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Date/Time: Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016, 3:30-4:30 p.m. 

Discuss the importance of having a personality in a government social media profile.  Attendees will be provided with insight on developing a social media personality that is engaging with community members while maintaining their organization’s goals.

About the Speaker(s):

Thanh Nguyen, Garden Grove Fire Department
Thanh Nguyen is a fire captain with the Garden Grove Fire Department in Orange County, CA.  He is the department’s public information officer, social media manager, and a member of the Orange County All Hazard Incident Management Team.  Thanh has been the social media manager for five years, and is passionate about open communication with the public.  His expertise includes engaging with community members and the press through social media and in person, and developing a strong relationship between the fire department and the community.  Thanh holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Applied Studies with an Organizational Leadership emphasis through Brandman University, and is currently enrolled in California Baptist University’s Master of Arts Communications program.