Communications Office/Public Information


Communications Manager/PIO
Gina DePinto, APR

Office: (805) 568-3428
Media Inquiries and Emergencies: Cell (805) 319-9155
Email: gdepinto@countyofsb.org

The Communications Office manages internal and external communications for the County Executive Office and assists with the communication efforts of the County's other agencies and departments. The office responds to inquiries from all sources and seeks to provide access to information by the public and media outlets. The office increases public awareness of a large number of programs and services offered by the County, reports on the efforts of employees and increases public awareness of Board of Supervisors meetings and policy decisions, how tax dollars are spent, and how the public can engage in their local governance.

The office disseminates printed and electronic information, including via the County's Twitter, Twitter en Español, Facebook and Instagramaccounts; and via speeches and presentations. The office also publishes County e-news and information. The public can subscribe to receive one or more newsletters, including information en español.