Ray Kelley, Democratic Staff Director on the House Veterans Affairs Committee
Ray Kelley serves as the Democratic Staff Director on the House Veterans Affairs Committee. Kelley began his career of public service in the United States Marine Corps and continued to serve his fellow Veterans and Service Members as National Legislative Director for AMVETS and as Director of National Legislative Service for the VFW.
In February of 2017, Kelley was tapped by Ranking Member Tim Walz to be Minority Staff Director of the House Veterans Affairs Committee. In the 116th Congress, Kelley became Majority Staff Director of the House Veterans Affairs Committee.
Mark Dreiling, Chief of Staff for Representative Don Bacon
Mark Dreiling continues to be an outspoken advocate for veterans on Capitol Hill. As a staunch supporter of veterans working in policy positions, he has worked closely with his boss and Hillvets House Ambassador, Representative Don Bacon, to increase the number of veterans working on Capitol Hill. A native of Nebraska, and Air Force Veteran who rose to the rank of Captain, Mark walks the walk and continues to help any veteran he comes into contact with.