Eric Naing

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The following three people have been hired in the office of Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, D-N.Y.:

Lara Kitain has been hired as a scheduler. Kitain was a finance associate for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee. She also worked for Rep. Patrick Murphy’s, D-Pa., 2010 campaign. She also served as his volunteer coordinator for that race.

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Stephanie Ueng has been hired as legislative director to Rep. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill. Ueng was outreach adviser in the leadership office of Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. She also has worked as a legislative fellow for Rep. Andre Carson, D-Ind. She also was a legal fellow at Jeffrey J. Chang & Associates. She was a member of the board of directors for the Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership.

Thomas Moore has joined the Center for Strategic & International Studies as proliferation prevention program deputy director. Moore was a senior adviser on the Republican staff for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. He also worked as a staff assistant on the Republican staff of the Senate Armed Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Strategic Forces. He was also an intern with the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

People on the Move: March 28, 2013

Mae Stevens has been hired as a senior legislative assistant for Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-Pa. Stevens was a legislative assistant for former Rep. Russ Carnahan, D-Mo. She also has worked as a clean energy policy adviser at Third Way, a consultant for the Environmental Defense Fund, a policy analyst for Greenpeace, and a policy and program coordinator at Physicians for Social Responsibility.

Shelby Boxenbaum has been hired as a legislative correspondent for Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-Pa. She was a regional research analyst for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and was a public policy fellow at Trimpa Group. Her previous experience includes positions as a law clerk for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, an associate at Winston & Strawn in New York and a law clerk for the ACLU of Colorado.

People on the Move: March 26, 2013

Sarah Bolton has been hired as a senior policy and budget adviser for the Democratic staff of the Senate Budget Committee. She was a legislative assistant for Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash. Bolton also has worked as a legislative aide for Murray. She also has previously served as a staff assistant for the Senate Budget Committee.

Amaia Kirtland has been hired as deputy press secretary on the Democratic staff of the Senate Budget Committee. Kirtland was director of operations for Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash. She worked as a Web content contributor for the 2012 Democratic National Convention. She previously served as a deputy scheduler for Murray. She also has worked as an office manager and legislative correspondent for Rep. Jim Matheson, D-Utah.

People on the Move: March 21, 2013

Jake Cornett has been hired as a legislative assistant for Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash. Cornett was a staff member for the Democratic staff for the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety. He also has served as a legislative fellow for Murray. He was a policy fellow at the Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation and also has worked as a member of the faculty at SAM Schools.

Crystal Bridgeman has been hired as a senior education policy adviser on the Democratic staff for the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. She was a senior policy adviser for the Democratic staff for the Senate HELP Subcommittee on Employment. Bridgeman also has worked as a staff member on that subcommittee. She was a management and program analyst at the IRS and a presidential management fellow through the Office of Personnel Management.

People on the Move: March 20, 2013

Lawrence T. Liu has been promoted to staff director on the Congressional-Executive Commission on China. Liu was deputy staff director for Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio. He has also worked as a senior counsel for the Commission. He has also worked as a corporate attorney at Sullivan & Cromwell. He also served as a Fulbright fellow in Taiwan. He was a reporter for Taiwan News.

Orlando Carvalho has been appointed executive vice president of the aeronautics business at Lockheed Martin Corp. He was the leader of Lockheed’s mission systems and sensors. He was also vice president and general manager of the F-35 program. He was also deputy of the F-35 program.

People on the Move: March 19, 2013

Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., has announced the following hires:

Jacqueline Silvers is a legislative assistant on energy, environment and water issues. She recently had a fellowship at the EPA, working in the Office of Congressional Affairs, the Air Enforcement Division in the compliance office and the Office of International and Tribal Affairs.

People on the Move: March 18, 2013

Kelsey Knight has been hired as communications director for Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich. She was communications director for Mitt Romney’s campaign in Michigan. She also has worked as special assistant for media affairs at The Chertoff Group and as a press assistant for Rep. Sam Johnson, R-Texas. Knight was executive assistant to the domestic policy adviser at the White House under President George W. Bush, a press intern for former first lady Laura Bush and a media affairs intern at the Defense Department during the Bush administration.

