Governor LePage appoints Julie Rabinowitz to serve as Press Secretary

August 29, 2017

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Contact: Peter A. Steele, Communications Director, (207) 287-5086

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage announced today he has appointed Julie Dumont Rabinowitz as his Press Secretary. Rabinowitz now serves as the Director of Policy, Operations and Communication for the Maine Department of Labor.

“Julie has worked closely with our communications team and our policy advisors in her role at the labor department, and I am looking forward to her continued service as my press secretary,” said Governor LePage.

Prior to joining the LePage administration, Rabinowitz taught writing and communication courses, including courses at the University of Southern Maine and Bates and Colby Colleges. She has also held management and executive positions in government and non-profit organizations in New York, North Carolina and Maine.

Rabinowitz, who is a graduate of Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., holds a Master’s Degree in Communication Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She resides in Falmouth with her husband and two children.

Rabinowitz will start her new role as press secretary on September 5.