From the Office of State Senator Leticia Van de Putte

For Immediate Release
January 8, 2009
Contact: Tiffany Champion, (210) 733-6604

Senator Van de Putte welcomes new Media Specialist

(SAN ANTONIO, TX) — Senator Leticia Van de Putte (D-San Antonio) announces Ms. Kathryn Freeman will serve as her new Media Specialist, replacing the departing Tiffany Champion, who will remain on staff pending Ms. Freemanís transition.

Ms. Champion, a proud new mom, is leaving in order to spend more quality time with her new son Jefferson.

Effective January 26, 2009, Ms. Freeman will be assuming the role of Media Specialist. Ms. Freeman is currently Senator Van de Putte's Clerk in the Veteran Affairs and Military Installations Committee. She graduated from Texas A&M with a BA in English in 2005 and The University of Texas School of Law in 2008. She was also admitted to the bar in Texas in November of 2008.

"I thank Mrs. Champion for her hard work and dedication over the years," said Senator Van de Putte. "While I am sad to see her leave the Texas Senate, I am confident Ms. Freeman will bring a great perspective to the position."