Jim Gerlach, President & Chief Executive Officer
Former U.S. Congressman Jim Gerlach (R-PA) serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Business-Industry Political Action Committee (BIPAC).
He joins BIPAC following an extensive career in public service and the private sector. Rep. Gerlach served Pennsylvania’s Sixth Congressional District for 12 years where he most recently served on the House Ways and Means Committee and its Subcommittees on Health and Select Revenue. In the 113th Congress, he was also the lead Republican on the Ways and Means Manufacturing Working Group. During his six terms in the House, from 2003-2015, Rep. Gerlach also served on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Financial Services Committee, and the Small Business Committee.
P: (202) 776-7488
Mark Archuleta, Chief Financial Officer
Mark Archuleta serves as the Chief Financial Officer for the Business-Industry Political Action Committee (BIPAC). At BIPAC, he oversees financial operations, including budget analysis, employee payroll and benefits, tax compliance, and accounts payable and receivable.
Mark joined BIPAC in 1986 and has thus served the organization for over 30 years.
He is a graduate of the University of South Florida with a degree in Finance.
He additionally serves as the Treasurer for the Friends of Adam Smith Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit that was created in 1990 by BIPAC and many of its members to support the ideals of free enterprise.
P: (202) 776-7466
Terri Bogert, Chief Administrative Officer & Secretary to the Board
Terri Bogert serves as the Chief Administrative Officer and Secretary of the Board of the Business-Industry Political Action Committee (BIPAC).
In this position, Terri oversees BIPAC’s office and board management, speaker’s bureau, and the creation of its post-election report on employer-to-employee voter education and grassroots advocacy.
Prior to this position, Bogert served as Director of Research for BIPAC. Before joining BIPAC, Terri Bogert worked as the Director of the Idaho Women’s Commission in Boise; a Director of the Member Services Division and then as the Chief Administrative Officer and a Policy Consultant for the California Assembly Republican Caucus in Sacramento; and as a Research Supervisor and Regional Analyst for the National Republican Congressional Committee in Washington D.C.
Terri received a Bachelor of Arts in Government from the College of William and Mary.
P: (202) 776-7481
Melissa Craig, Vice President, Member Relations
Melissa Craig is Vice President of Member Relations, ensuring that BIPAC’s private sector member organizations have the tools and resources needed to build successful PAC, grassroots advocacy, and Get-Out-the-Vote programs. She manages BIPAC’s membership recruitment and retention, ensuring current member engagement and a valuable member experience that helps them achieve their strategic objectives.
Melissa knows that employer-to-employee engagement is critical to any policy strategy and she works with the team to develop and provide cutting-edge strategies, content, and tools that help make BIPAC members’ political involvement programs effective.
Before this role, Melissa served as BIPAC’s Director of PAC Services where she provided members with resources and guidance to strengthen their PAC programs and reach their goals. Prior to joining BIPAC, Melissa ran the political action committee for Airbus.
Melissa’s educational background includes B.A. degrees in International Studies and Economics from Virginia Tech with minors in Political Science and Spanish, and an M.A. degree in International Studies from Old Dominion University.
P: (202) 776-7477
Jason Langsner, Vice President, Enterprise Services
As Vice President of the Business-Industry Political Action Committee (BIPAC), Jason Langsner drives the technology and communications strategy for the enterprise.
Jason is a recognized and published expert in new and social media strategy. Prior to joining BIPAC, he ran the digital strategy for an international humanitarian organization that had assets and programming in 50 countries. Before joining that organization, he was the vice president of marketing for America’s largest technology trade association.
Jason received his masters in the interdisciplinary Communications, Culture, and Technology (CCT) program at Georgetown University and studied International Business Management at The University of Oxford. He also majored in Digital Arts & Multimedia Design with an English minor at La Salle University.
P: (202) 776-7468
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