Governor LePage Names Holly Lusk Deputy Chief of Staff

November 28, 2017

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Contact: Julie Rabinowitz, Press Secretary, 207-287-2531

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage has appointed Holly Lusk to be his deputy chief of staff and legislative policy director. She will replace Kathleen Newman, who stepped down in October after seven years of service to the administration.

“Holly previously served as my Senior Advisor for Health Policy, and I am pleased to welcome her back to my staff,” stated Governor Paul R. LePage.

An attorney, most recently Lusk practiced at Preti Flaherty in the firm’s government affairs, health law and litigation groups. In her previous tenure in the Office of the Governor, she advised Governor LePage on issues relating to health, welfare, insurance, professional licensing and financial regulatory matters.

Lusk holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania, where she majored in International Relations and French Studies, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Maine School of Law. She lives in Harpswell with her husband and children.

She began her new position on Monday, November 27.