Tricia Russell appointed chief of staff for Senator Cory Booker

Tricia RussellTricia Russell ’05 BA (PSt/PSc) is chief of staff for Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey. She was formerly chief of staff for U.S. Representative Josh Gottheimer and Representative Steve Israel.

During her time serving as chief of staff for Rep. Israel, Russell helped found the new Democratic Policy and Communications Committee in the House of Representatives. Due to her extensive experience in legislative affairs, The National Journal ranked Russell as one of the 20 Most Powerful Woman Staffers in 2015. 

Read more about Russell’s appointment in this Insider NJ news announcement