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Office of Communications

The Office of Communications provides information about programs, services and other matters related to the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to the media, members of the public and employees. The office also develops news releases and other materials, including the CHFS Focus newsletter. Staff assist all Cabinet departments, offices and divisions with media relations, program marketing, resource development and Web editing.

To find recent and archived news releases or open meeting notices for the current month, visit the CHFS Newsroom.

Office of Communications Staff

Doug Hogan
CHFS Executive Director of Public Affairs
502-564-7042, ext. 3467 Cell: 502-330-9323
Program areas: Chief cabinet spokesperson, manages media relations, communications strategies around CHFS policy initiatives and serves as a health policy advisor.

Dan Chesser
Media Specialist 
502-564-6786, ext. 3100
Program areas: Video production and editing

Beth Crace Fisher
Information Officer
502-564-6786, ext. 3101
Program areas: Public Health, Medicaid, Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Addiction Services, Health Policy, e-Health, Office of Inspector General

Barbara Fox
Information Officer
502-564-6786, ext. 3102
Program areas: Public Health, pandemic/emergency preparedness, KOIN

Elden May
Information Officer
502-564-6786, ext. 3103
Program areas: Publications, Social Media, CHFS Focus

Anya Armes Weber
Information Officer
502-564-6786, ext. 3104
Program areas: Department for Community Based Services including foster care, adoption, family support and public assistance programs; and Commission on Children with Special Health Care Needs


Last Updated 11/1/2016