STAFF NEWS: Look Who’s Moving Up On The Hill This Week

Courtesy of Legistorm:

Kaleb Froehlich sets up shop as Chief of Staff to Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), following nearly five years at Holland & Hart LLP. Kaleb earned his law degree in 2007 from the University of Virginia School of Law and his BA in International Relations and French in 2004 from the University of Southern California.

Senate Special Committee on Aging Aide Thomas Eagen is also a skilled violinist. (Screenshot from Facebook).

Thomas Eagen is the new Disability Police Aide for the Senate Special Committee on Aging, working for Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA). Thomas was previously the Health and Aging Fellow with the committee. He was awarded a PHD in Rehabilitation Science in 2018 by the University of Washington (Seattle), and the same year he also received an MPH in Health System and Policy from UW.

Nate Madden is the new Communications Director for Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX), after serving as Director of Strategic Outreach and Engagement at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Nate’s BA in Political Science, Government and German was awarded by The Citadel in 2014.

Robbin Morrison Taylor (Screenshot from Linkedin).

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has brought on a new State Director, Robbin Morrison Taylor, who comes to the Senate staff from McCarthy Strategic Solutions, where she was a Principal. Robbin’s MPA was earned in 1997 from Western Kentucky University and her BA in Government and Public Relations from the same school in 1990.

Moving into her first full-time Capitol Hill position is Lily Fitzpatrick, who is now Staff Assistant to Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX). Lily previously served as an Intern in the Johnson office. Lily’s BA in History was awarded in 2020 by Colorado College.

Your Boss Lost/Retired/Moved Up. What Now?

It happens to a lot of folks who work on the Hill because things change in Congress every two years. But Bret Bernhardt, HillFaith’s Master of All Hill Employment Arts, has some proven tips on “Keeping Calm In The Post-Election Storm” on Capitol Hill.

Bret Bernhardt, former chief of staff for senators Don Nickles and Jim DeMint.


And check out Bret’s five-part HillFaith series on effective strategies for finding that next great position. Bernhardt has a wealth of experience, insider insight, how-tos and obscure terms (for example, do you 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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