Gov. Herbert Appoints New Public Information Officer
April 27, 2016
SALT LAKE CITY (April 27, 2016) – Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert has appointed Kirsten Rappleye as Public Information Officer following Aimee Edwardsâ€™ transition to the Governorâ€™s Office of Economic Development earlier this month.
Prior to joining the governorâ€™s staff, Rappleye served as assistant to the Utah Senateâ€™s majority caucus, managing communications strategy, media relations and constituent services. She received a bachelorâ€™s degree in law and constitutional studies from Utah State University.
“We are excited to have Kirsten join Gov. Herbertâ€™s staff in this new capacity,” said Jon Cox, the governorâ€™s communications director. “With her past legislative experience overseeing communications for the Utah Senate, she will be an invaluable addition to the governorâ€™s staff.”
Rappleye will formally assume her new position on May 9, and may be contacted for media requests at email@example.com or 801-505-1457.