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Carol Watson

Front Desk Receptionist

Carol Watson joined the UIPA team in July 2021 as one of two front desk receptionists.  She is responsible for office supply purchasing, staff travel arrangements, reviewing GRAMA requests and answering phones and emails for general agency questions, checking in guests, and maintaining and scheduling conference rooms and vehicles. Carol is excited to be part of an agency from the beginning that deals with important logistic and supply chain concerns. She finds it amazing to see the progress and emphasis on sustainability and clean energy solutions as well as working with an amazing team of dedicated professionals at UIPA.

Carol spent three years working in the Governor’s Office of Economic Development as a front desk receptionist.  She spent the previous 34 years as a secondary education teacher, teaching World History as well as AP US History and AP US Government in Granite School District.  After retirement, she went on to become an adjunct professor in the School of Education at Westminster College as a student-teacher supervisor.

She grew up in South Ogden, Utah, and went on to pursue her education at Utah State University in Logan. Carol graduated with a bachelor’s degree in History with a secondary education certificate and a minor in sociology and political science (Go Aggies!).  She loves to try new recipes, travels when possible, and spends time with her family.