Meet The Team

At Davis County we wouldn’t be anything without the amazing group of people backing us up! Their specialized skills and hard work offer the best experience to locals and visitors alike. Need to know who to go to for your specific questions? Let’s meet them and find out!

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The Team

Jessica Merrill

Tourism Director

As Tourism Director, Jessica manages the destination organization Discover Davis- Utah’s Amusement Capital. In this position, Jessica works closely with all things tourism and events. She also oversees efforts regarding the Davis Conference Center and the Legacy Event Center. Jessica has many great accomplishments and was honored as one of Utah Business magazine’s 30 Women to Watch in 2018. When Jessica isn’t working hard, she enjoys traveling the world, reading whenever possible, attending concerts and playing the occasional round of golf.

jessicam@discoverdavis.com

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Kristal Blessett

Event Manager

With almost 20 years of experience in the industry, it is no surprise that Kristal knows how to put on a great event. Kristal oversees the planning of various tourism events in Davis County including the Great Salt Lake Bird Festival and Antelope by Moonlight Bike Ride. She is also co-chair of the Davis Heritage Festival. When not planning events, Kristal is in her garden, playing card games, enjoying popcorn and creating memories with her family.

kblessett@discoverdavis.com

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Jennifer Stout

Event Coordinator

Jennifer graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Parks, Recreation, and Tourism with an emphasis in Hospitality Management from the University of Utah. She has worked in the Hospitality Industry for over 8 years and enjoys the event planning aspect the most. In her spare time, she enjoys Latin dancing, traveling, (especially anywhere warm) hiking, swimming, and spending every second making her 6-month-old son laugh.

jennifer@discoverdavis.com

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Megan Christensen

Tourism Marketing Manager

Megan Christensen is the Tourism Marketing Manager for Davis County, managing the marketing efforts for Discover Davis – Utah’s Amusement Capital. As a Davis County lifer (born, raised & still living here) Megan knows a lot of the fun things to take advantage of in the county. In 2015 she started with Davis County as the Tourism Services Coordinator and helped to establish the social footprint as well as managed the $5 million loan fund for the county. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors on the trails, rivers, and lakes. She also enjoys baking delicious treats, creating in all forms, and playing with her dog Koda.

megan@discoverdavis.com

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Miri Gubler

Tourism Marketing Coordinator

As the Tourism Marketing Coordinator for Discover Davis, Miri oversees marketing efforts for the county, including social media, blogs and newsletters. Miri graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Parks, Recreation, and Tourism with an emphasis in Sustainable Tourism Management. Miri was born and raised in Utah and loves spending time with her sister’s kids and whitewater rafting as much as possible. She is also an expert hiker!

miri@discoverdavis.com

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Dave Hansen

Legacy Events Center Director

Dave has been managing the Legacy Events Center for over 22 years. He has been instrumental in helping it transition from an equestrian center to a multi-purpose center and to what will soon be a world-class youth sports center. When he is not at the Events Center, Dave can be found with his family in the mountains.

davidb@discoverdavis.com

Jessica Merrill

Kristal Blessett

Jennifer Stout

Megan Christensen

Miri Gubler

Dave Hansen

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