Department of Communications

Our Mission:

The Department of Communications strives to create and maintain effective lines of communication between the government of Bucks County, its employees, and the public it serves. 

Department of Communications Staff:

  • Eric J. Nagy, Director of Policy and Communications
  • James T. O'Malley, Deputy Director of Communications
  • Charlotte K. Reese, Digital Media Specialist
  • Gillian M. O'Brien, Office Manager
  • Lauren Diehl, Communications Associate

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What We Do:

Based in Doylestown, the Department of Communications promotes awareness and understanding of Bucks County by providing clear, timely and accurate information about its policies, programs and other activities to county residents, employees and visitors. The office's main functions include:

  • Public information 
  • Employee communications                                    
  • Community relations
  • Special projects & events
  • Media relations
  • Crisis communications

Our office interacts with members of the news media; generates news releases and social media posts; arranges the county commissioners' public meetings, news conferences, ceremonies and special events; responds to questions from citizens; and maintains the county's official website. We also prepare proclamations, letters of commendation and Eagle Scout citations awarded by the county commissioners.