Superintendent Jones Appoints New Director of Communications

Superintendent of Schools  Dr. Toni Jones announced the appointment of Sasha Houlihan as Director of Communications, effective August 19, 2019.

Ms. Houlihan is currently the Employee and Executive Communications Manager at General Electric Corporate where her role focused on employee Communications for GE’s global employee population.

Sasha Houlihan. Photo courtesy Greenwich Schools

In her prior position with GE Capital she worked on employee communications, events, engagement and investor relations.

“I am thrilled to join the team at Greenwich Public Schools and look forward to combining two of my biggest passions – communication and education,” Ms. Houlihan said in a statement from the district on Wednesday afternoon. “Greenwich is a great community of engaged administrators, teachers, parents, students and many others, and I am so excited to work in partnership with them. Born and raised in this community, I know firsthand the passion and commitment that this school system has for its students, and I look forward to partnering with our administrators, teachers, parents and more to continue this legacy.”

“We are incredibly fortunate to welcome Sasha Houlihan to our Greenwich Public School team,” said Dr. Jones in the statement . “She comes highly regarded in her field and she has the skills to keep us moving forward on a continued path of outstanding communications for our school system and broader community.

Ms. Houlihan received a Bachelors Degree in Communication from Fairfield University and a Masters Degree in Communication Management from the University of Southern California, Annenberg School of Communication.

Houlihan will take over for the district’s longtime communications director Kim Eves, who resigned this past spring to take a position with Greenwich Country Day School as the Director of Strategic Communications, effective July 1, 2019.

Eves joined former GHS headmaster Dr. Chris Winters who resigned a year earlier, in July 2018, to accept a position at Greenwich Country Day School as the Head of the new Upper School.