Mayor of St. Paul Melvin Carter has hired a new press secretary and changed several positions in his administration.
Peter Leggett, who has served as communications director since the start of his first term as mayor, will now serve as chief of staff, a position that has not been filled since the beginning of his first term as mayor. four years ago.
Kamal Baker, who served as a spokesman for the mayoral re-election campaign, has been hired as the mayor’s new press secretary. Baker’s credentials include working on campaigns for US Senator Amy Klobuchar and US Representative Dean Phillips, as well as assisting then-Governor-elect Tim Walz in the transitional office.
Krystle Cruz Williams, a mayor’s re-election campaign fundraiser with background in corporate hospitality and sales, will serve as the mayor’s engagement and promotion coordinator .
There may be additional personnel changes. Over the past few weeks, Sheriff Todd Axtell, Parks and Recreation Director Mike Hahm and Safety Department Director and Inspector Ricardo Cervantes have all announced their resignations.
In late 2021, key departures include policy director Kaohly Her, St. Paul Kayla Schuchman, ThaoMee Xiong Director of Intergovernmental Affairs, and Trudy Moloney, Council Executive Director of St. Paul.
https://www.twincities.com/2022/01/07/peter-leggett-appointed-chief-of-staff-as-kamal-baker-krystle-cruz-williams-join-st-paul-mayors-staff/ Melvin Carter appoints new chief of staff, press secretary, engagement coordinator – Twin Cities