As chief information officer, Troy Flint leads the Communications Department and develops strategic and results-oriented programs that support CSBA’s policy and legislative goals for strengthening public schools and improving student outcomes.
Flint brings decades of experience in communications, public relations, public affairs and print journalism to this position. In his previous role, Flint served as the Oakland Unified School District’s director of communications. While at OUSD, he was honored with the “Central Office Service Excellence” award for performance as spokesperson and for service to schools, students, and families in crisis management and community engagement scenarios.
Flint received his bachelor’s degree in sociology from Yale University and started his career as a reporter for The Plain Dealer newspaper in Cleveland.