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Public Information Office

The Public Information Office serves as a liaison to the community and provides various services to promote effective communication and partnerships.

The Tacoma Public Schools is committed to building and maintaining strong relationships with parents, students and the community. The district strives to provide accurate and timely information to the community.

The Public Information Office provides the district a wide variety of communication tools and strategies for communicating and partnering with the community. Staff members have expertise in the areas of media, marketing and community outreach, and are available to help promote the many programs, events and opportunities at our schools.

Contact Information

Phone: 253-571-1015

Dan Voelpel, executive director of communications

Elle Warmuth, coordinator

Kathryn McCarthy, coordinator

Alicia Lawver, facilities coordinator

Pam Thompson, assistant

Chelsea Sheasley, brand journalist

Dave Wilkins, brand journalist​

​Kevin Medford, video analyst

Casey Madison, video production analyst

Susan Anderson, administrative assistant ​​​​


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 Share Your Good News

Email us and share good news about what's happening in your school. You can also share good news by calling the Public Information Office at 253-571-1015.

 Awards & Recognitions

We would like to hear about student and staff awards and recognitions. Contact the Public Information Office by email or by phone at 253-571-1015.