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Donna Harris

is currently the Public Information Representative (PIR) for the US Postal Inspection Service in New York. Donna has been in her current position for over 3 years, and has worked at the United States Postal Service and its law enforcement agencies for almost 29 years. Donna began her career as a city letter carrier in NJ and moved through the agency to become the Manager of two Operations Support Groups, one in Bala Cynwyd and the other in Chicago. In 2006 Donna moved to Virginia, where she served in the position of Manager, Business Services, and in 2011 she moved back to “city that never sleeps” to her current position, PIR. Donna also hosts a podcast that can be found on iTunes, the New York Crime Chronicles that focuses on consumer fraud prevention.


Did You Know…The United States Postal Inspection Service is the law enforcement arm of the Postal Service. Their agency has been around since the early 1700s, whose mission is to ensure the integrity of the mail and the Postal Service by providing investigative, security, and preventive services, and by enforcing federal statutes that protect the mail, postal employees, customers, and assets.

It's been a loooonnnngggg winter - and now's the time to focus on warmer weather and  what it means ... good music & barbeque!


Join us June 2-4, 2015, in Memphis, Tennessee, for the Blues, BBQ's and Government News NAGC Communications School!


We’re working on a prolific list of speakers from across the country, as well as workshops that are sure to “make your mouth water!” If you have a studded pantsuit, dust it off…there can never be enough Elvis sightings! Check out the draft program for a sneak peek - and register today. Join us in looking forward to a great combination of knowledge sharing, food, music, and fun!


Call for NAGC Officer Nominations
Deadline for Nominations: Mar. 13, 2015

Download the Call for Officers with complete details

Do you want to help guide the next generation of government communications best practices? Do you consider yourself a mover and a shaker in the world of government communications? Are you a government communicator with experience to share? If you answered yes to any of these questions, now is the time to get involved! The National Association of Government Communicators is seeking nominations for five Board of Directors’ positions: Treasurer, Education Director, Communications Director, Professional Development Director, and Marketing Director. The right to vote and to hold office in the NAGC is limited to Active, Affiliate, or Organization/Agency members.


NAGC Webinar: "Salary and Trends Survey: Government Communicators Speak Out"

Tuesday, Mar. 24, 2015, 3:00-4:00 pm EDT

  • Registration is free for NAGC Members! Log in to the members-only NAGC Webinars pageto register online.
  • Non-members $49 registration fee includes: a PDF of the report (a $25 value). Download registration form.
  • Register by March 23, 2015. Once your registration is received, you will be sent instructions for joining the webinar.


The first national analysis of salaries and trends of government communicators in seven years was released just a few months ago. The report, commissioned by NAGC, reveals telling information about salaries, trends, work habits and social media engagement for communicators at the federal, state and local levels. Former NAGC President Gene Rose, who now is president of At Last Communications, conducted the survey. He'll share his insights on the industry and share survey results, including:

  • the biggest work benefit desired by government communicators
  • why technology is the largest concern for federal communicators
  • the shift in degrees being sought by government communicators
  • what job positions are attracting the best salaries
  • shifts in social media engagement
  • what government communicators like most and least about their jobs
  • See how your position compares with national colleagues. Register for this webinar today!



Join us for the...


NAGC 2015
Communications School

June 2-4, 2015
Sheraton Memphis Downtown Hotel, Memphis, Tennessee


Registration is now open!

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Draft Program (as of Feb. 16, 2015)

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About the NAGC Communications School
The Communications School is the only event of its kind that provides invaluable networking opportunities and practical educational sessions to help government communicators increase their skills. The coveted NAGC Government Communicator of the Year Award is presented during the Communications School and honors an individual who has brought forth government's message with a high standard of professionalism and ethics.

Who Should Attend

Federal, state, and local government communicators, including contractors who direct and facilitate government communications - editors, writers, graphic artists, webmasters, video professionals, broadcasters, photographers, information specialists and agency spokespersons.