Douglas B. Watson has been
with the BYU-Idaho Facilities Management department for the past 18 years.
Prior to coming to BYU-Idaho, he worked for 22 years at Idaho’s Department of
Energy Government Facility, where he managed printing and mailing operations,
and served as a Postal Customer Co-Chairman. In this role, he received the
National Postal Customer Co-Chairman award from the United States Postmaster
General. In 1999, Doug left this
position and came to Ricks College as a supervisor in the Facilities
Department. He has managed Custodial Services, Grounds, Mail Services, and
Warehouse & Surplus Operations. He is currently the Facilities Director in
Maintenance Services. Doug has served in many
church positions during his life, including elders quorum president, high
priest group leader, young men president, and ward and stake Sunday School president.
He has served twice as a counselor in a bishopric, as a bishop, and on the high
council. On January 19, 2014, he was called to preside over the Idaho Falls
Idaho Lincoln stake. He enjoys BYU football,
golfing, working outside in the yard, family vacations, and spending time with
his family and grandchildren. He and his
wife, Janice, were married in 1975 in the Idaho Falls temple. They are the
parents of 5 children and have 11 grandchildren.