Staff Directory

Washington D.C.

Mike Henry Chief of Staff  
Emily Dunn Assistant to the Chief of Staff  
Keren Charles Dongo State Director  


Mary Naylor Legislative Director  
Phil Olaya Legislative Counsel Judicial Issues, Immigration, Telecommunications
Karishma Merchant Senior Education Advisor Education, Labor, Workforce
Ryan Colvert Senior Defense Policy Advisor Armed Services
Nicole Porreca Senior Foreign Policy Advisor Foreign Relations
Katie Wright Health Policy Advisor Health Care
Tobyn Anderson Senior Legislative Assistant  
Andrew Kalaris Legislative Assistant Defense, Veterans
Nick Barbash Legislative Assistant Transportation, Energy, Environment, Agriculture
Russel Wade Legislative Assistant Small Business, Social Security, Housing Finance
Paul Lapointe Legislative Assistant Tax and Trade, Social Security, PBGC, Pensions
Adam Parkinson Legislative Fellow Armed Services
Mimi Asnes Legislative Fellow Foreign Policy
Sasha Rauch-Kelly Legislative Fellow Education, Health Care
Evan McWalters Legislative Correspondent Judiciary, Federal Employees, Telecommunications, Native Americans
Nicholas Widmyer Legislative Correspondent Health Care, Immigration
Veda Beltran Legislative Correspondent Homeland Security, Election Issues, Congress & Executive Office Reform, Science & Technology
Anna Przebinda Legislative Correspondent  Women’s Issues, LGBTQ, Education, and Labor
Guy Mentel Legislative Correspondent Foreign Policy, Defense, Armed Services, Veterans, and Economy
James Whaley Legislative Correspondent Energy, Environment, & Agriculture


Sarah Peck Communications Director  
Katie Stuntz Press Secretary  
Zachary Woodward Research Director and Writer  
Loully Saney Deputy Press Secretary  
Nebe Betre 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  
Morgan Southers Correspondence and Database Manager  
Maha Syed Staff Assistant  
Bailey Williams Staff Assistant  


Marc Cheatham Director of Constituent Services and Casework  
Sherrie Harris Executive Assistant to the Senator  
Tyee Mallory Director of Public Engagement - Academy Nominations Coordinator  
Paula Sherman Caseworker  
Karen Harris  Caseworker  
Mecca Hall  Constituent Services Representative  

Virginia Beach

Diane Kaufman Regional Director  
Quena Dailey Constituent Services Representative  


Laura Blevins Regional Director  


Gaston Araoz-Riveros Regional Director  
Urooj Mughal Regional Director  
Rachel Reibach Staff Assistant  


Gwen Mason Regional Director  


Gwen Mason Regional Director  
Mitchell Alexander  Staff Assistant