FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                          September 1, 2016
Contact: Marshall Critchfield

Trump Adds Iowa Communications Director 

Des Moines, IA — The Trump-Pence presidential campaign today announced the addition of James Rockas as Iowa Communications Director.

“Mr. Trump is continuing to establish a top-notch organization that will allow him to win Iowa in November,” said Trump-Pence Iowa State Director Eric Branstad. “James is a seasoned and talented communicator who will work hard to spread our message of Making America Great Again under a Trump Presidency.”

Rockas has significant campaign experience including serving as the Deputy Communications Director for Massachusetts congressional candidate Richard Tisei. Rockas most recently served as a Legislative and Press Assistant in Florida Congressman John Mica’s office.

“I am thrilled to join the Trump-Pence team in Iowa,” said Rockas. “I look forward to advancing Mr. Trump’s message and ensuring he is able to bring back the American Dream.”

The leadership of Trump-Pence Iowa team is now as follows:

Eric Branstad – State Director

Tana Goertz – Senior Public Relations Advisor 

Jake Ketzner – Senior Advisor 

Alex Latcham – Political Director

James Rockas – Communications Director

Jamie Johnson – Coalitions Director

Marshall Critchfield – Events Director

Chris Hupke – County Operations Director

Deb Nagel – Operations Manager

Alex Bagby – CD1 Field Director

Frank Moran – CD1 Field Organizer

Dennis Rysdam – CD2 Field Organizer

Michael Kacmarynski – CD2 Field Director

Joe Gilson – CD3 Field Director

Sarah Albee – CD3 Field Organizer

Nicole Grove – CD3 Field Organizer

Adam Pitts – CD4 Field Director

“I am proud of the impressive and experienced team the Trump Campaign has built in the Hawkeye State," said Trump-Pence Iowa State Director Eric Branstad. “With Mr. Trump’s message, this winning team, and the hard work of Mr. Trump’s energetic and dedicated volunteers across Iowa, we will defeat Hillary Clinton come November.”