Communications Department

Office of the County Executive​


At the recommendation of her Transition Team and to make government more open and transparent, County Executive Jan Gardner created a Communications Department to work with local and regional media, increase her outreach to the public through avenues such as social media and weekly information briefings, and inform citizens of her initiatives.     

The Communications Department works together to produce and disseminate print and broadcast information, coordinate proclamation and recognition ceremonies, notify the public during emergencies, and inform residents about the services and programs provided through Frederick County Government.  

The department includes the Video Services team and the public information officer combined into a single unit committed to providing a bright future for Frederick County!

Public Information Briefing
Public information briefing by Executive Jan Gardner.


Point of Contact for
Public Information Act Requests


Senior Assistant County Attorney
Linda Thall

Office of the County Attorney
12 East Church Street
Frederick, Md  21701
301-600-1030
E-mail
Internet Address of the Representative's Governmental Unit

Contact Us

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    Vivian Laxton

    Director
    Communications Department
    301-600-1315
    Email

    Robin Santangelo
    Public Information Officer
    301-600-2590
    Email

    Video Services
    FCG TV
    John Mongan
    Manager
    301-600-6004
    Email

    Scott Betts
    Assistant Manager
    301-600-6003
    Email

    Staff Directory

    Winchester Hall

    12 E. Church St.
    Frederick, MD 21701

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