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Media Contacts by Sonoma County Department & Agency

County of Sonoma


Media Information Only

Address: 575 Administration Drive, Suite 104A
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Phone:(707) 565-3040
Fax:(707) 565-3778

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Agricultural Preservation & Open Space District

Contact:Amy Ricard
Title:Community Relations Specialist
Address: 747 Mendocino Ave, Suite 100
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Phone:(707) 565-7261

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Department of Health Services

  • Behavioral Health Division
    • Crisis Assessment, Prevention, and Education
    • Crisis Stabilization Unit
    • Jail Mental Health Services
    • Dependency Drug Court & Drug Free Babies
    • Mental Health Services Act Coordination (Proposition 63)
    • Mobile Support Team
  • Health Policy, Planning & Evaluation Division
    • Alcohol, Tobacco, And Other Drugs Violence Prevention
    • Dental Health
    • Obesity Prevention
  • Public Health Division
    • Disease Control and Surveillance
    • Environmental Health (Restaurant Inspections, Solid Waste, Freshwater and Ocean Water Quality)
    • Home and Field Nursing (Nurse-Family Partnership)
    • Public Health Laboratory
    • Women, Infants, Children Program (WIC)
  • First 5 Sonoma County Commission
  • Sonoma County Animal Services
  • County & Community Initiatives
    • Health Action
Contact:Rohish Lal
Title:Public Information Analyst
Address:1450 Neotomas Avenue, Suite 200
Santa Rosa, CA 95405
Phone:(707) 565-6625

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General Services Department

  • Accounting
  • Administration
  • Energy and Sustainability
  • Facilities Development and Management
  • Purchasing
    Contact:Michelle Ling
    Title:Senior Communications Manager
    Address:2300 County Center Drive, Suite A200
    Santa Rosa, CA 95403
    Phone:(707) 565-3242

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    Human Services Department

    • Adult and Aging Services Division
      • Adult Protective Services
      • Area Agency on Aging: Aging Together; My Care, My Plan: Speak Up Sonoma County; A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns about Falls; the Sonoma County Elder Justice Coalition
      • In-Home Supportive Services
      • In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority
      • Multipurpose Senior Service Program
      • Public Administrator / Public Guardian / Public Conservator
      • Veterans Service Office
    • Economic Assistance Division
      • CalFresh (formerly food stamps)
      • Medi-Cal, Covered California and County Medical Services Program (CMSP)
      • General Assistance Program
    • Employment and Training Division
      • Job Link (with Sonoma County Workforce Investment Board)
      • Sonoma Works (aka CalWorks)
      • Sonoma County Youth Ecology Corps (with Water Dept.)
    • Family, Youth and Children’s Services Division
      • Child Protection Services
      • Foster Care / Adoption
      • Valley of the Moon Children’s Home
      • Redwood Children’s Center
    • County Initiatives
      • Upstream Investments (sponsored by the Board of Supervisors)
      • Road to the Early Achievement and Development of Youth (READY) (with First Five and Cradle to Career Sonoma County)
    Contact:Kris Montgomery
    Title:Communications Manager
    Address: 490 Mendocino Avenue, Suite 101
    Santa Rosa, CA 95401
    Phone:(707) 565-8085
    Mobile:(707) 495-6999

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    Permit and Resource Management Department

    • Permits & Inspections
      • Building
      • Well & Septic Systems
      • Engineering
    • Planning, Zoning, General Plan, Land Use
      • Boards & Commissions
      • Project Review
      • Environmental Review
      • Major Planning Initiatives (Winery events, vacation rental ordinance, coastal sea level rise, etc.)
    • Code Enforcement
    Contact:Maggie Fleming
    Title:Communications Manager
    Address: 2550 Ventura Avenue
    Santa Rosa, CA 95403
    Phone:(707) 565-6196

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    Regional Parks

    Contact:Meda Freeman
    Title:Communications Manager
    Address: 2300 County Center Drive, Suite 120A
    Santa Rosa, CA 95403
    Phone:(707) 565-2275
    Mobile:(707) 321-2003

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    Sheriff’s Office

    Contact:Sergeant Juan Valencia
    Title:Media Relations - Public Information Officer
    Address: 2796 Ventura Avenue
    Santa Rosa, CA 95403
    Phone:(707) 565-3941
    Mobile:(707) 806-8135

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    Sonoma Water (previously called Water Agency)

    Contact:Brad Sherwood
    Title:Community & Government Affairs Manager
    Address: 404 Aviation Boulevard
    Santa Rosa, CA 95403
    Phone:(707) 322-8192

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    Transportation and Public Works Department

    • Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport
    • Roads
      • Unincorporated road maintenance, paving and projects
      • Funding
    • Sonoma County Transit
    • Water Service Districts of Fitch Mountain, Freestone, Jenner and Salmon Creek
    Contact:Daniel Virkstis
    Title:Public Affairs Program Manager
    Address: 2300 County Center Drive, Suite B 100
    Santa Rosa, CA 95403
    Phone:(707) 565-2992

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    Contact Information

    Public Information Office
    County Administrator's Office
    County of Sonoma
    575 Administration Drive
    Suite 104A
    Santa Rosa, CA 95403
    38.464665, -122.725235