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GOVERNMENT OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
|OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS||ONE JUDICIARY SQUARE
441 FOURTH STREET, N.W.
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20001
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, July 18, 2001
|CONTACT: SHARON GANG
(Washington, DC) DC City Administrator John Koskinen today announced the resignation of Mayor Anthony Williams' Director of Communications, Joan Logue- Kinder. A twenty-five year communications veteran who served as Assistant Secretary of Public Affairs at the Treasury Department and Vice President of Investment Development for the Overseas Private Investment Corporation during the Clinton Administration, Logue-Kinder is currently in discussions with a private firm that will enable her to return to her work in the international arena.
"As the director of communications, Joan helped to upgrade the level of professionalism and responsiveness in our communications operation, providing us with an excellent basis for continued improved external relations," said Koskinen. "We wish Joan continued success in her career."
Logue-Kinder's resignation is effective as of Friday, July 20. Tony Bullock, special assistant to the Mayor, will serve as the director of communications on an interim basis.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: SHARON GANG
JULY 27, 2001 (202) 727-5011
(Washington, DC) Mayor Anthony A. Williams today announced the appointment of Tony Bullock as Interim Director of Communications effective immediately. Bullock, who previously served as director of special projects for Mayor Williams, was the chief of staff and press secretary to U. S. Senator Daniel P. Moynihan until his retirement last year. Bullock will advise the Mayor on external communications, serve as his principal spokesman and coordinate media activities for other officials in the administration.
In announcing the appointment, Mayor Williams said, "I’m pleased to have Tony step in as director of communications. He brings a wealth of knowledge about government to this position. He has been with us for four months and has been terrific asset to our operation."
A graduate of Yale University, Bullock worked for Senator Moynihan from 1996 until his retirement. Prior to that, Bullock was elected to four successive terms to the position of Town Supervisor where he served as the chief fiscal officer and presiding legislative officer for the Town of East Hampton, N.Y. He previously held other elected positions on Long Island, N.Y., serving on the Suffolk County Legislature and the East Hampton Town Council. He and his wife own a home in the District where they live with their three-year-old son.
"I am honored that Mayor Williams has given me the opportunity to serve his administration in this important position," Bullock said. "I look forward to working with him to improve the operation of the office."
Members of the media can reach Bullock at 202/727-6846 or 202/302-5368 (cell).
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