Staff Snapshots | Q&As With Legislative Staff

10/2/2019

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State Legislatures magazine is conducting a series of interviews and asking legislative staff about their role in the legislature. If you'd like to suggest a legislative staffer for this series, please email Holly South at NCSL.

Jay Pearson

Jay Pearson is director for the Virginia House of Delegates Information and Communications Services Office and elected as the sergeant -at-arms. 

 

Read his interview.

Sheron Violini

Sheron Violini is the deputy secretary for operations for the California Senate.

 

Read her interview.

Brian Ebbert

Brian Ebbert is the floor director for the California Assembly speaker.

 

Read his interview.

Meggan Foesch

Meggan Foesch is the business manager for the Wisconsin Senate.

 

Read her interview. 

Lena M. Lee is a research librarian for the South Carolina Legislative Council.

Lena M. Lee is a research librarian for the South Carolina Legislative Council.

 

Read her interview.

Travis Moore

Travis Moore is a research analyst for the nonpartisan Legislative Research Office of the Nebraska Legislature.

 

Read his interview.

Jen Carlton

Jen Carlton is the majority deputy chief of staff for operations, Indiana Senate.

 

Read her interview.

Brian Takeshita

Brian L. Takeshita  is the chief clerk of the House of Representatives in Hawaii.

 

Read his interview.

Becky King is a systems analyst for the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission’s Office of Computing and Information Technology.

 

Read her interview.

Anthony Aycock

Anthony Aycock is the legislative librarian for the North Carolina General Assembly.

 

Read his interview.

Steve Pike is chief of police, Division of Capitol Police, in Virginia. 

 

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Megan Comlossy is a principal policy analyst, Research Division, Legislative Counsel Bureau in Nevada. 

 

Read her interview. 

Tara Boockholdt is a budget and policy analyst, House Budget and Research Office, in Georgia. 

 

Read her interview. 

Emmanuel Brantley is director of communications, Council of the District of Columbia, in Washington, D.C.

 

Read his interview.
 

Alethia Miller is a legislative analyst, Legislative Policy and Research Office, in Oregon. 

 

Read her interview. 

Michelle O’Brien is a special projects coordinator, Legislative Services Office, in Idaho. 

 

Read her interview.