City Council Bio's

Dustin White

Dustin was born and raised in Upalco, Utah on a farm/ranch where he worked with his father and brother. In 2003, he moved his wife Cassie and daughter Emma to Roosevelt. Dustin and Cassie have added four more children to their family – Nathan, Allie, Aaron, and Lola. Along with his duties on the city council, Dustin works as an X-Ray/CT Technologist at the Uintah Basin Medical Center.

Education is important to Dustin and he holds a Bachelor degree in agriculture from Utah State University, an Associate degree in radiography and a Bachelor degree in advanced radiography from Weber State University.

Agriculture and the outdoors is in Dustin’s blood. He has a small farm here in Roosevelt as well as some ranch property in Hannah, Utah, and he enjoys spending time hunting, fishing and camping with his family.


David Baird

David Baird is the third of six children and the only boy born to Richard and Sherri Baird of Murray, Utah. Honesty, kindness, and hard work are values that David learned as a child, which he strives to live by today.

David’s choice to represent the citizens of Roosevelt on the city council comes from a strong desire to give back to the community that has blessed him and his family over the last 10 years.

David has a Bachelor’s degree in Wildlife Science from USU. He is proficient in math, science, technical writing and computer literacy. He is well-trained in policy and ethics. He is open minded and enjoys learning and developing new skills.

David has a track record of doing things well. As an example, while obtaining his degree in Wildlife Science at Utah State University, David was awarded USU’s prestigious Robins Award as the “Undergraduate Researcher of the Year”.

In addition to serving on the Roosevelt City Council, David also works in natural resources as a project manager, analyzing impacts related to oil and gas development on public lands. David and his wife Stacie have six children.


Aaron Weight

Aaron Weight grew up here in the Basin and graduated from Union High School. He is passionate about the Basin and the people that live here. Aaron is currently the president of the Uintah Basin Applied Technology College.

After spending time at Utah State University, Uintah Basin Branch Campus and Utah Valley University in Orem, Aaron rounded out his education with degrees in Technical Engineering, Energy Management, and a Professional Certificate from Bismarck State College in Bismarck, North Dakota, and the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin.

Aaron and his wife Mindy have raised their four daughters here in Roosevelt. Aaron is an avid golfer, and loves to camp and travel with his family. One of his goals is to travel to New York City to see the 9/11 Memorial.


Joe Burdick

Joe Burdick has roots that grow deep in the Basin. He grew up in Duchesne and after graduation from Utah State in Logan with a degree in business administration, Joe returned to Roosevelt to raise his family. After working for his family business, Burdick Paving, Joe sold the business in 2012 to pursue other interests. 

Joe and his wife have been blessed with two daughters and a young son that passed away several years ago. He enjoys shooting guns, hobby farming and loves to vacation with his family. Joe is also an honorary colonel in the Salt Lake County Unified Police. 


David Labrum

David Labrum is a Roosevelt native and previously served on the Duchesne County School Board from 1987-1995 and on the Roosevelt City Council from 2010 to June 2014 when he resigned to be the Vernal LDS Temple President. Labrum and his wife Shanna Lee raised their seven children in Roosevelt. They have 38 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Labrum is part owner of L&L Motor in Roosevelt.

“My father’s philosophy was that you have to give back to your community. Dad was on the Roosevelt City Council and was also a volunteer fireman, so it’s in the blood,” Labrum said.