- Communications & Outreach
- Media Resources
Residents can stay connected with New Hanover County through social media for important news, information, programs and events, and meeting schedules.
Social Media Links
In addition, New Hanover County is committed to exemplary media relations with a team of experienced professionals who are available to respond to media inquiries and to speak as representatives of their respective departments.
Media inquiries can be directed to Alex Riley at firstname.lastname@example.org or 910-798-7422, who will assist in facilitating a response from the department experts.
The county's official logos and high-resolution headshots for Commissioners and department heads are below as a resource for the media.
Please note, the use of official county logos on any promotion or marketing material must be endorsed and authorized by the county. For approval and preferred logo usage guidelines, please email Lauren McConville at email@example.com.
For professional pictures of New Hanover County events and attractions, visit the county's Flickr page.
Outreach Office has provided production-ready photos of the Board of County Commissioners and the county's Strategic Management Council. Photos are provided in a high-resolution JPG format.
Board of County Commissioners
- Bill Rivenbark - Chair
- LeAnn Pierce - Vice-Chair
- Jonathan Barfield - Commissioner
- Deb Hays - Commissioner
- Rob Zapple - Commissioner
- Allison Snell - Tax Administrator
- Amber Smith - Senior Resource Center Director
- Betsy Graham - Veteran Services Officer
- Chris Coudriet - County Manager
- /ImageRepository/Document?documentId=207 Chris Preston - Community Justice Services Director
- Dana Conners - Public Library Director
- Donna Fayko - Health and Human Services Director
- Donnie Hall - Fire Chief
- Dru Harrison - Soil and Water Conservation District Director
- Edward McMahon - Sheriff
- Eric Credle - Chief Finance Officer
- Hope Downs - 911 Communications Director
- Jennifer Rigby - Chief Strategy Officer
- Jessica Loeper - Chief Communications Officer
- Jim Iannucci - County Engineer
- Joe Suleyman - Recycling and Solid Waste Director
- Jon Campbell - Public Health Director
- Kym Crowell - Clerk to the Board
- Linda Thompson - Chief Diversity and Equity Officer
- Lisa Wurtzbacher - Assistant County Manager
- Mark Francolini - Chief Human Resources Officer
- Michelle Daniels - Budget Officer
- Nicolas Gadzekpo - Building Safety Permitting Director
- Rae Hunter-Havens - Board of Elections Director
- Rashad Gattison - Interim Director Port City United
- Rebekah Roth - Planning and Land Use Director
- Sara Warmuth - Chief Facilities Officer
- Sunny Hwang - Chief Information Officer
- Steven Still - Emergency Management Director
- Susan Wynn - Executive Assistant
- Tammy Piver - Register of Deeds
- /ImageRepository/Document?documentId=195 Tara Duckworth - Parks and Gardens Director
- Tim Buckland - Intergovernmental Affairs Manager
- Tim Burgess - Deputy County Manager
- Tonya Jackson - Social Services Director
- Tufanna Bradley - Assistant County Manager
- Wanda Copley - County Attorney
- Wayne LaBar - Cape Fear Museum Director