STAFF MOVES: Look Who’s Getting Promoted This Week

Recent Staff Moves, As Reported By Legistorm:

Molly Carpenter moves up from military legislative assistant to legislative director for Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho). Molly is a Hill veteran, having served in various positions since 2002, including stints with Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ). She is a 2014 MA graduate of Johns Hopkins University in government and political communication, and a 2008 BA graduate in political science and government from the University of Indiana at Bloomington.

Rosalyn Hollingsworth (Screen shot from Facebook).

Got a scheduling question involving Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI)? Then you need to talk to Rosalyn Hollingsworth, the new scheduler in the office. Rosalyn previously worked as an intern for Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) and Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio). She is a 2019 political science graduate from Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas.

Another Hill veteran, Meagan Foster, moves over from the Senate to legislative director for Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.), after two-and-a-half years as senior policy adviser to Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM). Her Hill career began in January 2009 as a legislative correspondent for Rep. Mark Begich (D-AK).

DeLainey Boyd (Screen shot from Facebook).

DeLainey Boyd takes on the duties of scheduler for Rep. Lizzie Fletcher (D-Texas). DeLainey, who previously served as an intern in the office of Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.), is a 2019 BA graduate in education studies, Spanish, history and political science from the Dominican University of California.

There’s a new digital director working for the House Appropriations Committee and Chairwoman Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY), and her name is Gloria Nlewedim. Previously, Gloria was press secretary for Rep. David Price (D-NC). She is a 2017 political science and government graduate from Davidson College.

Campaign Trail Moves On The Hill, As Reported By LegiStorm:

Ken Farnaso goes from being press secretary for Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) to deputy press secretary for the Donald Trump for President Committee. Ken’s Hill career began in 2014 as a special adviser to then-National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) Chairman Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.).

Moving over from Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) to the Democratic National Convention as a special assistant to the senior director of hall management is Candace Johnson. Candace is a 2017 MS graduate of Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications in public relations.

To The Other End Of Penn. Ave., As Reported By Legistorm:

Sean Riley heads to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue to serve President Donald Trump as an attorney in the White House Office of Legislative Affairs. Sean previously worked in various key slots for Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisc.) for nearly five years.


Check out this five-part HillFaith series by Bret Bernhardt, former chief of staff for Senators Don Nickle (R-Okla.) and Jim DeMint (R-S.C.). Bernhardt has a wealth of experience, insider insight, how-tos and obscure terms (know what a “golden reference” is on the Hill?), plus lots of helpful links.

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Author: Mark Tapscott

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