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Personal Staff Network

Word cloud for PSNThere are 34,000 staff that work for the nation’s state legislatures and 11,000 staff, almost one-in-three, are personal staff. NCSL defines personal staff as, “staff that work directly for a state legislator or as part of a small team reporting directly to a legislator. The legislator provides supervision and direction of the staff’s work product. Their workplace might be located at the capital or at a district office.”

The Personal Staff Network seeks to connect staff from across the country, who work directly for a legislator, that are interested in networking, sharing ideas and learning important skills that will help them perform their job. Through this shared connection, the  Network helps to strengthen the abilities of personal staff to support their boss and the legislative institution.

 

NCSL's 2014 LEGISLATIVE SUMMIT

2014 Legislative Summit LogoCheck out resources from sessions that took place at NCSL's Legislative Summit in Minneapolis. 

 

 

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NCSL 2014 LEGISLATIVE STAFF NOMINATING COMMITTEE

Tom Wright, NCSL Staff Chair

From: Thomas Wright, NCSL Staff Chair

NCSL's 2014 Legislative Staff Nominating Committee is seeking legislative staff to serve on the NCSL Executive Committee for Conference Year 2014-2015. See July deadline dates for letters of declaration.

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ACCESS ARCHIVED WEBINARS

Weinbar GlobeDo you have an hour? Visit our archived webinar page to learn more about pressing issues facing state legislatures or engage in learning opportunities that assist in your professional growth.

 



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PERSONAL STAFF SURVEY

Laptop NCSL surveyed state legislative chambers in an effort to learn more about personal staff in state legislatures. The purpose of the surveys was to identify the legislatures, or legislative chambers, that employ personal stuf and learn more about how these staff are hired, their responsibilities, their conditions of employment, and how they are trained.  

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NCSL AND YOU

Notepad As a legislative staff  member, you are automatically a member of NCSL. Learn more about the many resources, services and opportunities that NCSL can provide to you!

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