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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
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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
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Ryan Bowersox, Senior Policy Analyst
B.A., University of Georgia; J.D., Wake Forest University
Banking and Financial Institutions, Finance, Economic Development and Tourism
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Laurin Vonada, Senior Policy Analyst
B.S., Auburn University, J.D., Georgia State University
Education and Youth, Higher Education, Retirement
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Beth Vaughan, Senior Policy Analyst
B.A., University of Tennessee; J.D., University of Tennessee
Interstate Cooperation, Judiciary, Special Judiciary
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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
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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
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