New Member Chiefs
U.S. House of Representatives

January 9, 2019 by TWN Staff
The East Front of the United States Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., on December 25, 2018. (Evan Golub/Zuma Press/TNS)

As new members of the House of Representatives take office, one of the first and most important decisions they make is the appointment of a chief of staff. The Well News is tracking all of these top hires.

District U.S. Representative Chief of Staff
AZ-02 Ann Kirkpatrick Carmen Frias
AZ-09 Greg Stanton Seth Scott
CA-10 Josh Harder Rachel Goldenberg
CA-21 TJ Cox Francois Genard
CA-25 Katie Hill Emily Burns
CA-39 Gil Cisneros Nic Jordan
CA-45 Katie Porter Amanda Fischer
CA-48 Harley Rouda Michael McClaughlin
CA-49 Mike Levin Kara van Stralen
CO-02 Joe Neguse Lisa Bianco
CO-06 Jason Crow Alex Ball
CT-05 Jahana Hayes Joe Dunn
FL-06 Michael Waltz Micha Ketchel
FL-15 Ross Spano Jamie Robinette
FL-17 Greg Steube Matt Hutson
FL-26 Debbie Mucarsel-Powell Laura Rodriguez
FL-27 Donna Shalala Jessica Killin
GA-06 Lucy McBath Joon Suh
HI-01 Ed Case Tim Nelson
IA-01 Abby Finkenauer Elizabeth Kerr
IA-03 Cindy Axne Joe Diver
ID-01 Russ Fulcher Cliff Bayer
IL-04 Jesus “Chuy” Garcia Kari Moe*
IL-06 Sean Casten Ann Adler
IL-14 Lauren Underwood Andrea Harris
IN-04 Jim Baird Ashlee Vinyard
IN-06 Greg Pence Kyle Robertson
KS-02 Steve Watkins Colin Brainard
KS-03 Sharice Davids Allison Teixeira
MA-03 Lori Trahan Alicia Molt West
MA-07 Ayanna Pressley Sarah Groh
MD-06 David Trone Andy Flick
ME-02 Jared Golden Aisha Woodward
MI-08 Elissa Slotkin Mela Louise Norman
MI-09 Andy Levin Ven Neralla
MI-11 Haley Stevens Justin German
MI-13 Rashida Tlaib Ryan Anderson
MN-01 Jim Hagedorn Peter Su
MN-02 Angie Craig Mara Kunin
MN-03 Dean Phillips Tim Bertocci
MN-05 Ilhan Omar Connor McNutt
MN-08 Pete Stauber Desiree Koetzle
MS-03 Michael Guest Jordan Downs
ND-01 Kelly Armstrong Roz Leighton
NH-01 Chris Pappas Matthew Lee
NJ-02 Jeff Van Drew Allison Murphy
NJ-03 Andy Kim Amy Pseisfer
NJ-07 Tom Malinowski Colston Reid
NJ-11 Mikie Sherrill Ethan Saxon
NM-01 Deb Haaland Jennifer Van Der Heide
NM-02 Xochitl Torres Small Rene Munoz
NV-03 Susie Lee Brandon Cox
NV-04 Steven Horsford Asha Jones**
NY-11 Max Rose Anne Sokolov
NY-14 Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Saikat Chakrabarti
NY-19 Antonio Delgado John Bivona
NY-22 Anthony Brindisi Ellen Foster
NY-25 Joe Morelle Nicholas Weatherbee
OH-16 Anthony Gonzalez Tim Lolli
OK-01 Kevin Hern Cameron Foster
OK-05 Kendra Horn Brady King
PA-04 Madeleine Dean Koh Chiba
PA-05 Mary Gay Scanlon Roddy Flynn
PA-06 Chrissy Houlahan Michelle Dorothy
PA-07 Susan Wild Jed Ober
PA-09 Dan Meuser Dante Cutrona
PA-13 John Joyce Jeremy Shomaker
PA-14 Guy Reschenthaler Aaron Bonnaure
SC-01 Joe Cunningham Lane Lofton
SC-04 William Timmons Moutray Mclaren
SD-01 Dusty Johnson Andrew Christianson
TN-02 Tim Burchett Michael Grider
TN-06 John Rose Van Hilleary
TN-07 Mark Green Stephen Siao
TX-02 Dan Crenshaw Eliza Baker
TX-03 Van Taylor Lonnie Dietz
TX-05 Lance Gooden Aron Harris
TX-06 Ron Wright Ryan Thompson
TX-07 Lizzie Fletcher Sarah Kaplan Feinmann
TX-16 Veronica Escobar Eduardo Lerma
TX-21 Chip Roy Wade Miller
TX-29 Sylvia Garcia John Gorczynski
TX-32 Colin Allred Paige Hutchinson
UT-04 Ben McAdams Nichole Dunn
VA-02 Elaine Luria Kathryn Sorenson
VA-05 Denver Riggleman Dave Natonski
VA-06 Ben Cline Matt Miller
VA-07 Abigail Spanberger Roscoe Jones
VA-10 Jennifer Wexton Abby Carter
WA-08 Kim Schrier Erin O’Quinn
WI-01 Bryan Steil Ryan Carney
WV-03 Carol Miller Matthew Donnellan

*Interim chief

**District chief; Jason Rodriguez is Deputy Chief of Staff in DC

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