The expected shakeup at Arkansas Democratic Party HQ following the election of a new chairman, Will Bond, was announced today.

Mariah Hatta is departing as executive director. Amanda Nixon White, a former district director for U.S. Rep. Vic Snyder, is in. Candace Martin, who has worked for Gov. Mike Beebe and the Chad Causey congressional campaign, will be communications director.

Hatta is too stay on for an unspecified transition period as a “senior advisor.”