Devotional - Doug Watson

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
2:10 PM - 3:00 PM
BYU-Idaho Center Auditorium
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Devotionals and Speeches
University Public Affairs

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.


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