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Governor's deputy chief of staff plans BYU lecture Sept. 8

Ally Isom, deputy chief of staff and communications director for Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert, will discuss "Career Reflections: Government Affairs" at a Brigham Young University David M. Kennedy Center lecture Thursday, Sept. 8, at 4 p.m. in 238 Herald R. Clark Building.

A previous calendar listing in correctly indicated that Gov. Herbert would also speak.

Isom was named deputy chief of staff, communications director, and spokesperson for Utah Gov. Herbert in December 2010. Prior to this appointment, Isom served for 13 months as government affairs director for the Utah Department of Workforce Services  and for four and a half years as deputy director of the Utah Department of Community and Culture.

Before her public sector roles, Isom worked for the Salt Lake City Government and Public Affairs Division of R&R Partners, a regional integrated marketing communications firm. She also managed the first two statewide campaigns of Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff, in addition to consulting on or managing numerous legislative, county, and municipal racesl.

A BYU graduate, Isom majored in political science and minored in communications.

This lecture will be archived at kennedy.byu.edu/archive. For more information, contact Lee Simons at (801) 422-2652 or lee_simons@byu.edu.

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