Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) announces staff changes

News Release, Office of U.S. Congressman Steny Hoyer(MD-05/D)

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) announced the retirement of District Director Betsy Bossart, who served on his staff for more than 30 years. Congressman Hoyer also announced that Deputy District Director Terrance Taylor will take over as District Director and Stefanie Carey Barone will be promoted to Deputy District Director. 

“It is with great sadness that I announce the retirement of Betsy Bossart, who has done an outstanding job serving the people of Maryland’s Fifth District for more than 30 years,” said Congressman Hoyer. “I have been so fortunate to work alongside Betsy, who has been a dear friend and close confidant over the years. Everyone in the Fifth District knows Betsy, and they know how closely I rely on her guidance and counsel. Wherever I travel, constituents tell me how helpful she has been in assisting with their casework and other challenges they face. She has played a critical role in ensuring constituents are heard and their concerns are addressed. She always goes above and beyond for the Fifth District, and her deep knowledge of our community and her commitment to service will be sorely missed.”

“Betsy has been a trusted colleague to those on my staff, and she is a dear friend to all of us,” continued Congressman Hoyer. “I wish her the best in her much deserved retirement, and I thank her for laying a strong foundation that will ensure my staff and I are able to continue effectively serving Fifth District families in Washington.”

“I am pleased to announce the promotion of Terrance Taylor and Stefanie Carey Barone to serve as my new District Director and Deputy District Director,” said Congressman Hoyer. “Their knowledge of the issues facing families in the Fifth District is invaluable, and I am confident they will continue to be outstanding representatives for my office in Maryland.”

Terrance Taylor has served as Deputy District Director since 2010. Prior to that, he served as Director of Outreach from 2006 to 2010, and as a Field Representative from 2003 to 2006. Stefanie Carey Barone has served as Director of Constituent Services since 2018. She previously served as Constituent Services Liaison from 2009 to 2018.   

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