Meet The Team

The DHSMV Communications Office coordinates media and public relations for the department by responding to media inquiries including public records and interview requests. In an effort to be responsive and available to members of the media, below you’ll find contact information for each member of the press team.  If you are not a member of the media, please call the department’s Customer Service Center at 850-617-2000 for further assistance.

The Communications Office also coordinates DHSMV safety campaigns and public outreach on issues of highway safety and security. Please visit our Safety Campaign page for more information on important driving, vehicle, child and consumer safety.

2016 Office of Communications Annual Report

For general media inquiries, please email  For after hours and weekend inquiries, please include the Communications Director and Deputy Director on your email to ensure your request is received.

Communications Director Beth Frady
Communications Director
Beth Frady
Phone: 850-617-3102
Alexis Bakofsky
Communications Deputy Director
Alexis Bakofsky
Phone: 850-617-3102
Captain Thomas Pikul
Chief of Public Affairs
Captain Thomas Pikul
Phone: 850-617-2301
FHP Public Affairs Officers info
Safety & Education Campaign Manager
Natalia Kimrey
WebTeam Manager
Aaron Chern
Graphic Design and Brand Manager
Laurie Burks
Consumer Education Coordinator
Stephanie Whitfield
Public Information Officer
Megan Mollan
cassidy shaw
Website Development
Cassidy Shaw
Julia Hauque
Communications Intern
Julia Hauque