Utah Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs. He is an Eagle Scout and a recipient of the Silver Beaver Award and BSA District Award of Merit.
Stan served for 13 years on the Utah Manufacturers Association Board of Directors, ten years on the Utah Technology Council Board of Trustees, ten years on the Utah Taxpayer Association Board of Directors, and six years on the Utah State Council on Workforce Services. He is past President of the Utah Energy Users Assn and served on the Rocky Mountain Power Customer Advisory Board. He is a past member of the Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce Board and the Provo Rotary Club. He spent eight years as a Utah High School Basketball Official.
Stan is a recipient of the prestigious “Ronald Reagan Award” for his service in the Republican Party where he has served in virtually every grassroots position including chairman of the Utah Republican Party. He recently concluded 16 years on the Utah Republican Party State Central Committee. He served on the Provo City Council for four years and was its chairman when Provo helped host the 2002 Winter Olympics. He previously served on the Provo Planning Commission, Board of Adjustment and Provo Library Board.
Stan went to BYU on a Leadership Scholarship, graduating with degrees in Business Management and Spanish. There he met his wife Becky and they currently live in Provo. His wife is the Speaker of the House of Representatives and a registered nurse specializing in obstetrics. They have three children; Hannah, Emily and Stephen.