Pennsylvania GOP Staff

ADMINISTRATION:

Bob Bozzuto, Executive Director
Phone: 717-234-4901, ext. 126
Bob Bozzuto currently serves as the Executive Director of the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. He has been employed with the PAGOP since early 2007, and formerly worked for Senator Rick Santorum as a staffer as well as on his re-election efforts in 2006. He is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh.

Zach Straining, Staff Assistant
Phone: 717-234-4901, ext. 100
Zach Straining serves as the Staff Assistant for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of Alvernia University with a Bachelors in Accounting.

Salli Hironimus, Executive Assistant
Phone: 717-234-4901, ext. 100
Salli Hironimus serves as the Executive Assistant for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania.  She is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University with a B.S. degree in Behavioral Science.

POLITICAL:

Cody Harbaugh, Deputy Political Director
Phone: 717-234-4901, ext. 142
Cody Harbaugh serves as a Deputy Political Director for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. A graduate of Lebanon Valley College, Cody began interning with the PA GOP in 2009. Upon graduation, he ran the York Victory Office for the 2010 midterm election. Prior to working in the Harrisburg headquarters, he spent time in Wilkes-Barre as the Northeast Field Director for the State Party.

Jerry Morgan, Congressional Liaison
Phone: 412-458-0068
Jerry Morgan serves as the Congressional Liaison for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. Jerry is charged with helping our Party recruit strong candidates to help our Party win key Congressional seats.

Joe DeFelice, Philadelphia Director
Phone: 215-756-4158
A veteran Victory staffer and attorney, Joe DeFelice has served as Philadelphia Director since January 2008. Joe has served as our Election Day Operations Director and has worked to prevent election fraud in the city of Philadelphia. A graduate of La Salle University, he also serves as the Director of Election Day Operations.

Nicholas Trainer, Statewide Field Director
Phone: 717-234-4901, ext. 144
Nick currently serves as the Statewide Field Director for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. Nick has a worked on multiple campaigns including, serving as the Deputy Victory Director for the PAGOP in 2012. Previously, he worked as Political Director for Congressman Tim Murphy (PA-18), in New Hampshire as Political Director for Rick Perry for President and Regional Field Director for Tim Pawlenty for President. Also, he worked for Senator Pat Toomey’s campaign in 2010 and the North Carolina Republican Party.

Antori Miranda, Hispanic Inclusion Director
Phone: 717-234-4901, ext. 143
Antori currently serves as The PA GOP’s Director of Hispanic Inclusion. Antori has worked on multiple local, state, and federal campaigns; including the Rick Scott gubernatorial campaign, where he would go on to serve under his Inaugural Committee and Administration. During the 2012 election  cycle, Antori had the opportunity to contribute to several different presidential campaigns for Governor Perry, Herman Cain, Speaker Gingrich and Governor Romney as a Deputy Hispanic Coalitions Director for Florida.  Under his vision and leadership, as both a campaign manager and a senior advisor, Antori has lead city and county races to victory. He is a graduate of Texas Pan Am University where he majored in Communications.

Ryan Sanders, African-American Inclusion Director
Phone: 717-234-4901, ext. 141
Ryan currently serves as the PA GOP’s Director of African American Inclusion. Previously he has worked on multiple local campaigns and serves as the Vice President of Economic Development for the African American Chamber of Commerce of Central PA. Ryan has an extensive background working in private industry for the past ten years in Business Development for a Fortune 50 company. Lastly, he is a graduate of Eastern University in St. David’s, PA, where he majored in Organizational Management.

Sarah Schultz, Youth Outreach Director
Phone: 717-234-4901, ext. 118
Sarah currently serves as the Youth Outreach Director for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. Previously, Sarah worked for the Republican National Committee as a Regional Field Director for the 2013 New Jersey Gubernatorial election, the Finance Coordinator for US Senate candidate Dan Winslow in Massachusetts, and was a member of the Ohio Victory Program in 2012. Sarah graduated from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst in 2011.

Perry Bentley, Regional Field Director
Phone: 215-375-1903
Perry Bentley serves as a Regional Field Manager for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania overseeing Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties. He previously served as 2012 Victory Field Director for Montgomery County. He has internship experience with the Republican Governors Association, Virginia Hospitality and Travel Association, and Pat Toomey for Senate. A Chester County native, Perry graduated from the University of Richmond in Richmond, Virginia with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science.

