US Army Corps of Engineers
San Francisco District

San Francisco District Public Affairs Office


The Public Affairs Office is the initial contact for the public and the media for information about the San Francisco District and its programs, policies, operations and activities. The Public Affairs Office manages the District’s Public Information, Command Information and Community Relations programs. Public Affairs staff members prepare information products for both internal and external audiences. The Public Affairs Office supports the District in a wide variety of other activities, including the management of the District’s Web presence. 

“Public Affairs fulfills the Army’s obligation to keep the American people and the Army informed, and helps to establish conditions that lead to confidence in America’s Army in its readiness to conduct operations in peacetime, conflict and war.” FM 46-1

Information for Media

Media interested in information about San Francisco District projects and programs should contact the Public Affairs Office at (415) 503-6804, or send us an e-mail. 

The professionals of the Corps' San Francisco District Public Affairs Office are committed to providing the media and public open and straight-forward information and are available 24 hours a day for urgent media inquiries.

All Army Corps of Engineers photos, videos, and information posted on this website, or the district’s Facebook, Twitter, Flikr and YouTube sites have been released for public use.

To request information via the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), click here. 

Contact Us

San Francisco District
Public Affairs Office 


450 Golden Gate
San Francisco, CA 94102

Speakers Bureau

The San Francisco District Corps of Engineers has a multidisciplinary team of professionals who will share their expertise and knowledge on a number of diverse topics through its Speakers Bureau program.

Managed by the district public affairs office, this educational service is available to organizations, clubs, educational institutions and special interest groups in the San Francisco Bay area.

Speakers with experience in a variety of disciplines can address a broad range of topics such as dredging, environmental restoration, flood control, innovative technologies and techniques, regulatory functions, and wetlands.

 If you are interested in obtaining a speaker for an event, please contact the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – San Francisco District Public Affairs Office at (415) 503-6804 or send us an e-mail. 

We'll need to know the date, time and location of the speaking engagement and a general idea of the speech topic. Whenever possible, the San Francisco District Speakers Bureau will provide background information on the speaker and additional background material on the speech subject.

Photo Gallery

San Francisco District Commander LTC Travis Rayfield signs a design agreement for habitat restoration on a section of the Dry Creek near Healdsburg, Calif.
The Dry Creek near Healdsburg where the Corps and Sonoma Water have completed a section of an environmental and habitat restoration project.
Repairs underway by the Corps' San Francisco District to a levee damaged by last year's winter storms in Pleasanton, Calif.
A levee spanning a tidal marsh in Alviso, Calif. that will be raised as part of flood mitigation efforts to protect the South Bay.
The crumbling San Francisco seawall, a 100 plus year-old structure along the city's Embarcadero that is in danger of failing during a costal surge or a major earthquake.
Upper Berryessa Creek, Milpitas, Calif.