Daniel Mauer has been promoted to legislative director for Rep. George Miller, D-Calif. He was legislative assistant. He also has served as a legislative assistant on the Democratic Staff of the House Financial Services Committee and as a legislative correspondent for Rep. Al Green, D-Texas. Mauer was the campaign manager of Rhode Island state Senate race for Democrat Patrick Schmitt.

People on the Move: March 15, 2013

Gregg Nunziata has been hired as general counsel for Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. Nunziata was a senior director at the Advisory Board Company, a health care consulting firm. He has served as a judiciary and homeland security policy counsel for the Senate Republican Policy Committee and as chief Republican nominations counsel for the Senate Judiciary Committee. He also has worked as a special assistant for the Justice Department under President George W. Bush.

Howard Berman has joined law and lobbying firm Covington & Burling’s global public policy and government affairs practice. He was a Democratic member of the House representing California. He also has served as an assemblyman in the California legislature, and eventually became Assembly majority leader.

People on the Move: March 14, 2013

Jason Van Beek has been hired as counsel on the Republican staff of the Senate Commerce Committee. He was military legislative counsel for Sen. John Thune, R-S.D. Van Beek also has served as a justice legislative assistant.

Adrian Arnakis has been hired as counsel on the Republican staff of the Senate Commerce Committee. She was a legislative assistant for Sen. John Thune, R-S.D. and worked as a staff member on the committee. Arnakis also has served Thune as a legislative aide.

People on the Move: March 13, 2013

The following three people have been appointed to the Democratic staff of the Senate Appropriations Committee:

Charles Kieffer has been named staff director. He has also worked as the committee’s staff director previously. He was minority staff director of the Homeland Security Subcommittee. He has also served as special assistant to the director and acting associate director of legislative affairs at the Office of Management and Budget under Presidents Ronald Reagan, George Bush and Bill Clinton. He was a budget analyst for the Health and Human Services Department under Presidents Jimmy Carter and Reagan.

People on the Move: March 12, 2013

David Greengrass was promoted to legislative director for Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn. Greengrass was a senior legislative assistant for Cohen. He has worked as an associate at Clifford Chance US. He also has worked as a legislative assistant for Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y.

Elmer Eusman has been promoted to chief of the conservation division at the Library of Congress. Eusman was special assistant to the director for preservation. He has worked at the Library as acting chief of the preservation reformatting division and as a preservation specialist in the conservation division. He also has worked at the Rotterdam Boymans Museum as a senior conservator.

People on the Move: March 11, 2013

David Schwietert has been hired as the Republican staff director for the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. Schwietert was the legislative director for Sen. John Thune, R-S.D. He has worked as director of environment, federal markets and procurement for the Associated General Contractors of America, a construction industry trade group. He also has worked as the AGC’s legislative director.

Brendon Plack has been hired as legislative director for Thune. Plack was the policy director for the Senate Republican Conference. He has worked as a policy analyst for the Senate Republican Policy Committee. He has also worked as a legislative assistant for Thune.

People on the Move: March 8, 2013

Nick Rossi has been hired as a deputy staff director for the Republican staff of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee. Rossi was a Republican staff director for the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. He has worked as a Republican chief counsel and chief investigator for the Senate Commerce Committee and as a Republican chief counsel for the Senate Judiciary Committee. He also has worked for the FBI as an attorney and special agent.

Anthony “Angelo” McClain has been named CEO of the National Association of Social Workers. McClain was commissioner for the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families. He has served as vice president and executive director of the New Jersey division of the Child Behavioral Health Service Center. He has worked as vice president of network management and regional operations for the Massachusetts Behavioral Health Partnership.

