Legislative Ethics Staff Directory

12/9/2021

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This table lists contact information for legislative staff who focus on ethics around the country. Whether assigned to an ethics committee, a point of contact when ethics issues arise, or a resource on ethics for legislators, each of these legislative staff members serves a vital role in building confidence in representative government.

All content is up to date as of December 8, 2021.

 

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State Name Title Agency Address Phone # Email 
Alabama General Contact General Contact

Alabama Ethics Commission

100 North Union Street, Suite 104
Montgomery, AL 36104
334-242-2997  info@ethics.alabama.gov
Alabama
Paula Greene
Interim Deputy Director Alabama Legislative Services Agency - Legal Division Office 11 S. Union Street, Room 613,  Montgomery, AL 36130 334-261-0600 pgreene@lsa.state.al.us
Alabama Karen Smith Senior Legislative Attorney Alabama Legislative Services Agency 11 S. Union Street, Room 613, Montgomery, AL 36130 334-261-0600 ksmith@lsa.state.al.us
Alaska Jerry Anderson Alaska Committee Administrator Alaska Select Committee on Legislative Ethics P.O. Box 90251, Anchorage, AK 99509 907-269-0150 ethics.committee@akleg.gov
Alaska Kevin Higgins State Ethics Attorney Alaska Department of Law - Executive Branch Ethics 1031 W. 4th Avenue, Suite 200
Anchorage, AK 99501-1994
907-269-5285  
Arizona Chris Kleminich Senate Rules Attorney Arizona Senate Rules Office 1700 W. Washington St., Room 202, Phoenix, AZ 85007 602-926-5721  
Arizona Tim Fleming House Rules Attorney Arizona House Rules Office 1700 W. Washington St., Room 203, Phoenix, AZ 85007 602-926-4615  
Arizona Krystle Fernandez House Rules Attorney Arizona House Rules Office 1700 W. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ 85007 602-926-4615  
Arkansas General Contact General Contact Arkansas Ethics Commission 501 Woodlane St., Suite 301N, Little Rock, Arkansas, 72201 501- 324-9600  ContactUs@ArkansasEthics.com
California Erin Peth Chief Counsel Senate Committee on Legislative Ethics Suite 554 1020 N Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 United States 916-651-1507  
California Adam Silver Chief Counsel Assembly Special Committee on Legislative Ethics California State Assembly, 1020 N Street, Sacramento, CA 95814, Room 300 916-319-3752  
Colorado Sharon Eubanks Director Office of Legislative Legal Services 200 E. Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80203 303-866-2045  
Colorado Ben Fitzimmons Director Office of Legislative Workplace Relations, Office of Legislative Legal Services 200 E. Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80203 303-866-2145  
Colorado Jennifer Gilroy Revisor of Statutes Office of Legislative Legal Services 200 E. Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80203 303-866-4327  
Colorado Bob Lackner Managing Senior Attorney and Assistant Team Leader Office of Legislative Legal Services 200 E. Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80203 303-866-4350  
Connecticut Jennifer Proto Ethics Liaison Office of Legislative Research 300 Capitol Avenue, Rm. 5300,  Hartford, CT 06106 860-240-8418  
Delaware Deborah Gottschalk Senior Legislative Attorney Deleware General Assembly Division of Research 411 Legislative Avenue, Dover, DE 19901 302-744-4114  
Florida John B. Phelps Staff Director Florida Senate Rules Committee 404 S. Monroe St. Room 402,  Tallahassee FL 32301 850-487-5350  
Florida Don Rubottom Deputy General Counsel House Public Integrity & Ethics Committee 402 S. Monroe St. Room 402,  House Tallahassee, FL 32301 850-488-3928  
Georgia Evan Meyers Attorney Analyst House Ethics Committee 132 State Capitol, Atlanta, GA 30334 404-656-7148  
Georgia Megan Mowers Legislative Assistant Senate Committee on Ethics 18 Capitol Square SW Room 324 A, Atlanta, GA 30334 404-656-0508  
Georgia Jeff Lanier Deputy Legislative Counsel Georgia Legislative Counsel (Assigned to House and Senate Ethics Committees) Office of Legislative Counsel, 316 State Capitol, Atlanta, GA 30334 404-656-5000  
Hawaii Matthew Coke Senior Research Attorney Legislative Reference Bureau 415 S. Beretania St.  No. 5, Honolulu, HI 96813 808-587-0666  
Hawaii Charlotte Carter-Yamauchi Director Legislative Reference Bureau 415 S. Beretania St. No. 5, Honolulu, HI 96813 808-587-0666  
Idaho Laura Taken-Holtze Administrator House Committee on Ethics P.O. Box 83720, Boise, ID 83720 651-296-8873  
Illinois Laurie Eby Executive Director Legislative Ethics Commission 420 Stratton Building, Springfield, IL 62706 217-558-1561  
Indiana Noelle Sykes Chief Counsel House Republican Caucus Indiana House Republicans, 200 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46204 317-232-9631  
