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Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., incoming chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, has announced his senior committee staff.

Wyden has appointed the following members to his senior committee staff:

  • Joshua Sheinkman, staff director;
  • Sam Fowler, chief counsel;
  • Dan Adamson, senior counsel;
  • Patty Beneke, senior counsel;
  • David Brooks, senior counsel;
  • Michele Miranda, senior counsel;
  • Todd Wooten, senior counsel;
  • Isaiah Akin, senior professional staff;
  • Meghan Conklin, senior professional staff;
  • Kevin Rennert, senior professional staff;
  • Allen Stayman, senior professional staff;
  • Sara Tucker, senior professional staff;
  • Drew Johnston, counsel;
  • Cisco Minthorn, counsel;
  • Dave Berick, chief investigator;
  • Peter Gartrell, investigator;
  • Keith Chu, press secretary; and
  • Samantha Offerdahl, press assistant.


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