Anna Perez is "Deputy Assistant to the President and Counselor to the National Security Advisor for Communications.... Most recently, Anna Perez was General Manager of Corporate Communications and Programs for the Chevron Corporation. From 1995 until 1998, she served as Vice President, California Government Relations for the Walt Disney Company. Previously, she was head of Media Relations for Creative Artists Agency, Inc. in Los Angeles. From 1989 until 1993, she served as Press Secretary to First Lady Barbara Bush. She began her career on Capitol Hill, serving as Assistant Press Secretary and Communications Director to U.S. Senator Slade Gorton in 1981 and as Press Secretary to U.S. Congressman John R. Miller in 1985. Anna attended Hunter College."
Trustee of Save the Children USA.
Quote: Re connection between Al Qaeda and Saddam Hussein: "'We had dots before,' said Anna Perez, Condoleezza Rice's spokeswoman. 'Now we have a higher density of dots. Have we connected those dots? No.'" -- September 30, 2002.
Other Related SourceWatch Resources
- Rice Actions on Syria Disputed, NewsMax.com, May 3, 2003: "Anna Perez, White House communications counselor, Friday sharply contested a United Press International report that national security adviser Condoleezza Rice and political adviser Karl Rove shut down a Pentagon plan to expand the Iraqi ground war to Syria in closing days of combat."
- National Security Advisor Names Communications Advisor Aug. 27, 2001, annoucment of appointment and short bio