Casey Cameron has served as a deputy director for the Department of Workforce Services since 2012. She has worked for the state of Utah for 21 years, serving in various capacities within Workforce Services. She has been instrumental in several significant departmental changes, such as helping to form the Eligibility Services and Workforce Development divisions.
Her main responsibilities as a deputy director included overseeing the following divisions and programs: Unemployment Insurance, Eligibility Services, Human Resources, Housing and Community Development, Office of Child Care, Communications, Internal Audit, and the Refugee Services Office. Throughout her career, Cameron has held various management and training positions and worked closely with many federal and state partners.
Cameron currently serves as the co-chair of the Intergenerational Poverty Commission and serves on the Shelter the Homeless and the Family Justice Center boards. She is a recipient of the 2018 Governor’s award for leadership, as well as the Governor’s award in the area of innovation and efficiency in 2010. Before her time with Workforce Services, Cameron held positions with the Salt Lake School District, Intermountain Healthcare and Utah Retirement Systems.
Cameron is a graduate of the University of Utah with a bachelor’s degree in social and behavioral health. She lives in Cedar Hills, Utah, with her husband, Ian, where they are raising two amazing teenage boys. Cameron and her family enjoy playing sports, watching their boys play baseball, traveling, camping and providing service to their community.