By The Hill Staff - 06/16/09 07:18 PM EDT
• Sharon Ringley and Elizabeth Frazee have joined forces to create TwinLogic Strategies, a new government relations firm. Ringley was the deputy chief of staff for Rep. Rick Boucher (D-Va.) and was director of federal affairs for Amazon.com. Frazee was the legislative director and counsel for Rep. Bob GoodlatteBob GoodlatteHow the White House got rolled on the Saudi-9/11 bill Overnight Defense: Congress overrides Obama 9/11 veto | Pentagon breathes easy after funding deal | More troops heading to Iraq Congress votes to override Obama for first time MORE (R-Va.) and director of government relations for the Walt Disney Co.
• Lindsay Apfelbaum has joined the National Jewish Democratic Council as its new deputy development director. She was the Midwest deputy finance director for the Democratic National Committee. Apfelbaum also worked at the American Jewish Committee.
• Katherine Stange has joined HBW Resources as a communications associate. Stange will work with the Consumer Energy Alliance. She previously was an account coordinator for Levick Strategic Communications.
• A new group of hospitals and waste management companies, the Healthcare Waste and Emergency Preparedness Coalition, has been formed to raise awareness about two major issues facing the healthcare system today: operational sustainability of healthcare facilities during a crisis and the correct methods of discarding hazardous medical waste.
• Shannon Flaherty has joined the Herald Group as its new vice president. Flaherty was a spokeswoman for former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-Texas) and also worked for then-Reps. Jennifer Dunn (R-Wash.) and Deborah Pryce (R-Ohio). Before joining the firm, Flaherty worked for First Principles, a Washington consulting firm.