Podcast: The Gatekeepers, Chiefs of Staff in Local Government

Posted on March 2, 2018


Samantha Harkins
Chief of Staff
Lansing, MI
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Laura O’Sullivan
Chief of Staff
South Bend, IN
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James Hardy
Chief of Staff
Akron, OH
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The second in command and go-to person. Three Chiefs of Staff join GovLove to talk about the uniqueness of their job. From gatekeeper to stand in, Chiefs of Staff handle different things everyday. Samantha Harkins works for Mayor Andy Schor in Lansing, Michigan. Laura O’Sullivan works for Mayor Pete Buttigieg in South Bend, Indiana. James Hardy works for Mayor Dan Horrigan of Akron, Ohio.

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