The Speaker, Speaker pro Tempore, Assistant Speaker pro Tempore, the Majority and Republican Leaders are chosen from the membership of the House. The Chief Clerk, Sergeant at Arms, and Chaplain are not Members of the Legislature.
The highest ranking officer of the Assembly; usually elected by the Assembly Members at the beginning of each two-year legislative session. The Speaker or their designee presides over Floor Session. The Speaker's powers and duties are established by the Assembly Rules.
An officer appointed by the Speaker that presides over Floor Sessions in the absence of the Speaker
Appointed by the Speaker, represents the Speaker on the Floor, expedites Assembly Floor proceedings through parliamentary procedures such as motions and points of order and promotes harmony among the membership.
A nonpartisan officer of the Assembly elected by the majority of the membership at the start of each two-year session as its legislative record keeper and parliamentarian.