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Results of The Hill Times’ Terrific 25 Staffer Survey: 2016

By Laura Ryckewaert      

The Top 25 List

  1. Gerald Butts, principal secretary, Prime Minister’s Office
  2. Greg McClinchey, member’s assistant, Liberal MP Judy Sgro
  3. Sean Murphy, manager of parliamentary affairs, Conservative Whip Gordon Brown
  4. Katie Telford, chief of staff, Prime Minister’s Office
  5. Vince MacNeil, chief of staff, Government House Leader Dominic LeBlanc
  6. Colleen Knight, parliamentary sssistant, Liberal MP T.J. Harvey
  7. Garry Keller, chief of staff, Conservative interim Leader Rona Ambrose
  8. Kevin Bosch, senior adviser for research, Liberal Research Bureau
  9. Tommy Desfossés, executive assistant to the PM, Prime Minister’s Office
  10. Sean Schnell, constituency assistant, Conservative MP Michelle Rempel
  11. Zita Astravas, director of issues management, Prime Minister’s Office
  12. Cyrus Reporter, senior adviser to the PM, Prime Minister’s Office
  13. Ben Martin, member’s assistant, Conservative MP Marilyn Gladu
  14. Jamie Kippen, Ontario regional desk, Prime Minister’s Office
  15. David Prest, parliamentary affairs adviser, Conservative House Leader Andrew Scheer
  16. Rob Sutherland, chief of staff, NDP Whip Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet
  17. Cyndi Jenkins, Atlantic regional desk, Prime Minister’s Office
  18. Anthony Salloum, lobby officer, NDP Whip Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet
  19. Roberta Webster, member’s assistant, NDP MP Fin Donnelly
  20. Cory Hann, director of communications, Conservative Party of Canada
  21. Mélanie Lauzon, committee coordinator, Liberal Whip Andrew Leslie
  22. Kate Purchase, director of communications, Prime Minister’s Office
  23. Mike Storeshaw, director of media relations, Conservative interim Leader Rona Ambrose
  24. Jake Enwright, senior communications officer, Conservative Research Bureau
  25. Anne Marie Keeley, chief of staff, Conservative Whip Gordon Brown

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