Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies

(page updated Jan. 17, 2017) 

Chairman  Roy Blunt (MO)
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (KY)
Senate Democratic Leader  Charles E Schumer (NY)
Speaker of the House Paul D. Ryan (WI)
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA)
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA)

Project Coordinator  Maria Lohmeyer

(Feb. 2016)  Director of Public Liaison and Special Events for U.S. House Speaker John Boehner, Nov. 2012-Dec. 2015.  Lt. Commander (Reserve) in the U.S. Navy.  U.S. Navy public affairs officer for Pacific Partnership 2012, Nov. 2011-Oct. 2012.  Associate at Booz Allen Hamilton, March 2009-Oct. 2012.  Legislative affairs officer to Gen. David H. Petraeus, commanding general of Multi-National Foce-Iraq at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, July 2007-Oct. 2008.  Deputy chief of staff to Mrs. Laura Bush at the White House, April 2005-May 2007.  Press secretary to Lynne Cheney in OVP at the White House, May 2004-April 2005.  Coalitions director for education policy for the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Nov. 1999-May 2004.  Change management consultant for Andersen Consulting (Accenture), Jan. 1998-Nov. 1999.  Leadership consultant for Alpha Delta Pi International, June 1996-July 1997.  B.A. from University of Central Florida, 1996.

Communications Director  Laura Condeluci

On leave from position as public affairs specialist at the Architect of the Capitol, from March 2014.  Public programs coordinator for the U.S. Botanic Garden, Nov. 2010-March 2014.  Communications director to U.S. Rep. Zach Wamp (TN), April 2007-Nov. 2010.  Communications director to U.S. Sen. Wayne Allard (C0), July 2006-March 2007.  Press secretary to U.S. Sen. David Vitter (LA), July 2004-July 2006.  Communications associate for the Association of Public Television Stations, Feb.-July 2004.  Account executive at Redpoint Communications, Jan. 2001-Jan. 2004.  B.A. in mass communication from Louisiana State University and A&M College, 2001.

Press  Matt Clark

Senior Advisor  Matthew P. McGowan

A professional staff member of the Senate Rules and Administration Committee, McGowan has over a decade of experience on Capitol Hill.