Kathleen Bowman, Regional Field Director
Phone: 717-480-6307
Kathleen Bowman serves as the Regional Field Manager for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania overseeing Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry and York counties. Kathleen previously served as a Victory Director in Cumberland County during the 2012 election cycle. She also had an internship with the Cumberland County Republican Committee. Kathleen graduated from Shippensburg University where she earned a degree in Public Administration.

Cody Jones, Regional Field Director
Phone: 484-523-2771
Cody Jones currently serves as the Northeastern Regional Field Manager for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. Prior to this position, Cody was a Regional Field Director for the winning Attorney General’s campaign in West Virginia, followed by a transition into the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection division upon election in 2012. Previously, Cody worked as the Field Director for Anne Northup (KY-3), as well as an intern for three legislative sessions with the President of the Kentucky Senate.

Andrew Patterson, Regional Field Director
Phone: 412-290-3038
Andrew Patterson serves as a Regional Field Manager for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania in the Southwest and Northwest regions of Pennsylvania. Andrew previously served as Victory Director in Johnstown during the 2012 Presidential cycle. He also has internship experience with the Republican Committee of Allegheny County and political consulting firm BrabenderCox. Andrew is a graduate of Grove City College where he received a degree in Political Science and Communication Studies.

Mike Scott, Regional Field Director
Phone: 814-470-0169
Michael Scott currently serves as the Regional Field Manager supervising the field operation in 23 counties in the North Central region for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. He previously worked as a Victory Director in State College during Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign. He also interned during Jim Gerlach’s re-elect during 2012. Michael is a graduate of Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA where he earned a degree in International Relations.

COMMUNICATIONS AND TECHNOLOGY:

Megan Sweeney, Communications Director
Phone: 717-234-4901, ext. 160
Megan Sweeney is the Communications Director at the PA GOP. A previous Deputy Communications and Technology Director at the PA GOP, Megan is a former member of the George W. Bush Administration, Press Secretary for Congressman Lou Barletta, and Special Assistant to Secretary of the Commonwealth Carol Aichele. She is a graduate of Cornell University, where she majored in government and history.

Paul Engelkemier
Phone: 717-234-4901, ext. 162
Paul Engelkemier serves as the Press Assistant for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania.  Paul previously interned with the PA GOP during the 2012 election.  Prior to working with the PA GOP, Paul worked in high school education in Maryland.  Paul recently graduated from Shippensburg University with a degree in Political Science.

FINANCE:

Angela Nielsen, Finance Director
Phone: 717-234-4901, ext. 131
Angela Nielsen serves as the Finance Director for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. Angela previously worked as the Direct Response Manager for Michele Bachmann for Congress, as well as the Finance Director for the Republican Party of Minnesota and the South Dakota Republican Party. Angela is a graduate of the University of South Dakota.

Margot Crouch, Deputy Finance Director
Phone: 717-234-4901, ext. 132
Margot Crouch currently serves as the Deputy Finance Director for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. Margot previously served as the PA RNC Victory Events Director during the 2012 Presidential Campaign. She also was employed at The Heritage Foundation as the Administrative Assistant in the Center for Health Policy Studies. Margot is a Pittsburgh native and graduated from Michigan State University with a dual degree in International Studies and French.

Gerry Wosewick, Finance Coordinator
Phone: 717-234-4901, ext. 133
Gerry Wosewick currently serves as the Finance Coordinator for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. He also assists with the Commonwealth Club. Gerry is a graduation of Lock Haven University and is from Doylestown.

DIGITAL:

Stan Olshefski, Digital Director
Phone: 717-234-4901, ext. 180
Stan Olshefski serves as the Republican Party of Pennsylvania’s first Digital Director. Prior to working for the PA GOP, he worked at the National Republican Senatorial Committee and served as a digital consultant for Governor Brian Sandoval, U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch, and U.S. Senator Dean Heller’s successful campaigns in 2010 and 2012. Stan is a native of Bucks County, and a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

COMPLIANCE:

Joel Jukus, Comptroller
Phone: 717-234-4901, ext. 117
Joel Jukus serves as Comptroller for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. Joel previously worked as a senior accountant with a leading Pennsylvania public accounting firm, and serves as the Chairman of the Dauphin County Young Republicans. Joel is a graduate of Bloomsburg University. Joel is a Certified Public Accountant.

Gretchen Svitko, Database Coordinator
Gretchen serves as the Database Coordinator for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania.