Jamia McDonald http://ripr.org en Some personnel changes in Gov. Chafee's office http://ripr.org/post/some-personnel-changes-gov-chafees-office <p>Some comings and goings in Gov. Lincoln Chafee’s office:</p><p>Jamia McDonald is moving from deputy chief of staff and the governor’s liason to the state’s emergency management agency to become executive director of RIEMA.</p><p>Christian Vareika, the governor’s deputy communications director and chief speechwriter, is leaving the administration to attend law school. Vareika worked on Chafee’s 2010 campaign and has crafted major Chafee speeches.</p><p>Communications Associate James Alvarez is leaving the administration to pursue a creer in the U.S. Army.</p> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 18:57:39 +0000 Scott MacKay 17946 at http://ripr.org