Staff Directory

Washington, D.C. Office

Besh, Carly
Legislative Correspondent

Borger (Petersen), Karina
Communications Director

Boyle, Garrett
Legislative Director

  • Appropriations (except Defense and Military Construction)
  • EPW: Denali Commission

Burney, Angelina
Administrative Services Director

  • D.C. Tour Coordinator
  • Intern Coordinator

Chong, Kellie
Legislative Correspondent

Daimler-Nothdurft, Kristen 
DC Scheduler

  • DC Meeting and Event Requests

Daimler, Mike
Operations Manager/Systems Administrator

DelBene, James 
Knauss Marine Policy Fellow

Dietderich, Anna
Legislative Assistant

  • HELP: Public Health, Substance Abuse/ Mental Health, Child Welfare, Domestic Violence, Disabilities
  • Foreign Relations: Global Health, Women’s Issues

Ebarb, Amber
Legislative Assistant

  • Alaska Native and Indian Affairs
  • Rural Affairs

Eckl, Lauren
Legislative Correspondent

Finnegan, Kensey
Correspondence Director

Heiserman, Ben
Digital Media Specialist

Hickey, Matthew
Military Legislative Assistant

Hobbs, Cassidy 
Legislative Correspondent

Lundquist, James
Legislative Correspondent

McCarthy, Karen
Senior Legislative Assistant

  • Agriculture: farming, nutrition
  • HELP: education, labor, adoption and foster care
  • HSGAC: federal employees, USPS (including bypass mail)
  • Other: libraries, museums, archives, arts; Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts

McInerney, Anne 
Legislative Assistant

  • Banking
  • Budget
  • Finance
  • Commerce
  • Telecommunications

Nadeem, Alea 
Military Fellow

  • Appropriations: Defense, Military Construction
  • Armed Services
  • Foreign Relations
  • HSGAC: Homeland Security
  • Intelligence
  • Veterans Affairs

Nelson, Cristina
Coast Guard Fellow

  • Arctic
  • Commerce: Coast Guard, NOAA, maritime, oceans
  • EPW: marine transportation
  • Other: Senate Arctic Caucus, Senate Ocean’s Caucus
  • Space, volcanoes

O'Brien, Devin
Legislative Aide

Pawlowski, Michael
Chief of Staff

  • Banking: banking, financial institutions, housing, urban development, mass transit, trade, insurance, securities, economics
  • Budget
  • Commerce: telecommunications
  • Finance: taxes, trade
  • Joint Economic Committee

Pense, Stacy
Staff Assistant

Ramponi, Angela
Legislative Assistant

  • HELP: Health finance, Drug Pricing, FDA, Pensions, Health IT, Health Workforce
  • Finance: Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, CHIP, TANF

Ray, Hannah
Press Secretary

Rentz, Aleksander
Legislative Correspondent

Robertson, Ann
Legislative Assistant 

  • Agriculture: seafood
  • Arctic
  • Commerce: Coast Guard, NOAA, fisheries, maritime, oceans, science (NSF, Smithsonian), consumer product safety
  • ENR: subsistence
  • EPW: ESA, fisheries and wildlife, Corps of Engineers, EPA (water), marine transportation
  • Other: CDQ groups, fish and marine mammal commissions, Senate Oceans Caucus

Alaska Offices


510 L Street, Suite 600
Anchorage, Alaska 99501-1956
Phone: (907) 271-3735
Toll Free: 1-877-829-6030

Brady, Kennis
State Scheduler

  • Alaska Meeting and Event Requests

Edwards, Sherry
Constituent Services Director

Kaplan, Greg
Military and Veterans Affairs Liaison

Kimbrell, Leila
State Director

McCowan, Colleen
Constiuent Services Specialist

O'Scannell, Molly
Staff Assistant

Sheppard, Connor
Staff Assistant

Vo, Deborah
Special Assistant for Rural Affairs


Courthouse Square
250 Cushman Avenue, Suite 2D
Fairbanks, Alaska 99701
Phone: (907) 456-0233

Bailey, Trina
Regional Special Assistant


800 Glacier Avenue, Suite 101
Juneau, AK 99801
Phone: (907) 586-7277

Herndon, Dana
Delegation Representative


44539 Sterling Highway, Suite 203
Soldotna, Alaska 99669
Phone: (907) 262-4220

Blackwell, Michelle
Regional Special Assistant


1900 First Avenue, Suite 225
Ketchikan, Alaska 99901-5526
Phone: (907) 225-6880

Klein, Chere
Delegation Representative

Mat-Su Valley

851 E. Westpoint Drive, Suite 307
Wasilla, Alaska 99654-7142
Phone: (907) 373-6532

Sumpter, Gerri
Regional Special Assistant