Our Staff

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.

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.

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

Aimee Troutman, Staff Assistant
Phone: 717-234-4901, ext. 145
Aimee Troutman serves as a Staff Assistant for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. Aimee previously interned with the PA GOP during the 2013 election cycle. She is a graduate of Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in political 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.

Andrew Patterson, Field Press Secretary
Phone: 717-234-4901, ext. 133
Andrew Patterson serves as the Field Press Secretary for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. Andrew previously served as the Western Regional Field Manager for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania during the 2014 cycle, 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.

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.

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 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.

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.

Gerry Wosewick, Deputy Finance Director
Phone: 717-234-4901, ext. 132
Gerry Wosewick currently serves as the Deputy 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 Finance Coordinator, overseeing the PA GOP’s 2014 Summer Picnic and Fall Dinner. Gerry is a graduate of Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, and is from Doylestown.

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.

Perry Bentley, Judicial Director
Phone: 717-234-4901, ext. 144
Perry Bentley serves as the Judicial Director for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania, and is responsible for helping elect Republicans to the five judicial statewide vacancies in 2015. He previously served as a Regional Field Manager during the 2014 election cycle, and as 2012 Victory Field Director for Montgomery County. A Chester County native, Perry graduated from the University of Richmond in Richmond, VA, with a bachelor’s degree in political science.

Mike Scott, Statewide Field Director
Phone: 717-234-4901, ext. 146
Michael Scott currently serves as the Statewide Field Director for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. He previously worked as a Regional Field Manager supervising the field operation in 23 counties in 2014, and as a Victory Director in State College during Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign. He also interned for Congressman Jim Gerlach’s re-election campaign during 2012. Michael is a graduate of Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in international relations.

Dan Hagan, Deputy Political Director
Phone: 717-234-4901, ext. 118
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Northeastern region. 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.

Matt Taylor, Regional Field Manager
Phone: 215-692-4541
Matthew Taylor serves as the Southeast Regional Field Manager for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. A Montgomery County native, Matt attended the University of Maryland where he received a bachelor’s degree in Government & Politics and Economics. After graduation Matt interned with the Republican Party of Pennsylvania before serving as the Montgomery County Field Director for the 2014 elections.