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Campaign management topic for BYU David M. Kennedy lecture Oct. 13

Brigham Young University’s David M. Kennedy Center for International Studieswill feature Peter Valcarce, president of Arena Communications, as part of its Political Affairs Lecture Series.

Valcarce will speak on “Career Reflections: Campaign Management” Thursday, Oct. 13, at 4 p.m. in 238 Herald R. Clark Building, with a question-and-answer session to follow.

He  is the co-founder, president and CEO of Arena Communications, a leading national Republican direct-mail firm employed by Bush-Cheney, Schwarzenegger for Governor , the Republican National Committee, Republican National Senatorial Committee, the National Republican Congressional Committee and dozens of other Congressional and local clients.

Valcarce served as a special assistant to Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and as a research associate at the Wirthlin Group before co-founding Arena in 1996. He received a bachelor's degree in communications from BYU in 1986.

This lecture will be archived at For more information, contact Lee Simons at (801) 422-2652 or

Writer: Melissa Connor

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