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Chairman Dreier Statement on Retirement of House Parliamentarian John Sullivan

WASHINGTON, DC – Rules Committee Chairman David Dreier (R-CA) issued the following 

statement today after the announcement that John Sullivan, Parliamentarian of the U.S. House of Representatives, will retire next month and will be succeeded by Deputy House Parliamentarian 
Tom Wickham:

“John Sullivan has served the House with professionalism and distinction for a quarter century. He has also shared his expertise and wisdom with parliamentarians in emerging democracies around the globe through the House Democracy Partnership. I have been privileged to work closely with John and will miss his invaluable counsel when he departs next month. I have also worked extensively with Tom Wickham, the next House parliamentarian. He is an excellent choice to replace John. He will bring the same sense of fairness, decorum, and professionalism to this critical position.”

For Immediate Release: February 28, 2012
Contact Doug Andres 202.225.9191

Created: February 28, 2012