Office of the Governor of Alabama

Governor’s Staff

The Governor’s staff assists not just the Governor himself, but the people of Alabama as well. Please don’t hesitate to contact a member of our staff with any questions you may have.

Executive Office


Linda Adams

Director of Scheduling

Rachel Gandy

Assistant to the Governor

Jake Jacobs


Chief of Staff


Seth Hammett

Interim Chief of Staff

Faye McCall

Executive Assistant to the Chief of Staff

Jon Barganier

Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy

Blake Hardwich

Deputy Chief of Staff for Administration

Suzanna Willis

Administrative Assistant and Policy Advisor

Zach Lee

Director of Local Government Relations

Appointments Office


Lyndsey Stewart

Director of Appointments

Will Edwards

Assistant Director of Appointments and Scheduling

Communications Office


Jennifer Ardis

Director of Communications

Yasamie August

Press Secretary

Jamie Martin


Daniel Sparkman

Digital Media Coordinator

Kayla Farnon

Communications Specialist

Legal Office


David Byrne

Chief Legal Advisor

Carrie McCollum

Deputy Legal Advisor

Franklin Johnson

Deputy Legal Advisor

Stacey Smith

Extradition Coordinator

Pam Chesnutt

Executive Assistant to the Chief Legal Advisor

Vickie Mims

Executive Assistant to the Legal Office

Legislative Office


Ross Gunnells

Director of Legislative Affairs

Wesley Helton

Deputy Director of Legislative Affairs - House Liaison

Derek Trotter

Deputy Director of Legislative Affairs - Senate Liaison

Michele Brown

Recording Secretary

Constituent Services Office


Pam Bye

Director of Constituent Services

Denise Randall

Constituent Services Specialist

Terri Trotman

Constituent Services Specialist

Rebecca Bach

Constituent Services Specialist

Policy Office


David White

Policy Advisor

Jared White

Education Policy Advisor

Jill Boxler

Director of Federal Relations and Policy Advisor

Baker Allen

General Policy Advisor



Cheryl Fondon

Director of Administration

Becca Crawford

Chief Fiscal Officer

Cleve Hightower

Executive Branch IT Administrator

Alexandra Rice

Administrative Assistant to the Director of Administration & Chief Fiscal Officer

Governor's Mansion


James Camp

Mansion Complex Director

Collier Tynes

Chief of Staff, Office of the First Lady