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Fayette Alliance Welcomes New Director of Education and Governmental Affairs

August 25, 2020 (Lexington, Ky.)- Fayette Alliance, a non-profit dedicated to achieving smart and equitable growth in Lexington-Fayette County through land-use advocacy, education, and research, has named Ashleigh McGuire their new Director of Education and Governmental Affairs.

“We are thrilled to welcome Ashleigh to the Fayette Alliance team,” said Fayette Alliance Executive Director Brittany Roethemeier. “Her experience in advocacy, community outreach and engagement combined with her passion for the Lexington community makes her an outstanding addition. We are fortunate to have her depth of knowledge and energy on our team, and I look forward to continuing our work towards smart, sustainable, and equitable growth in Lexington-Fayette County with Ashleigh in her new role.”

Ashleigh McGuire is a Clark County native who has worked in non-profit public affairs for five years, including work in voter engagement, community outreach, advocacy, governmental affairs, and public policy. She graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2015 where she found her passion for advocacy and education for sustainability and the Lexington community. Prior to joining the Fayette Alliance, Ashleigh served as the Director of Public Affairs for Planned Parenthood in Florida and upstate New York.

“I am thrilled to be back home in Lexington and I look forward to building community around smart and equitable growth and bringing those voices to City Hall,” said McGuire.

As Lexington’s voice for sustainable growth, Fayette Alliance believes that preserving our unique and productive bluegrass farmland, advancing innovative development, and improving our infrastructure are essential to our collective success in Lexington. Through efforts at government and beyond, Fayette Alliance positively impacts countywide planning and zoning laws and policies – which are the building blocks of a better quality of life, economy, and environment for Lexington.