Mayor's Biography

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Interim Mayor D. Blair Camp
 


Blair Camp was born in Murray and raised in neighboring Taylorsville in a family of nine children. He is a graduate of Cottonwood High School.  He and his wife, Paula, moved to Murray in 1975 and purchased their current home in 1981. They are the proud parents of five children and 14 grandchildren.  Their children are all graduates of Murray High School.

Blair had the opportunity to serve as a member of the Murray City Fire Department for 26 years, including five years as assistant chief and six years as fire chief.  He subsequently served an additional five years as fire chief for Provo City.

In addition to his fire department service, his professional career highlights include working as a fire prevention specialist at the University of Utah, an adjunct instructor for the Utah Fire & Rescue Academy at Utah Valley University, and as Emergency Program Manager for Brigham Young University. 

Mayor Camp was elected to the Murray City Municipal Council in 2013, representing District 2 and served two years as council chair. He was appointed by the council to serve as interim mayor on September 19, 2017.

His education includes an AAS in Fire Science from Utah Valley University and a BA in Organizational Management from Ashford University. He is a graduate of the Executive Fire Officer Program at the National Fire Academy and a Certified Public Manager through the State of Utah.