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County Executive Appoints Public Information Officer

Post Date:08/29/2017

August 29, 2017
Media Release

Elkton, MD

County Executive Alan McCarthy announced today that he will be appointing Jennifer R. Lyall to the position of Public Information Officer, a newly created position as a part of the FY18 Approved Budget for Cecil County. The Public Information Officer will work closely with the County Executive and the Office of Administration to organize and facilitate a communication strategy and act as a liaison between all County officials and departments and the public. Ms. Lyall has over 18 years of experience in publishing and public promotion. She will transition from her current position in the Department of Information Technology, where she most notably assisted with the development of the County’s newly designed website.

County Executive McCarthy stated, “I am looking forward to working with Ms. Lyall as we develop and build a communication plan for Cecil County and continue the process of moving Cecil County forward.”

Ms. Lyall’s diverse professional background encompasses careers in journalism, graphic design, marketing, and information technology. She has obtained a Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in Business and Technical Writing from the University of Delaware.

Ms. Lyall commented, “As a longtime County resident, it's an honor for me to accept this new position within Cecil County Government. I have always been an advocate for the County and now I get to do everything I can to ensure information about Cecil County, its programs and initiatives are disseminated accurately and efficiently.”

Al Wein
Director of Administration


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