About the Department
Director of Communications and Public Affairs
The Department’s Director is Di Galvan. Communications and Public Affairs is the lead communications and media relations department for the City of San Antonio. The department develops information and public awareness campaigns, publishes the City’s Employee and Community newsletters, as well as the City’s Annual Report. Communication and Public Affairs also oversees the Open Records Process for the City organization, manages content on the City's website, www.sanantonio.gov, oversees all programming for the City’s Public, Education and Government Access channels, including production of City service videos. The department also coordinates the City’s biennial Employee and Community survey process.
Communications and Public Affairs utilizes radio, television, print, internet and social media to inform residents of important service delivery changes, upcoming events, and recent accomplishments of the City organization. News releases, news conferences and public awareness campaigns are used daily to accomplish this task. The department also responds to inquiries from local, national and international media regarding City services, issues and City officials.
CITY'S CORE VALUES
- Teamwork: We work together to make San Antonio better.
- Integrity: We model ethical behavior.
- Innovation: We are driven by continuous improvement.
- Professionalism: We are qualified, skilled and competent.