Cameron Carlson has actively worked alongside Conserve Southwest Utah (CSU) since moving to southwest Utah eight years ago. He has supported CSU by volunteering, attending public lands events, and regularly donating to the organization. He now looks forward to serving the community in his new role as a CSU board member.

Living in this area, Cameron grow into himself, discovering a passion and love for community, nature, the outdoors, and the preservation of Earth and her natural resources. He has worked in many community roles. As an intern at the Washington County Water Conservancy District (WCWCD), he managed projects and researched water usage here and across the West. He is Co-VP of Communications for the American Association of University Women (AAUW) St. George Branch. Cameron is currently self-employed, helping seniors with technology, consulting and planting native meadow gardens, and real estate investing.

Cameron Dakota Carlson was born and raised in Bountiful, Utah and spent many summers growing up in Seattle and Salt Lake City working for his family business. Over the years he developed a strong work ethic, fiscal responsibility, and communication and people skills. He had some of his first experiences in the outdoors as a Boy Scout where he attended many campouts and the 2010 National Boy Scout Jamboree in Virginia. He achieved his Eagle Scout award in 2012.

Cameron studied at Utah Tech University / Dixie State University (DSU), where he served on student government as the Director of the Institute Politics and Public Affairs, as the President of the Sustainability Initiative, and in other community service oriented clubs and programs. Cameron was recognized with a Presidential Award for Community Engagement, and as a “Dixie 11”, which recognized him one of 11 graduates in his class who excelled in Academia, Service, and Community Engagement.

Cameron graduated from DSU in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science Interdisciplinary Degree in Earth Science and Information Technology, with a minor in Digital Design.