Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that she has hired Heather K. Sager as her new Communications Director. Sager joins Bustos’ office with deep experience rooted in policy and communications, after leading communications for the re-election campaign of Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett. Prior to that role, Sager worked for the Indiana Senate Democrats Committee and New York State Senate, and recently served as Executive Director of the Indiana Young Democrats, where she helped bring the 2019 Young Democrats of America national convention to Indianapolis. Heather is a graduate of St. John’s University and the Indiana University School of Law.

“I’m excited to welcome Heather Sager as our new Communications Director,” said Congresswoman Cheri Bustos. “Joining our office from Indiana, Heather understands first-hand the unique needs of Heartland communities. With her experience rooted in both policy and communications, I am confident that our team is well-positioned to continue to deliver real results for hardworking Illinois families as we head into the new year.”

Sager will be based in Washington, D.C. She can be reached at (202) 594-6927 or at heather.sager@mail.house.gov.