Pelosi Announces New Staff Member Stacey Rolland

Jun 07, 2010, 15:50 ET from Office of the Speaker of the House

WASHINGTON, June 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced today that she has named Stacey Rolland as her new Policy Advisor for tax issues.  Rolland begins her duties today.

"The talent, hard work, and commitment of staff members play a crucial role in making Congress work for the American people," Pelosi said.  "Stacey Rolland brings impressive knowledge to the Speaker's Office, and I look forward to working with her as we continue to move America in a New Direction."

Rolland most recently served in the Office of Legislative Affairs for the U.S. Department of the Treasury.  She also previously served as Tax Counsel for Congressman Xavier Becerra, Vice Chair of the Democratic Caucus and a senior member of the Ways and Means Committee.   

Rolland holds a juris doctorate from the University of California at Los Angeles and a bachelor's degree in Sociology and Women's Studies from Smith College.  

Rolland replaces Arshi Siddiqui, who recently departed the Speaker's office for the private sector.     

SOURCE Office of the Speaker of the House