A national leader in government plain language

Valerie has been a government communicator for more than 20 years. She began her career as a press secretary in the Governor’s Office. Over two decades, she has written for state and national policymakers, elected officials, and universities.

As news consumption changed, Valerie began to focus on plain language to help people understand important information and messages. She founded Write On to bring national plain language trends to the Golden State.

Teaching plain language at CAPIO 2019Valerie has trained nationally and internationally in plain language. She is the immediate past program chair for the Center for Plain Language, one of the “Big Three” international plain language groups. She has a degree in government communications from Sweet Briar College and a certificate in professional social media from Sonoma State University.

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