About the Cal OES Public Information Team

The team in the Crisis Communications and Public Affairs is always creating new, exciting and informative content that tells the story of what Cal OES is doing and what events we’re working. We set up this site to give you easy access to all of our original reporting and multimedia. To be specific, this is designed to be a feed of non-emergency public news & information. If you have an emergency to report, please call 9-1-1 immediately.

What do we post?

  • Original stories and unique, behind-the-scenes insights
  • Compelling photographs shot by our experienced photography team
  • Informative illustrations and maps of critical incidents and special events
  • Rich multimedia and video productions and timely video clips
  • Agency news releases & announcements

Can I Repost This Stuff?

Absolutely, yes! This content is intended to be used and shared for improved understanding and greater public good. That’s our goal and we hope you’ll help!

We encourage you to sign-up for our notifications and re-post our content on your social media feeds like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and blog.

Contact Our Public Information Office

Media Line:(916) 800-3943

Phone: (916) 845-8510
Email: media@caloes.ca.gov
24-Hour Emergency (916) 845-8911

Brian Ferguson
Deputy Director, Crisis Communication & Public Affairs
Phone: (916) 845-8447
Email: Brian.Ferguson@CalOES.ca.gov

Diana Crofts-Pelayo
Assistant Deputy Director, Crisis Communications & Public Affairs
Phone: (916) 845-8483
Email: Diana.Crofts-Pelayo@caloes.ca.gov

Bryan May
Chief Public Information Officer
Phone: (916) 845-8449
Email: Bryan.May@caloes.ca.gov

Shawn Boyd
Public Information Officer
Phone: (916) 845-8456​
Email: Shawn.Boyd@caloes.ca.gov​

Jonathan Gudel
Public Information Officer
Phone: (916) 845-8813
Email: Jon.Gudel@caloes.ca.gov

Alicia de la Garza
Public Information Officer
Phone: (916) 845-8239
Email: Alicia.delaGarza@caloes.ca.gov

Aly Hanner
Public Information Officer
Phone: (916) 616-1401
Email: Alyson.Hanner@caloes.ca.gov

Brittani Peterson
Public Information Officer
Phone: (916) 845-8509
Email: Brittani.Peterson@caloes.ca.gov

Gustavo Ortiz
Public Information Officer
Phone: (916) 845-8445
Email: Gustavo.Ortiz@caloes.ca.gov

John Larimore
Multimedia Producer
Phone: (916) 845-8462
Email: John.Larimore@caloes.ca.gov

Liana Toledo
Television Specialist
Phone: (916) 845-8441
Email: Liana.Toledo@caloes.ca.gov

Adria Wells
Graphic Designer III
Phone: (916) 845-8461
Email: Adria.Wells@caloes.ca.gov