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David Vossbrink, Director, Communications, City of San Jose
Past President, PRSA Silicon Valley 2011
About David Vossbrink
David Vossbrink is Director of Communications for the City of San Jose, where he oversees public information, media relations, and strategic communications services for the nation's tenth largest city.
previously served as communications director for Mineta San José International Airport and as press secretary for former San José Mayor Ron Gonzales.
David has worked in the field of local government communications for nearly four decades, including East Bay Municipal Utility District in Oakland and the City of Sunnyvale.
He began his career as a volunteer community organizer with VISTA in South Florida working to improve living conditions for residents of poverty neighborhoods.
Throughout his career, David has managed strategic communications planning, crisis communications, public policy development, community relations and media relations to build public trust, institutional transparency, and civic engagement for local government.
He has served as president and treasurer of PRSA Silicon Valley, and coordinates the chapter's professional accreditation program.
He is a life member of the California Association of Public Information Officials, and in 2002 he received the Paul B. Clark Award from CAPIO in recognition of his career contributions to the public communications profession.