Communications officers are available to provide media assistance during normal working hours, Monday-Friday 8-5. All calls/emails received after-hours that are non-emergency-related will be reviewed on the next working day.
For incidents requiring timely response, an on-call Communications Officer is available for after normal business hours, weekends and holidays. You may call the Communications Office main line and follow the prompts to reach the on-call person. They will respond as promptly as possible for inquiries deemed emergency in nature.
Jody Donaldson, Director 919-436-3146
Clyde Roper, Deputy Director, Public Affairs and Media Relations 919-436-3140
Kirsten Barber, Deputy Director, Communications and Digital Media 919-825-2628
Brian Haines, Communications Officer/Emergency Management 919-825-2390
Charlotte Woolard, Communications Officer/Victim Compensation Services, Governor's Crime Commission 919-733-5027
Laura Hourigan, Communications Officer/State Capitol Police, Private Protective Services Board, Law Enforcement Support Services 919-436-3147
Matt Debnam, Communications Officer/Division of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention 919-436-3026
First Sgt. Christopher Knox, Public Information Officer/State Highway Patrol 984-349-6577
Sgt. Marcus Bethea, Public Information Officer/State Highway Patrol 984-349-6577
Special Agent William Happoldt, Public Information Officer/Alcohol Law Enforcement 919-733-4060
Anjanette Grube, Public Information Director, State Bureau of Investigation 980-781-3049
Bridget Munger, Communications Director, North Carolina Office of Recovery and Resiliency (NCORR) 984-212-1052
Lt. Col. Ellis Parks, Director of Public Affairs / N.C. National Guard 984-664-6244
Jeff Strickland, Public Affairs Director/Alcoholic Beverage Commission 919-779-8344