Danielle Radovich Piper serves as Congressman Perlmutter's Chief of Staff. Danielle is based in the Colorado District Office and travels to D.C. frequently. Danielle graduated from Colorado State University with a major in Political Science and a minor in Spanish. Danielle worked a number of years in the Colorado State Legislature and was formerly the Chief of Staff for the State Senate Majority Office, after which she was a Senior Associate for a public affairs firm.
Ashley Verville is Director of Communications and Outreach for Congressman Perlmutter. Ashley is based in the Colorado District office and oversees press and communications operations for both the DC and CO offices. As a Colorado native, Ashley previously served as the Communications Director for the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce in San Diego, CA. Prior to the Chamber, Ashley worked at Boston-based public affairs firm, O’Neill and Associates. Ashley is a graduate of Emerson College in Boston, MA.
Hannah Mullen is Director of Constituent Services and Events for Congressman Perlmutter. In this role, she oversees the constituent services team as well as all events. In addition, she handles healthcare, labor, trade, education, energy and grants. Hannah graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 2007 with a B.A. in Political Science and International Affairs.
Kathryn Wirkus is a Constituent Services Representative for Congressman Perlmutter. Her areas of responsibility include veterans, military, Department of Defense, aerospace, NASA, and the Department of Homeland Security. Kathryn has a B.A. in Education from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC and an M.A. in Guidance & Counseling from Webster University, MO. She also is a graduate of Air Command & Staff College and Air War College. She served as a Veterans Service Officer for the Colorado Division of Veterans Affairs, and is a retired U.S. Air Force Lt Colonel.
Jeremy Rodriguez is a Constituent Services Representative for Congressman Perlmutter in his Colorado district office. Jeremy focuses his energy on minority community outreach, immigration, transportation, civil/human rights, foreign affairs, Rocky Flats, and telecommunications. Jeremy's prior experience includes working with a local law firm managing their records department and library.
Garrett Lukken is a Constituent Services Representative for Congressman Perlmutter where he handles housing, agriculture, environment, tax and IRS issues, and the Rocky Mountain Arsenal. Born and raised in Colorado, Garrett earned his B.A. in Environmental Studies, with a specialization in Sustainable Development from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Previously, Garrett worked on environmental causes and political issues throughout Colorado.
Macarena Tapia is the Staff Assistant and Internship Supervisor in Congressman Perlmutter's District Office. Most recently, she worked as Special Assistant for the Consulate General of Mexico in Denver. Previously, Macarena interned for Majority Leader Crisanta Duran and Senator Michael Bennet. Macarena earned her B.A. in International Affairs and Political Science, with a minor in Leadership Studies, from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
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Alison Inderfurth is the Chief of Operations for Congressman Perlmutter and is responsible for his scheduling. She is based in the Washington, D.C. office and received her undergraduate degree from the College of Wooster with a major in Communication Studies and a minor in Africana Studies. Previous work experience includes fundraising and event coordination.
Jeff O'Neil serves as Congressman Perlmutter's Legislative Director overseeing the Congressman's legislative and policy agenda. Jeff also serves as advisor for the Science, Space and Technology Committee, as well as on energy, environment, labor, Rocky Flats workers, transportation and veterans issues. While originally from Massachusetts, Jeff moved to Colorado and attended Boulder High School. Jeff later graduated from Connecticut College where he received a B.A. in Government and Economics, with a focus in American Politics. After college Jeff returned to Colorado and worked in Congressman Perlmutter's Lakewood office before moving to Washington, DC.
Colin Anonsen is a Legislative Assistant in the Washington D.C. office and handles financial services issues for Congressman Perlmutter. Prior to joining the legislative team, Colin served as a Constituent Services Representative where he covered housing, small business and tax issues. Colin attended the University of Colorado at Boulder where he earned a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in Philosophy.
Joe Minges serves as Congressman Perlmutter's Legislative Assistant and covers agriculture, animal rights, defense, military, foreign affairs, government reform, homeland security, Native American affairs, law enforcement, as well as oversees his membership as co-chair of the Olympic/Paralympic Caucus. Joe is a graduate of Miami University (OH), where he dual-majored in International Studies and Latin-American Studies.
Julia Harrington is a Legislative Assistant for Congressman Perlmutter in the Washington Office. She covers education, campaign finance, healthcare, immigration, Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, telecommunications, and civil rights. Julia graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder, with a degree in Political Science with an emphasis in Environmental Design.
Tia Bogeljic is the Legislative Correspondent for Congressman Perlmutter in the Washington Office. In that role, she oversees the constituent correspondence program, assists with grants and covers animals and arts and humanities. Previously, Tia worked as the Staff Assistant in Congressman Perlmutter's D.C. office and interned in the district office in Lakewood, CO. Tia graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder, with degrees in Journalism and Mass Communications and International Affairs with an economics minor.
Patrick Buhr is the Staff Assistant and Intern Coordinator for Congressman Perlmutter’s Washington office. He manages the administrative aspects of the office, as well as helps to manage the intern program and issues concerning state and local casework. Patrick graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with degrees in Economics and Political Science. He previously interned in Congressman Perlmutter's D.C. and district office and worked as a research fellow for CU’s American Political Research Lab.