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Press Secretary for Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities named

Press Secretary for Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities named

July 1, 2009

ATLANTA – Thomas C. Wilson has been named Communications Director and Press Secretary for Georgia’s new Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities. The new department, which begins operations July 1, 2009, is the state’s lead agency on policy and programs for mental health, addictive diseases, and developmental disabilities.

Wilson, who rejoins the State after serving in the Office of Public Affairs at the University of Georgia, was previously Deputy Communications Director for the Georgia Department of Human Resources. His eleven years experience in communications includes serving as a gubernatorial speechwriter and a grassroots media strategist. He earned a M.A. in political management from George Washington University and a B.A. from the University of Alabama. He and his wife live in Hall County, Georgia.

Contact Information:

Tom Wilson
Communications Director and Press Secretary
Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Development Disabilities
2 Peachtree St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
404-463-7649

Contact Information: 
Tom Wilson (thwilson@dbhdd.ga.gov)