Southeast Alumni Jeff Earl will become the new legislative director under Governor Mike Parsons. He will begin his new role on December 9, 2019. For the past two years he has worked as the legislative director. Before that he served as legislative and constituent services director for Missouri Department of Corrections. Earl received aBachelor of Science in political science and mass communications, emphasis in public relations, from SEMO. Earl will succeed Justin Alferman who is stepping aside to embark on other opportunities.