October 27, 2020

 Strengthening Rural Utah Economies

Many rural communities in the western U.S. are struggling to maintain jobs and retain residents. Seeking innovative ways to spur growth and development, while ensuring 
community support and focused efforts based on the area's existing assets, Carbon and Emery Counties in Utah collaborated with the Western Rural Development Center
to bring an economic development tool to their community: the Area Sector Analysis Process. In this video, "Strengthening Rural Utah Economies," members from the community's ASAP steering committee share some of their insghts on working through this economic development process.
This video features:
Geri Gamber, Executive Director, Southeastern Utah Association of Local Governments
Karl Kranyc, Chair, Executive Board, Castle Country Business Expansion and Retention
Ethan Migliori, Director, Center for Workforce Development, Utah State University Eastern Campus
Video narration by Riana Gayle, Western Rural Development Center

To learn more about the Area Sector Analysis Process, visit the web page at https://www.usu.edu/wrdc/asap.