Dixie State University

Event Services & Risk Management


Event Services & Risk Management supports the University’s Mission by producing quality-centralized academia and event scheduling, guest services, event production, ticketing, parking management, risk management and safety excellence. We will accomplish our mission by using our resources effectively and efficiently performing in a secure and safe manner.

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                Central Scheduling

                Central Scheduling provides user-friendly technology and collaborative coordination with University organizations and the community for the best use of facilities.

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                Ticket Office

                The Ticket Office provides centralized ticketing sales, distribution and management for events, performances, activities, athletics, and community functions.

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                Event Production

                Event Production provides audio and visual support to events and activities to increase artistic and educational excellence within the campus community.

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                Parking Management

                We will provide adequate, reasonably convenient, and safe parking access for all students, employees, and visitors to the campus community.

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                Guest Services

                Provides opportunities and convenient services for the campus community and fulfills the Gardner Center charge.

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                Risk Management & Safety

                We will provide for a safe and healthy environment for the University community in which to learn, work, and create.

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                Our Leadership Team

                Josh Thayn

                Executive Director (Fire Marshal)

                Email: jthayn@dixie.edu
                Phone: 435-652-7855
                Office: FacMan 148

                Valerie O'Rourke

                Parking Manager/Administrative Assistant

                Email: Valerie.ORourke@dixie.edu
                Phone: 435-879-4335
                Office: FacMan 144

                Steve Azevedo

                Fire Safety & Event Coordinator (Deputy Fire Marshal)

                Email: Steve.Azevedo@dixie.edu
                Phone: 435-652-7722
                Office: FacMan 150

                Deward Wilson

                Production Director

                Email: dwilson@dixie.edu
                Phone: 435-652-7908
                Office: Cox 209

                Corey Reeves

                Guest Services/Gardner Center Director

                Email: creeves@dixie.edu
                Phone: 435-652-7677
                Office: Gardner 104

                Michael Garcia

                Ticket Box Office Manager

                Email: mjgarcia@dixie.edu
                Phone: 435-652-7902
                Office: Cox 209

                Chewi Lockhart

                Technical Coordinator

                Email: Chewi.Lockhart@dixie.edu
                Phone: 435-879-4588
                Office: Cox 209

                Vicki Peacock

                Central Scheduling & Space Utilization Manager

                Email: Vicki.Peacock@dixie.edu
                Phone: 435-879-4350
                Office: FacMan 137

                Jenny Smith

                Central Scheduling Coordinator

                Email: Jenny.Smith@dixie.edu
                Phone: 435-652-7650
                Office: FacMan 136