Staff Directory

Staff Directory

Washington D.C.

 Mike Henry Chief of Staff  
 Emily Dunn

Assistant to the Chief of Staff



 Mary Naylor Legislative Director  
 Shahbaz Muhammad Legislative Fellow Foreign Relations
 Nick Barbash Legislative Assistant Transportation, Energy, Environment, Agriculture
 Ron Storhaug  Senior Economic Policy Advisor Budget, Economy, Tax, International Trade, Banking
 Karishma Merchant Legislative Assistant Education, Labor, Workforce
 Phil Olaya Legislative Counsel Judicial Issues, Immigration, Telecommunications
 Kristen Molloy Legislative Assistant Healthcare
 Nicole Porreca Legislative Assistant Foreign Relations 
 Ryan Colvert Legislative Assistant Armed Services
 Keren Charles Dongo Deputy State Director/Legislative Assistant Criminal Justice Reform
 Amanda Chuzi Legislative Aide Cyber Security, Homeland Security
 Russel Wade Legislative Aide Small Business, Social Security, Housing Finance
 Alvaro Zarco Legislative Correspondent International Trade, Immigration, Foreign Policy
 Evan McWalters Legislative Correspondent Civil Rights and Liberties, Gun Violence, Telecommunications, Welfare, Elections
 Andrew Wang Legislative Correspondent Defense, Veterans' Affairs, Intelligence, Transportation and Infrastructure
 Blake Souter Defense and Foreign Policy Analyst Defense, Foreign Policy, Intelligence, Veterans
Nabeel Alam Legislative Correspondent Energy, Environment, Tax
Portia Boone Legislative Correspondent Health Care, Education, Women's Health, Labor


 Sarah Peck Communications Director  
 Miryam Lipper

 Press Secretary

 Joe LaPaille

Deputy Press Secretary for Digital Strategy

 Zachary Woodward


 Sebastian Silva

Press Assistant



 Kate McCarroll  Director of Scheduling  


 Kathy Wilmoth Administrative Director  
 Tyler Johnson Deputy Executive Assistant to the Senator  
 Jared Nichols Director of Correspondence and Systems Administrator  
 Michelle Kinzer Database and Correspondence Manager  
 James Conway Staff Assistant  
 Donald Pollard Staff Assistant  
 Franco Brunet Staff Assistant  


 John Knapp State Director  
 Marc Cheatham Director of Constituent Services and Casework  
 Sherrie Harrington Executive Assistant to the Senator  
 Tyee Mallory Regional Director  
 Debby Burroughs Senior Caseworker  
 Paula Sherman Caseworker  
 Rachel Kingery Staff Assistant  
 Karen Harris Staff Assistant  

 Virginia Beach

 Diane Kaufman  Regional Director  


 Laura Blevins Regional Director   



 Gaston Araoz-Riveros

Regional Director


 Mecca Hall

Staff Assistant


Urooj Mughal




 Gwen Mason  Regional Director  


 Gwen Mason  Regional Director  
Ali Sutherland Staff Assistant