The Clerk, Deputy Clerk, and Sergeant-at-Arms are the Officers of the House, appointed by order of the House upon recommendation of the Standing Committee on Legislative Management.
The Clerk and Deputy Clerk are seated at the Table directly in front of the Speaker. Within the Chamber they:
Maintain the official record of the House;
Provide procedural advice to the Speaker and all members;
Facilitate operations and monitor proceedings
The Clerk is the chief permanent officer of the Legislative Assembly and has direction over the rest of the Assembly staff and operations. Certain specific duties of the Clerk are outlined in Rule 80.
The Deputy Clerk assists the Clerk in the Chamber and in overseeing various services and operations of the Assembly, such as maintaining house documents, providing research, and supporting committees.
The Sergeant-at-Arms is responsible for security services at the Legislative Assembly and sits at a desk within the rail, near the doors. The Sergeant-at-Arms is the guardian of the Mace, and leads the daily procession into the Chamber. They also serve as the Director of Security for the Legislative Assembly.