Assembly Republican leader Connie Conway of Tulare announced her picks today for Republican leadership posts in the lower house.
Conway named Assemblyman Brian Nestande, R-Palm Desert, to the No. 2 post of caucus chair, a role Conway herself filled until mid-October under former leader Martin Garrick.
Two freshman members -- Assemblywoman Kristin Olsen, R-Modesto, and Assemblyman Brian Jones, R-Santee, are among the nine Republicans tapped for leadership posts in the 28-member caucus.
See the full list after the jump.
Assembly Republican Caucus Chair: Assemblyman Brian Nestande, R-Palm Desert
Assistant Republican Floor Leader: Assemblyman Curt Hagman, R-Chino Hills
Assistant Republican Leaders: Assemblyman Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, and Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita.
Chief Republican Whips: Assemblyman Bill Berryhill, R-Ceres, and Assemblyman Dan Logue, R-Linda
Republican Whips: Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher, R-San Diego, and Assemblywoman Kristin Olsen, R-Modesto
Deputy Floor Manager: Assemblyman Brian Jones, R-Santee
Full descriptions of the leadership roles are posted here.