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Today Senator John Thune (R-SD) named Andi Fouberg as his Deputy Communications Director and Jessica Ferguson as his new Press Secretary.

Fouberg has served the last nine months as Senator Thune's Deputy State Director in Sioux Falls. Prior to that, she worked as the Director of Community Affairs for John Thune for US Senate. Before going to work for Thune, Fouberg spent time working for South Dakota State University, the South Dakota Republican Party and the South Dakota Board of Regents. A native of Letcher, South Dakota, she is a 1999 graduate of South Dakota State University with Bachelor of Science degrees in Journalism and Political Science. Fouberg will start in November.

Prior to joining Thune's office, Ferguson served two years in House Republican Leadership as deputy press secretary for the House Republican Conference, under Chairman Deborah Pryce (R-OH). Ferguson got her start on Capitol Hill in the office of Congressman Ric Keller (R-FL). She is a native of Boca Raton, FL, and graduated in 2002 from the University of Florida with degrees in Journalism and Spanish. Ferguson will start on Monday, September 12th.

“Andi and Jessica will be great additions to our communications team. Their combined experience will greatly benefit this office and the people of South Dakota," said Thune.