Chief of Staff
Heather Sprague Scanlon
Heather is the Chief of Staff for House Minority Leader Tom Sawyer since January 2019, serving as the House Minority Leader's top aid. She previously had been the Communications Director in the same office for more than two years and also has been Communications Director for the Kansas Democratic Party.
Heather is a graduate of the University of Kansas in history (American emphasis) and public policy. She was also a freelance writer and former editor. Heather enjoys spending time with her daughter, while also nursing a severe addiction to strong coffee, genealogy, and the New York Times crossword puzzle.