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Please note: this event has passed. The agenda from the 2020 Academy below is for reference only.
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Paige Pearson

Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
Paige is currently the Marketing and Public Relations Manager for the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. Included in her responsibilities for DGIF Paige oversees all internal and external communications, digital and print advertising and marketing, social media, videography, photography, Virginia Wildlife Magazine and Calendar, hunting, fishing, boating and waterfowl regulations, and events. Paige also served as the lead contact for the agency rebranding in 2017. Prior to her current position, Paige served as the Community Relations Manager for Kalkomey, Inc. Kalkomey is the prime vendor for state fish and wildlife agencies online education out of Dallas, TX.  Before she made the move to online education and software, she served as the Director of Communications and Operations for the Council to Advance Hunting and the Shooting Sports, a coalition of the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies in Washington, D.C. She worked for Gannett Healthcare Group, a subsidy of Gannett, Inc. in multiple roles such as Online Content Manager, Online Account Manager, and Social Media Manager. Paige hails from Raleigh, North Carolina but spent her college years in Wilmington, NC attending the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. She enjoys traveling the world, being on the water and spending time with friends and family.