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head_shot2014Sarah Carkhuff Fizell, Owner

Sarah has 14 years of experience in a wide variety of communications arenas. Her experience has focused mostly on communication of arts, nonprofit management, health policy, politics, and regulatory issues. She also has experience with all aspects of event planning and campaign management. She has a B.A. in Communications Studies from the University of Kansas.

Currently, Sarah is the executive director of ARTSConnect, the nonprofit arts organization tasked with promoting and supporting the arts across Topeka. She also manages duties for several other clients and volunteers in the community. Previously, Sarah was responsible for communications strategy, public relations and government affairs for Strategic Communications of Kansas. Prior to that, Sarah worked as a policy analyst and communications specialist at the Kansas Health Institute (KHI) where she worked on topics such as Medicaid financing, state health reform, and the uninsured in Kansas. While living in Washington, D.C. from 2004-2007, Sarah worked for the Kaiser Family Foundation where she was responsible for event planning and communication – working to coordinate press conferences, policy briefings, and building strategic communications plans around specific policy issues on a national level and on a variety of subjects. She got her start in grassroots organizing during Kathleen Sebelius’ successful 2002 gubernatorial race.

Sarah’s background in politics, policy, event planning and technical writing – combined with several years spent as a design major at KU, bring a unique set of skills to the clients of Post Rock Public Relations.

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