But at the time, Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah), appointed by Boehner to the House Page Board in 2007, said the program would not likely see major change in the 112th Congress.
"It will always be under constant review, but as of now, no one is talking about doing anything dramatic," he told Roll Call.
But with Monday's announcement, the program, which has graduated such notable people as Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Fox News host Andrew Napolitano and countless other Members, will soon come to an end.
The Senate Page Program will continue to operate, according to the office of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.).
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.