Executive Board


Emily Richardson, President

Emily Richardson serves as a Legislative Assistant for Congresswoman Doris O. Matsui (CA-06), and covers a legislative portfolio that includes energy, environment, FEMA/disaster relief, flood control/water issues, and foreign affairs. She began her work on Capitol Hill as an Intern in Rep. Lloyd Doggett’s office before she was hired as a Staff Assistant (then Legislative Correspondent) for Congressman Joaquin Castro, where she worked for a year and a half. She then spent the next two years as a Legislative Assistant with Congressman David Price (NC-04) covering energy, environment, ag, trade, and telecom policy. Emily hails originally from College Station, Texas and attended the University of Texas at Austin, majoring in Plan II Honors, Government, and Spanish. Before moving to Washington, she worked as a Field Organizer for the Wendy Davis for Governor Campaign and as the Reading Clerk at the Texas House of Representatives. In her free time, Emily can usually be found with her pup, Abby, at Lincoln Park or hiking through the wide array of beautiful public lands surrounding the DMV area.

Christina Nuñez, Vice President


Christina Nuñez serves as the Legislative Correspondent for Congressman Lloyd Doggett. The district is a strip of land, spanning from San Antonio to Austin, where Christina is originally from. Christina attended Texas Tech University, where she majored in Political Science and minored in Public Relations. Christina was formerly the Membership Services Director of WCSA and is active in the Congressional Hispanic Staff Assoication.

Tessica Glancey, Secretary


Tessica Glancey currently serves as Deputy Director of Communications for the House Homeland Security Committee’s Majority Staff. Prior to joining the Committee, Tess worked in House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s leadership office. During the 2012 cycle, she served on U.S. Senator Scott Brown’s communications team and shortly thereafter joined Senator Richard Shelby’s press office in Washington. Tess earned a B.A. in history from Bates College. She is a former competitive figure skater, a passionate advocate for literacy, a member of the Junior League of Washington, and on the board of her family's nonprofit, The Reading Fund. 

Lauren Dudley, Treasurer

Lauren serves as Counsel to the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations. She previously served as Legislative Counsel for Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC) handling transportation, infrastructure, water, environment, economic development and emergency management issues. Lauren grew up in the Washington, D.C. area and graduated from the University of Maryland College Park with High Honors in Government and Politics.  She earned her Juris Doctor and LL.M. in Law and Government from the American University Washington College of Law. 

Desireé Wroten, Media Director


Desireé Wroten currently serves as the Scheduler & Executive Assistant for Congressman Mark Takano (CA-41). She joined his DC Office in 2017 after previously holding the title of Special Projects Manager in his Riverside, California District Office for over 3 years. Desiree was born and raised in her respective district, later attending California State University, Long Beach for her B.A. in Communication Studies and California Baptist University for her Master of Public Administration. Her main interests in public service include education, social security, civil rights, women’s rights and community development. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, biking, cooking, attending concerts, playing flag football, and cheering on her beloved Green Bay Packers. 

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