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Nick Winkler

Director of Public Relations


Director of Public RelationsNick Winkler was appointed Director of Public Relations in the Department of State's Office of Communications and Press in May of 2011.


The Director acts as liaison and advisor to the Secretary of the Commonwealth, and is responsible for assisting the Secretary in disseminating information to the public regarding the Department's regulatory and enforcement capacities. In addition, the Director is involved with updating and enhancing existing internal programs and communications across the Department.


Nick attended James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, where he obtained a political science degree and a minor in Russian studies. Before coming to the Department of State, Nick ran his own marketing and public relations firm; consulting for small businesses and political campaigns.


Director Winkler has a passion for giving back to his local community. In 2009, he founded a local community group, where he currently serves as the organization’s President. In addition, Nick was elected to Downingtown Borough Council in 2011.


Nick currently resides in Downingtown, Chester County, with his wife Melinda.


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