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Our Team

In order to provide year-round constituent services and promote accountability in government, each Council-member is provided with staff to aid in carrying out the duties of the office. Our team members are ready to assist you with service requests and to hear your input on key issues.


Adam Pagnucco is Hans’s Confidential Aide and handles transportation and budget issues. Adam was born in Kingston, NY, graduated from Cornell University and spent sixteen years working as a researcher in the labor movement. From 2007 through 2010, he was a contributor to Maryland Politics Watch blog. Adam is a Silver Spring resident and was named the 2007 Mid-County Citizen of the Year. He lives in Wheaton, Maryland and has one child.

Dean Christmon is the Scheduler and Policy Analyst handling the Public Safety Committee for Council-member Hans Riemer. He is a former Army Intelligence Sergeant and Database Manager for HSCSN, a special needs children's health insurance company. He has interned for both Congresswoman Donna Edwards and Congressman Steny Hoyer, both from Maryland. He graduated from the University of Maryland at College Park with a degree in Political Science with focuses on History and Political Theory. He is also a current law student at the University of Baltimore School of Law.

Jennifer M. Hosey is a native of Potomac and the Policy and Outreach Assistant handling Education and Health and Human Services for Councilmember Hans Riemer. Her prior experience includes time spent in Senator Ted Kennedy’s Foreign Policy and Defense office as an intern directly under the Foreign Policy Advisor. During President Obama’s campaign, she was a Pledged Delegate from Maryland’s Congressional District 06 to the 2012 Democratic National Convention and a Deputy Regional Lead for Montgomery Up-County. Recently, she was the Maryland Climate Change Issue Manager with Organizing for Action and the Maryland State Lead for Terry McAuliffe’s campaign. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Government and Politics, Scholars Citation in International Studies, and Minor in History from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Tommy Heyboer is Councilmember Riemer's communication and policy assistant. His issue portfolio consists of planning, housing, economic development, and open government/technology issues. Before coming to work for Councilmember Riemer, Tommy spent some time on Capitol Hill and with a market research firm in Arlington, VA. He received his MA in International Relations from University of Chicago and his BA in Political Science and Spanish from Calvin College.