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Administration

Bob Bozzuto, Executive Director
Phone: (717) 234-4901, ext. 140
Bob Bozzuto currently serves as the Executive Director of the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. He has been employed with the PA GOP 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.

Michael Downing, Deputy Executive Director
Phone: (717) 234-4901, ext. 147
Michael Downing serves as Deputy Executive Director for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. He previously served as Political Director for Governor Tom Corbett’s re-election campaign in 2014, Deputy Director of Public Liaison for the Office of the Governor, and Political Outreach Director for the PA GOP during the 2010 election. Michael is a native of Philadelphia, and a graduate of Loyola College in Maryland.

Emily Hoffman, Projects Director
Phone: (717) 234-4901, ext. 134
Emily Hoffman serves as the Republican Party of Pennsylvania’s Projects Director. She previously served as Delegation Coordinator for Pennsylvania’s Delegation to the 2016 Republican National Convention. Emily is a native of Berks County, and a graduate of Liberty University.

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.

Communications

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, Deputy Communications Director
Phone: (717) 234-4901, ext. 162
Paul Engelkemier serves as the Deputy Communications Director for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. Paul previously served as Press Assistant during the 2014 election cycle, and interned with the PA GOP during the 2012 election. Prior to working with the PA GOP, he worked in secondary education. Paul graduated from Shippensburg University with a degree in political science.

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.

Stuart Keckler, Deputy Business Administrator
Phone: (717) 234-4901, ext. 118
Stuart Keckler serves as Deputy Business Administrator for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. He previously worked as Deputy Commissioner for the Pennsylvania Department of State during the Corbett administration, and as a Field Representative for the PA GOP during the 2010 election. Stuart is a native of Cumberland County, and a graduate of Washington & Jefferson College.

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

Digital

Stan Olshefski, Digital Director
Phone: (717) 234-4901, ext. 180
Stan Olshefski serves as the Republican Party of Pennsylvania’s 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.

Will Dawson, Data Director
Phone: (717) 234-4901
Will Dawson serves as Data Director for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. He previously worked as a Data Analyst for the Market Research Foundation, a Campaign Manager for the Missouri House Republican Campaign Committee and Field Manager for the Illinois House Republican Organization. Will is a graduate of the University of Missouri.

Finance

Angela Nielsen, Finance Consultant
Phone: (717) 480-3866
Angela Nielsen serves as the Finance Consultant for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. Angela previously worked as the Finance Director of the PA GOP, the Direct Response Manager for Michele Bachmann for Congress, and 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.

Gerry Wosewick, Finance Director
Phone: (717) 418-0288
Gerry Wosewick currently serves as the Finance Director for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. Gerry is in charge of the day-to-day relations with Commonwealth Club members, as well as planning their monthly events. He previously served as Deputy Finance Director and Finance Coordinator. Gerry is a graduate of Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, and is from Doylestown.

Mercedes Dobay, Finance Coordinator
Phone: (717) 234-4901
Mercedes Dobay is the Finance Coordinator for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. Mercedes has previously worked as an Intern for U.S. Senator Susan Collins in both her Aroostook County and her DC office. She is a graduate from the University of Southern Maine. While there she completed her bachelor’s degree in Political Science, and minored in Communication and Media Studies.

Political

Cody Harbaugh, Political Director
Phone: (717) 234-4901, ext. 142
Cody Harbaugh currently serves as the Political Director for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. A graduate of Lebanon Valley College, Cody began interning with the PA GOP in 2009. Following graduation, he ran the York field office for the 2010 midterm election. He then served as the Northeast Field Director in Wilkes-Barre, and Deputy Political Director at our Harrisburg headquarters. He now oversees the PA GOP member, field and election operations.

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 win key congressional seats.

Andrew Patterson, Coalitions Director
Phone: (717) 234-4901, ext. 166
Andrew Patterson serves as the Coalitions Director for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. Andrew previously served as the Judicial Director, Field Press Secretary, Western Regional Field Manager, and Victory Director in Johnstown during the 2012 Presidential cycle. He is a graduate of Grove City College where he received a degree in political science and communication studies.

