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Senate Research Staff and Policy Responsibilities

Angie Fiese, Director
B.A., Georgia Institute of Technology; J.D., Georgia State University
Appropriations, Education and Youth, Ethics, Interstate Cooperation, Rules

Alexander Azarian, Deputy Director
B.A., Rhode Island College; M.A., Providence College
Insurance and Labor, State and Local Governmental Operations, Veterans, Military, and Homeland Security

Elizabeth Holcomb, Principal Policy Analyst; Projects Manager
B.S., University of Georgia; M.P.H., University of Georgia; J.D., Case Western Reserve University
Health and Human Services, Reapportionment and Redistricting, Special Judiciary

Satyn Nishon Geary, Senior Policy Analyst
B.A., Elizabethtown College; M.B.A., Kennesaw State University
Economic Development and Tourism, Higher Education, State Institutions and Property, Transportation, Urban Affairs

Justin M. Cook, Senior Policy Analyst
B.A., Brigham Young University; J.D., M.P.A. Georgia State University
Banking and Financial Institutions, Finance, Retirement, Science and Technology

Kat Middleton, Senior Policy Analyst
B.S., University of West Georgia; J.D., Georgia State University
Agriculture and Consumer Affairs, Government Oversight, Natural Resources and the Environment, Regulated Industries and Utilities

Donavan Eason, Senior Policy Analyst
B.A., University of Georgia; J.D., Washington & Lee University
Judiciary, Judiciary Non-civil, Public Safety

Lisha Thompson, Office Manager