Public Affairs

About Us


The Division of Public Affairs oversees external communications for the County. A dedicated staff provides residents, businesses and other interested parties important information about county services, programs and events over multiple media platforms.

The Public Affairs Office manages the York County website and social media pages, local government access cable channels, a quarterly county newsletter and various printed materials. Located in Historic Yorktown, this division answers citizen calls and questions plus responds to concerns and Freedom of Information Requests.

Who We Are


  1. Paula Hersh

    Paula Hersh

    Public Affairs Manager
    Phone: 757-890-3324

  2. Randy Williford

    Randy Williford

    Video Services Manager
    Phone: 757-890-3312

  1. Gail Whittaker

    Gail Whittaker

    Public Information Officer
    Phone: 757-890-3300

  2. JoAnn Mewborn

    JoAnn Mewborn

    Webmaster
    Phone: 757-890-3319