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June 2017

Rachel Millard

House Committee on Agriculture

On May 15, 2017, Representative Mike Conaway (R-TX, 11th), chair of the House Agriculture Committee, named Rachel Millard as his new communications director on the committee. As the chairman’s chief press advisor, Millard will be in charge of coordinating the majority’s communications operation during the critical 2018 Farm Bill debate. Before joining the committee, Millard worked for the Glover Park Group, serving as director of strategic communications for two years. Prior to that, she worked for more than half-a-decade for Senator John Thune (R-SD). Millard graduated from Creighton University in 2008 with a degree in Business Administration. View profile ↓

 

Matt Wolking

Office of Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL)

On May 3, 2017, Matt Wolking was promoted to senior communications advisor and press secretary for Senator Marco Rubio’s office. Wolking joined the Senator’s office in 2016 as press secretary, and has worked on the Hill in a variety of communication roles for more than five years. He started out as press secretary for Representative Tim Griffin (R-AR, 2nd), and then served as a communications advisor for former Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH, 8th). Most recently, Wolking was the deputy communications director at the House Select Committee on Benghazi under Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC, 4th). Wolking graduated from Patrick Henry College in 2009, and worked as a producer for the Laura Ingraham Show before starting his congressional career. View profile ↓

 

Stephen Hostelley

Office of Representative Jim Renacci (R-OH, 16th)

Stephen Hostelley was promoted last month to legislative director in the office of Rep. Jim Renacci (R-OH, 16th). Prior to his promotion, Hostelley served as a legislative assistant, covering a portfolio that included appropriations, budget, finance, labor, ways and means, and social security. He earned his B.A. from Miami University in 2014. View profile ↓

 


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Rachel (Knust) Millard

Communications Director

Committee on Agriculture

Longworth House Office Building, 1301, Washington, DC 20515

Tel: (202) 225-2171

rachel.millard@mail.house.gov

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Positions

 

Communications Director, Committee on Agriculture

Start Date: 2017

Reports to: Matt Schertz, Staff Director, Committee on Agriculture

Majority Committee Staff Member

Location:

Longworth House Office Building, 1301, Washington, DC 20515 
Tel: (202) 225-2171
rachel.millard@mail.house.gov

 

 

Bio

 

Education: Creighton 2008 BSBA

 

 

Career History

 

Director of Strategic Communications, The Glover Park Group (2015-2017)

 

Communications Director, Office of Senator John Thune (R-SD), United States Senate (2014-2015)

 

Communications Director, Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, United States Senate (2014-2015)

 

Press Secretary, Office of Senator John Thune (R-SD), United States Senate (2012-2014)

 

Internal Communications Advisor/Deputy Press Secretary, Senate Republican Conference Chairman John Thune (R-SD), United States Senate (2011-2012)

 

Legislative Aide, Office of Senator John Thune (R-SD), United States Senate (2011)

 

Legislative Correspondent, Office of Senator John Thune (R-SD), United States Senate (2009-2011)


 

 

Matt Wolking

Senior Communications Advisor and Press Secretary

Office of Senator Marco Rubio

Russell Senate Office Building, SR-284, Washington, DC 20510-0908

Tel: (202) 224-3041

matt_wolking@rubio.senate.gov

Fax: (202) 228-0285

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Leadership® People ID 2012699886

Positions

 

Senior Communications Advisor and Press Secretary, Office of Senator Marco Rubio

Start Date: 2017

Reports to: Marco Rubio, Senator, Florida

Reports to: Clint Reed, Chief of Staff, Office of Senator Marco Rubio

Location:

Russell Senate Office Building, SR-284, Washington, DC 20510-0908 
Tel: (202) 224-3041
Fax: (202) 228-0285
matt_wolking@rubio.senate.gov
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Bio

 

Education: Patrick Henry 2009 BA

 

 

Career History

 

Vice President, Republican Communications Association (2016)

 

Press Secretary, Office of Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), United States Senate (2016-2017)

 

Social Director, Republican Communications Association (2015-2016)

 

Deputy Communications Director, Select Committee on the Events Surrounding the 2012 Terrorist Attack in Benghazi, United States House of Representatives (2016)

 

Communications Advisor, Office of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, John A. Boehner (R-OH, District 8), United States House of Representatives (2014-2015)

 

Professional Development Director, Republican Communications Association, United States Congress (2014-2015)

 

Communications Director, Office of Representative Tim Griffin (R-AR, District 2), United States House of Representatives (2013-2014)

 

Press Secretary, Office of Representative Tim Griffin (R-AR, District 2), United States House of Representatives (2012-2013)

 

Executive Producer, Laura Ingraham Show

 

Associate Producer, Laura Ingraham Show

 


 

 

 

Stephen Hostelley

Legislative Director

Office of Representative Jim Renacci

Cannon House Office Building, 328, Washington, DC 20515-3516

Tel: (202) 225-3876

Fax: (202) 225-3059

stephen.hostelley@mail.house.gov

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Positions

 

Legislative Director, Office of Representative Jim Renacci

Start Date: 2017

Reports to: James B. "Jim" Renacci, CPA, Representative, Ohio

Reports to: Surya G. Gunasekara, Chief of Staff, Office of Representative Jim Renacci

Legislative Responsibilities: Appropriations; Banking; Finance; Labor; Social Security; Ways and Means

Location:

Cannon House Office Building, 328, Washington, DC 20515-3516 
Tel: (202) 225-3876
stephen.hostelley@mail.house.gov
Fax: (202) 225-3059

 

 

 

Staff Contact, Bipartisan Working Group

 

 

Bio

 

Education: Miami U (OH) 2014 BA

 

 

Career History

 

Legislative Assistant, Office of Representative Jim Renacci (R-OH, District 16), United States House of Representatives (2016-2017)

 

Legislative Correspondent/Legislative Assistant, Office of Representative Jim Renacci (R-OH, District 16), United States House of Representatives (2015-2016)

 

Staff Assistant, Office of Representative Jim Renacci (R-OH, District 16), United States House of Representatives (2014-2015)