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Staff Directory

Washington DC


Mike Henry Chief of Staff
Jui Chitre Assistant to the Chief of Staff


Nick Barbash Legislative Director
Traci Hong Chief Counsel Judicial Issues and Nominations, Immigration, Homeland Security, Campaign Finance, Rules and Ethics, Voting Rights
Rebecca Howard Senior Education and Workforce Policy Advisor Education, Labor, Workforce
JC Jain Senior Foreign Policy Advisor Foreign Policy
Kaitlin Kleiber Senior Defense Policy Advisor Defense
Samantha Koehler Senior Health Policy Advisor Health Care, Seniors
Paul Lapointe Legislative Assistant Budget, Economy, Housing, Social Security and Pensions/PBGC, Tax, Trade
Evan McWalters Legislative Assistant Agriculture/Nutrition, Energy, Environment, Tribal Affairs, Transportation & Infrastructure
Roberto Velez-Rodriguez Legislative Assistant Foreign Policy, Veterans
Wei Li Werner Legislative Assistant Appropriations, Federal Workers/GSA, Postal Service, Science, Space, Technology and Telecommunications
Diane Alexander Legislative Counsel Civil Rights & Liberties, Criminal Justice Reform, D.C. Issues, Gun Issues, LGBTQ+ Issues
Kristen Farrell Legislative Fellow Foreign Policy
Ryan Gallagher Legislative Fellow Defense
Hannah Kaufman Legislative Fellow Health Care
Angellica Perkins Legislative Fellow Defense
Walker Swain Legislative Fellow Health, Education, Labor, Workforce
Carolyn Olortegui Legislative Correspondent Health, Education, Labor, Workforce, Seniors
Jahnavi Patel Legislative Correspondent Agriculture/Nutrition, Energy, Environment, Transportation & Infrastructure 
Grace Poreda Legislative Correspondent Appropriations, Budget, Economy, Housing, Postal Service, Social Security and Pensions/PBGC, Tax
Lindsey Rubin Legislative Correspondent Judicial Issues and Nominations, Homeland Security, Immigration
Maha Syed Legislative Correspondent Foreign Policy, Defense, Trade, Cybersecurity, Intelligence


Janine Kritschgau Communications Director
Mia Fisher Press Secretary
Isabella Ristuccia Deputy Press Secretary 
Anna Parker Press Assistant


Kate McCarroll Director of Scheduling
Gentry Aiken Special Assistant


Kathy Wilmoth Administrative Director
Jared Nichols Director of Correspondence and Systems Administrator
Cameron Johnson Staff Assistant
Georgia Scott Staff Assistant



Marc Cheatham Director of Constituent Services and Casework
Sherrie Harris Director of Special Recognitions and Confidential Assistant to the Senator
Taylor Thornhill Regional Director
Paula Sherman Caseworker
Karen Harris Caseworker
Heath Hubbard Regional Assistant

Virginia Beach


Diane Kaufman Regional Director
Janet Lomax Military Outreach Coordinator
Quena Dailey Constituent Services Representative



Laura Blevins Regional Director



Rachel Reibach Regional Director
Tallula Atkins Caseworker
Naomi Zinat Staff Assistant



Elda Stanco Downey Regional Director
Fariha Sehar Regional Assistant



Oriella Mejia Regional Director
Siobhan Murray Regional Assistant