Lauren Kane appointed Director of Communications and External Affairs for Forsyth County

Lauren Kane joined the Forsyth County government as director of the Department of Communications and External Affairs.

Kane brings nearly 20 years of experience in public relations, advocacy and crisis management to the county.

“Lauren brings a wealth of experience to the county in many areas of management and communications strategy,” said Kevin Tanner, County Manager. “We look forward to working with her as the medium through which the county communicates messages to the community grows.”

Kane was most recently Director of Communications for the State Bar of Georgia, Vice President of Communications for the National Beer Wholesalers Association, Senior Director of Communications for the American Beverage Association, and Director of Communications for the Attorney General of Georgia.

Previously, Kane served in the administration of President George W. Bush from 2005 to 2008.

Kane is a graduate of the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia.

The Forsyth County Department of Communications and External Affairs serves as the county’s source of information for the community, elected officials, employees and the media by providing professional assistance with a commitment to accuracy and integrity.

Shirlene J. Manley