Beth Leschper was named Deputy Communications Director. Leschper was program coordinator for the Alaska Department of Revenue-Tax Division, where she was responsible for training and strategic planning. She also provided management oversight to Alaska's Unclaimed Property Program. Before moving to Alaska in 2005, Leschper was a mass communications educator for nationally recognized university and high school programs. Prior to her teaching career, Leschper spent more than 25 years in public relations and institutional advancement for Texas A&M University, the Texas Engineering Experiment Station, the Houston Advanced Research Center, Tarleton State University and several Texas school districts.
Thursday, July 17, 2008
Beth Calhoun Leschper ('80 and '91) was recently named communications director for the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development. She had spent the last year as deputy communications director for Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin; here's a description and bio from that previous position: