Public Affairs

Your one stop shop for all of Department of Agriculture & Natural Resources public information relating to press releases, interviews, public notices, meetings and events!

What We Do

The Public Affairs Team serves DANR's mission by providing accurate and timely information to its stakeholders through consistent and professional interactions with everyone we meet. Our responsibilities include media communications, policy development, public information, event organization, digital content management, and stakeholder relations.


Brian Walsh

Public Affairs Director

Cheyenne Tant

Policy Advisor

Brian Faris

Strategic Project Coordinator

Timothy Schoonhoven

Policy Advisor

Dana Soto

Public Affairs Specialist

Zach Walters

Digital Content Manager