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Communication Services

The district's communication services team serves as the primary contact for media outlets on behalf of the Board of Education, district, and schools. It is also dedicated to informing and engaging our students, parents, staff, and community in support of the Jeffco 2020 Vision. View the Communications Plan here. View the 2016-17 Communications Report here. Learn more about the communications team below.

Tammy SchiffTammy Schiff

Chief Communications Officer
Phone: 303-982-6504
Tammy joined Jeffco Public Schools in August 2018. Tammy has spent over 30 years in domestic and international marketing, business strategy, communications, and field operations. She also worked in a consulting or interim executive role with numerous start-up technology ventures, higher education systems, and non-profits. 


Diana WilsonDiana M. Wilson
Executive Director
Phone: 303-982-6810
Diana has been with Jeffco Public Schools since January 2016. She has 20 years of experience in public sector communications. Diana lives in Lakewood with her husband and their three boys who attend Jeffco Public Schools. 



Tracie ApelTracie Apel
Outreach & Engagement
Phone: 303-982-6831
Tracie joined Jeffco Public Schools in 2012. She has accounting, auditing, and marketing experience for both corporate and nonprofit organizations. Her position in the communication services department is one of outreach and engagement both within Jeffco Public Schools and the larger community. She works to share the good news happening in Jeffco every day.


Cameron BellCameron Bell
Social Media & Internal Communications
Phone: 303-982-6808
Cameron joined Jeffco Public Schools in 2007. She has a background in communications, PR, and advertising in both the private and public sectors, as well as eight years of elementary school experience. She is responsible for district and school communications, responding to media inquiries, and special public information projects.

Lisa Girard - Digital Communications SpecialistLisa Girard
Social Media & External Communications
Phone: 303-982-6679
Lisa joined Jeffco Public Schools in 2019. She is marketing professional with over 20 years experience in traditional and new media, including radio, TV, web development, online advertising, email, and social media. She is responsible for district and school communications and special project communications throughout the school district. 


Devan Crean

Devan Crean
Marketing & Publications
Phone: 303-982-6833
Devan joined Jeffco Public Schools in 2015. She has worked for more than a decade in marketing and communications as a writer, editor, and graphic designer for both the private and public sectors. She is responsible for internal and external publications, district marketing materials, marketing support for schools and departments, and graphic design.


Jack Maher

Jack Maher
Phone: 303-982-6791
Jack Maher joined Jeffco Public Schools in 2014. Prior to joining Jeffco, Jack spent 34 years as executive producer at 9News, where he created Denver’s first full-fledged morning newscast. Jack was honored with four NATAS Heartland Regional Emmy® awards, as well as multiple Colorado Broadcaster Association and Associated Press honors. He oversees the district’s official, Emmy®-nominated YouTube Channel, JPS-TV.


Dennis PleussDennis Pleuss
High School Athletics & Activities
Phone: 303-982-6672
Dennis joined the Jeffco Public Schools communications team in 2016. He is an experienced journalist and has covered prep sports for a variety of media outlets in Jefferson County since 1997. He is a graduate of Lakewood High School and Colorado State University. Dennis is responsible for covering high school athletics and activities throughout the district.


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