Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) announced that Maddie Anderson will serve as Communications Director and media contact for the 116th Congress beginning on January 3rd, 2019.

"I am excited to announce that Maddie Anderson will be joining my team as Communications Director,” said Congresswoman Stefanik. “Maddie's myriad of experience in the political arena will bring a unique perspective to our office. Her work ethic and expertise will be pivotal in communicating the results our office is delivering for the 21st District."

Maddie Anderson is from Annapolis, Maryland. Most recently, she served as the Southeast and Midwest Regional Press Secretary for the National Republican Congressional Committee. Prior to the NRCC, she served as Congressman Brian Mast’s (FL-18) Communications Director for his 2016 campaign. Maddie Anderson also worked on Carlos Beruff’s (R-FL) 2016 Senate race, and for Governor Bobby Jindal’s (R-LA) presidential campaign in Iowa in 2015.

“I’m thrilled to be joining Congresswoman Stefanik’s office in the New Year,” said Ms. Maddie Anderson. “Congresswoman Stefanik’s work ethic is unmatched, and I look forward to helping her bring meaningful, bipartisan results to New York’s 21st District. I am eager to get to work.” 

Ms. Anderson will be replacing Deputy Chief of Staff and Communications Director, Tom Flanagin, who has accepted a position in the private sector.

“I thank Tom for his four years of tireless work on behalf of our district,” said Congresswoman Stefanik. “Tom is a tremendous talent, and my office has greatly benefited from his creativity, drive and counsel. I know he will continue to do great things in his next position.”

Maddie Anderson begins on January 3rd, 2019. In the meantime, please include stefanik.press@mail.house.gov and tom.flanagin@mail.house.gov on any press inquiries.