Utah Department of Workforce Services
Elizabeth Carver

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Workforce Services has selected Elizabeth Carver as the new director of Workforce Program, Policy and Training division.

Carver, who has been with Workforce Services for 19 years, will replace Karla Aguirre, who is retiring Dec. 15 after more than 25 years with the state.

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Carver most recently served as a program manager for the department, overseeing several federally funded programs and programs for dislocated workers and youth. She directly managed staff members who worked to oversee the policy, procedure and implementation of the programs statewide.

Carver has worked as an employment supervisor and as a project manager overseeing major updates to the department’s online job matching system. She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Utah and a master’s degree in educational psychology from University of Phoenix.