CTU communications chief under Marilyn Stewart issues farewell to the media

CTU communications chief Rosemaria Genova issued a farewell statement to the media on June 30, 2010, the day before she left CTU and the newly elected leaders moved in. Genova's statement appears below exactly as she wrote it. (George N. Schmidt, Editor, Substance).

Time to Say Goodbye...For Now

Chicago Teachers Union Press Secretary Rosemaria Genova Says Farwell Chicago—CTU Press Secretary Rosemaria Genova released the following statement this afternoon.

“Dear members of the media and friends,

“It has been my pleasure to represent the Chicago Teachers Union members and the administration of President Marilyn Stewart as Press Secretary the last six years. Beginning July 1, the CTU will have a new press secretary, Ms. Liz Brown. Liz comes with media experience as well a teaching background. I am sure that you will extend her the same respect and cooperation that you have all extended to me.

“I want to thank all the reporters I have worked with over the years. I have learned a tremendous amount from all of you and I think we did some very good work together. “I will be going back to running my company, Newsmakers, and serving my corporate as well as governmental clients. I can be reached by cell phone at 708-712-4629 or by email at

“My thanks to all of you for a wonderful six years.”


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