My Congressional Team

Danville Office

 

Jared Bond
Constituent Outreach Manager

A native Hoosier, Jared is a graduate of Purdue University and a proud Boilermaker.  In his role as Constituent Outreach Manager, he represents Congressman Rokita at local and regional community events throughout the 4th Congressional District.  While at Purdue, Jared interned in the Office of Indiana Lieutenant Governor Becky Skillman and worked in the Tippecanoe County Clerk’s office.  Prior to joining Congressman Rokita’s office, he served as the Republican Co-Director for the Tippecanoe County Board of Elections.

   

Sally Evans
Constituent Service Representative

Sally graduated Summa Cum Laude from Indiana Wesleyan University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management.  Sally also holds an Associate of Applied Science degree in Paralegal Studies from Ivy Tech Community College and has twenty years of law office experience. Sally has served as Union Township Trustee of Montgomery County since 2011 and previously served as secretary of the Montgomery County Republican Party.  

   

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.  

   

Zachary O'Connor
Constituent Outreach Manager

Zach is a proud graduate of Indiana University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs degree.  While attending Indiana University, he participated in the Washington Leadership Program and interned in Congressman Rokita’s Washington, D.C. office.  Following his graduation, he joined the Congressman’s staff as a Constituent Outreach Manager in the 4th Congressional District.

   

Brittany Wallace
Projects Coordinator

Originally from Cloverdale, Indiana, Brittany serves as the Projects Coordinator for Representative Rokita. Before joining Representative Rokita’s District Office, Brittany interned for Representative Rokita in 2013 and served as Political Director for a 2014 U.S. Congressional campaign. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Indiana University Bloomington where she majored in political science and minored in history and criminal justice. 

   

Washington, DC Office

   

Luke Bunting
Staff Assistant

Luke currently serves as a Staff Assistant for Representative Rokita. A graduate of Butler University, he received a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and conducted research on the history of presidential campaign messaging. Before joining Representative Rokita’s staff, Luke served as an intern for the House Budget Committee under Chairman Paul Ryan and completed a Fulbright grant to South Korea.

   

Mark Cruz
Legislative Director

Originally from Oregon, Mark manages Representative Rokita’s education, workforce, agriculture, Native American affairs, energy, and natural resource portfolios.  Prior to joining the office, Mark was a Legislative Fellow for Representative Tom Cole (OK).  Previous to that, he taught high school on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota.  Mark earned his bachelor’s degree from Pepperdine University and a master’s degree from Brown University.  

   

Renee Hudson
Chief of Staff

Renee is a long time Capitol Hill veteran with over 10 years experience as a Chief of Staff.

   

Michael Mets
Legislative Assistant

Michael graduated with a master’s in Public Policy from Stony Brook University.  After graduating, he was an intern for Representative Rokita.  After finishing his internship, he worked for several political campaigns in New York and Connecticut, before returning to work for Congressman Rokita.  He handles issues related to energy, environment, foreign affairs, tax, trade, telecommunication, science, technology, financial services, housing, small business, and the legislative aspects of the Red Tape Rollback program.

   

Alex Osborne
Legislative Correspondent

Alex currently serves as a Legislative Correspondent for Representative Rokita.  Originally from Kansas, Alex graduated from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County with bachelor's degrees in Economics and Political Science.  Before joining Representative Rokita's staff, Alex served in the United States Air Force as a Cryptologic Korean Linguist. Alex also handles issues related to defense, homeland security, government reform, and veterans.

   
   
   

Jessica Williams
Executive Assistant

An Indiana native, Jessica is a graduate of Marian University in Indianapolis.  She is a former intern in the Congressman’s office.  Jessica handles DC scheduling and serves as a member of Congressman Rokita's legislative team where she handles immigration, social, Second Amendment, and judiciary issues.