People on the Move: March 7, 2013

Darla Ripchensky has been hired as administrative director on the Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee. She also worked as chief clerk on the Senate Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee. Ripchensky served as a manager and senior project manager at Northrop Grumman Information Systems. She was a program manager of the eGIS sector managed services division at Nortel Government Solutions Inc. She was administrative director in the leadership office of current Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, D-S.D. She worked as chief clerk and security manager for the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee. She served as office manager and chief clerk for the leadership office of Daschle.

Jon Kyl has been hired as a senior adviser and member of the global public policy and government affairs practice at Covington & Burling. Kyl also has been named a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. He served in the Senate as a Republican representing Arizona, and later served as Senate minority whip. He also served in the House. He was an attorney at Jennings, Strouss & Salmon in Arizona. He also was chairman of the Phoenix Chamber of Commerce.

People on the Move: March 6, 2013

Ryan Pettit has been hired as a member of the Democratic staff on the Senate Budget Committee. Pettit was a senior legislative assistant for the Democratic staff on the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee. He also has worked as civil affairs team chief in the Marine Corps in Iraq and Afghanistan. He was an intern at the Hudson Institute.

Steven B. Harris has been reappointed as a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). Harris was senior vice president and special counsel for lobbying and consulting firm APCO Worldwide. He has worked as staff director and chief counsel of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee. He also has worked as a staff director and chief counsel to the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Securities Subcommittee.

People on the Move: March 4, 2013

Zakir Ali Baig has been hired as director of the Republican staff on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. He was legislative director for Sen. David Vitter, R-La. He also has served as a legislative correspondent and legislative assistant to Vitter.

Victoria Napier has been hired as senior vice president of federal government relations at EnergySolutions. She was senior policy adviser and then chief of staff to the assistant secretary for environmental management at the Energy Department. She also worked as a liaison to the Office of Homeland Security, the Agriculture Department, the EPA, the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, and the Office of Science and Technology Policy at the Office of Presidential Personnel at the White House. She also was special assistant to the secretary of the Interior Department.

People on the Move: Feb. 27, 2013

Mollie Binotto has been promoted to legislative correspondent for Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont. She was executive assistant to the chief of staff and legislative director/legislative correspondent in Tester’s office. She also has served as a staff assistant to Tester. She also worked as Northern Nevada’s regional field director for the Nevada State Democratic Party/Friends for Harry Reid. She was a GPA special assistant at R&R Partners. She also worked as a field organizer for President Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign. She was a research assistant at Winning Strategies Washington.

Marty Machowsky has been hired as senior vice president in the public affairs practice at Widmeyer Communications. He was senior vice president of strategic communications at McGuireWoods Consulting. He also worked as a senior and executive vice president at Edelman. He was vice president at Issue Dynamics. He worked as legislative director to former Rep. Rick Boucher, D-Va. He was chief of staff to the former chairwoman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, Audrey Moore.

People on the Move: Feb. 26, 2013

Jeffrey Levensaler has been hired as deputy chief of staff to Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis. Levensaler was deputy chief of staff to Democratic Sens. Jeff Merkley of Oregon, Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, Frank R. Lautenberg of New Jersey and Paul D. Wellstone of Minnesota.

Scott Fulton has been hired as a principal and member of the environmental and natural resources practice at Beveridge & Diamond. He was EPA general counsel, and before that was acting deputy administrator and chief operating officer. He also has served as head of the office of international affairs at the EPA and as a judge on the Environmental Appeals Board. He also worked as assistant chief of the environmental enforcement section of the environment and natural resources division at the Justice Department under Ronald Reagan and George Bush.

People on the Move: Feb. 25, 2013

Nanda Chitre has been named acting director of the office of public affairs at the Justice Department. She was deputy director. Chitre also has worked as a deputy press secretary at the White House under President Bill Clinton. She was a writer and researcher for the television series “The West Wing.”

Robert O. Work has been named CEO at the Center for a New American Security. He currently serves as undersecretary of the Navy. He worked as vice president for strategic studies and as a senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments. He also has served as a military assistant and senior aide to a former secretary of the navy. He retired from the Marine Corps with the rank of colonel.