Boehner Announces New Staff
House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) announced Friday several additions to his leadership staff.
Antonia Ferrier, formerly a spokeswoman for Minority Whip Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), will join Boehners press team as the liaison between the Republican leaders office and media covering the administration of Presidentelect Barack Obama, including the White House press corps. Boehner announced the changes in a statement.
Boehner also added two policy advisers to his staff. Katherine Haley will be responsible for developing education, labor and social policy. Before joining Boehners team, she worked as the social policy adviser to Rep. Pete Hoekstra (R-Mich.). David Stewart will advise Boehner on Ways and Means Committee issues. Stewart served as the chief policy adviser for Rep. Phil English (R-Pa.) on taxation topics.
Boehners counsel and policy adviser, George Rogers, will expand his role and handle financial services policy in addition to his current portfolio of issues under jurisdiction of the Judiciary Committee.