Legislative Ethics Staff Directory

7/1/2020

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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 August 28, 2020.

 

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State Name Title Agency Address Phone Number
Alabama Paula Greene Senior Legislative Attorney Alabama Legislative Services Agency 11 S. Union Street, Suite 613,  Montgomery, AL 36130 334-261-0600
Alabama Karen Smith Senior Legislative Attorney Alabama Legislative Services Agency 11 S. Union Street, Suite 613, Montgomery, AL 36130 334-261-0601
Alaska Jerry Anderson Alaska Committee Administrator Alaska Select Committee on Legislative Ethics P.O. Box 90251, Anchorage, AK 99509 907-269-0150
Arizona Chris Kleminich Senate Rules Attorney, GRRC Lead Staff Attorney Arizona Senate Rules Office 1700 W. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ 85007 602-926-5721
Arizona Tim Fleming House Rules Attorney Arizona House Rules Office 1700 W. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ 85007 602-926-4614
Arizona Krystle Fernandez House Rules Attorney Arizona House Rules Office 1700 W. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ 85007 602-926-4615
Arkansas Matthew Miller Assistant Director, Legal Arkansas Bureau of Legislative Research 1 Capitol Mall, Fifth Floor, Little Rock, AR 72201 501-537-9122
Arkansas Michelle Davenport Counsel Arkansas Bureau of Legislative Research 1 Capitol Mall, Fifth Floor, Little Rock, AR 72201 501-537-9126
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 Brittney Baldovinos General Counsel and Committee Clerk House General Investigating Committee

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

512-463-0780
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 Board Counsel Legislative Ethics Board 101 Legislative Building, P.O. Box 40482, Olympia, WA 98504 360-786-7343
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