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Latest on the legislative staffing merry-go-round

With a tip of the hat to Legislative IQ powered by LobbyTools, here are the latest movements – both on and off – of the legislative merry-go-round.

On: Bobbye Iseminger is the new senior administrative assistant for the House Select Committee on Affordable Healthcare Access.

On: Jasmine Govan and Ambar Pimentel became legislative assistants for Democratic state Sen. Joseph Abruzzo of Wellington.

Off: Rick Kendust is no longer legislative assistant for Republican state Sen. Thad Altman of Rockledge.

Off: Jessica Crawford is no longer a legislative assistant for Republican state Sen. Alan Hays of Umatilla.

Off: John Schrader is no longer a legislative analyst for the House Justice Appropriations Subcommittee.

On: Sean Smith has become the new legislative analyst for the House Justice Appropriations Subcommittee.

On: Sean White is now a legislative analyst House Economic Development & Tourism Subcommittee.

On: Derick Dehmer is now an attorney for the House Education Committee.

On: Vincent Aldridge has become the senior attorney for the House Finance & Tax Committee.

On: Yolanda Siples is the newest senior attorney for the House Health & Human Services Committee.

On: Crystal Anderson is now an attorney for the House Business & Professions Subcommittee.

Off: Jonathan Riveras is no longer legislative assistant for Republican state Rep. Bryan Avila of Hialeah.

On: Gabe Peters is Avila’s new legislative assistant.

Off: George Fossett is no longer the district secretary for Democratic state Rep. Katie Edwards of Plantation.

Off: Santino Andrews and Christi Fearnley are no longer legislative assistants for Democratic state Rep. Kristin Jacobs of Coconut Creek.

On: Katherine Bedley is now the district secretary for Democratic state Rep. Jared Moskowitz of Coral Springs.

Off: Ashley Fairbrother is no longer district secretary for Gainesville Republican state Rep. Keith Perry.

On: Skylar Swanson is now Perry’s district secretary.

On: Robert Roach is the new district secretary for Republican state Rep. Elizabeth Porter of Lake City.

Off & On: Sheree Vann and Donna Ellerkamp are now administrative assistant for all five House Health committees and subcommittees, and are no longer Porter’s district secretaries.

On: Clarice Redding is the new district secretary for Democratic state Rep. Bobby Powell of Riviera Beach.

Off: Delano Allen is no longer Powell’s district secretary.

On: Robert Vaughn has become the new legislative assistant for Democratic state Rep. Kevin Rader of Delray Beach.

Off: Alexis Andres is no longer Rader’s legislative assistant.

Off & On: Macey Smith moved from district secretary to legislative assistant for Republican state Rep. John Tobia of Melbourne Beach.

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Phil Ammann is a St. Petersburg-based journalist, editor and blogger. With more than three decades of writing, editing, reporting and management experience, Phil produced content for both print and online, in addition to founding several specialty websites, including HRNewsDaily.com. His broad range included covering news, local government and entertainment reviews for Patch.com, technical articles, and profiles for BetterRVing Magazine as well as advice columns for a metaphysical website, among others. Phil has served as editor and production manager for Extensive Enterprises Media since 2013 and lives in St. Pete with his wife, visual artist Margaret Juul. He can be reached at phil.ammann@gmail.com.

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