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Vicki DiStefano

Vicki DiStefano is the Public Information Officer for the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office acting as the lead spokesperson and media liaison for the Sheriff’s Office and Sheriff Errol D. Toulon, Jr.

Vicki has worked in public relations and government for over a decade and has experience in working for both local municipalities and County-wide offices. Most recently, Vicki served as Senior Communications Advisor for former Nassau County Executive Laura Curran where she managed hundreds of press conferences and initiatives to highlight County correspondence, policy items and events. During her time at Nassau County she was the lead press officer for Nassau’s COVID-19 and emergency communications, including managing daily COVID-19 briefings for the County Executive, promoting public health initiatives, publicizing County economic relief programs and managing vaccine roll-out campaigns.

Prior to working for Nassau County, Vicki was the Press and Film Liaison for the Town of North Hempstead. In addition to the daily public and media relations aspects of her position, she served as a conduit between major film productions and the Town to encourage filming and economic development.
Before specializing in government, she began her career in the private sector, serving as the Public Relations and Marketing Manager for a financial law firm.

Vicki received her Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Public Relations and Women’s Studies from SUNY New Paltz.