About Us


Blue Stakes of Utah 811 is the non-profit membership association formed by Utah’s facility owners to accomplish its mission of promoting public safety, protecting underground facilities, and minimizing service interruptions.


Blue Stakes of Utah 811 has been around for almost 50 years providing this free and important service. Click here to review the Blue Stakes Performance Indicators.


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locate requests were processed in 2022


of all locate requests were submitted online in 2022


of all calls were answered in under 40 seconds in 2022

Center Staff

Blue Stakes of Utah 811’s staff implements and executes the direction provided by the Board of Directors and serves as the communications link between the excavators and facility owners by processing locate requests and providing damage prevention education.


Paul Huntsman

Public Awareness & Education Manager

Spence Felsted

Director – Notification Center Operations

Jeanette Dietrich

Director – Human Resources & Administrative Operations

Laura Raven

Director – IT Operations

David Bell

Information Technology Department

Member Services Department

801-208-2100Option 3

Web Services

801-208-2100Option 2

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors meets regularly to discuss issues relating to the Blue Stakes Center, its member facility owners, and the service it provides to excavators and the public. If you have a question or suggestion you would like the Board of Directors to consider, please click on the following email link – Board of Directors. Your question will be discussed at the next regularly scheduled board meeting. A response will be emailed to you following the meeting.

Utility Classification

Contact Name

Company Name

Board Position

Cable Television / Broadband

Paul Harvey



City & Municipality Owned Utilities

Nick Kryger

Salt Lake City Public Utilities

Vice Chair

Dominion Energy Utah

Jeff Hansen

Dominion Energy Utah



Jill Jones

Central Davis Sewer District


Rocky Mountain Power

Mark Kuhn

Rocky Mountain Power

Lumen Technologies

Kirk Larson

Lumen Technologies


Troy Tucker

Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District


Robert Richens

Moon Lake Electric Association

Gas / Oil / Petroleum Gathering and Transmission 

Bob Checketts

Kern River Gas

Local Telephone Carriers / Fiber Optics

Aaron Leach


Long Distance Telephone Carriers / Fiber Optics

Blair Penrod

Verizon Business

Advisory Board Member – Construction / Excavation

Glen Perry

COP Construction LLC

Employment Opportunities

Blue Stakes is regularly adding new team members!  We offer competitive pay and paid training. Click the button below to learn more about the employment opportunities that we offer, including when the next hiring cycle will begin.

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