Began with UAC: 2002
Title: Communications Director
Doug Perry was born the youngest of four children in Creswell, OR and remained there until graduating from high school, where he began his college education at Ricks College in Rexburg, ID as a journalism major.
After serving a two-year LDS Church mission in San Diego, he returned to Ricks College and completed his Associates Degree in Communications, emphasis in journalism. He also married Tracie Bakken while there and the two moved to Ogden, UT to attend Weber State University. Doug completed his Bachelors Degree in Communications with an emphasis in public relations and was hired to work for United Way of Salt Lake City in 1996 as marketing/communications associate.
In 1997 he accepted a position as communications director for the Ogden/Weber Chamber of Commerce and remained there for three years overseeing Chamber publications, website administration, public relations and event activities. Doug worked for one year as a marketing development associate for MarketStar Corporation in Ogden, handling the writing and design of multi-million dollar sales proposals in the B2B high tech industry.
In 2002 he accepted the communications director position for the Utah Association of Counties and has been involved in all facets of digital and print communications for UAC. He’s also overseen the Association’s two large conferences and other smaller conferences each year, and has assisted with the organization’s contact database and certification program.
Doug and Tracie are the parents of four children and reside in Woods Cross, UT.
Doug Perry has served as the communications director for Utah Association of Counties since 2002. Prior to that, he worked in marketing and communications-related titles for Ogden/Weber Chamber of Commerce, MarketStar Corporation, and United Way of Salt Lake City. He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications, emphasis public relations, from Weber State University in 1996. He and his wife, Tracie, are the parents of four children and reside in Woods Cross, UT.