My Congressional Team

Danville Office

       
   

Diane Hubbard
Community Liaison

A long time resident of northern Morgan county, Diane serves as Community Liaison.  She represents Congressman Rokita at local events and manages specific projects serving the people of Indiana’s 4th District.  Her background of service includes multiple leadership roles in community organizations, school associations, and political campaigns.  She currently serves as Vice-Chairman of the Morgan County Republican Central Committee.  Originally from Mississippi, Diane attended Ole Miss  before moving to Monrovia, her father’s childhood home.   She is married, the mother of one son, and proud to be a fourth generation Hoosier.

       
   

Jonathan Matthes
Constituent Outreach Manager

Jonathan is a native Hoosier, who attended Franciscan University of Steubenville for college. He then spent four years in Seminary at St. Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology, before a stint covering local government for the newspapers the Mooresville-Decatur Times and Martinsville Reporter-Times. 

       
   

Ashley Newell
Administrative Assistant

Ashley came to Indiana for college, graduating from Indiana University with a triple B.S. and making the state her permanent home. She got her start in politics as an undergrad, volunteering for then Congressional candidate, Todd Young. She continued her education, and eventually earned a PhD in Linguistic Anthropology. Later on, she worked as the Deputy Finance Director for Hoosiers for Rokita before joining the District Office in early 2018. She lives on Lake Monroe with her husband and dog.

       
   

Mary Owens
Press Assistant

Mary is a Hoosier native from Carmel and is currently continuing her education at Ball State University studying Public Relations. Mary worked on the Hoosiers for Rokita campaign as a press assistant before joining the District Office team in early 2018.

       
   

Abhi Reddy
District Director

Abhi is a proud Hoosier currently serving as the District Director to the 4th District Congressional Office.  He will assist the district and legislative team and develop policy for the Legislative Director and serve as advisor to Representative Rokita.  He will also conduct research, take constituent meetings, and will have primary responsibility for the Red Tape Rollback program.  Abhi is a graduate of Carmel High School (IN), Purdue University, and IU McKinney School of Law, and is still recovering from watching the Chicago Cubs win the World Series.

       
   

Christina Sharp
Caseworker

Christina is a proud native Hoosier born in Seymour, Indiana and raised in Crawfordsville, Indiana. She is a former intern in the Congressman’s office.  Christina attended Indiana Bible College and in 2009 earned a B.A. in Biblical Studies with a minor in International Studies.  Christina attended Ivy Tech Community College and majored in paralegal.  Christina is currently continuing her education at Indiana Wesleyan University.  Christina enjoys participating in her community orchestra and community events.

       
   

Teri Smith
Director of Constituent Services

Teri is a Life-Long Hoosier and a graduate of Marion University.  Teri has been a practicing Paralegal for over 25 years for private law firms, as well as the Indiana Secretary of State’s Office, within the Securities Division.  Teri is currently the Director of Constituent Services and oversees all of the casework that is directed to Congressman Todd Rokita’s District Office. 

       
   

Bea Walsh
District Assistant

Bea Walsh graduated with a BS in Education from South West Missouri State College. For 17 years she was with Indianapolis Teen Challenge where she was a teacher and program director. Bea later on joined Hoosiers for Rokita as the Volunteer Coordinator before joining the District Office. Bea lives in Indianapolis with her husband and dog. 

       
   

Mark Warner
Community Liaison

Mark Warner works in our District office as a Community Liaison.  Mark previously served as Political Director for the Indiana State Republican Party.  Prior to that he served as Mayor's Neighborhood Liaison for former Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard.

       

Washington, DC Office

   
       
   

Hilton Beckham
Press Secretary

Born and raised in Long Beach, California, Hilton earned her graduate degree in broadcast and digital journalism from Syracuse University. She got her start in politics by working as a Staff Assistant in Congresswoman Mimi Walter’s District Office before landing an internship in the Digital Strategy department at the White House for the Trump-Pence Administration. She joined Rokita’s official team shortly after.  

       
   

Mark Cruz
Chief of Staff

Prior to joining the office as a Legislative Assistant, 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.  

       
   

Andrew Downing
Legislative Assistant

Andrew manages the mail program for Representative Rokita.  He graduated from the Catholic University of America (CUA).  He previously worked for Congressman Frank Guinta of New Hampshire. 

       
   

Beren Gast-Bray
Staff Assistant

An Indiana native, Beren grew up in Morgan County.  He went to Miami University in Ohio where he studied economics and international studies. He was also a former intern for Congressman Rokita before working as a Legislative Assistant for the Indiana State Senate.  

       
   

Michael Mets
Legislative Assistant & Digital Media Director

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

       
   

Parker Reynolds
Senior Advisor

Parker is the Senior Advisor for Representative Rokita and handles budget, transportation, health care, and Social Security.  Prior to working for Congressman Rokita, Parker was employed by the Congressional Research Service, Representative Virginia Foxx, and McAllister & Quinn.  He is a graduate of the University of Kentucky.

       
   

Jessica Williams
Deputy Chief of Staff

An Indiana native, Jessica is a graduate of Marian University in Indianapolis.  She is a former intern in the Congressman’s office.  Jessica handles all scheduling invitations and requests.