Business Communications Manager
US Coast Guard Yard
Dottie Mitchell serves as the Business Communications Manager for the Coast Guard Yard. A 37-year civil service employee, Ms. Mitchell began her federal career in the Legislative Branch on Capitol Hill working for a U.S. Congressman from Iowa, followed by a position in the Baltimore District Office of a U.S. Senator from Maryland. She moved to the Executive Branch in 1979 and began her career in public affairs at the Coast Guard Yard.
Ms. Mitchell manages a four-part communications program covering media relations, internal information, community relations, and marketing communications. She is editor of the "Yard News" and the "SFLC Guardians of the Fleet" newsletters.
Ms. Mitchell has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications from the University of Maryland College Park and a Master of Arts Degree in Business Management from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland.