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.
Office of Public Affairs Staff
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.
502-564-6786, ext. 3100
Program areas: Video production and editing
Beth Crace Fisher
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
502-564-6786, ext. 3102
Program areas: Public Health, pandemic/emergency preparedness, KOIN
502-564-6786, ext. 3103
Program areas: Publications, Social Media, CHFS Focus
Anya Armes Weber
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