Meet the Board of Directors
Dianne Aldrich received a Master’s of Science in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and is currently the head of public services at the Dixie State University Library. Her professional interests focus on higher education, information literacy, diversity and inclusion in higher education, and support services for neurodiverse students. She is also a doctoral student working toward a Ph.D. in Leadership in Higher Education with an emphasis on diversity and inclusion. Professionally, she serves as the executive board secretary for RRCI and she was appointed by the governor to serve on the Utah State Library Board in 2020. Dianne most recently co-authored a book with her colleague Kathleen Broeder, showcasing Southern Utah’s history through the use of curated pictures from the Dixie State University Library Special Collections vault. She resides in beautiful Southern Utah with her husband.
Victoria Carlton is an attorney at the firm Snow Jensen & Reece. In 2016, she received her Juris Doctorate and Masters in Public Administration from Brigham Young University. She also serves as an editor for the Utah Bar Journal and enjoys living in Southern Utah and exploring Snow Canyon and Zion.
Christine comes from a military family, with opportunities to travel in her early childhood, as a result she can speak German and has a bit of a southern accent. Her younger brother had developmental delays and she was inspired watching her mother become his champion. Christine grew up helping in the schools as her mom worked with children with special needs. Christine moved to Southern Utah in 2005 and carried on working with children with disabilities for the Iron County School District. While going to SUU for a Bachelor's in History she volunteered to take notes or read to students with disabilities. In 2017 SUU hired Christine in the Disability Resource Center and she received her Masters in Public Administration in 2021. She and her husband Eric have been married for 16 years and have 4 beautiful children and a small farm in Enoch, UT.
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Affiliated with the native American tribe, the Dine, Kester brings cultural awareness to the board. His employment plays to his strengths as he specializes in working with Blind and Visually Impaired by conducting Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling for Utah State Office of Rehabilitation. Kester has a special interest in intergenerational trauma, effects of colonization, labeling, disability issues, and same sex relations research and practices. Kester represents the voice of the blind community on RRCI’s board of directors.
Adam lives in Cedar City and is married with two children. Adam has been employed with Intermountain Healthcare at Cedar City Hospital for the last six years. Currently serving as the Clinical Operations Manager for the Office of Patient Experience.
He has been working in healthcare for over 25 years. After serving as a Medical Operations Officer in the US Army Reserves, Adam recently retired from the military. Before that, Adam was a full-time MEDEVAC Pilot. During his time as an aviator, he deployed to Afghanistan three times.
His desire to serve had been fueled by his previous service as a Field Medic with the Utah Army Nation Guard. That service included a mobilization with the 2/222 Field Artillery stationed here in Southern Utah.
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