Rep. Linda Sánchez Welcomes New Chief of Staff

February 23, 2009
Press Release
Washington, DC - Rep. Linda Sánchez (D-CA) today announced the addition of Meghan Johnson to serve as Chief of Staff to her congressional office.

“I am very pleased to have Meghan join Team Sánchez,” said Rep. Linda Sánchez. “She brings with her skill, passion and diligence that will serve my office and constituents of the 39th district well.”

Johnson joins Sánchez’ office from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) where she served as a Senior Advisor, focusing on political affairs and fundraising strategies for House Democratic Leadership. She also directed finance operations for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s “Pelosi for Congress/PAC to the Future”.

“I am honored to serve as Chief of Staff to Congresswoman Linda Sánchez,” Meghan Johnson said. “Congresswoman Sánchez has a clear, vested drive to increase opportunities for working families in her District and implement policies that will work for the people we are so honored to serve.”

Prior to her experience at the DCCC, Johnson served as national finance director for Senators Jack Reed (D-RI) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and has extensive campaign experience. She holds a B.A. from Texas Tech University in Political Science with Minors in English and Public Relations.

Johnson succeeds Michael Torra, who served as Chief of Staff for over three years before leaving to explore new opportunities.