Samantha Weeks is the Events and Communications Manager for the Research Program Development Team. She leads the planning, organization, and execution of annual initiative events and select one-off events. In addition, she is responsible for sending weekly and monthly newsletters for all initiatives. She also maintains public facing communication platforms including initiative websites and social media, as applicable. Samantha graduated with a Bachelor of Science, focused on recreational management with a minor in event planning in 2011. She has 8+ years of experience in event planning at the University of Utah.