|1st Anual Cresswell Award Goes To David Pometrantz|
1st ANNUAL CRESSWELL AWARD GOES TO DAVID POMERANTZ
David Pomerantz (middle right), received the first William E. "Eph" Cresswell Congressional Staff Leadership Award on Monday, May 14, 2012. Pomerantz came to Capitol Hill in 1982 and was a Stennis Fellow in the 106th Congress. He is currently staff director of the Democratic staff of the House Appropriations Committee. The Cresswell Award was established by the Stennis Center to annually honor an exceptional staff leader on Capitol Hill. It is named for Eph Cresswell, the long-time administrative assistant/chief of staff to Senator John Stennis who also served as chairman of the Stennis Center Board of Trustees for 20 years. Mr. Cresswell is pictured at the right with Rex Buffington, executive director of the Stennis Center. The Cresswell Award was presented as part of program bringing together Stennis Fellows from the 103rd Congress through the 111th Congress.