Jason Spencer Director of Public Affairs
Jason Spencer joined the Harris County Sheriff’s Office in February of 2017. As public affairs director, Spencer serves as the sheriff’s office’s primary spokesman, overseeing media relations and digital media. The Public Affairs Office is also responsible for developing community outreach strategies and intergovernmental relations.
Spencer began his career as a newspaper journalist and editor, spending 15 years working for newspapers that included the Austin American-Statesman and the Houston Chronicle. In 2010, Spencer began a career in public school district administration, serving as the superintendent’s chief of staff and press secretary in the Houston Independent School District.
A native Houstonian, Spencer holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin. Spencer and his wife, Helen, have four children and they are members of Ecclesia Church.