Royjindar (Raj) Singh is a Sheriff’s Deputy assigned to patrol operations with the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department in Central California. Since 2006, Raj has been involved with the departments Public Information Officer (PIO) duties in both full-time and collateral positions. Raj is one of two people who manage the social media team, which runs the Sheriff’s Departments 5 Facebook pages and 1 Twitter account. Raj was selected in 2011 be the Lead PIO on the South Central Sierra Interagency Incident Management Team (IMT). As a team member on this federal IMT, Raj has had the opportunity to travel throughout California to help manage several large wildland fires as the incident PIO.
Raj is a certified instructor for the FEMA/NIMS PIO course. In addition, Raj has earned a Crisis Communications Specialist Certificate from the California Office of Emergency Services.