Governor LePage Announces Staff Changes

April 24, 2018

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, April 24, 2017
Contact: Julie Rabinowitz, Press Secretary, 207-287-2531

AUGUSTA ? Governor Paul R. LePage has hired and promoted several staff members.


Madeline Malisa has been appointed Chief Legal Counsel, advising the Governor on a wide array of legal issues. She formerly served as Deputy Counsel and Senior Policy Advisor to the Governor.

Micki Mullen has been appointed Senior Policy Advisor. She will advise the Governor on the policy areas of employment, workers? compensation, professional and financial licensing and oversight and economic development. Mullen has served most recently as Deputy Director of Boards and Commissions.

William Thompson has been appointed Senior Policy Advisor counseling Governor LePage on education-related legislation and regulation, housing matters, and matters relating the Finance Authority of Maine and the Maine Bond Bank. Thompson most recently served as a Policy Management Analyst in the Governor?s Office of Policy and Management.

New Hires

Jonathan Moynahan is the Deputy Director of Constituent Services in the Office of the Governor, providing assistance to Maine citizens in resolving constituent concerns.

He has worked extensively in the banking sector, including managing a portfolio of commercial accounts, developing contracts and business validation. Moynahan was previously a candidate for the Maine House of Representatives, managed campaigns for the City Council of Cambridge, Massachusetts, and served as an intern in the Indiana Legislature.

A 2013 graduate, Moynahan holds a B.S. in Political Science from the University of Southern Indiana. He is a resident of Eliot.

A complete list of staff members and their professional biographies and responsibilities is available on the Office of the Governor?s website ( ).