Dirk Burton grew up in Kearns just north of the South Valley Regional Airport. He later moved to West Jordan where he and his wife, Janet, have raised their six children. After living in the city for more than two decades, they now consider West Jordan their permanent home.
Dirk started his business as an electrical contractor in1988. As a master electrician, he began training other electricians and is now DOPL (department of Professional Licensing) approved. Dirk continues to be an education provider for electricians today.
As a member of the West Jordan Chamber of Commerce, Dirk joins other business owners to promote a healthy business environment for both our city and the state of Utah. Dirk credits the Chamber for facilitating his effectiveness with various level of governments.
Dirk was elected to the West Jordan City Council in 2015. His involvement in civic activities demonstrates his commitment to keep our community thriving. Dirk’s proven leadership skills have been utilized in positions such as; chairman of the Utah State Electricians Licensing Board, Utah State Construction Commissioner, board member of West Jordan Chamber of Commerce, Salt Lake County Council of Governments (COG), Western Growth Coalition, Jordan River Commission member, and chairman of the Association of Municipal Councils.
·IEC of Greater St. Louis Board 1998
·West Jordan Chamber of Commerce Board 2005
·West Jordan Chamber of Commerce Government Actions Committee Chair 2006
·Awarded the Silver Beaver award from the Great Salt Lake Council Boy Scouts of America
·Certified Electrical Inspector
·National Electrical Code Consultant
·International Association of Electrical Inspectors Member
·National Fire Protection Association Member
International Code Council Member
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