Staff Smarts

Fall is learning season for legislative staff, many of whom attended professional development seminars conducted by NCSL's nine staff professional associations. They met in cities around the country to hone their skills and share ideas with their collegues from other state capitals. Below are a few snapshots from the meetings.

Bernard Dean, left, chief clerk of the Washington House, and Rob Hunt, clerk of the Maine House, received the Millicent (Millie) MacFarland Memorial Scholarship during the American Society of Legislative Clerks and Secretaries' meeting in Phoenix. The $1,000 scholarship, named for longtime chief clerk and parliamentarian of the Maine House and former ASLCS president Millie MacFarland, is awarded to dedicated ASLCS members to help offset...

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