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Alameda County, CA,
Office of Public Affairs

What We Do

The Office of Public Affairs serves as the Agency's principal point of contact with clients, news media, businesses, outside agencies, and the general public.

Public Affairs is responsible for informing the community about the Agency's operations and activities, including the Director's priorities and policies, key initiatives, and legal mandates. The Office advises department executives and the Director on all aspects of media relations and communications issues. The Director of Public Affairs coordinates the public affairs activities for all Agency departments and responds to requests for speakers and Agency representation at community events.

Public Affairs also oversees a number of Agency functions including: Community Ambassadors Program (CAP), Employee Recognition, Client Concerns, Agency Commissions, Earned Income Tax Credit Program and Season of Sharing.


Sylvia Soublet is the director for the Office of Public Affairs.


The Office of Public Affairs provides services in the following areas:


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