My Congressional Staff

Danville Office

 

Mark Doud
Director of Community Liaison

Mark is responsible for managing the community team for the 16 county district in west-central Indiana.  Previous to serving on Representative Rokita’s staff, Mark served on the Indiana staff of U.S. Senator Richard Lugar in various roles including constituent services, scheduling and county outreach.  Previous to Mark’s Senate service to Hoosiers he worked at a Chamber of Commerce in northern Indiana.  Mark is a graduate of Taylor University in Upland, Indiana and is married with two children.  He enjoys reading widely and learning as well as many physical activities including, biking, soccer, basketball, and more.  He is a native Hoosier and was born in South Bend, Indiana.

   

Joe McLain
District Director

Joe serves as the District Director and is based in the Danville District Office.  Joe is responsible for managing district operations, attending events and visiting with constituents on behalf of Representative Rokita throughout the district.  He joined Representative Rokita’s staff after serving as Indiana’s Help America Vote Act Administrator under then Secretary of State Rokita where he assisted counties and the state in implementing the Act.  Joe is married and the father of two sons and a daughter.

   

Teri Smith
Constituent Service Manager

A graduate of Marian University, Teri is a registered paralegal with 21 years experience.  Before joining Representative Rokita’s staff, she worked for a private Indianapolis law firm and later the Securities Division of the Indiana Secretary of State’s Office.  

   

Lafayette Office

   

Penny Titus
Community Liaison

Prior to joining RepresentativeRokita’s staff, Penny worked in county government as an H.R. Assistant, and for the federal government.  When not in the office Penny enjoys traveling around the northern part of the 4th Congressional District meeting people and touring businesses to learn how to better serve them.  Penny and her husband Mike are lifelong residents of Carroll County, their daughter Lindsey, son-in-law Nate, and grandson Titus also reside in Carroll County. 

   

Washington, DC Office

   

Tom Borck
Legislative Director

Born in Lafayette, IN and raised in the Midwest, Tom manages Representative Rokita’s legislative agenda.  Specifically, he handles issues related to education, health care, and the federal budget.  Prior to joining Representative Rokita’s staff, Tom worked in the private sector as a health care consultant.  He graduated from Cedarville University with a degree in political science.

   

Alexis Hunter
Staff Assistant

Alexis currently serves as a Staff Assistant for Representative Rokita.  She received her bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University where she majored in Public Policy and minored in Corporate Strategy.  Before joining Representative Rokita’s staff, Alexis interned with the National Center for Policy Analysis and the Texas Public Policy Foundation.

   

Michael Mets
Legislative Correspondent

Michael graduated with a master’s in Public Policy from Stony Brook University. In the Spring of 2012, he was an intern for Representative Rokita. After finishing his internship, he worked for several political campaigns in New York and Connecticut. He returned to Washington to join Congressman Rokita’s staff and is responsible for the mail program as well as several press-related duties.

   

Corban Teague
Legislative Assistant

Before joining Representative Rokita’s staff, Corban was Rokita’s first D.C. intern.  He graduated law school from George Mason University in 2013.  Originally from North Carolina, Corban attended college at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, graduating with a double major in Political Science and Peace, War, and Defense. 

   

Jessica Williams
Executive Assistant

An Indiana native, Jessica is a graduate of Marian University, where she majored in Theology and Philosophy with a minor in Global Studies. She is a former intern of the Congressman’s office. Before starting in Congressman Rokita's office she worked in publishing.

   

Mark Williams
Chief of Staff

Mark brings over a decade of Capitol Hill experience to the office.  Most recently he served as Legislative Director for Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-3).  He and his wife live in Virginia with their son and daughter.