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National Park Service
U.S. Department of the Interior
LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA News Release
For Immediate Release: September 17, 2012
Release No.: 2012-41
Contact: Christie Vanover 702-293-8691 or Kevin Turner 702-293-8712
LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA WELCOMES NEW PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER
LAS VEGAS - Lake Mead National Recreation Area is pleased to announce the selection of Christie Vanover as its new Public Affairs Specialist. Vanover most recently served as the U.S. Army Chief of Command Information at Fort Hood, Texas.
She has a bachelor's degree in advertising with a secondary major in recreation from Western Kentucky University and a master's degree in journalism and mass communications from Kansas State University.
Vanover has held a number of important public affairs/public relations positions at several U.S. Army installations and taught public relations writing at Kansas State University. She is highly respected for her public affairs work within the U.S. Army, and has received numerous awards, including the U.S. Army Forces Command Civilian Journalist of the Year Award four years in a row.
Vanover worked in the Las Vegas media market in 2006-2007, serving at Channel 3 as promotions producer.
Beginning Sept. 17, media queries should be directed to Vanover at e-mail us or 702-293-8691.