Department and Media Contacts

The City of Seattle has Public Information Officers in every department to answer questions from the media and the general public. Please find the department or area you are looking for.

Jump To


Laura Austin
Tim Kuniholm

City Attorney

Dan Nolte

City Clerk

Monica Simmons

City Council

Dana Robinson Slote

City Light

Farrah Paul
Scott Thomsen

Department of Education and Early Learning

Austin Miller

Department of Finance & Administrative Services (FAS)

Julie Moore
Cyndi Wilder

Department of Neighborhoods

Lois Maag

Emergency Management

Debbie Goetz


Kristin Tinsley


Hilary Karasz
James Apa
Keith Seinfeld

Human Services Department (HSD)

Meg Olberding


Andra Addison
Caroline Ullmann

Municipal Court

Gary Ireland

Office for Civil Rights (OCR)

Roberto Bonaccorso

Office of Arts & Culture

Erika Lindsay

Office of Economic Development (OED)

Joe Mirabella

Office of Housing

Robin Koskey

Office of Immigrant & Refugee Affairs

Joaquin Uy

Office of Planning and Community Development (OPCD)

Jason Kelly

Office of Sustainability and Environment

Sara Wysocki

Office of the Mayor

Kamaria Hightower

Parks & Recreation

Christina Hirsch
Rachel Schulkin


Police Media Relations
Sean Whitcomb


Jeff Davis

Seattle Animal Shelter

Kara Main-Hester
Julie Moore
Cyndi Wilder

Seattle Center

Deborah Daoust

Seattle Channel

Lori Patrick
Seattle Channel Communications

Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections (SDCI)

Bryan Stevens
Wendy Shark

Seattle Department of Transportation

SDOT Media
SDOT Customer Care

Seattle Human Resources

Deborah Jaquith

Seattle Information Technology (Sea IT)

Kristen Glundberg-Prossor
Megan Erb

Seattle Jobs Initiative

John Crawford-Gallagher

Seattle Public Utilities (SPU)

Andy Ryan
Kathleen Baca
SPU Customer Service


Gigi Allianic