Kaletta Lynch is a native of Decatur, GA. She attended Dillard University in New Orleans, LA. Shortly after Hurricane Katrina, Kaletta persevered to earn her B.A. in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland in College Park.
From 2016 to 2019, Kaletta served in the Salt Lake City Mayor’s Office as the Executive Assistant to the Deputy Chief of Staff. Under Mayor Erin Mendenhall’s leadership, Kaletta returned to the Mayor’s Office in 2020 to serve as the Special Projects Manager for the Racial Equity in Policing Commission, Internships Coordinator, Legislative Liaison, and ACE (Arts, Culture, and Events) Fund Coordinator. In 2021, Mayor Mendenhall appointed Kaletta as the first Chief Equity Officer of the Mayor’s Office of Equity & Inclusion. In addition to her public service in Salt Lake City, Kaletta has over 15 years of experience as a former federal background investigator, contracts agent, and intergovernmental liaison.
Kaletta was the first Black woman to run for political office in West Valley City (District 3). Shortly after her campaign, she served as community organizer for the abolish slavery campaign at the request of Representative Sandra Hollins (first Black woman elected to the Utah State Legislature). They successfully collaborated with other legislators, community organizations and leaders to advance legislative efforts to remove slavery from the Utah Constitution (2020). In 2021, the Mayor of South Salt Lake invited Kaletta to serve on their first civilian review board selection committee.
Kaletta and spouse, Pastor Mo, are the proud parents of two beautiful daughters. Kaletta is the owner of K Consulting Services, YWCA Utah board member, and an active member of the Greater Salt Lake Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. She was the recipient of the 2020 Community Servant Award (Iota Iota Iota Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc.), 2021 A Sister Called to Serve Award (Greater Salt Lake Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.), and the 2021 Humanitarian Award (Afro Utah, GK Folks Foundation).
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