The San Antonio Express-News’ Peggy Fikac reports that Zac Petkanas has been named Communications Director for the gubernatorial campaign of State Sen. Wendy Davis (D-TX). He began in that role on March 6.
Petkanas is a former Deputy Communications Director for U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s (D-NV) re-election campaign and was most recently Communications Director for the Nevada Democratic Party.
Earlier in his career, Petkanas served as Communications Director for U.S. Rep. Kathy Dahlkemper (D-PA) and as Press Secretary for the Ann Kirkpatrick for Congress campaign and for U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-NY), the House Rules Committee chairwoman.
Petkanas is a a 2007 graduate of The George Washington University and a native of Putnam Valley, NY.
Additionally, the Davis campaign hired Lone Star Report’s Hector Nieto as Traveling Press Secretary. Nieto was previously Texas State Director for Obama for America and Texas Communications Director for Organizing for America.
Rebecca Acuña remains Press Secretary and Bo Delp, who was Communications Director, is now Deputy Communications Director. (San Antonio Express-News)