Utah Department of Workforce Services

Steering Committee: Greg Paras
Advisory Board Chair: Kim Bartel
Advisory Board: Marion Davis

Department of Workforce Services (DWS) seeks to sustain Governor Herbert's vision of strengthening Utah's economic engine by supporting the vitality and quality of our workforce. This requires propelling Utah toward economic vitality, workforce readiness, and a diversified economy leading Utahns to overcome barriers to economic success and financial stability. Counselors, trainers, and job coaches in every corner of the state connect business leaders and education experts to the customers, which strengthens Utah communities and the workforce. DWS's four cornerstones, as outlined by Executive Director Jon Pierpont, drive the mission forward alongside commitment to taxpayers and best practice in management. They are: