New Executive Director for FCDC

Antonia Scatton I am pleased to announce the selection of Antonia Scatton as the next FCDC Executive Director. Antonia has held a number of different political positions across the country from Illinois to California to Virginia and other areas. A Chicago native, she now lives in Arlington and has been active in the Arlington County Democratic Committee.

Antonia recently served as Associate Director of Audience and Constituent Relations for the Center for American Progress, where she saw to it that their policy work reached the people who could turn the ideas into reality. Prior to that, she worked as a political communications and new media outreach consultant for the National Prostate Cancer Coalition, Webb for Senate, Wulsin for Congress (OH-2), the Democratic Party of Virginia, and others. More information about Antonia can be found on her web site at She will assume the Executive Director duties shortly.

I want to express my thanks to the selection committee who helped me with the hiring process. They were: Mary Ann Hovis, Vice Chair for Finance; Robert Haley, Co-chair of Hunter Mill District; Nadja Golding, FCDC Treasurer; Mark Itzkoff, Regional Vice Chair South; Lola Quintela, Regional Vice Chair Central; and Barbara Caputo, Regional Vice Chair North.

Rex Simmons, FCDC Chair