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Bullock announces 5 more staff advisers

By The Associated Press
Published On: Dec 22 2012 08:22:45 AM MST
Steve Bullock
HELENA, Mont. -

Gov.-elect Steve Bullock has announced five new policy advisers for his administration.
    
Bullock is still assembling his cabinet and staff as he prepares to take office early next month after beating Republican Rick Hill in November's election.
    
Jim Molloy, who worked for Bullock in the attorney general's office, will be his senior adviser in the governor's office.
    
Tim Baker was named natural resources adviser. Baker has previously worked at the Department of Justice and in the Department of Environmental Quality.
    
Baker is a former executive director of the Montana Wilderness Association and married to state Supreme Court Justice Beath Baker.
    
Shannon O'Brien will be Bullock's education policy adviser, and former campaign worker Siri Smillie will be associate policy adviser.
    
Cindy Stergar will advise Bullock on health and human services issues.