Rod Hurd was elected to a three year term on the UEA Board of Directors to represent High Desert UniServ beginning in July 2018. He was reelected for a second, three-year term beginning July 2021
High Desert UniServ covers 10 locals consisting of Emery, Grand, Juab, Millard, No. Sanpete, San Juan, Sevier, So. Sanpete, Tintic, and Wayne Counties. The UniServ is a rural, huge area, not heavily populated, and is the largest geographical unit in the state.
Rod has been an educator since 1996 and currently teaches 9th-12th grade social sciences at North Sevier High School in Sevier School District.