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Senate Research Staff and Policy Responsibilities

Elizabeth Holcomb, Director
B.S., University of Georgia; M.P.H., University of Georgia; J.D., Case Western Reserve University
Appropriations, Rules

Alexander Azarian, Deputy Director
B.A., Rhode Island College; M.A., Providence College
MARTOC, Public Safety, Transportation, Veterans, Military, and Homeland Security

Ryan Bowersox, Senior Policy Analyst
B.A., University of Georgia; J.D. Wake Forest University
Banking & Financial Institutions, Finance, Economic Development & Tourism

Laurin Vonada, Senior Policy Analyst
B.S., Auburn University, J.D., Georgia State University
Education & Youth, Higher Education, Retirement

Beth Vaughan, Senior Policy Analyst
B.A., University of Tennessee; J.D., University of Tennessee
Interstate Cooperation, Judiciary, Special Judiciary

Katherine Russell, Senior Policy Analyst
B.A., University of Georgia; J.D., Mississippi College
Natural Resources & the Environment, Agriculture & Consumer Affairs, Regulated Industries & Utilities

James Beal, Policy Analyst
B.A., Georgia State University
Health & Human Services, Insurance & Labor, Science & Technology

Macy McFall, Policy Analyst
B.A., University of Alabama
Ethics, Government Oversight, Reapportionment & Redistricting, State & Local Governmental Operations, State Institutions & Propery, Urban Affairs