Senator Collins Announces Communications Staff Changes

WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Senator Susan Collins announced today that Annie Clark will serve as her new Director of Communications and that Christopher Knight will serve as her new Press Secretary.
“I am so pleased to announce that Annie will serve as my new Director of Communications and Christopher as my new Press Secretary,” said Senator Collins.  “Both Annie and Christopher have proven to be critical members of my team, and I am very grateful to have such highly skilled, energetic, and experienced individuals in these important positions.  I know they will continue to work hard to ensure the people of Maine are kept well informed of my efforts in the United States Senate.”
For the last year, Annie served as Senator Collins’ Press Secretary. Previously, Annie worked as the Communications Director for Congressman Mike Turner (R-OH) and as the Director of TV and Radio at the National Republican Congressional Committee. Annie is a graduate of Miami University.
Christopher, a Standish native, first began working for Senator Collins in the summer of 2011 as an intern in her Lewiston Constituent Services Center.  Following another internship in the Senator’s Washington, D.C., office, he was hired as a professional staff member in the summer of 2013. Since then, Christopher has been promoted numerous times, serving as a press assistant in Senator Collins personal office and as an aide for the Senate Special Committee on Aging, where he worked to both prepare hearings and assist with Committee communications. Christopher is a graduate of St. Anselm College.
Members of the press seeking information or interview opportunities from the office of Senator Collins can contact Annie Clark or Christopher Knight, or call (202) 224-2523.