Ariana Farber

Deputy Director Military Installation Development Authority

Ariana Farber is the Deputy Director of the Military Installation Development Authority (MIDA) where she began as a Project Manager in 2019. Since then, she has served in many roles for the organization such as Chief of Staff, Chief of Operations, treasurer, member of the MIDA Jordanelle Marina Recreation Area Board, and Chair of the Falcon Hill Development Review Committee. Ariana is a former Commissioned Officer and school trained Adjutant and Legal Officer (0180) in the United States Marine Corps and USMC(R). She has served tours as Squadron Adjutant for Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron-1 (MWHS-1) and Wing Adjutant for 1st Marine Aircraft Wing (1st MAW) in Okinawa, Japan and as Staff Secretary at Marine Corps Forces Pacific (MARFORPAC) in Oahu, Hawaii. Her personal decorations include the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal. She has a Masters Degree (MPA) in Public Administration with an emphasis in Public Policy from the University of Utah where she conducted her graduate research on pregnancy and childcare concerns within the Armed Services. Ariana is married to Joshua Farber, and they reside in Holladay with their two children, Heidi and Shane.

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