Becky Brackin, director of community relations since 2009, was named director of ASU’s Office of Communications and Marketing, effective July 2. She replaces Preston Lewis, who held the post from 1999 to his recent retirement.
Brackin, who earned her B.B.A. at ASU in 1985, previously was the president and publisher at the San Angelo Standard-Times and gosanangelo.com. She also had been marketing and online director at the Scripps-owned newspaper and held positions in the newsroom and advertising department. She also served as a community relations coordinator and public relations director during 10 years with the San Angelo Independent School District.
Since returning to ASU, Brackin has served on the Quality Enhancement Plan leadership team and other QEP committees, and she has collaborated with other campus offices, such as athletics and student life, to promote events and advocacy for the university. She is currently secretary of the ASU Staff Senate.