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Tom Christensen

County of San Diego
Communications Specialist
Tom Christensen is a communications specialist with the County of San Diego. He is also the Vice President in charge of the annual conference for the California Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO). Christensen has done presentations and webinars on government use of social media for the National Association of Counties (NACo), Government Social Media Organization (GSMO), CAPIO, National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA), SCAN-NATOA, National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC), the California Department of Public Health, the County Counsels’ Association of California, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, National Society for Long Term Care Communicators and the California Office of Binational Border Health as well as numerous local governments and community organizations.

Before joining the County of San Diego, Christensen was the communications director for the Speaker of the House in the Minnesota House of Representatives. Prior to that he was a newspaper reporter and the host of a Top 40 morning radio show in the Midwest.