Montgomery County Public Schools Announces Incoming Public Information Officer

May 16, 2024

Liliana L. Lopez
Public Information Officer

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 16, 2024 – Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) announced the appointment of Liliana Lopez as Public Information Officer.  Ms. Lopez, who started her new role on May 13, will lead media relations and crisis communications and serve as a spokesperson for the school system. 

“I am pleased to welcome Ms. Lopez as our Public Information Officer,” said Celia Fischer, Chief Communications Officer.  “She is highly regarded for her professional acumen in the public relations and communications space. Her talent and expertise bring continued strength to our commitment to bring timely and accurate communications to our community.”

Lopez comes to MCPS with over 15 years of communications and public relations experience. She has a track record in media relations, crisis communications and corporate communications.

Her background includes a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University and prior experience as a journalist for national and local television outlets.

Questions and requests for information and/or interviews should be directed to Liliana Lopez at or 240-740-2142. 

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