Joy Petro has lived in Layton most of her life. She lives in the Gentile Street historical home she
restored, receiving the State of Utah Excellence in Preservation award. She currently serves on the
Layton City Council and is appointed as the liaison for the Davis Arts Council and a volunteer.
She is also active in the Davis Chamber of Commerce, Layton Rotary Club, Military Affairs
Committee, Layton Hospital Steering Committee, Fire Corp and the new Layton RAMP
Joy attended Layton schools and college at Weber State University. She served as Chairman for the
Layton Heritage Museum, Area Coordinator for the city’s Emergency Preparedness program, 2002
Olympic volunteer, PTA, Make-A-Wish, Native American scholarships and recipient of the Ronald
Regan Community Award.
She collects antiques, cars and restores homes. She is active in several different sports and is a
diehard yard sale and auction enthusiast.
Joy believes it is important to preserve Layton’s rich and growing heritage, its farming roots, while
balancing the future needs and cultural entertainment of our dynamic community.