Misti D. Harris began her role as the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office Community Engagement Liaison in March 2017. Her duties include building community relationships, crisis communications, and providing education about the Sheriff’s Office policies. She connects with the community through face-to-face interactions, traditional media, and social media.
Misti was born and raised in Truckee, California. She moved to Sonoma County in 2001 to attend Sonoma State University. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies and Planning with a minor in Spanish. She worked as a land use planner at the City of Cotati and Sonoma County for 13 years before entering law enforcement.
She focuses her volunteer efforts at the Food For Thought food bank as a board member and serving clients in English and Spanish. Misti’s favorite activities are riding her motorcycle and spending time with her dog. Find Sonoma County Sheriff’s office on Instagram at @SonomaSheriff.