June 09, 2006

New Staff In Crapo's State, D.C. Offices

Washington, DC â?? Idaho Senator Mike Crapo announces new staff members in his Twin Falls and Lewiston, Idaho offices. A former intern in Crapoâ??s Washington, DC office is also returning for full-time employment there.Jimmi Sommer is Crapoâ??s new regional director based in Twin Falls. She comes to Crapoâ??s office with considerable Idaho experience in issues ranging from education to consumer protection. Sommer worked in the Idaho Attorney Generalâ??s office on projects including the Do Not Call telephone list and for the Idaho State Board of Education on a number of issues. She is the former Director of Public and Legislative Affairs for the Technology Law Group. Sommer is a native of Twin Falls and received her Masterâ??s Degree in Public Administration from Boise State University and holds a Bachelorâ??s Degree in International Studies from George Fox University in Oregon.Katie Shewmaker is Crapoâ??s staff assistant in Twin Falls. Shewmaker, a native of Twin Falls, holds a Bachelorâ??s Degree in Animal Science from the University of Wyoming.Jennifer Beier joins Crapoâ??s Lewiston Office as a staff assistant. Beier, who is originally from Lewiston, is a recent graduate of Lewis-Clark State College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration.Jonathan Homer, who hails from Idaho Falls, returns to Crapoâ??s Washington office after serving earlier as an intern. He takes over as legislative correspondent following previous experience in Washington at the U.S. Department of State and at Utah Public Radio. Homer graduated from Utah State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and History.# # #