Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) – Staff Assistant

The Office of Congressman Ron DeSantis (R-FL-06) seeks a Washington, D.C. office Staff Assistant. The individual must be organized and detail-oriented. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, answering phones; welcoming constituents; greeting meeting attendees; managing the general office email account, voicemail system and the conference room reservation system; coordinating tour and flag requests; assisting with the processing of incoming and outgoing correspondence; assisting with management of the legislative archives; and assisting the legislative team by attending briefings, writing memos and conducting research. The candidate will work closely with the Member and Chief of Staff as well as other D.C. and District Staff. Florida ties are a plus. We are looking for someone who can maintain a good sense of humor and maintain flexibility with the day to day responsibilities of congressional work.

Member Committee Assignments: House Foreign Affairs Committee – National Security Subcommittee (Chair)

Chief of Staff: Dustin Carmack ( joined Rep. Desantis’ staff as Legislative Director in October 2013 and was promoted to Chief of Staff in January 2015. He was previously a Legislative Strategist and Government Relations Deputy at Heritage Action for America. He has a BA in Political Science and Business Administration from Truman State University and a MA in Middle Eastern History from Tel Aviv University in Israel.

Communications Director: Elizabeth Fusick ( joined Rep. DeSantis’ team as Press Secretary in January 2013 and was promoted to Communications Director in June 2013. She was previously Legislative Correspondent/Deputy Press Secretary for Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL). She has a BA in Political Science and French from Pepperdine University.

Legislative Director: John Maniscalco ( joined Rep. DeSantis’ staff as Legislative Director in January 2017. He was previously Legislative Director for Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), Director of Congressional Affairs for the Cato Institute, and Deputy Associate Director of Presidential Personnel for President George W. Bush.

Scheduler: Mimi O’Grady ( joined Rep. DeSantis’ staff as Scheduler in November 2016. She was previously Office Administrator/Scheduler for Rep. John Fleming (R-LA). She has a BA in Public Relations from Pepperdine University.

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