Rand Paul announces staff appointments

Deputy comes from bunning's staff

jbrammer@herald-leader.comDecember 15, 2010 

U.S. Sen.-elect Rand Paul, R-Bowling Green, announced several appointments Tuesday to his official staff.

"Kentuckians sent a resounding message to Washington when they elected me to serve the Bluegrass state in the U.S. Senate. I am proud to announce the following members of my staff, who share my dedication to reforming government and ending business as usual here in our nation's capital," Paul said in a statement.

Doug Stafford joins Paul's office as chief of staff with more than a dozen years of conservative grass-roots activism experience, including Campaign for Liberty and, most recently, the National Right to Work Committee. Cayce Moffett will serve as Stafford's assistant.

William Henderson will be deputy chief of staff and legislative director. He worked in the office of Jim Bunning, Kentucky's outgoing Republican senator, for the past 11 years, most recently as legislative director and counsel and staff director of Bunning's Banking Committee subcommittee.

Louisville lawyer Jim Milliman will be state director for Paul. He has counseled several conservative candidates and advanced conservative causes for many years, Paul's statement said.

Rachel McCubbin, who will be Paul's deputy state director, worked in state operations for Bunning as a field representative in the 1st Congressional District in Western Kentucky.

Moira Bagley will be Paul's communications director. She most recently served in the same post for the Republican Party of Kentucky.

Other positions Paul filled included Kentucky district and field representatives. They are: Bobette Franklin, director of constituent services; Bernie Kunkel, Northern Kentucky; Bryan Mills, Eastern Kentucky; Ryan Hogan, Bowling Green; and Dan Bayens, Lexington.

For his Washington, D.C., office, Paul appointed Seana Cranston and Rachel Latta as legislative assistants; Luke Mroz, Breck Farking and Brett King as legislative correspondents; Carolyn Moffa as staff assistant; and Orlando Watson as press assistant.

The news release said more appointments will be announced later.

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