Sacramento – Senator Tom Berryhill (R-Modesto) announced the hiring of Mike Zimmerman as his new Communication Director.
Zimmerman, who was raised in Tuolumne County, has deep ties to the district and has previously served several legislators who have represented the area including former Assemblyman Rico Oller, Assemblyman Jim Patterson, and Representative Jeff Denham during his tenure in the State Senate.
A Capitol veteran of nearly twenty years, Zimmerman has worked in various capacities in the State Senate and State Assembly. Most recently, Zimmerman was the Deputy Director/Political Director for the Assembly Republican Caucus during the leadership tenures of Connie Conway, Kristin Olsen and Chad Mayes. Zimmerman also served as Chief of Staff of the Assembly Republican Caucus during the leadership term of Martin Garrick.
Zimmerman started his new role March 5th and will serve as the main point of contact for the Capitol Press Corps and district media.