Governor Launches Multicultural Affairs Office & Multicultural Commission


Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert will sign an Executive Order launching the Multicultural Affairs Office and Multicultural Commission.  The launch will commence with the first meeting of the Multicultural Commission chaired by Lt. Governor Greg Bell.

Governor Gary R. Herbert
Lt. Governor Greg Bell
Julie Fisher, Executive Director,
Department of Community and Culture
Claudia Nakano, Director, Multicultural Affairs
Multicultural Commission Members
WHERE: Utah State Capitol, Capitol Board Room (Room 240)
WHEN: Tuesday, November 15, 2011, 10:00 A.M.
BACKGROUND: Earlier this year Governor Herbert announced the new Multicultural Commission and the appointment of Claudia Nakano as the director of Multicultural Affairs.  The new Multicultural Affairs Office, members of the Multicultural Commission, representatives of state agencies, and representatives from the ethnic community, will collaborate to coordinate projects, resources, and activities targeted to better serve the ethnic community.