Public Relations Director
Devon is a public relations executive, health care advocate, and former documentary filmmaker with more than 20 years of experience.
Her film credits include Walter Cronkite’s four-part series “Victory over Violence,” and the Peabody Award-winning CBS documentary “Break the Silence: Kids Against Child Abuse,” where in her role as segment producer she initiated a national educational campaign distributing resource materials and videos to more than 90,000 schools across the country.
Devon has coordinated and launched numerous national and international communication campaigns for both network and syndicated programming, including the 50th and 51st annual Emmy Awards. She has also spearheaded media campaigns on behalf of the American Red Cross and the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, among others.
She was instrumental in the launch of the Hilton Foundation’s 1st Annual International Humanitarian Conference in conjunction with the $1.5 million Hilton Humanitarian Prize, awarded annually to an organization making extraordinary contributions toward alleviating human suffering anywhere in the world. It was in this capacity she has coordinated campaigns on behalf of St. Christopher’s Hospice, Doctors without Borders, International Rescue Committee, and Heifer International, among others.
Through her work with Children’s Hospice and Palliative Care Coalition, Devon has spearheaded policy initiatives and created programs, which are dramatically improving care for children with life-threatening conditions in California, including the enactment of the Nick Snow Children’s Hospice and Palliative Care Act of 2006. Devon has been honored with the Award of Excellence from The End-of-Life Nursing Consortium and by the California Association of Nonprofits for innovation in program design. She has served on several boards including the California Hospice and Palliative Care Association, California Hospice Foundation, and the Hospice of the Valley advisory council.
Devon has worked with Ann Andrews Morris for more than 10 years. They first worked together at the American Red Cross where they did public relations outreach and promotion for the organization’s holiday television specials. As public relations director at AndMore Communications, Devon’s responsibilities include media relations, coalition building, and brand management.