National Republican Congressional Committee – 2019-20

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Chairman  U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer (MN-6)

(elected Nov. 14, 2018... a NRCC deputy chair in 2016 cycle) 

Special Assistant to the Chairman  Max Becker
(Jan. 2019)  Bachelor's degree in political science and government from Michigan State University, 2017.

Deputy Chairs (announced Jan. 16, 2019)
U.S. Rep. Ken Calvert (CA-42)
U.S. Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19)
U.S. Rep Tom Graves (GA-14)

Vice Chairs

Recruitment – Susan Brooks (IN-05)
Finance – Richard Hudson (NC-08)
Patriot – John Katko (NY-24)
Member Services – Jackie Walorski (IN-02)
Redistricting – Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25)
Outreach – Anthony Gonzalez (OH-16)
116th Class Representative – Kelly Armstrong (ND – At Large)
Spring Dinner – Darin LaHood (IL-18)


Executive Director  Parker Hamilton Poling

(announced Dec. 6, 2018)  Chief of staff to Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry from Aug. 2014; chief of staff to U.S. Rep. McHenry, 2007-July 2014.  Law clerk with the Federal Election Commission, 2005-07.  Director of CLP at the Leadership Institute, 2004.  Communications coordinator in the U.S. House, 2003.  Special assistant to the director of the White House Office of Media Affairs, 2002-03.  Grassroots coordinator on Schundler for Governor, 2001.  Executive director of the College Republican National Committee, 1999-2001.  J.D. from The George Washington University School of Law, 2007; A.B. in history from Brown University, 1999.  twitter

Deputy Executive Director  Robert Boland

Senior advisor to U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer.  Chief of staff (from Jan. 2013) and legislative director to U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (MN).  Legislative director to Rep. Brian Bilbray (CA).  twitter

Director of Scheduling and Advance  Shelbie Thaler Rogers

(Jan. 2019)  Scheduler in the U. S. House, Sept. 2017-Jan. 2019.  Vice president of commercial lending at Texstar National Bank, Jan. 2011-June 2017.  B.B.A. in finance from The University of Texas at Austin, 2010.  twitter


Political Director  Justin Richards

(announced Dec. 2018)  Vice president of political affairs and communications at the RSLC in the 2018 cycle; started there as political director for the 2014 cycle, announced Dec. 12, 2013.  Executive director of the New Jersey Senate Republican Majority in both the 2011 and 2013 cycles.  Campaign manager for freshman Congressman Sean Duffy (WI)’s 2012 re-election.  Campaign manager for Tom Kean’s 2007 re-election to the New Jersey State Senate and worked on Kean's 2006 U.S. Senate campaign.  Degree in political science from The College of New Jersey.  New Jersey native.

Deputy Political Director  Mike Thom

(Jan. 2019)  Started at the NRCC as a regional political director for the 2018 cycle, announced Feb. 2017.  Deputy state director on Jeb 2016 Iowa caucus campaign.  RNC state director for Kansas and Oregon, July 2014-Feb. 2015.  Data director/paid door coordinator on Jacobs for Iowa-Mark Jacobs for U.S. Senate campaign, Jan.-June 2014.  Account manager at LS2group, Mar. 2013-Jan. 2014.  Deputy Victory director for the North Dakota Republican Party, Aug.-Nov. 2012.  Davenport regional field director on Rick Perry for President, Aug. 2011-Jan. 2012. Regional field director on Tim Pawlenty's Iowa campaign, May-Aug. 2011. Legislative clerk in the Iowa House, Jan.-May 2011.  Camapign aid on David Jamison for Iowa Treasurer, Sept.-Nov. 2010.  M.P.A. from Drake University, 2013; Bachelor's degree in speech communication and rhetoric from Iowa State University, 2009.  twitter


Communications Director  Chris Pack

(Jan. 2019)  Communications director for American Crossroads and Senate Leadership Fund, April 2017-Jan. 2019.  Deputy director of communications at the NRCC, Dec. 2016-April 2017.  NRCC East regional press secretary in the 2016 cycle from Jan. 2015.  Communications director at Tom Corbett for Governor, March-Dec. 2014.  Press secretary to U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield, Feb. 2013-March 2014.  Communications director to U.S. Rep. Rick Berg, April 2012-Jan. 2013; also communications advisor on Rick Berg for U.S. Senate.  Communications coordinator in the Office of the Majority Leader of the New York State Senate, March 2010-May 2012.  Campaign manager and director of communications at Jack Quinn for New York State Senate, June-Nov. 2010.  Worked in New York Assembly offices and campaigns, Dec. 2005-March 2010.  M.A. in communication from SUNY at Albany, 2012; B.A. in political science, criminal justice from SUNY at Albany, 2006.  twitter

