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Sec. Gale takes oath following election to office

January 8, 2015

It was a busy week in the Secretary of State's office as new senators and state officials were sworn into office. Sec. Gale carried out a number of those ceremonies on January 7 and January 8, including that of Governor Pete Ricketts. Sec. Gale was also sworn into office on January 8.

Sec. Gale signs his oath of office.

Sec. Gale signs his oath of office.


 

Margaret with members of the imaging team from Records Management.

Sec. Gale is sworn in by SOS General Counsel, Colleen Byelick. This is the official ceremony prior to the one conducted in the legislative chamber.


 

Sec. Gale and Colleen Byelick, general counsel.

Sec. Gale and Colleen Byelick, general counsel.


 

Left to right: Burdette Schoen, office accountant; Suzie Hinzman, deputy Secretary of State for finance; and Sec. Gale.

Left to right: Suzie Hinzman, deputy Secretary of State for finance; Ann Hinkle, deputy Secretary of State for business services and IT; Sec. Gale; Cathy Danahy, deputy Secretary of State for records management; and, Colleen Byelick, general counsel.


 

Left to right: Burdette Schoen, office accountant; Suzie Hinzman, deputy Secretary of State for finance; and Sec. Gale.

Left to right: Burdette Schoen, office accountant; Suzie Hinzman, deputy Secretary of State for finance; and Sec. Gale.


 

Sec. Gale and Colleen Byelick, general counsel.

Left to right: Bess Boesiger, assistant, rules and regulations; Ashley Elledge, licensing assistant; Sec. Gale; and, David Wilson, licensing director and assistant general counsel.


 

Sec. Gale and Colleen Byelick, general counsel.

Left to right: Jarvis Redwine, records management IT officer; Duane Doppler, electronic records manager; Margaret Bohy, document imaging services manager; Sec. Gale; and Cathy Danahy, deputy Secretary of State for records management.


 

Sec. Gale and Colleen Byelick, general counsel.

Left to right: Anna Castro, receptionist and executive assistant; Joni Sailors, scheduler and executive assistant; Sec. Gale; and, Colleen Byelick, general counsel.


 

Sec. Gale and Colleen Byelick, general counsel.

Sec. Gale and Laura Strimple, communications director and international relations coordinator.


 

Sec. Gale and other constitutional officers were escorted into the legislative chamber by military officers. Sec. Gale is pictured here with Brigadier General Scott Gronewold. The Lt. Governor and his escort follow.

Sec. Gale and other constitutional officers were escorted into the legislative chamber by military officers. Sec. Gale is pictured here with Brigadier General Scott Gronewold. The Lt. Governor and his escort follow.


 

Chief Justice Michael Heavican administers oath of office to Sec. Gale in the legislative chamber.

Chief Justice Michael Heavican administers oath of office to Sec. Gale in the legislative chamber.


 

Chief Justice Michael Heavican administers oath of office to Sec. Gale in the legislative chamber.

Chief Justice Michael Heavican administers oath of office to Sec. Gale in the legislative chamber.


 

Members of the scheduling/oath administration team from the Secretary of State’s office (left to right): Katie Swink, business manager for elections; Allyn Pella, administrative assistant, elections; Joni Sailors, scheduler and executive assistant; and, Colleen Byelick, general counsel.

Members of the scheduling/oath administration team from the Secretary of State’s office (left to right): Katie Swink, business manager for elections; Allyn Pella, administrative assistant, elections; Joni Sailors, scheduler and executive assistant; and, Colleen Byelick, general counsel.