Chairman Pallone announces new top staff for House Committee on Energy and Commerce

House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) announced a transition of his top Committee staff as longtime Staff Director Jeff Carroll prepares to depart Capitol Hill. With Carroll’s departure, Pallone announced that Deputy Staff Director Tiffany Guarascio has been promoted to Staff Director and General Counsel Waverly Gordon has been promoted to Deputy Staff Director and General Counsel. Carroll became Pallone’s Chief of Staff within 6 years of working for the Congressman, and served in the role for 12 years. When Pallone became the Ranking Member of the full Committee in 2015, Carroll became the Committee’s Staff Director. Guarascio has served as the Deputy Staff Director of the Committee since Pallone became the top Democrat back in 2015, and until 2019 had served as both Deputy Staff Director and Chief Health Adviser. Prior to 2015, she was Pallone’s Legislative Director in his Congressional office, where she also staffed him as Chairman and Ranking Member of the Health Subcommittee. Gordon has served as the General Counsel of the Committee since last year. She joined the Committee in 2015 as a Counsel on public health and then became Deputy Chief Counsel in 2019.