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The Office of Public Affairs 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.

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Office of Public Affairs Staff

Susan Dunlap
CHFS Executive Director of Public Affairs 
(502) 564-6786 x3437
(502) 226-0245 (cell)
Program areas: Chief cabinet spokesperson, media relations

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

Barbara Fox
Information Officer 
(502) 564-6786, ext. 3102 
Program areas: Emergency preparedness, KOIN

Elden May
Information Officer 
(502) 564-6786, ext. 3103 
Program areas: Publications, social media

Julianne Hatton
Information Officer 
(502) 564-6786, ext. 3104
Program areas: Broadcast specialist, podcasting 

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