Mrs. Karen White Fairbanks

Karent White Fairbanks was appointed to the Weber State University Board of Trustees in 2013.

Professional Experience

Fairbanks, Inc., Owner
With husband, Rick Fairbanks, manage The Distribution Group, a national purchasing cooperative / buying   group in the water, sewer, and drainage industry.
W. R. White Company, Human Resources Manager

The Chamber – Ogden/Weber, Director of Mission 2000

Wallace Associates, Asset Manager / Leasing Agent


University of Utah, Bachelor of Science, Education (Cum Laude)

Community Service and Leadership

Intermountain Healthcare, Trustee

McKay Dee Hospital (Intermountain Health Care), Trustee and past Board Chair

Weber Basin Water Conservancy District, Trustee representing Weber County

Ogden Symphony Ballet Foundation, Trustee

Junior League of Ogden, past Board Chair

Ogden Nature Center Board Member

Ogden Symphony Ballet Association, past Board Chair

Myra Powell Gallery Board Member

Women in Management Committee (Ogden Weber Chamber)

Leadership Academy (Ogden Weber Chamber)

South Ogden City Planning Commission

Northern Utah Human Resources Association Board Member

McKay Dee Hospital Foundation, past Board Chair

Utah Girl Scout Council Board Member


Ogden City / Weber County “Wall of Fame” Award
Recipient with husband, Rick Fairbanks - 2009


Reading, mountain biking, hiking, cross-country skiing, traveling


Married, mother of three, grandmother of eleven

Weber State UniversityOgden, Utah 84408

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