Professional Practice Associate Professor
Dave is the Director of the USU Botanical Center (USUBC), a 100-acre facility owned and operated by Utah State University dedicated to the mission of promoting resource conservation. He is responsible for all design, construction, strategic planning, public relations, marketing, and advancement for the UBC. The UBC incorporates Utah State University’s three-fold mission of teaching, service, and research. The USUBC includes water-wise demonstration landscapes, wetlands, environmental education, plant nursery, trails, the Utah House, arboretum, and the award-winning LEED Platinum Wetland Discovery Point classroom.
Dave has a Bachelor’s degree in Ornamental Horticulture from Brigham Young University and a Master’s of Landscape Architecture from Utah State University. He has served on Logan City’s Board of Adjustment and currently serves on USU’s Sustainability Council.