On January 13th, 2017, Representative Dustin Burrows of Lubbock proudly announced his legislative staff for the upcoming legislative session.
Jeramy Kitchen will continue to serve as Representative Burrows Chief of Staff. He is a graduate of Texas Tech University with a B.A. in Political Science. A veteran, Jeramy served as a Military Intelligence Analyst for the U.S. Army and Texas Army National Guard and served two full tours of duty in Iraq. He has previously worked as a District Director for another area legislator. He has long been involved as a Conservative activist in local and state politics. Jeramy is a proud husband to his wife Joanna Kitchen and two beautiful daughters Kylie and Alexis.
“Though not originally from West Texas, I fell in love with the place when I first attended Texas Tech and I find it a privilege to be able to fight for the West Texas values I have such an adoration for down here in Austin”, said Jeramy.
Serving in the House District 83 District Office is Matt Crow. He will continue to serve as Representative Burrows Communications Director. Matt has worked in political communications his entire career to include serving in the Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, and George W. Bush administrations. On Capitol Hill, Matt worked for Republican National Committee Chairman Haley Barbour and Texas Congressman Randy Neugebauer.
“Texans — especially West Texans — are a special type of people and I am eager to help Rep. Burrows do the best job he can on their behalf. I am right where I want to be in politics – on the ground, among constituents who have new and helpful ideas to share.”
Representative Burrows has also named Richard Murad as his Legislative Director. A 5-year veteran of the United states Marine Corps, Richard Murad hails from Sugar Land, Texas. He has served in uniform, studied in, or supported U.S. national security programs in Norway, Turkmenistan, Russia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, and Kazakhstan. Richard is a recently-licensed Texas attorney and obtained his J.D. from Texas Tech University School of Law; Richard speaks Russian, and enjoys history, politics, hunting and the outdoors.
“I hail from Sugar Land, Texas and have lived in six different countries over the course of almost a decade. Having spent the better part of the last four years in Lubbock as a student–and now a proud graduate–of Tech Law, I am humbled, honored, and excited to play a part in representing the good people of West Texas’ House District 83 in the 86th Legislature of The Great State of Texas.”
Matthew Griego will also be a part of Representative Burrows legislative team and work as a Legislative Aide. Matthew is a graduate from Texas Tech University with a B.A. in Political Science. He worked as an intern in the legislature during his time at Texas Tech. He is an Austin native and is fluent in Spanish.
” As a Texas Tech Alumnus, I am looking forward to work my first legislative session with Representative Dustin Burrows. I am eager to learn many new things during the 85th Legislative Session.”
The final addition to Representative Burrows team is Joanna Kitchen who will serve as an Administrative Aide in the Capitol office. Joanna attended Texas Tech University. She is wife to Jeramy Kitchen and the proud mother of their two daughters to which she has been the caretaker of since they last lived in Lubbock where she worked as the front desk manager for a local women’s gym.
“I am excited to have the opportunity to serve the community which was so great to my young family.” Said Joanna.
On his staff hiring, Rep. Burrows stated, “I campaigned on fighting for West Texas values down in Austin and I believe I have selected the best team to do just that. I believe my staff brings varying perspectives to issues that are never black and white and will give any legislation I vote on the diligence it deserves in making the best decision for West Texas.”
Dustin Burrows is the State Representative for House District 83. He will be a sophomore legislator and currently represents 6 and a half counties in the West Texas region.