Joe Preston, MP for Elgin-Middlesex-London is proud to announce that his long-time
Executive Assistant, Karen Vecchio, was named runner up as the as Best Conservative
Constituency Staffer in the Hill Times 14th Annual Terrific 25 Staffer Survey.
The Hill Times teams up with Forum Research each year to conduct an online Staffer
Survey. This year there were 71 respondents, 41 of which identified as NDP, 12 as
Conservative, 6 as Liberal and 9 who stated they were not working in politics.
"With over 2,000 political staffers employed by the House of Commons, this is quite
an honour," said Preston. "I have always stated that I have the best staff in the
world and it is fantastic that Karen is recognized for her hard work in this way;
not just here, but in Ottawa. I am very proud of Karen!"
Karen is the Executive assistant to Joe Preston and the constituency office manager.
She is responsible for scheduling, advertising, media, and the community liaison.
She handles inquiries into the office regarding Citizenship and Immigration; the
Budget; Canada Border Services; and Foreign Affairs. Karen also has worked alongside
Joe with MyFM 94.1 on "Joe and Friends".