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Sec. Barfield names Payton as LDR Press Secretary

September 4, 2014

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana Department of Revenue Secretary Tim Barfield announced today that he has named Kizzy Payton as press secretary for the agency.

“We are pleased to welcome Kizzy to the Department. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this position, having successfully worked in the field in various capacities for many years,” said Barfield. “We’re looking forward to her helping to expand our communications efforts and ensuring that we continue to share important information with citizens and stakeholders throughout the state.”

Payton most recently worked in the Communications and Marketing Department with the Recreation and Parks Commission for the Parish of East Baton Rouge. Prior to that position, she served as the executive director of communications for the Recovery School District and director of public information for the Louisiana Community and Technical College System. She graduated from Southern University and A&M College with a master’s degree in mass communication.