Director of Public Affairs - Jonathon Taylor
Director of Public Affairs
UA Office of Public Affairs
Jonathon Taylor assumed the position of director of public affairs for the UA system office on January 17, 2023.
Jonathon is a lifelong Alaskan and an alum of the University of Alaska Anchorage and has held communication leadership roles in both public and private sectors.
He most recently worked as an account manager for Yuit Communications, a full-service
public relations, communications, and marketing firm in Anchorage. He previously served
as deputy press secretary to Governor Bill Walker and communications director for
the Alaska Department of Public Safety.
In these roles, Jonathon gained extensive external relations experience in media, public affairs, government relations and policy development. In addition, Jonathon has served in a volunteer capacity on the UA Foundation Board of Directors, on the boards of the Pulse Dance Company and the Anchorage Community Development Authority.