Meet Civic Affairs Administrator Alison H. Saffold

Alison Saffold, Civic Affairs Administrator Alison H. Saffold joined the City of Hollywood in November 2020 as the Civic Affairs Administrator with more than 25 years of governmental experience. In this role, she handles special projects for the City Manager, manages the City’s Help Me Hollywood system, serves as the liaison with all community and civic associations, and more.

Prior to joining the City of Hollywood, Alison was the Communications and Marketing Manager for the City of Margate, where she led the implementation of a communications and marketing strategy that would build awareness of the City’s programs, events and services. Alison’s work motivated the community to take action and create change that would enhance their lives and strengthen the business community. 

 Alison previously served as the Communications Director for the Urban Libraries Council and the Chicago Climate Action Plan, Public Information Specialist for the City of Fort Lauderdale, and Public Information Officer for the City of Opa-locka. She also worked for the City of Hollywood from 2005 to 2008 as the Public Relations Manager.

 She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from the University of Florida and a Master of Public Administration from Florida International University. She has received numerous awards and recognition and is an active member of several professional organizations.

Alison is married and has a daughter.