Deputy Communications Director  Bob Salera

(Jan. 2019)  Deputy communications director at the NRSC, Jan. 2017-Dec. 2018.  Rapid response director at the NRCC, Jan.-Dec. 2016.  Attorney at Choice Counsel, Dec. 2014-Jan. 2016.  Research director on Tom Corbett for Governor, April-Nov. 2014.  Contract attorney for Solvaire Technologies, April 2013-April 2014.  Western regional Victory director for PA GOP/Victory 2012, July-Nov. 2012.  Director of correspondence in the Office of Gov. Tom Corbett, Feb. 2011-July 2012.  Victory field director for PA GOP in SW Pennsylvania, July-Nov. 2010.  J.D. from University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 2009; B.A. in criminology and criminal justice from University of Maryland College Park, 2006.  twitter

National Press Secretary  Michael McAdams

(Jan. 2019)  A regional press secretary at the NRCC, May 2017-Jan. 2019.  Communications director to U.S. Rep. Chris Collins (NY), June 2014-May 2017.  Communications director to U.S. Rep. Gary Miller (CA), Oct. 2013-June 2014.  Deputy press secretary (June-Oct.. 2013) and press assistant (Dec. 2011-June 2013) on the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee.  B.A. in government and art history from University of Maryland College Park, 2011.  twitter

Deputy Press Secretary  Natalie Baldassarre

(Jan. 2019)  Director of communications to U.S. Rep. Chris Collins, Nov. 2018-Jan. 2019.  Associate at Bird Dog Strategies (Buffalo/Niagara) and associate at Mercury (Buffalo/Niagara), March-Nov. 2018.  Junior account executive at Zeppcom, Oct. 2016-March. 2018.  B.A. in communications and media studies from Canisius College, 2018.  twitter

Regional Press Secretaries
Camille Gallo

(Jan. 2019)  Regional press secretary at the NRSC, May 2018-Jan. 2019.  Communications director to U.S. Rep. Tom MacArthur, Jan. 2017-April 2018.  NRCC director of television and radio in Feb. 2015-Jan. 2017.  Booker at segment producer at The Independents and Kennedy (Nov. 2013-Feb. 2015) and production assistant at Countdown to the Closing Bell, After the Bell (April 2012-Nov. 2013) for Fox Business Network.  Radio marketing coordinator at the Fox News Channel, Jan. 2011-April 2012.  Campaign coordinator on Scott Sipprelle for Congress, Jan.-Nov. 2010.  Complliance for the New Jersey Republican State Committee, July-Nov. 2009.  B.A. in political science, economics from Drew University.  twitter

Carly Atchison

(Jan. 2019)  Communications director to U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer (MN) from Nov. 2017.  Communications director (May-Nov. 2017) and press secretary (2016-17) to U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy (PA).  Press assistant (March-July 2016) and staff assistant (2015-16) to U.S. Rep. Scott Rigell (VA).  B.S. in political science from American University, 2015.  twitter

Torunn Sinclair

Jan. 2019)  Communications director on McSally for Senate, March-Dec. 2018.  Communications director for the Arizona Republican Party, April 2017-March 2018.  Communications manager for the Arizona Commerce Authority, Feb.-April 2017.  Digital and broadcast press secretary to Gov. Doug Ducey (AZ), Jan. 2015-Feb. 2017.  Deputy communications director on Ducey 2014, May-Nov. 2014.  M.. in communication (2014) and  B.A. in journalism (2014) from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.   twitter


Digital Director  Lyman Munschauer

Started at the NRCC as deputy digital director in Feb. 2017.  Director, fundraising for Targeted Victory, Aug. 2014-Feb. 2017.  Internships with U.S. Rep. David Valadao, Andy Barr, and Chris Collins, 2013-14.  B.A. in geoscience and government from Hamilton College, 2013.  twitter

Digital Political Director  Cooper Raves

(Feb. 2019)  Deputy digital director at the RGA, June 2018-Feb. 2019.  Digital director to Sen. John McCain, Feb. 2017-Aug. 2018.  Digital director at America Rising PAC, Sept. 2015-Feb. 2017.  Digital marketing and advertising at the RNC, Feb. 2014-Sept. 2015.  Digital advertising and marketing analyst at Targeted Victory, Sept. 2012-Feb. 2014.  M.A. in international affairs from American University; B.A. in international studies from University of Mississippi.  twitter


Research Director  Matt Wall

Experience includes research director and research analyst at American Crossroads. twitter

Deputy Research Director  Dave Martinez

Experience includes NRSC, Black Rock Group, Right to Rise.  twitter


Data Director  Nicholas Hoffnagle

(Feb. 2019)  Deputy director of external support (from Nov. 2017) and analyst, political data support (from May 2015) for the RNC.  Project manager for Majority Strategies, Apr.-Nov. 2014.  Field director for the Republican Party of Virginia, May-Nov. 2013.  Campaign coordinator on Otero for Congress, Oct. 2011-Nov. 2012.  Processor for Goodwill Industried Big Bend, Inc., June 2010-June 2011.  B.S. in international affairs from Florida State University, 2010.  twitter

Deputy Data Director  Dominic Re

(Feb. 2019)  Started at the NRCC as a data analyst, Apr. 2017-Jan. 2019.  Political director on Steve Knight for Congress, July-Nov. 2016.  ETF stratetegist coordinator, Nov. 2015-Mar. 2016.  B.B.A in finance, real estate from Villanova University, 2015.

