Our Cal OES Crisis Communication Team

The Crisis Communication and Public Affairs Team is always creating new, exciting and informative content that tells the story of what Cal OES is doing to keep Californians safe.

Mission: We alert, inform and empower all Californians to prepare for, respond to, and recover from threats and emergencies.

Vision: As we help Californians navigate emergencies:

  • We provide clear, consistent and accurate information
  • We bring stability and reassurance with a compassionate and human-centered approach
  • We are an inclusive partner who champions diversity and accessibility
  • We foster a united, transparent and collaborative environment
  • We support and uplift each other, encourage growth and celebrate successes

Values: Dedication, Compassion, Innovation, Integrity

Contact Information: News and media inquiries can be directed to media@caloes.ca.gov, 24/7/365, as individual team members can be out, unavailable or deployed in response to an incident.

Branding, Logos, and Media Kits: You can visit our Branding, Logos, and Media Kit site for b-roll videos, logos, and graphics.

Media Contact Signup: Click here to sign up to receive Cal OES media and press releases.

 

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Deputy Director

(916) 879-4298

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Assistant Director

916-845-8483

Dino Apolonio

Dino Apolonio

Television Specialist

916-845-8461

Shawn Boyd

Shawn Boyd

Public Information & Media Relations Manager

916-845-8456

Chris Dargan

Chris Dargan

IMAT Senior Public Information Officer

916-845-8469

Diana Ibrahim

Diana Ibrahim

Public Information Officer

916-845-8585

Eric Mathias

Eric Mathias

Graphic Designer III

916-845-8457

Gustavo Ortiz

Gustavo Ortiz

Public Information Officer

916-845-8445

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Public Information Officer

916-845-8474

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Public Information Officer

916-845-8480

Alicia de la Garza

Alicia de la Garza

Senior Public Information Officer, Fire & Rescue

916-845-8239

John Larimore

John Larimore

Multimedia Producer

916-845-8462

Bryan May

Bryan May

Multimedia Manager

916-845-8449

Joseph Schutz

Joseph Schutz

Public Information Officer

916-845-8492

Mariah Bickham

Mariah Bickham

Public Information Officer

916-845-8425

Adam Cranfill

Adam Cranfill

Public Information Officer

916-845-8430

Lori Fowler

Lori Fowler

Senior Public Information Officer, Southern Region

916-205-5787

Davina Mapes

Davina Mapes

Public Information Officer

916-845-8509

Marcelino Navarro

Marcelino Navarro

Television Specialist

916-845-8442

Michael Traum

Michael Traum

Information Officer II

916-845-8482