Raul E. Cisneros has been appointed chief of the 2010 Census Publicity Office at the U.S. Census Bureau. The office manages the development of the 2010 Census paid media campaign in 28 languages and provides support for a $312 million communications contract for advertising services, public relations activities and the implementation of the partnership and Census in Schools programs.
Cisneros previously served as chief of the 2010 Census Media Relations Branch where he was in charge of public affairs and media relations activities for next year’s national count. He has extensive public relations and leadership experience and has worked with private and public sector stakeholders nationally and at the state and local levels.
Prior to the joining the Census Bureau, Cisneros served at the U.S. Small Business Administration where he was director of communications, deputy chief of staff and deputy associate administrator for field operations.