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Beauprez Welcomes New Spinner

Moving up to Capitol Hill from his job in the communications shop at the Labor Department, Jordan Stoick joined Rep. Bob Beauprez’s (R-Colo.) staff earlier this month as press secretary. The one-time staffer for former Rep. John Thune’s (R-S.D.) 2002 Senate campaign now handles all of Beauprez’s communications issues.

Stoick, 25, is a native of Mobridge, S.D. He graduated from the University of South Dakota and holds a degree in contemporary media and journalism.

Promotions Abound in Bluegrass State. Rep. Ron Lewis (R-Ky.) has shuffled the deck with his office staff with five promotions and two hires in recent weeks.

Stepping up to the chief of staff spot is Daniel London, 26. The Hardyville, Ky., native served as district director and political director for Lewis before being appointed to the Congressman’s top position. London holds a master’s in public administration from Western Kentucky University and earned his undergraduate degree from Campbellsville University.

Taking over the post of senior policy adviser is longtime Lewis staffer Philip Hays. Hays, who first began working on the Hill in 1989, has been with Lewis since his election to Congress in 1994. He began as a legislative aide for the Congressman and worked his way up to legislative assistant and senior legislative assistant positions. Hays, 35, hails from Cincinnati and graduated from Ohio State University with a degree in political science.

Josh Nacey, 29, moved up from his position as legislative assistant to senior legislative assistant. Also a Lewis staffer since 1994, Nacey hails from West

Point, Ky. Nacey holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Louisville and went on to earn a law degree from the university’s Louis D. Brandeis School of Law.

Rounding out Lewis’ promotions are Megan Spindel and Eric Bergren. Bergren will retain his position as legislative director and will also now handle administrative assistant duties. Spindel is a former staff assistant and legislative aide who will take over legislative assistant duties for agriculture, education and energy issues. Spindel is a 2002 graduate of Centre College in Danville, Ky. She calls Hawesville, Ky., her hometown.

Lewis’ new staff hires are Legislative Correspondent Alison Domenica and Staff Assistant Richard Henkle.

Domenica, 24, is a former intern for Rep. Mac Collins (R-Ga.) and one-time editorial and marketing assistant for Houghton Mifflin Publishing Co. The Boston native graduated from the University of Richmond in 2001 with a degree in political science and economics.

Henkle, 22, is a former intern for Sen. Sam Brownback (R-Kan.) and for the Russ Reid Co. The Wheaton College graduate holds a degree in political science and hails from Garden City, Kan.

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