THE WHITE HOUSE OFFICE OF THE PRESS SECRETARY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 21, 1993
ROMASH TO SERVE AS HEALTH CARE SPOKESPERSON To Join Consulting Firm When Congress Adjourns WASHINGTON -- Marla Romash, Communications Director for Vice
President Al Gore, will leave that post to serve as spokesperson for the health care reform effort until Congress adjourns for 1993. At that time, she will join a political consulting firm.
"Marla's experience and skill will be invaluable to our success in health care reform just as it has been invaluable to my work over the past years. While I deeply regret her leaving my office, she will continue to be a trusted advisor and close friend. I look forward to working with her for the success of our health care reform package," said Vice President Gore.
Romash 36, has served the Vice President since 1989 when she joined his Senate staff as press secretary. She served as his communications director during the 1992 Presidential campaign and joined his White House staff in that capacity. A Philadelphia native, she has experience as a newspaper reporter and television reporter and producer, working at The News-Times of Danbury, The Hartford Courant, WFSB-TV of Hartford, and ABC's "Good Morning America." She also has worked as press secretary in the 1980 campaign and in the Senate office of Sen. Chris Dodd, D-CT, and as Communications and Issues Director for the successful 1988 campaign of Sen. Joe Lieberman, D-CT. She is a 1978 graduate of the University of Connecticut.