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Elisabeth Wright Hawkings Edit Profile

also known as Betsy Hawkings

Legislative staff member

Elisabeth Wright Hawkings, American legislative staff member.


Hawkings, Elisabeth Wright was born in 1963 in Stamford, Connecticut, United States.


Bachelor in American Studies & Art History, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1986.


Analyst Chase Manhattan Bank, New York City, 1982—1983, 1986—1987. Legislation assistant to Republican Christopher Shays, United States House of Representatives, Washington, 1988—1990, legislation director, 1990, chief of staff, press secretary, 1991—1996, chief of staff, 2001—2007, press secretary, 2002—2003. Deputy director Congressional Management Foundation, 1996—1998.

Managing director government relations, deputy executive director Amnesty International United States of America, 2008—2010. Chief of staff to Republican Michael Turner United States House of Representatives, Washington, since 2010.


Married David Hawkings, 1987. 2 children.

David Hawkings