Weber County Hired Sarah Swan as Administrative Services/Human Resources Director

March 14, 2017

Source: Weber County

Weber County recently announced the hiring of Sarah Swan as the Administrative Services/Human Resources Director. Sarah brings over 15 years of diverse human resources and management experience spanning both the private and public sectors. Prior to joining Weber County, Sarah held leadership positions for AgReserves, Inc., Amer Sports and Las Vegas Valley Water District (Clark County).

As the Administrative Services/Human Resources Director, Swan will be responsible for positioning these functions to have a more impactful long-term focus on talent, process, people and organizational development. This has a direct relation to the current and future organizational success of the county. In addition, a prime focus for Swan will be to partner with senior leadership to accelerate the digital transformation of the county so that external customers have easier access to county services and information, and internal employees can increase efficiencies, manage costs effectively and improve customer service.

“We are ecstatic to have Sarah as one of our directors,” stated Commissioner James Ebert. “Her creativity, knowledge, and expertise in the industry will prove as invaluable assets to the county. It is an exciting time for Weber County and Sarah will only amplify our success.”

Swan’s bring extensive hands-on experience leading HR and administrative services initiatives including business strategy, policy design, compensation, performance management, recruiting, employee relations, HRIS implementations, training and development, and benefits administration.

“This opportunity affords me the ability to create new and dynamic ways to manage the internal efficiencies in the county and see what innovation I can bring to the table,” said Swan. “I’m looking forward to working closely with our county teams.”

Swan earned her Master of Public Administration with an emphasis in Public Sector Human Resources Management from Penn State University and her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Washington State University. She and her husband, Colton Swan, reside in Morgan.