Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Communications Director for Policy and Planning
Prior to her appointment, Ms. Martin served as Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy. From 2001 to 2004, she worked for Vice President Dick Cheney as Deputy Assistant and then Assistant to the Vice President for Public Affairs. Prior to joining the White House, Ms. Martin worked for Secretary of Commerce Don Evans as Deputy Chief of Staff and White House Liaison. From 2000 to 2001, Martin served as Policy Director to former Texas Attorney General John Cornyn, who was later elected to the United States Senate. From 1994 to 2000, Ms. Martin practiced law at the Washington, D.C. law firm of Steptoe & Johnson, LLP.
Ms. Martin received her J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1993 and her B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin in 1990. Ms. Martin is married to Kevin Martin, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, and they reside in Washington, D.C.