Indiana Jennifer Mertz Chief Legal Counsel Senate Republican Caucus Indiana House Republicans, 200 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46205    
Indiana Patrick Cunningham Chief Legal Counsel House Democratic Caucus 200 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46205 317-232-9662  
Indiana Jordan Seeder Chief Legal Counsel and Deputy Chief of Staff Senate Democratic Caucus 200 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46205    
Iowa Timothy McDermott Division Director Legal Services, Legislative Services Agency 1007 East Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50319 515-281-8090  
Iowa John Heggen Division Editor/Supervisor Legal Services, Legislative Services Agency 1007 East Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50319 515-725-7827  
Iowa Laura Book Fiscal Legislative Analyst Fiscal Services, Legislative Services Agency 1007 East Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50319 515-205-9275  
Iowa Chris Ubben Fiscal Legislative Analyst Fiscal Services, Legislative Services Agency 1007 East Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50319 515-725-0134  
Iowa Joe Romano Director House Democratic Research Staff 1007 East Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50319 515-281-3902  
Iowa Jeff Mitchell Caucus Staff Director House Republican Caucus 1007 East Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50319 515-281-5173  
Iowa Eric Bakker Assistant to the Democratic Leader Senate Democratic Caucus 1007 East Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50319 515-281-3902  
Iowa Jillian Carlson Legislative Analyst Senate Republican Caucus 1007 East Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50319 515-281-3979  
Kansas Matthew Willis Legislative Fellow Kansas Legislative Research Department Room 68-West, State Capitol Building, 300 SW Tenth Ave., Topeka, KS 66612 785-296-7878  
Kansas Jill Shelley Principal Research Analyst Kansas Legislative Research Department Room 68-West, State Capitol Building, 300 SW Tenth Ave., Topeka, KS 66612 785-296-8085  
Kansas Joanna Dolan Principal Research Analyst Kansas Legislative Research Department Room 68-West, State Capitol Building, 300 SW Tenth Ave., Topeka, KS 66612 785-296-4440  
Kansas Matthew Moore Fiscal Analyst Kansas Legislative Research Department Room 68-West, State Capitol Building, 300 SW Tenth Ave., Topeka, KS 66612 785-296-6684  
Kentucky Greg Woosley General Counsel Kentucky GA Legislative Research Commission 700 Capitol Ave Loop, Frankfort, KY 40601 502-564-8100  
Louisiana Patricia Lowrey-Dufour Legislative Analyst House and Governmental Affairs Committee, House Legislative Services Box 94062 (900 N. 3rd St.), Baton Rouge, LA 70804 225-342-2396  
Louisiana Lorriane Lucas Attorney House and Governmental Affairs Committee, House Legislative Services Box 94062 (900 N. 3rd St.), Baton Rouge, LA 70804 225-342-2598  
Louisiana Rosalie Ammersbach Committee Assistant House and Governmental Affairs Committee, House Legislative Services Box 94062 (900 N. 3rd St.), Baton Rouge, LA 70804 225-342-2403  
Louisiana Matthew R. Deville Attorney Senate and Governmental Affairs Committee P.O. Box 94183, Baton Rouge, LA 70804 225-342-2101  
Maine Janet Stocco Legislative Analyst Office of Policy and Legal Analysis Office of Policy and Legal Analysis, 13 State House Station, Cross Office Building, Room 215,  Augusta, Maine 04333 207-287-1670  
Maryland Deadra W. Daly Counsel Department of Legislative Services c/o Legislation & Committee Support, Department of Legislative Services, Legislative Services Building, 90 State Circle, Annapolis, MD 21401 410-946-5200 / 301-970-5200  
Maryland Crystal L. Lemieux Co-Counsel Department of Legislative Services c/o Legislation & Committee Support, Department of Legislative Services, Legislative Services Building, 90 State Circle, Annapolis, MD 21402 410-946-5200 / 301-970-5201  
Massachusetts Stephanie Swanson Chief of Staff, General Counsel Senate Committee on Ethics 24 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02133 617-722-1291  
Michigan          
Minnesota Joe Lenczewski Committee Legislative Assistant House Committee on Ethics 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55155 651-296-5486  
Minnesota Ryan Inman Revisor of Statutes Office of the Revisor of Statutes 700 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Saint Paul, MN 55155 6510296-3908  
Minnesota Tom Bottern Director Senate Counsel, Research and Fiscal Analysis 95 University Avenue W., Suite 3300, Saint Paul, MN 55155 651-296-3810  
Minnesota Alexis Stangl Lead Counsel Senate Counsel, Research, andd Fiscal Analysis

