Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) announced that Michael Ostrander will serve as District Director for the 116th Congress. He officially starts work today, January 28.

 “I am excited to announce that Michael Ostrander will be joining my team as District Director,” said Congresswoman Stefanik. “Michael’s impressive career in public service makes him a strong choice to manage my office’s district operations in the 21st district. His expertise in our state, along with his unique skill-set and work ethic, will be pivotal in ensuring we set the standard for strong constituent services and district outreach. He will be an incredible asset to our team.”

 Michael Ostrander joins Congresswoman Stefanik’s office from the New York State Senate. Most recently, he served as Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Senate, and prior to that as the Deputy Director of Community Affairs. Before his time as a State Senate staffer, he was the Director of Government and Community Affairs for the Division of Military and Naval Affairs (DMNA). He began his career working for the Office of Governor George Pataki (R-NY).