Carrie currently serves as the Legislative Director of the Pennsylvania State Grange the largest rural advocacy organization in Pennsylvania. She represents the Grange in the Capitol on all issues affecting rural Pennsylvania and speaks to rural community groups throughout the state.
As part of the Novak team, Carrie applies her signature dedication, hard work, and appreciation for personal service to her projects and clients, just as she has throughout her career. She served as House Speaker Sam Smith’s Constituent Affairs/Outreach Director for ten years and upon the speaker’s retirement, put her knowledge of legislative issues and her deep roots in York and Adams Counties to work as State Representative Kate Klunk’s district office manager. Carrie earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and International Relations at Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania and is a 2008 graduate of the Anne B. Anstine Excellence in Public Service Series. Prior to her career in state government, she worked for the British Embassy in the Hong Kong Economic and Trade office, where she helped with Hong Kong’s transition to China. She currently holds leadership positions on many boards in Adams County, including Rotary, the Economic Alliance Board, and True North Wellness Board.