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FSUSD Appoints Abigail Hilliard to the role of Communications Manager & Public Information Officer

Abigail HilliardFairfield, CA - Following a rigorous evaluation process, in which several highly qualified candidates were reviewed by both paper screening and community panel, the Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District has selected Abigail Hilliard as its new Communications Manager & Public Information Officer. Hilliard’s diverse background in both communications and elementary education made her a standout candidate and an excellent match for the needs of the district.


“Throughout the application process, Abigail’s passion for public service and vision for expanding community outreach set her apart. Her breadth of experience is custom-tailored to this new role, and we are excited to utilize her innovative communications know-how to better partner with our community of learners and leaders.”

- Kris Corey, FSUSD Superintendent


Hilliard previously spent the last four years as an elementary educator in Bakersfield, CA serving both the Panama-Buena Vista Unified School District, as well as the Bakersfield City School District. Prior to her time in the classroom, Hilliard worked for several years with DC-based public relations firms, Summers Strategies and Cover Communications, where she garnered extensive experience crafting the internal and external communications efforts of several major companies, non-profits, political candidates, and trade associations.

In her new role as Communications Manager & Public Information Officer, Hilliard will disseminate district information to the public, encourage community involvement through outreach programs, manage district digital platforms, respond to media inquiries, as well as oversee emergency public information.

Hilliard holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of California, Irvine, and a multi-subject teaching credential from Point Loma Nazarene University.

Hilliard can be reached in her new role as Communications Manager & Public Information Officer through the following means:


Phone: 707-399-4332
Email: abigailh@fsusd.org