Courtesy of Legistorm:
New Communications Director Rhonda Craig has taken over the thankless tasks of corralling the journalists, PR hacks and other disreputable characters covering Rep. Kweisi Mfume (D-MD). Rhonda earned her MPPM in public policy analysis this year from Georgetown University and her BA in broadcast journalism from the University of Missouri.
Tjesis Thatte has a return engagement in the office of Rep. Antonio Cardenas (D-Calif.) as Chief of Staff, following a stint at the Internet & Television Association (NCTA). Before that, Tjesis was Deputy Chief of Staff, Legislative Counsel and other posts for Cardenas, beginning as a legislative intern. Tjesis received her law degree in 2013 from Northeastern University School of Law and her BA in political science, international relations, public policy and administration, summa cum laude, in 2009 from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
Sam Trizza is the new Legislative Fellow in the office of Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK). Sam is a 2020 BSBA graduate of the University of Tulsa in Computer Information Systems.
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