Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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Congressman John Garamendi (CA-10) Announces Scott Fay, Former Senior Aide to U.S. Senator Edward M. Kennedy, as New Chief of Staff

December 15, 2009
Press Release

Washington, DC— Congressman John Garamendi (CA-10) announced the selection of Scott Fay, former Senior Advisor to Senator Edward M. Kennedy, as his new Chief of Staff.  Mr. Fay held various positions throughout his nine years of service on Senator Kennedy’s staff including Constituent Outreach Advisor, Scheduler, Operations Director and most recently as his Senior Advisor and National Political Director.  As political director, Scott oversaw outreach to various national organizations in an effort to help Senator Kennedy promote his national agenda across the country and at home in Massachusetts.

Congressman Garamendi issued the following statement upon this selection: "I’m thrilled to announce that Scott Fay will be joining my team as Chief of Staff.  Because of his many years of service to Senator Kennedy, Scott comes with a wealth of political experience and a deep understanding of how Congress and government works.  I’m confident that Scott’s knowledge, work ethic and commitment to public service will help me tremendously as I begin my tenure representing the people of the 10th District of California in the U.S. Congress."

Mr. Fay holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Boston University and a Master’s degree in Public Communication from American University in Washington, D.C.  Mr. Fay will begin his new role in Congressman Garamendi’s office at the start of the New Year.

Upon accepting this position Mr. Fay said: "I’m honored by Congressman Garamendi’s confidence in selecting me as his Chief of Staff.  In his nearly four decades of public service, Congressman Garamendi has dedicated himself to the causes important to the health and well being of working families all across California and the country. I’m looking forward to assisting him as he brings this same hard work and dedication to Washington on behalf of the people of his district."