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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 Community newsletter and podcast. Staff assists 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) 226-0245 (cell)
Program areas: Chief Cabinet spokesperson, media relations

Brice Mitchell
Executive Advisor
(502) 330-9912
Program areas: Advisor to the executive director of Public Affairs, Media Requests

Barbara Fox
Information Officer 
(502) 564-6786, ext. 3102
Program areas: Department for Aging and Independent Living/Veterans Affairs communication support

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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