January 28, 2005


Washington, DC â?? Idaho Senator Mike Crapo has added new staff in his Boise and Lewiston offices and announces a new in-state staff assignment for veteransâ?? issues in Idaho. Sandy Bachman is returning to Crapoâ??s staff as a Constituent Services Representative after a 14-month leave of absence. Bachman is a Montana native, although she and her husband Bill have lived in Idaho for 15 years. Bachman is finishing her English degree with an emphasis on writing at Boise State University and worked for former U.S. Representative Helen Chenoweth-Hage before joining Crapoâ??s staff.Tony Snodderly is new to the Lewiston field office, joining Regional Director Mitch Silvers to assist with casework and constituent services. Snodderly is a Lewiston native and is finishing a Bachelorâ??s degree in Liberal Arts Social Science at Lewis and Clark College. He has a background in business and history interests. Jake Ball, who heads Crapoâ??s Caldwell office, has been named the new State Veterans Coordinator. He will be assisting Linda Norris, who has relocated to Crapoâ??s Washington, DC offices to handle veteransâ?? issues at the legislative level.# # #