Media Contacts

Contact Information

Office of Communications and Public Engagement
2100 Clarendon Blvd., Suite 314, Arlington, VA 22201
TEL: 703-228-3120
TTY: 703-228-4611

Reporters: For urgent help (including after-hours, weekends and holidays), contact the Communications Duty Officer by calling 703-228-3936. Leave a voicemail with your name, phone number, and subject you’re calling about. This number does not receive text messages.


Bryna Helfer

Assistant County Manager and Director of Communications & Public Engagement

Email: Bryna Helfer
Phone: 703-228-3247

Community Planning, Housing & Development

Email: Elise Cleva
Phone: 703-228-5027

County Board Office

Email: Cara O’Donnell
Phone: 703-228-7943

Economic Development

Email: Kelly Rindfusz
Phone: 703-228-0890

Environmental Services

Email: Eric Balliet (Transportation Capital Projects) 
Phone: 703-228-3770

Email: Jessica Baxter
Phone: 703-228-3152

Email: Katie O’Brien
Phone: 703-228-4952

Email: Peter Golkin
Phone: 703-228-3346

Fire Department

Email: Nate Hiner
Phone: 571-242-0271

Human Services

Email: Kurt Larrick
Phone: 703-228-1775


Email: Henrik Sundqvist
Phone: 703-228-0590

Parks and Recreation

Email: Susan Kalish
Phone: 703-228-3330

Email: Martha Holland
Phone: 703-228-0785


Email: Ashley Savage
Phone: 703-228-4331

Public Safety Communications and Emergency Management

Email: Hannah Winant 
Phone: 703-228-5584

Public Schools

Email: Frank Bellavia
Phone: 703-228-6004

Email: Catherine Ashby
Phone: 703-228-6003

Technology Services

Email: Shannon Whalen-McDaniel
Phone: 703-228-3685