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Austin, TX – House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Michael McCaul has hired Ethan Pann to serve as the digital press secretary for the committee. Pann joins the committee from Majority Leader Steve Scalise’s (R-LA) office, where he served as press and digital coordinator. In this role, he will manage the committee’s digital channels and work directly with media outlets. He previously worked for the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, serving as the press and digital coordinator. Pann is a former intern for the Foreign Affairs Committee under then-Lead Republican McCaul.

In addition, Chairman McCaul has made several promotions on the communications team. He has promoted Olivia Late to serve as the committee’s press secretary. She previously served as the committee’s deputy press secretary. In her new role, Late will work directly with the media, responding to reporter requests and booking the chairman on TV and radio.

Chairman McCaul has also promoted Emily Cassil to serve as a communications advisor on the committee. She will continue to serve as the communications director for his personal office as well. And he has promoted McKayla Montgomery to serve as the press assistant for the committee. She will also serve as the deputy press secretary in his personal office. They will join Leslie Shedd, who continues to serve in her role as communications director and senior advisor for the committee, and Michael Frohlich, who continues to serve in his role as director of speechwriting for the committee.

“I’m pleased to welcome Ethan, Emily, and McKayla to the Foreign Affairs Committee,” stated McCaul. “And I’m proud to have Olivia serve as the committee’s press secretary. They will all be valuable additions to the committee as we continue working to protect U.S. national security and advance America’s interests around the world.”