Minnesota Senate Building

95 University Avenue W., Suite 3300, Saint Paul, MN 55155

651-296-4397  
Mississippi Gwenetta Tatum Director Legislative Services Office   601-359-3310  
Missouri Elliot Usher Senior Counsel Joint Committee on Legislative Research 201 West Capitol Ave., Room 132, Jefferson City, MO 65101 573-751-4143  
Montana Todd Everts Director of Legal Services Legislative Services Division State Capitol P.O. Box 201706, Helena, MT 59620 406-444-4023  
Nebraska Janice Satra Legal Counsel Executive Board   402-471-2673  
Nevada            
New Hampshire Richard M. Lambert Executive Administrator Joint Legislative Ethics Committee State House Room 112, 107 North Main Street, Concord, NH 03301 603-271-3326  
New Jersey Jason M. Krajewski Legislative Counsel Office of Legislative Services Room 212, State House Annex, P.O. Box 068 Trenton, NJ 08625 609-847-3901  
New Jersey Gabe Neville Ethics Counsel Office of Legislative Services State House Annex, P.O. Box 068, Trenton, NJ 08625 609-847-3901  
New Mexico Raúl Burciaga Director Legislative Council Service 411 State Capitol, 490 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87501 505-986-4671  
New Mexico Jon Boller Senior Staff Attorney Legislative Council Service 411 State Capitol, 490 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87501 505-986-4618  
New York Lisa Reid Director Legislative Ethics Commission   518-455-2142  
North Carolina Brad Krehely Principal Staff Attorney Legislative Analysis Division Suite 545, 300 North Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC 27603 919-733-2578  
North Dakota Claire Ness Counsel Legislative Council Legislative Council, 600 East Boulevard Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58505 701-328-3208  
Ohio Frank M. Strigari Chief Legal Counsel Ohio Senate Statehouse, 1 Capitol Square, Columbus, Ohio 43215 614-995-4868  
Ohio Jennifer Lockwood General Counsel Joint Legislative Ethics Committee 100 East Broad Street, Suite 1910, Columbus, OH 43215 614-728-5100  
Oklahoma Sue Ann Derr Chief Counsel House Rules Committee 2300 N Lincoln Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73105    
Oklahoma Ryan Bair Senior Staff Attorney House Rules Committee 2300 N Lincoln Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73105    
Oklahoma Arnella Karges Chief Operating Officer Senate Staff 2300 N Lincoln Blvd., Room 309, Oklahoma City, OK 73105 405-521-5769  