Dan Hagan, Deputy Political Director
Phone: (717) 234-4901, ext. 145
Dan Hagan currently serves as the Deputy Political Director for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. During the 2014 election cycle, he oversaw the election mail program for the PA GOP. Dan is a graduate of East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and government.

Tommy Knepper, Statewide Field Director
Phone: 717-234-4901
Tommy Kneper serves as the Statewide Field Director in Pennsylvania. He previously worked as Campaign Manager for a congressional campaign in California, and served in the California Army National Guard for six years. Tommy is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles.

Meredith Glacken, Deputy Statewide Field Director
Phone: (717) 234-4901
Meredith Glacken serves as the Deputy Statewide Field Director in Pennsylvania. A graduate of Duke University, Glacken has worked on campaigns in seven states, including successful statewide races in Virginia and Florida. Prior to her campaign work, she worked in DC as a professional staff member with the House Republican Policy Committee.

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.

Ryan Sanders, African-American Inclusion Director & Regional Field Manager
Phone: (717) 234-4901, ext. 141
Ryan Sanders 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.

Amanda Boris, Regional Field Manager
Phone: (724) 288-2875
Amanda Boris serves as the Southwestern Regional Field Manager for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. Amanda previously served as the Field Director in the Southwestern region of Pennsylvania during the 2014 cycle. She also had an internship with State Representative Mike Tobash. Amanda is a graduate of Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and public relations.

Josh Herman, Regional Field Manager
Phone: (267) 201-0481
Josh Herman serves as Chester County Regional Field Manager for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. He previously worked as a Campaign Manager and Field Director for campaigns in California, an intern for Congressman Jim Gerlach, and an intern for the PA GOP during the 2012 election. Josh is a native of Chester County, and a graduate of Temple University.

John Horstman, Regional Field Manager
Phone: (570) 290-2878
John Horstman serves as the Central Regional Field Manager for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. He previously served as a Legislative Aide to U.S. Senator Mark Kirk. John is a graduate of Illinois Weselyan Univesity.

Brandon Kaiser, Regional Field Manager
Phone: (814) 933-7822
Brandon Kaiser serves as the Regional Field Manager for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania in the Northwest, supervising the field operations in 14 counties. Brandon previously worked as a Regional Field Director in Northwest Pennsylvania during the 2014 election cycle. He previously interned for U.S. Senator Mike Enzi (R-WY) in the spring of 2010. Brandon is a graduate of the University of Wyoming in Laramie, WY, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in International Studies focusing on Africa and the Middle East.

Tim Lagerman, Regional Field Manager
Phone: (717) 497-3310
Tim Lagerman serves as the Southcentral Regional Field Manager for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. Previously Tim has worked as a Campaign Field Representative for the National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA), and during the 2014 election served as the Northeast Field Director for the PA GOP. Tim is a native of Northumberland County, and a graduate of Misericordia University.

James Sawa, Regional Field Manager
Phone: (717) 919-9440
James Sawa serves as the Montgomery County Regional Field Manager for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. He previously served as an investigator for for the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs, and digital consultant and Youth Coordinator for U.S. Senate campaigns. James is a graduate American International College and the University of Baltimore Law School.

Ryan Stevens, Regional Field Manager
Phone: (814) 380-4986
Ryan Stevens currently serves as the Regional Field Manager for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania, supervising the field operations in the Lehigh Valley. He previously served as a Field Director in State College during the 2014 PA Gubernatorial Race. He also has internship experience working for PA State Representative Rosemary Brown (R-189). Ryan is a Monroe County native and graduated from East Stroudsburg University with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science.

Aaron Wilson, Regional Field Manager
Phone: (717) 678-0107
Aaron Wilson serves as the Delaware County Regional Field Manager for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. He previously served as Political Director for a congressional race in Virginia. Aaron is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University and Florida A&M University.

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