Personnel Bios:

Renee Francis-Turner

Media Relations Specialist

Renee is a native of Shreveport, Louisiana. She received a Bachelors of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism from Northeast Louisiana University, and a Masters of Arts in Social Science from Southern University. Her career started as a television news reporter in Louisiana. She has worked for a number of years for the federal government in various capacities. Renee has also worked in various positions in the public affairs arena, one of the most rewarding, was her position as Press and Information Officer for the Mayor of the District of Columbia. She has worked with the United States Environmental Protection Agency, and recently for the Department of Army as the Exceptional Family Member Program Manager, Camp Zama, Japan. She brings to the DVIDS team a wealth of experience and a calm disposition as she never sweats under pressure. Renee’ joined the DVIDS team in November, 2007.

Government Personnel

Scott M. Betts
DOD DVIDS Program Manager
Sgt. Scott Michael Schmidt
DVIDS Training Chief / Marine Liaison
Sgt. David Silvano
Marine Corps Liaison / DVIDS Training Chief

Civilian Personnel

Richard Steele
Project Manager
Gary Bonaccorso
Media Relations Director
Nan Clarke
Media Relations Manager
Jennifer Donegan
Media Relations Manager
Zehra Mehdi-Barlas
Media Relations Manager
Khelyn Mickles
Media Relations Manager
Ron Whitehurst
Information Technology Manager
Jared Alexander
Marines Media Relations Specialist
Rashawn Boykin
Web Developer
Katherine Carmichael
Media Relations Specialist
Renee Francis-Turner
Media Relations Specialist
Anthony Garlock
Media Relations Specialist
Tiffany McCall
Media Relations Specialist
Seth Pajak
Senior Video Editor
Travis Sauls
DVIDS On Demand Video Editor
Amanda Saunders
Media Relations Specialist
Brittani White
Entertainment Media Relations Specialist
Timothy Wilson
IT Specialist
Keon Young
Marines Media Relations Specialist
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