Considering running for the CAPIO Board of Directors?
Learn more at our free informational webinar
Have you thought about running for the CAPIO Board, but don’t know what is involved? Join us for this informational webinar where you’ll learn about each of the board positions, the monthly time commitment for each, and how to add your name to the ballot. Even if you’re not ready to run this year, but are considering it for a future year, join us for this informational webinar to learn more.
February – Nominations Open
March – Board Ballot goes out to the membership
March 30 – New board members notified
May – New board installed at the CAPIO Annual Conference
Positions open in 2024
Vice President – Conference
Vice President – Awards
Strategic Partnerships & Initiatives Chair
Southern CA Membership/Regional Chair
Social Media Chair
Date: Tuesday, December 5
Time: 11 am – 12 pm
Lael Wageneck, APR – CAPIO President
Lael Wageneck, APR is the Public Information Officer for the Santa Barbara County Public Works Department which serves over 400,000 residents. He has over 15 years of experience in media production, public relations and public administration, and has presented a many CAPIO conferences on topics from photography to ethics. He previously served on the CAPIO Board as the Central California Regional Chair from 2015-17.
Thomas Christensen – President-Elect | Treasurer
Tom Christensen has been a communications specialist with the County of San Diego since 2006. He coordinates and monitors nearly 100 accounts as part of the County’s nationally-recognized social media efforts and writes stories for CountyNewsCenter.com. He was part of the team that won the 2018 CAPIO Frank Potter Cowan Crisis Communications Leader Team Award and has worked on crisis communications during several wildfires, a county-wide blackout and an outbreak of hepatitis A.