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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, Ethics, Government Oversight, Reapportionment and Redistricting, State Institutions and Property, Urban Affairs

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

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

Laurin Vonada, Senior Policy Analyst
B.S., Auburn University, J.D., Georgia State University
Education and 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 and the Environment, Agriculture and Consumer Affairs, Regulated Industries and Utilities

James Beal, Senior Policy Analyst
B.A., Georgia State University; J.D., Georgia State University
Health and Human Services, Insurance and Labor, Science and Technology