The Utah Department of Workforce Services (DWS) has selected Elizabeth Carver as the new director of its Workforce Program, Policy and Training Division. Carver has been part of DWS for 19 years, most recently serving as a program manager for the department, overseeing several federally funded programs. She directly managed staff members who worked to oversee the policy, procedure and implementation of the programs statewide. At DWS, she also has worked as an employment supervisor and as a project manager overseeing major updates to the department’s online job matching system. Carver earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Utah and a master’s degree in educational psychology from University of Phoenix. Carver succeeds Karla Aguirre, who will retire Dec. 15 after more than 25 years of service to the state.
Utah Department of Workforce Services
Director of Workforce Program, Policy and Training Division