Power Schools: Maximize Your Congressional Network – U.S. Air Force Academy

Your college and university alumni network in Congress is tremendously powerful. If you are interested in talking with anyone from your college and university family, schedule a Mini-Strategy Session and let’s discuss a path forward: Schedule A New Appointment

U.S. Air Force Academy – House & Senate:

Ms. Vicki DeWitt – Constituent Services Representative – Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) – vicki_dewitt@ernst.senate.gov
Mr. Patrick M Flood – Senior National Security Policy Adviser – Rep. Don Bacon (R-NE) – patrick.flood@mail.house.gov
Mr. Tom Goffus – Policy Director – Senate Armed Services Committee – tom_goffus@armed-services.senate.gov
Ms. Stephanie Halcrow – Subcommittee Staff Director – House Veterans’ Affairs Health Subcommittee – christine.hill@mail.house.gov
Mr. Nick Ikeda – National Security Adviser – Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) – nick_ikeda@hirono.senate.gov
Mr. Colby Kuhns – Military Legislative Assistant – Rep. Paul Cook (R-CA) – colby.kuhns@mail.house.gov
Mr. Roger Lempke – Veterans and Military Affairs Director – Sen. Deb Fischer (R-NE) – roger_lempke@fischer.senate.gov
Mr. Sean O’Keefe – Professional Staff Member – Senate Armed Services Committee – sean_okeefe@armed-services.senate.gov
Mr. Doug Presley – Professional Staff Member – House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence – doug.presley@mail.house.gov
Mr. John Sullivan – Professional Staff Member – House Armed Services Committee Tactical Air Subcommittee – john.sullivan2@mail.house.gov

Critical House Staff Contacts:

House Office Chiefs of Staff
House Office Legislative Directors
House Office Communications Directors
House Office Schedulers – All Hail!


House Office District Directors

Critical Senate Staff Contacts:

Senate Office Chiefs of Staff
Senate Office Legislative Directors
Senate Office Communications Directors
Senate Office Administrative Directors


Senate Office State Directors

Congressional Materials Library:

Congressional Résumé Sample
Congressional References Page Sample
Congressional Cover Letter Sample

Congressional Writing Sample A
Congressional Writing Sample B
Sample Congressional Press Release

Form A: States Where You Have Lived & Worked
Form B: Congressional Member Tip Sheet
Form C: Networking Detail Sheet

New Application Power Bundle:

Your Master Plan
Congressional Résumé
References Page
LinkedIn Profile
Social Media Scrub
Writing Samples
Press Release Sample
Congressional Cover Letter

Targeted Outreach & Networking:

Your Alumni Database
States Where You Have Lived & Worked
Congressional Member Tip Sheet
All Hail The Congressional Scheduler
Casting Networking Hooks Via Email
Introductory Email Samples
Congressional Interview Tip Sheet (Informal)
Critical Follow-Up
Weekly Update

Interview Execution & Offer:

Approaching Formal Job Openings
Phone Interview Execution
In-Person Formal Interviews
Final Interviews
Offer Negotiation & Closing
Thank You!