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Southern Oregon University

LizLiz Shelby, Chief of Staff and Director of Government Relations, has been employed with Southern Oregon University for nearly 18 years.  She served as the director of the School of Business Small Business Development Center for 14 years. Three years ago Liz accepted a position in the President's office, combining her government relations work with responsibilities as a member of the President's Cabinet.  Before employment with the university, Liz worked with the Chamber of Medford/Jackson County and Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development Inc., as the Executive Director for Economic Development. Liz holds an MBA from SOU and is active in the community, serving on several boards.