Jessica previously served as a government relations and foreign affairs analyst possessing practical knowledge of Congressional and U.S. Government policy. Her expertise includes deep knowledge and understanding of international security including terrorism, fragile and failing states and water resources related to security. Jessica worked on Capitol Hill spending the majority of her tenure informing and briefing Members of Congress on different methods to handle and solve global security challenges. She covered a wide array of federal issues in the office including trade, armed services, homeland security, defense, healthcare, immigration, education and other social issues. Jessica managed the Congressional Friends of Egypt Caucus as well as the Iran Human Rights and Democracy Caucus. She received both her BA and MA at The Catholic University of America concentrating on Congressional and Presidential studies. Jessica is a dual citizen of Ireland and currently resides in Washington D.C.
Ben Goldey - Communications Director
Prior to joining Congressman Gosar’s office Ben served as Digital Director at Hudson Institute, a Washington, D.C. based think tank. His experience before Hudson includes serving as Digital Director to the House Committee on Natural Resources, working for Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin, and staffing Congressman Andy Barr’s reelection campaign in 2014. Ben is a graduate of the University of Kentucky, and remains an avid fan of their basketball program. You can reach Ben at email@example.com.
Bonita McClenny - Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Congressional Fellow
Doug Levine - Legislative Assistant
Emilio Navarrete - Legislative Analyst
Gold Canyon Office
Penny Pew - District Director
A 5th generation Arizonan with ranching/farming background, Penny lived in Gilbert until 1998 before moving to Apache County. She worked as Apache County Elections Director for nearly five years, establishing a voter outreach education program for the large Native American population. In 2006, Penny was honored to present congressional testimony on the merits of this program, as well as assisting the State of Alaska Elections Department in establishing a program for their Native Alaskans. She entered federal service in 2006 as District Director for Congressman Renzi before moving to northeast Texas to work with Congressman Louie Gohmert. In 2010 Penny returned to Arizona and has been honored to serve as District Director & Intergovernmental Affairs for Congressman Gosar ever since helping constituents navigate ‘Red Tape’ and government bureaucracy. Married forty years to husband Leo-her greatest accomplishment is being a mother to five children, ‘bonus’ military son and 25 grandkids; currently resides in Pinal County.
Sean Johnson - Veteran Outreach Coordinator
Sean is originally from Houston Texas and moved to Arizona in the 90’s when his father was transferred for work. Sean attended Arizona State University where he majored in Exercise Science and Kinesiology and minored in Psychology before doing 10 years in the Marine Corps. He was medically retired in 2012 at which time Sean came to work for Congressman Gosar. Sean took a brief hiatus to go back to school where he earned a B.S. in Criminal Justice from University of Phoenix and is now currently working on a Masters in Education at ASU. On top of working veteran cases for Congressman Gosar, Sean is a full-time police officer, a high school substitute teacher, a gymnastics coach and a proud father to his 7-year-old son.
Teresa Martinez - Director of Hispanic Outreach and Coalitions
Teresa Martinez works part-time in Congressman Gosar's Gold Canyon office as the Director of Coalitions and Hispanic Outreach Coordinator. She joined the office in January of 2014 and also works part-time for Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan. Teresa enjoys traveling and has visited every county in Arizona as well as almost 95% of the towns and cities, including Native American Reservations. She hopes to visit every town and city in the entire State at least once. Teresa began her career in public service in 2004 while working for Congressman Rick Renzi. She was born and raised in Arizona and is a mother to a 15-year-old son. She is a big fan of the Arizona Cardinals and Phoenix Suns.
Julie Schreiner - Office Manager and Constituent Services
Born and raised in Santa Barbara, California, Julie moved to Prescott, Arizona in 1999 where she worked as a paralegal for the next eleven years. Julie joined Congressman Gosar’s team in January of 2011 where she proudly serves as Office Manager and Caseworker in his Prescott District Office. Julie enjoys putting her past experience as a paralegal to work as she helps the Constituents of Congressional District 4 work through their issues with all of our Federal Agencies. In her time away from the office, Julie enjoys many outdoor activities and spends as much time as she can with her family. Julie is the proud mother of two boys.
Jeff Timm - Constituent Services Caseworker
Jeff was born in Omaha, Nebraska and moved to Tucson, Arizona when he was 2 years old. He lived in Tucson until graduating high school. Jeff joined the Navy right out of high school and spent the next 20 years serving his country and seeing the world, retiring in September 2008 as a Chief Petty Officer. Following service, he moved to Prescott, Arizona and went to Yavapai College graduating with a degree in Business Management. He then went to work in April 2010 for the Veterans of the great State of Arizona, working for the Arizona Department of Veterans Services, assisting Veterans in navigating the claims process with the Veterans Administration. Jeff enjoys assisting the constituents of Arizona’s 4th Congressional District in accessing their government agencies. He is married to Kristine, his high school sweetheart, to which he has been married for 28 years. Jeff has four children and three grandchildren. When not working, he enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with his family.
Andrew Frye - Wounded Warrior Fellow
Andrew Frye was born in Lexington, Kentucky and moved to Payson, Arizona in high school, where he graduated from Payson High School. He currently serves as a Wounded Warrior Fellow for Congressman Gosar’s office, where he works out of the Gold Canyon District Office, primarily focusing on Military and Veterans issues. Andrew is a lifelong Sun Devil, attending Arizona State University for multiple degrees, including a Bachelor of Science in Political Science and a Masters Degree in Legal Studies. He is currently a Doctoral Candidate at the College of Health Solutions at Arizona State University and plans to graduate in 2021. Andrew first joined Team Gosar as an intern on Capitol Hill, before joining on as a full-time fellow. Prior to going to school and working for the Congressman, he served in the Marine Corps and was stationed at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. He is engaged to Chalsie, with whom he enjoys spending his free time traveling and attending Arizona Diamondbacks games.