Staff Awards | 2017 Legislative Staff Annual Achievement Awards

9/1/2017

STATE LEGISLATURES MAGAZINE | SEPTEMBER 2017

The following legislative staff were recognized by their professional staff associations for excellence in service to legislatures. Congratulations to all!

American Society of Legislative Clerks and Secretaries (ASLCS)

  • Maryann Horch, senior systems analyst, Senate of Virginia
  • Steven T. James, clerk, Massachusetts House of Representatives

Leadership Staff Section (LSS)

  • Tom Krause, chief of staff, Georgia Senate Majority Leader Bill Cowsert

Legislative Education Staff Network (LESN)

  • Todd Butterworth, senior research analyst, Nevada Legislative Council Bureau

Legislative Information and Communications Staff Section (LINCS)

  • K’Lynn Sloan Harris, audio/video coordinator, Montana Legislative Services Division

Legislative Research Librarians Staff Section (LRL)

  • Jennifer Bernier, co-head librarian, Legislative Library of the Connecticut General Assembly
  • Elizabeth Lincoln, director, Minnesota Legislative Reference Library

National Association of Legislative Fiscal Offices (NALFO)

  • Christopher Woods, budget director, Office of the Speaker, California Assembly

National Association of Legislative Information Technology (NALIT)

  • Jonathan Palmore, senior assistant clerk-technology, Senate of Virginia
  • Hobie Lehman, assistant clerk of committee operations and sergeant-at-arms, Senate of Virginia
  • The South Carolina Legislative Services Agency Committee Technology Team
    • Scott Gage, manager of telecommunications and asset management
    • Bruce Ellsworth, senior multimedia and audiovisual engineer
    • Kevin Coats, IT asset management analyst
    • Anthony Amaker, applications manager
    • Michael Stroupe, application development team lead

National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES)

  • California State Auditor’s Office

NCSL Standing Committees

  • Stephanie Barrett, associate fiscal officer, Vermont Legislative Joint Fiscal Office
  • Ken Levine, director, Texas Sunset Commission

National Legislative Security and Services Association (NLSSA)

  • Steve Pike, chief, Commonwealth of Virginia, Division of Capitol Police
  • Lenore Adams, facilities coordinator, Montana Legislative Services Division

Research, Editorial, Legal and Committee Staff (RELACS)

  • Lori Christiansen, director of the division of research, Delaware General Assembly
  • Andrew Hedges, senior staff attorney, Indiana Legislative Services Agency.

Additional Resources

NCSL Resources