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Staff Directory

Executive Office

President
MG Gus Hargett (Ret) Bio
202-408-5894

Chief of Staff
LTC Robert (Jake) Jakubek (Ret)
202-408-5895

Executive Assistant
Loretta Fills
202-408-5894

Administrative Receptionist
Sarah Sontag
202-454-5305

Manager, Support Services
Jose Palacios
202-454-5304

Legislative Programs

Director
Pete Duffy
202-454-5307

Deputy Director
Mike Waite
202-408-5881

Senior Legislative Affairs Manager, Army Programs
Annie Lively
202-408-5897

Legislative Affairs Manager, Air Programs and Cyber Security
Mary Catherine Ott
202-408-5884

Legislative Affairs Manager, Joint Programs and Domestic Operations
Grace Washbourne
202-408-5893

Legislative Affairs Assistant, Army Programs
Adam Maisel
202-408-5899

Legislative Staff Assistant
Dixie Ross
202-454-5326

Communications

Director
John Goheen
202-408-5882
Cell: 202-306-0918

Senior Writer/Editor
Ron Jensen
202-408-5885

Communications Production Manager
Rich Arnold
202-454-5301

Staff Writer/Social Media Assistant
Rebecca Autrey
202-408-5892

Public Affairs Assistant
Brian Fornasar
202-454-5319

Membership, Marketing and Development

Director
Luke Guthrie
202-789-0031

Principal Deputy Director, Membership, Marketing and Development
Karen Cagle
202-454-5306

Industry Liaison
Kathleen Cyphert
202-408-5888

Tradeshow Manager
COL Randy Williams (Ret)
202-744-6266

NGAUS Insurance Trust
Laurence Temple
1-888-642-8748

Contracts, Finance and Human Resources

Director
Patricia R. O'Connell
202-408-5898

Comptroller
Cheryl Young
202-408-5891

Staff Accountant
Laurence Temple
202-454-5322

Staff Accountant
Christina Covington
202-454-5302

National Guard Educational Foundation

(Including National Guard Memorial Museum and Library)

Deputy Director
Anne Armstrong
202-408-5890

Archivist & Museum Specialist
Ryan Trainor
202-408-5887

General Contacts:

General Inquiries: ngaus@ngaus.org
Legislative Affairs: advocacy@ngaus.org
Magazine: magazine@ngaus.org
Membership: members@ngaus.org
Industry: industry@ngaus.org
Finance and Contracts: hr.finance@ngaus.org
National Guard Educational Foundation: ngef@ngaus.org
NGAUS Insurance Trust: ita@ngaus.org
Webmaster: webmaster@ngaus.org