Stuart Adams is Utah State Senator, serving Majority Whip. Adams first served 4 years in the Utah State House of Representatives, beginning his service in the Senate in 2009. In 2004, [then Representative] Adams was named the 2004 Legislator of the Year by the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce, the 2004 Legislator of the Year by the International Code Council. Adams is a former chairman of the Utah State Transportation Commission. He served as chairman of the Military Installation Development Authority.