After seven years on the Hill, Jesse Brady’s last day of work was May 17 and he has already moved back to his hometown of Sudbury.
Meanwhile, former chief of staff to Immigration Minister Jason Kenney, Howard Anglin, has been hired to the PMO as a legal affairs adviser.
Only two people have been confirmed as fulltime staffers in Justin Trudeau’s leader’s office to date: Cyrus Reporter as chief of staff and Kate Monfette as press secretary.
George Soule will be on parental leave until January 2014, and NDP staffer Kiavash Najafi is serving as a new caucus press secretary in his absence.
And a number of staffers have been shuffled between Denis Lebel’s Transport and Intergovernmental Affairs offices.
Meanwhile, policy adviser Andrew Rankin has left the Hill and Finance Minister Jim Flaherty’s office.
And Public Works and Status of Women Minister Rona Ambrose has also welcomed a new policy adviser to her office.
Marie-Pierre Daigle started working in NDP Leader Tom Mulcair’s OLO in February and now leads his tour and scheduling unit.
Previously director of strategic communications to Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, Mary Ann Dewey-Plante is now working as director of media relations to Environment Minister Peter Kent.
Former chief of staff Michele Austin says it was time for her to switch gears, but she’ll still be around the Hill circuit.
Previously deputy chief of staff and director of policy to the minister, Leah Canning’s promotion is one of a number of staffing changes in recent weeks.
As media logistics assistant, Jordan Reid spends her mornings focused on QP and her afternoons prepping NDP players for that evening’s political prime time shows.
Sarah Levesque has returned from maternity leave to serve as a communications officer; meanwhile, Jonathan Lefebvre has left the PMO.
Joel Taguchi is now working as director of communications to Agriculture Minister Ritz, replacing Meagan Murdoch who has moved to CIDA.
Dan Miles is back running Finance Minister Jim Flaherty’s communications shop, but just until after the next federal budget is released.
Sandra Buckler leaves Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq’s office and Scott Anderson hired as PMO speechwriter.
Marian Ngo was promoted to serve as Minister Diane Finley’s new press secretary last month.