July 19, 2021

2021 Carter/Hellard Legislative Staff Award Recipient

Named in honor of the late Sam Carter, Director of Research of the South Carolina House of Representatives, and the late Vic Hellard, Jr., Director of the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission, the Carter/Hellard Legislative Staff Award is given to a staff member who has demonstrated excellence and dedication in service to state legislators in the South.

Ms. Teresa Arnold, Deputy Director for Research and Communications for the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission,was selected by the Legislative Directors Group as the 2021 recipient. Teresa was nominated by Jay Hartz, Director of the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission.

"In her 18 years with LRC, Teresa’s dedication to service and exceptional skills have allowed her to successfully take on wide a range of duties critical to the work of the Kentucky general assembly." - Jay Hartz