Oklahoma

Matt Duehning Committee Staff Director, General Counsel Senate Rules Committee 2300 N Lincoln Blvd., Room 309, Oklahoma City, OK 73105 405-521-5688  
Oklahoma Tracy Kersey Legislative Analyst Senate Rules Committee, Senate Judiciary Committee 2300 N Lincoln Blvd., Room 309, Oklahoma City, OK 73105 405-521-5571  
Oregon Jan Nordlund Analyst Legislative Polcy and Research Office 900 Court St. NE, Salem, OR , 97301 503-986-1557  
Pennsylvania Jill Vecchio Deputy Chief Counsel House of Representatives 333 Market Street Harrisburg, PA, 17120 717-260-6532  
Rhode Island            
South Carolina J.J. Gentry Counsel Senate Ethics Committee State Senate, P.O. Box  142 Columbia, SC 29202 803-212-6412  
South Carolina Jane O. Shuler Chief Legal Counsel House Ethics Committee Room 519, Blatt Building, Columbia, SC 29201 803-734-3115  
South Carolina Julia Jones Foster Assistant Legal Counsel House Ethics Committee Room 519, Blatt Building, Columbia, SC 29201    
South Dakota Sue Cichos Deputy Director Legislative Research Council 500 East Capitol Avenue, Pierre, SD 57501 605-773-3251  
Tennessee Karen Garrett Director Office of Legal Services 9th Floor, Cordell Hull Bldg., Nashville, TN 37243 615-741-9549  
Tennessee Anastasia Campbell Director Office of Legal Services 9th Floor, Cordell Hull Bldg., Nashville, TN 37243 615-741-3056  
Tennessee Doug Himes Ethics Counsel House of Representatives 638 Cordell Hull Bldg., Nashville, TN 37243 615-741-1195  
Texas

Texas 

Brittney Baldovinos

 

Jon Heining

General Counsel and Committee Clerk

 

General Counsel

House General Investigating Committee

 

Texas Legislative Council

Texas House of Representatives, P.O. Box 2910 Austin, Texas 78768

 

PO Box 1218, Austin, TX 78711

512-463-0780

 

512-936-1941

 
Utah John Q. Cannon Director Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel 210 House Building, State Capitol Complex, Salt Lake City, UT 84114 801-538-1032  
Utah John L. Fellows General Counsel Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel 210 House Building, State Capitol Complex, Salt Lake City, UT 84114 801-538-1032  
Utah Eric N. Weeks Deputy General Counsel Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel 210 House Building, State Capitol Complex, Salt Lake City, UT 84114 801-538-1032  
Utah Megan L. Bolin Managing Policy Analyst Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel 210 House Building, State Capitol Complex, Salt Lake City, UT 84114 801-538-1032  
Vermont Michael O'Grady Deputy Chief Counsel Vermont Office of Legislative Counsel 115 State Street, Montpellier VT, 05633 802-828-2231  
Vermont BetsyAnn Wrask Legislative Counsel Vermont Office of Legislative Counsel

115 State Street, Montpellier VT, 05633

802-828-2231  
Virginia Rebekah Stefanski Staff Attorney Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council 900 East Main Street, 8th Floor, Richmond, VA 23219 804-698-1846  
Virginia Stewart Petoe Executive Director Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council 900 East Main Street, 8th Floor, Richmond, VA 23219 804-698-1845  
Vermont Michael O'Grady Deputy Chief Counsel Vermont Office of Legislative Counsel 115 State Street, Montpellier VT, 05633 802-828-2231  
Vermont BetsyAnn Wrask Legislative Counsel Vermont Office of Legislative Counsel

115 State Street, Montpellier VT, 05633

802-828-2231  
Washington

Jennifer Strus

 

Ohad Lowy

Board Counsel

Legislative Ethics Board

 

House Counsel

101 Legislative Building, P.O. Box 40482, Olympia, WA 98504

PO Box 40600

Olympia, WA 40600

360-786-7343

360-786-7767

 
West Virginia Doren Burrell Staff Attorney Legislative Services Division 1900 Kanawha Blvd E # E132, Charleston, WV 25305 304-347-4800  
Wisconsin Katie Bender-Olson Senior Staff Attorney Legislative Council One East Main Street, Suite 401, Madison, WI 53703 608-504-5713  
Wisconsin Brian Larson Senior Staff Attorney Legislative Council One East Main Street, Suite 401, Madison, WI 53703 608-504-5718  
Wisconsin Michael Queensland Senior Staff Attorney Legislative Council One East Main Street, Suite 401, Madison, WI 53703 608-504-5725  
Wyoming Tamara Rivale Legislative Counsel Legislative Services Office 200 W 24th St #213, Cheyenne, WY 82001 307-777-7881