Tucson native named Governor's Chief of Staff

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Governor Napolitano has named a Tucson native as her new Chief of Staff. Jan Lesher will replace current Chief of Staff Dennis Burke, who will be leaving in mid-September.

Lesher currently serves as Director of the Arizona Department of Commerce. Previously she was the Director of the Governor's Southern Arizona Office, Vice-President of Communications and Marketing for the Tucson Economic Development Corporation, and Executive Director of the Tucson Community Cable Corporation. She was named the Metropolitan Tucson Chamber of Commerce Woman of the Year in 2005.