Lia summers

Senior Advisor, Art & Culture

Lia Summers was born and raised in Salt Lake City. She attended the University of Utah, attaining a Bachelor's degree in Psychology. She is also a proud graduate of the Salt Lake School for the Performing Arts, where she studied Theatre, with an emphasis on Shakespeare. She has volunteered with numerous companies throughout the Salt Lake arts community, such as Pinnacle Acting Company, and has participated in the Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival. Outside of work, Lia enjoys traveling, live theatre and film, and spending time with her family. 



Lynn Pace

Senior Advisor, Intergovernmental Affairs

Lynn Pace graduated from the University of Utah and the University of Chicago Law School. For the past 12 years he has supervised the City’s legislative advocacy efforts with the Utah State Legislature, and has handled inter-governmental issues with Salt Lake County and other local government entities. Lynn and his wife Lisa are the parents of 7 children. When he is not working on City stuff, he enjoys hiking, gardening and raising backyard chickens.



Christine Passey

Coordinator for Disability Rights & Special Projects

Christine Passey grew up in Rose Park. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from the University of Utah. She previously served as the Director of Friday’s Kids Respite and as Vice President of the Utah Autism Coalition. Christine is a recognized disability advocate across state and federal levels, and is dedicated to improving accessibility and inclusion for all individuals with access needs and disabilities.