Digital Data Engineer  William Smith

(Feb. 2019)  Started at the NRCC as a digital data analyst from June 2018.  B.S. in economics and finance from Centre College, 2018.

Polling Director  Caitlin Reed

(Mar. 2019) Senior project director (July 2016-Feb. 2019) and project director (Nov. 2013-July 2016) at Public Opinion Strategies.  Polling and data director (Dec. 2012-Nov. 2013) and political/operations coordinator (Apr. 2011-Dec. 2012) for the Republican State Leadership Committee.  B.A. in political science from American University, 2011.


Policy Director  Yvette Wissman

(Mar. 2019)  Deputy chief of staff to U.S. Rep. Mimi Walters (CA-45), Jan. 2015-Jan. 2019.  Legislative director to U.S. Rep. Gary Miller (CA-31), Sept.-Dec. 2014.  Director of government relations for American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier Group, Sept. 2012-Aug. 2014.  Government affairs analyst for K&L Gates, Apr. 2003-Aug. 2012.  Legislative correspondent to U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter (CA-52), Apr. 2001-Aug. 2003.  M.A. in American politics and lobbying from American University; B.A. in liberal studies from University of Redlands.


Finance Director  Dana Klein

NRCC deputy finance director in the 2018 cycle from Jan. 2017.  A regional finance director at the NRSC, March-Dec. 2016.  Regional finance director on Jeb 2016, Feb. 2015-Feb. 2016.   Regional finance director Jan. 2013-Jan. 2015) and finance coordinator (May 2011-Nov. 2012) at the NRCC.  B.A. in political science and public health from The George Washington University, 2011.

Deputy Finance Director  Mary Kimble Bridgers

Previously fundraiser for the political office of Speaker Paul Ryan from June 2016.  Director of operations at GOP Data Trust, Aug. 2014-Apr. 2016.  Audit associate for KPMG US, July 2013-July 2014.  Master of Accountancy from University of Mississippi, 2013; Bachelor of Accountancy from Mississippi State University, 2012.

Field Finance Director  Alex Bolton

(June 2019)  Campaign manager on Mike Miller for Congress (FL), July 2018-Jan. 2019.  Campaign manager on Shannon Dubberly for Congress (TX), Dec. 2017-Mar. 2018.  Deputy campaign manger on Randy Minchew for Delegate (VA), Sept.-Dec. 2017.  Director of operations for the Gula Graham Group, Jan.-Sept. 2017.  Political research consultant for DMM Media, Sept. 2016-Jan. 2017.   I.E research for the NRCC, Aug.-Sept. 2016.  Field director/junior legislative liaison in Colorado for Americans for Prosperity, May 2015-July 2016.  Legislative assistant in the Colorado House, Dec. 2014-May 2015.  Deputy campaign manager on U.S. Rep. Scottt Tipton's re-election, May-Nov. 2014.  Outreach director on Colorado for Kopp, Mar.-May 2014; legislative aide in the Colorado House, Jan.-May 2014; campaign manager for Rep. Kathleen Conti, Feb.-Apr. 2014.  Bachelor's degree in political science from Colorado State University, 2013.  



IT Director  George Griffin

(Feb. 2004)  Ninth cycle as IT director.  Owner and network engineer at Griffin Consulting, LLC, 2001-04.  IT director at Global Metro Networks, April 2000-Oct. 2001.  IT director on Forbes 2000, May 1999-March 2000.  IT for SoftMed Systems,1998-99.  Director of network services at the RNC, 1995-98.



CFO  Rob Jentgens

(started as controller i.e. director of accounting/treasury Sept. 2011; became CFO in 2013 after Ben Ottenhoff moved over to the RNC)  President of RDJ Consulting, July 2009-Sept. 2011.  Director of accounting at the NRSC, Aug. 2007-July 2009.  Deputy CFO on Romney for President, Inc. Jan.-Aug. 2007.  Accounting and logistics manager at Wishoo, 2001-04.  M.B.A. in finance from University of Cincinnati College of Business, 2001; B.A. in history, political science from Indiana University Bloomington, 1995.