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About Us

Weber Basin Water Conservancy District employs full-time employees in five different departments with additional seasonal employees hired during the Irrigation Season – approximately April through mid-October.

The District is lead by a General Manager who has three Assistant General Managers, a Finance/Human Resource Manager along with Department Managers for the departments listed below.

THE ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT is staffed by an accountant, purchasing assistant, secretary/receptionist and an administrative assistant.

THE ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT includes staff engineers, IT & GIS specialists, and inspectors.

THE MAINTENANCE & CONSTRUCTION DEPARTMENT includes crew chiefs, a mechanic, a welder, heavy equipment operators, and general maintenance workers with skills in concrete, pipe repair, carpentry and other related areas.

THE WATER SUPPLY & POWER DEPARTMENT includes electricians, power plant operators, and canal and irrigation operators.

THE MUNICIPAL & INDUSTRIAL WATER DEPARTMENT is staffed by chemists, pipeline operators, a solids handling specialist, water treatment plant maintenance workers, water treatment plant managers and water treatment plant operators.


EXECUTIVE STAFF


Tage Flint Mark Anderson Scott Paxman Darren Hess

Tage I. Flint, PE
General Manager / CEO
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Mark D. Anderson, PE
Assistant General Manager
/ CTO
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Scott Paxman, PE
Assistant General Manager
/ COO
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Darren E. Hess, PE
Assistant General Manager
/ Strategic Initiatives
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The Board of Trustees is the governing body of the District and consists of representatives from Davis, Morgan, Summit and Weber counties.

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Kyle Stephens

Kyle R. Stephens, Chair
Trustee, Davis County
Mr. Stephens was appointed to the Board to represent Davis County. He is the past Deputy Commissioner of Agriculture for the State of Utah and is very active in the community.
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Kym Buttschardt

Kym O. Buttschardt
Trustee, Weber County
Mrs. Buttschardt was appointed to the Board to represent Weber County. She owns several successful local restaurants and is a CPA. She is an Ogden native who is very active in the community.
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Jay Christensen

Jay V. Christensen
Trustee, Weber County
Appointed to the Board as a representative of Weber County, Mr. Christensen has many years’ experience in the water industry and serves on various water boards. He also has a successful career with Great Salt Lake Minerals and is a past city council member.
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Kerry Gibson

Kerry W. Gibson
Trustee, Weber County
Mr. Gibson represents Weber County and served as President of the Board in 2015. He owns and operates a large dairy in West Weber and a local convenience store. He was a three term State Representative and is currently serving as a Weber County Commissioner.
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Marlin Jensen

Marlin K. Jensen
Trustee, Weber County
Mr. Jensen represents Ogden Valley. He is a retired attorney and participates in a family farming enterprise. He also serves as a member of the Utah State Board of Regents.
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JP Petroff

John Petroff, Jr.
Trustee, Davis County
Mr. Petroff was appointed to represent Davis County. He is a successful private business owner. He served as Mayor of West Point City prior to his current role as a Davis County Commissioner.
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Paul Summers

Paul C. Summers
Trustee, Davis County
Mr. Summers represents Davis County. Before retirement, he spent 13 years with the Utah Division of Water Resources and 20 years in the engineering consulting business. He is a licensed civil engineer in the State of Utah.
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Dave Ure

Dave Ure
Trustee, Summit County
The representative of Summit County, Mr. Ure is a rancher and past dairy farmer. He is currently Director of School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration and served in the Summit County Council and Utah House of Representatives for several years.
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Dee Waldron

Dee Alan Waldron
Trustee, Morgan County
The representative from Morgan County, Mr. Waldron is a successful private business owner and farmer. He is a past Morgan County Commissioner and serves as a director on several local water boards.
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Trustees can be reached at 801-771-2637.

Any questions, please contact Sherrie Mobley at 801-771-1677.