2019-2021: Get to know your Party Officers

2019-2021: Get to know your Party Officers

Davis County Republican Party

County Party Chair: Daniela Harding

Daniela Harding

Daniela was born in Salzburg, Austria but raised in Utah. She is married to Doug and they have three kids who keep life fun and adventurous. Daniela graduated cum laude with a BA in Psychology and a minor in German from the University of Utah. She has worked at the both the University of Utah Medical school (Department of Family and Preventive Medicine) and Baylor College of Medicine as a Research Assistant. She also spent time in corporate fitness as an assistant fitness director helping Hewlett Packard employees achieve their health and fitness goals. She is a Licensed Real Estate Appraiser and has most recently served as a Planning Commissioner for Layton City for the past four years. In her spare time she enjoys running, reading, listening to classical music and writing.

County Party Vice-Chair: Karece Thompson

Karece Thompson

Karece was born and raised in San Bernardino, California. He came to Utah in 2008 and became a graduate of the Clearfield Job Corps program in 2009. Karece returned in 2010 to Utah and began working at Clearfield Job Corps as a residential counselor. In 2016, Karece began his journey into poiltics by working locally for the Davice County Republican Party. When 2017 began, he became certified by the Utah Coalition Against Sexual Assault as a counselor in Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence; in the same year he was appointed to the Clearfield City Planning Commission. Then in 2017, Karece Thompson won his first ever election and became the city council member of Clearfield. Karece has been married for 6 years, has a 6 year old daughter and loves his family deeply.

County Party Secretary: Eric Short

Eric Short

Eric is excited to serve as Secretary. He has a degree from BYU in Computer Science and is a Computer Programmer. He is excited about using technology to help our party. Eric’s goals are to increase communication between Officers, Executive Committee and the delegates. Eric feels that it is very important that we all understand our roles, our responsibilities and are trained on how the caucus system works. By having this knowledge of our part in the caucus system will enable us to keep it and strengthen it. Eric is married to his beautiful wife Julianna and is a father of seven children. He loves all sports, especially basketball.

County Party Treasurer: Dan Brimhall

Dan Brimhall

Dan Brimhall was born and raised in Utah, is married to Leslie and has four adult children all living in Layton. Dan graduated with a BA in Accounting from the University of Utah. His professional career began at Zion’s Bank. Later after receiving his accounting degree he moved to Deseret Federal Savings and Loan as an accountant. Currently he works as the CFO for the Salt Lake Chamber, where he has worked for over 33 years. He is a member of the Salt Lake Rotary Club and enjoys serving as a judge for the high school Sterling Scholar competition in the business and marketing category. In his spare time he enjoys hiking with Leslie and their dog, Heldig (“Lucky” in Norwegian).

Contact Information

ChairDaniela Hardingdanielakolb@hotmail.com‪(801) 824-9757
Vice-ChairKarece Thompsonkarecethompson.dcrpvicechair@gmail.com(385) 383-5600
SecretaryEric Shortericmshort@gmail.com(801) 644-8323
TreasurerDan BrimhallDCRPtreasurer@gmail.com(801) 971-3605


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