Office of Communications

Latest News

Children’s Administration and the Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery no longer are part of the Department of Social and Services.

Media with questions related to the two entities should contact:

The Department of Children, Youth and Families: Debra Johnson, Communications Director, (360) 407-1442.

The Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery within the Health Care Authority: Amy Blondin, Chief Communications officer, (360) 725-1915 or the Communications Division, (360) 725-1057.

What We Do

The Office of Communications is responsible for all internal and external communications for the Washington Department of Social and Health Services. This includes media relations, visual communications and the Victim/Witness Notification Program.

 

Contact Us: (360) 902-7829

Media Relations         
Victim/Witness Notification
 
Adolfo Capestany
Senior Director, Office of Communications
(360) 902-8007
 
Norah West
Assistant Director, Office of Communications
(360) 902-7833
 
Mindy Chambers
Financial Services Administration
Services and Enterprise Support Administration
(360) 902-0265
 
Lisa Copeland
Developmental Disabilities Administration
(360) 902-7844
 
Kelly Stowe
Behavioral Health Administration
Economic Services Administration
(360) 902-7739
 
Chris Wright
Aging and Long-Term Support Administration
Rehabilitation Administration
(360) 902-8338
 
Lisa Copeland
Program Administrator
(360) 902-7844
 
Visual Communications
Norah West
Manager
(360) 902-7833
 
Mae Pensula
Production Manager
(360) 902-7840
 
Web Services
Brad Smith
Manager
(360) 902-7835