Lia summers

Senior Advisor for 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 for 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.


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Senior Advisor for Education

Angela Doan was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. She attended the University of Utah, attaining a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. For four years, she worked in the Salt Lake City School District at Edison Elementary under a Title I school improvement grant. Angela later received her Master’s in Educational Leadership from Boston College and her J.D. from Boston College Law School. She has previously worked with the U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights, the Massachusetts Advocates for Children, and the New England Innocence Project. In her spare time, Angela enjoys traveling, cooking, and reading.