NBLSLC Member Spotlight

Ashley Jenkins-Jordan – March 2024

Chief of Staff to Illinois Senate President Don Harmon Ashley is the first Black woman to serve as a chief of staff for any legislative caucus in Illinois. She started officially in January. She’s worked for the Senate for a Read More

Christian Garrett – February 2024

Christian Garrett started as a legislative intern for the 2023 legislative session, and  moved into the position as interim intern in May of the same year.  His dedication and professionalism was a great match for the team, which resulted in a full time Read More

Desmond Reynolds – January 2024

Desmond Reynolds stands as a steadfast Legislative Assistant for the Indiana House Democratic Caucus, working specifically for Representatives Smith, Bartlett, and Summers; bringing forth a wealth of knowledge cultivated through his academic pursuits. Graduating from Ball State University in the Read More

Derion Searcey – August – September 2023

Derion Searcey is a native of Indianapolis, IN, where he gradated from Pike High School in 2016 and went on to obtain his associate degree from Ivy tech and his bachelor’s degree in political science from Indiana University- Purdue University Read More

Marissa King – July – August 2023

Marissa King a Detroit native, Graduate of Tennessee State University earning a B.S. in Criminal Justice. Presently, pursuing a Juris Doctorate Degree, which aligns her ambitions to practice policy law and use her influence to impact the judicial and legislative Read More

Svetlana Moore – June – July 2023

Svetlana has a natural passion for service. After high school, she joined the U.S. Navy as an Electrician Mate, Level 3. At the age of 19, she was deployed during Desert Storm on the USS Cape Cod. Once returning home, Read More

Tanisha Woods NBLSLC Chairwoman – May – June 2023

This month we SPOTLIGHT our own Chairwoman, Tanisha Woods (OK) – In addition to serving the amazing legislative professional organization that is NBLSLC, In April, Tanisha was elected as the President of Georgia Brown Democratic Women – an organization that Read More