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Northern Marianas Commonwealth Legislature

Legislative Bureau

The Legislative Bureau was established by the ratification of the 1985 Constitutional Amendment 10.  This amendment is incorporated as Article 2 Section 17 in the Constitution of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

There is hereby established a legislative bureau in the Northern Marianas Commonwealth Legislature.

a) The bureau shall be headed by a director to be appointed by the joint leadership of the legislature consisting of the presiding officers, vice presiding officers, floor leaders, and the chairmen of the standing committees.

b) The director shall employ all necessary staff, other than personal staff of the members of the legislature, pursuant to budgetary allocations. The staff members shall include legal counsel and other administrative staff.

c) The bureau shall provide all required services to the legislature in connection with duties and responsibilities during sessions and committee meetings. It shall maintain all records, files, library and other documents of the legislature.

d) The director may be removed by a majority of the members of each house of the legislature with or without cause.

e) The bureau shall be free from any political harassment or pressure.

f) [Repealed.]    

 

LEGISLATIVE BUREAU

NORTHERN MARIANAS COMMONWEALTH LEGISLATURE

P.O. Box 500586 Saipan, MP 96950

 

Central Staff

Title

Phone

Fax

 

     Tenorio, Perry John      Director 664-8934 322-6840 Email
     Besong, Peoris      Copier Machine Operator 664-8877 664-8849 Email
     San Nicolas, Carla      Administrative Officer 664-8954 664-8849 Email
     Castro, Christine      Administrative Assistant 664-8805 664-8849 Email
     Diaz, Jonathan      Information Technology Manager 664-8935 664-8849 Email
     Camacho, Delbert      Information Technology Assistant 664-8935 664-8849 Email
     Kaipat, Frances      Delegation Clerk 664-8915 664-8849 Email
     Sanchez, Lela      Journal Clerk 664-8915 664-8849 Email
     Lisua, Simon      Librarian 664-8979 664-8849 Email
     Sablan, Jose      Procurement Specialist 664-8878 664-8849 Email
     Aguon, Wilbrandon Jr.      Assistant Sergeant-at-Arm 664-8999 322-6840 Email
     Terlaje, Benjamin      Assistant Sergeant-at-Arm 664-8955 322-6840 Email
     Demapan, David      Fiscal Analyst 664-8953 664-8849 Email
     Rabago, Thomas      Fiscal Analyst 664-8844 664-8844 Email
     Castro, Luis John       Youth Congress Secretary/Coordinator 664-8863 664-8849 Email

 Staff Assigned to House

Title

Phone

Fax

 

     Muna, Linda      House Clerk 664-8848 664-8849 Email
     Rosario, Venetia S.      Journal Clerk 664-8856 664-8849 Email
 Bradley, John M.      Legal Counsel 664-8847 664-8849 Email
     Taijeron, Joseph      Legal Counsel 664-8846 664-8849 Email
     Sablan, Clarissa      Senior Legislative Assistant 664-8958 664-8849 Email
     Nicholas, Cameron      Legislative Assistant 664-8912 664-8849 Email
     Taitano, Jovano      Legislative Assistant  664-8828 664-8849 Email
     Towai, Pedro      Sergeant-At-Arm 664-8999 664-8849 Email

Staff Assigned to Senate

Title

Phone

Fax

 

     Bermudes, Dolores      Senate Clerk  664-8850 664-8849 Email
     Borja, Chanele      Senate Journal Clerk 664-8917 664-8849 Email
     Villagomez, Antonette      Senior Legal Counsel 664-8852 664-8849 Email
     Bermudes, Jose      Legal Counsel 664-8857 664-8849 Email
     Duenas-Tagabuel, Jolyn      Senior Legislative Assistant 664-8916 664-8849 Email
     Macaranas, Devin      Legislative Assistant 664-8936 664-8849 Email
     Santos, Juan      Sergeant-At-Arm 664-8955 664-8849 Email