GOED staff gathered for the team’s annual service awards luncheon on Dec. 5 at the Vivant Smart Home Arena. Employees were recognized with certificates for five, 10, 15 and yes, even 30 years of service to the great state of Utah.

Here are the GOED team members who were recognized:

Five-Year Certificates

Tara McKee — Program Manager, Office of Outdoor Recreation
Julia Barnhouse — Assistant to the Director, Utah Office of Tourism

10 Years

Jim Grover — Compliance Director, Compliance

15 Years

Dave Williams — Associate Managing Director, Utah Office of Tourism

30 Years

Kelly Day — Web and Cooperative Marketing Manager, Utah Office of Tourism

Congratulations to the entire GOED team for its hard work and dedication. As our Executive Director, Val Hale, said, “It’s so rewarding to come to work with a great team of motivated, hard workers. Your service and commitment to the state are to be commended.”