Director of Communications
Matthew Rojas was born and raised in the Salt Lake area. He has spent most of his career dedicated to the issue of LGBTQ equality, and served as the Director of Membership for Lambda Legal, the nation’s largest organization dedicated to fighting for LGBTQ equality in courts around the country. In this role, Matthew served a key function in the organization’s communication strategy, with a focus on data driven, person-to-person, multi-channel marketing. Matthew has also assisted other national nonprofits and groups in developing messaging and strategy to reach key audiences.
CONTACT: MATTHEW.ROJAS@SLCGOV.COM | 385-228-2365
Deputy Director of Communications
Paul Murphy lives in Salt Lake City. In addition to his Deputy Director role, Paul is the Adjunct Public Relations Professor at Utah Valley University. He previously worked as the External Communications Director for Rocky Mountain Power and as the Director of Communications and Policy at the Utah Attorney General's Office. Paul has an Associates degree in Communication from BYU Idaho, a Bachelors degree in Communication from Utah State University, and has completed post graduate work in Political Science and Communication from the University of Utah. Outside of work, he enjoys mountain biking, racquetball, movies, and running.
CONTACT: PAUL.MURPHY@SLCGOV.COM | 801-535-6130
Communications & Content Manager
David Bier was born and raised in L'Anse, Michigan, a small town on the shores of Lake Superior. He currently attends Arizona State University, pursing a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Public Service and Policy with a minor in Political Science. He previously worked as the Communications and Member Services Coordinator for the Utah Association for Community Health and as a Campaign Specialist for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. In his spare time, David enjoys the outdoors, live music and traveling.
CONTACT: DAVID.BIER@SLCGOV.COM | 385-272-3108