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A huge pick-up by Facebook. [via Nat Journal]

Greg Maurer, a longtime aide to House Speaker John Boehner, joins Facebook next month as director of public policy. Maurer will work his knowledge of the House with Chris Herndon, manager of public policy for the social network.

“They will work alongside Louisa Terrell, Director, Public Policy, who leads Senate outreach efforts with Myriah Jordan, Manager, Public Policy. Greg will report to Joel Kaplan, Vice President-U.S. Public Policy and head of the Facebook DC office,” Facebook said in a statement.

Maurer was director of member services for Boehner and is currently vice president for corporate affairs at UPS.

Congrats, Greg.