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Meet the new Travis County staff

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 by Elizabeth Pagano

Though the City Council switch has kept Monitor staff pretty busy, there have also been big changes over at the Travis County Commissioners Court. County Judge Sarah Eckhardt and Precinct 2 Commissioner Brigid Shea both attended their first meeting Tuesday since the election. Both have also hired some familiar staffers. Eckhardt named Peter Einhorn, who worked with her when she was a commissioner, as her chief of staff. She also rehired executive assistants Joe Hon and Loretta Farb and brought on Maya Reisman. Shea has hired Barbara Rush, who most recently worked for Council Member Laura Morrison, and Travis County Democratic Party political director Kristian Caballero. Shea has also brought aboard Melissa Velasquez, who previously worked for former County Judge Sam Biscoe.

 

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