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Incoming Appropriations Committee Chairman Rogers Announces New Staff Assignments for the 112th Congress


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, Jan 5, 2011 -

Incoming Appropriations Committee Chairman Rogers Announces New Staff Assignments for the 112th Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Incoming House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers today announced new staff assignments for the twelve Appropriations subcommittees.
 
“We have a historic challenge ahead of us to cut spending, reduce the size of government and get our economy back on track. These highly qualified, professional, and dedicated staff will be critical in achieving these goals, and I know they are more than up to the task,” Rogers said.
 
The subcommittee staff assignments are as follows:
 
David Gibbons, formerly the lead Republican staff person on the Agriculture Subcommittee, will now head the full committee’s Survey’s and Investigation staff. Previously, Gibbons was the lead Republican staff person on the Labor/Health and Human Services subcommittee, and served on the staff of the Transportation/Housing and Urban Development subcommittee.
 
The lead staff person on the Agriculture subcommittee will be Martin Delgado. Delgado most recently served on the Republican Appropriations Committee staff handling military construction and veterans affairs.
 
The lead staff person on the Commerce/Justice/Science subcommittee will be Mike Ringler, who served as Republican staff on this subcommittee in the last Congress.
 
The lead staff person on the Defense subcommittee will be Tom McLemore, who served as Republican staff on this subcommittee in the last Congress.
 
The lead staff person on the Energy and Water subcommittee will be Rob Blair, who served as Republican staff on this subcommittee in the last Congress.
 
The lead staff person on the Financial Services subcommittee will be John Martens, who served as Republican staff on this subcommittee in the last Congress.
 
The lead staff person on the Homeland Security subcommittee will be Ben Nicholson, who served as Republican staff on this subcommittee in the last Congress.
 
The lead staff person on the Interior subcommittee will be Dave LesStrang, who served as Republican staff on this subcommittee in the last Congress.
 
The lead staff person on the Labor/Health and Human Services subcommittee will be Steve Crane, who served as Republican staff on this subcommittee in the last Congress.
 
The lead staff person on the Legislative Branch subcommittee will be Liz Dawson, who served as Republican staff for this subcommittee in the last Congress.
 
The lead staff person on the Military Construction/Veterans Affairs subcommittee will be Tim Peterson, who served as Republican staff on this subcommittee under previous Republican control of the House.
 
The lead staff person on the State/Foreign Operations subcommittee will be Anne Marie Chotvacs, who served as Republican staff on this subcommittee in the last Congress.
 
The lead staff person on the Transportation/Housing and Urban Development subcommittee will be Dena Baron, who served as Republican staff on this subcommittee in the last Congress.
 
In addition, Jennifer Miller will continue as Appropriations Republican staff in the front office, covering House and Committee rules and procedure, as well as selected intelligence issues.

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