Commission Staff

Members of the U.S. Helsinki Commission are supported by a small professional staff with in-depth regional and policy expertise.


  Name Title
Rachel Bauman Rachel Bauman Policy Advisor
Michael Cecire Senior Policy Advisor
William Connor William T. Connor IV Senior House Staff Representative
Janice Helwig Janice Helwig Senior Policy Advisor
Jean-Francois Hernandez Jean-Francois Hernandez Staff Associate
Stacy L. Hope Demitra Pappas Senior Advisor, Department of State
Stacy L. Hope
Senior Policy Advisor
Jennifer P. McCuiston Jennifer P. McCuiston Director of Operations
Bakhti Nishanov Senior Policy Advisor
Kyle Parker Kyle Parker Chief of Staff
Shannon Simrell Shannon Simrell
Representative of the Helsinki Commission
to the U.S. Mission to the OSCE
Alex Tiersky
Senior Policy Advisor
Jordan Warlick Policy Advisor

Andrii Bondarenko Senior Fellow