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Monday, October 12, 2009

Bonnen Announces New Staff Member

Insider's Report Vol. 7, No. 29

Though the 81st legislative session is over and the halls of the Capitol much quieter, I remain focused on ensuring that my constituents' needs are well-served and represented.  As your elected State Representative, I take very seriously my responsibility to be accessible and responsive to my 140,000+ constituents.

I am pleased to welcome and introduce Bill Ghant of Lake Jackson as my newest staff member.  Bill's years of experience in public and governmental relations make him exceptionally qualified to serve as my District Director.  More importantly, he brings to my office his perspective as a parent, veteran, and active citizen of Brazoria County with a passion for improving and promoting our local communities.

As a part of my continued dedication to be actively engaged with the citizens of Brazoria County, Bill will be out in the community making sure my constituents' concerns are fully addressed, particularly when prior legislative, family, and job commitments demand my presence elsewhere.  He will be joining Linda Winder, who remains in my Angleton office and has served my constituency for nearly eight years as a Casework Specialist and District Liaison.  Aside from representing me in my district, Bill and Linda stand ready to assist constituents in communicating with state agencies and field concerns or questions regarding any state issue.

My Chief of Staff of nearly seven years, Shera Eichler, continues to staff my Capitol office where she was joined by my Legislative Director, Carson Hooks, during this past legislative session.  They play an integral role in responding to legislative inquiries, monitoring the effects of new laws, and researching potential legislative proposals for the interim and upcoming session in 2011.

Please know that these dedicated and well-qualified individuals work for you and will communicate your input directly to me.  I am elected to serve you and encourage you to use my office as a resource any time that we can be of assistance to you regarding a state matter.