Please contact Chief Communications Officer Michelle Durand about news issues concerning the County of San Mateo. Michelle serves as principal spokesperson on policy and countywide issues. The Communications Team can also assist in identifying appropriate spokespersons on specific topics.

Michelle Durand
Chief Communications Officer
Phone: (650) 363-4153
Email: mdurand@smcgov.org

For COVID-related inquiries, please email the Joint Information Center at smc_jic@smcgov.org.

Media inquiries to departments with dedicated communications staff should contact the following:

 

Coffee and newspaper

San Mateo County Health

Preston Merchant
Chief Communications and Public Information Officer
Phone: (650) 867-1661
Email: press@smchealth.org
 

Human Services Agency

Bryan Kingston
Communications Specialist
Phone: (650) 802-6433
Email: bkingston@smcgov.org
 

Office of Sustainability

Effie Verducci
Communications Officer
Phone: (650) 363-4120
Email: everducci@smcgov.org
 

Parks

Carla Schoof
Communications Specialist
Phone: (650) 599-1306
Email: cschoof@smcgov.org
 

Sheriff’s Office

Lt. Eamonn Allen
Public Information Officer
Phone: (650) 421-1243
Email: pio@smcgov.org