Executive Board


Brianna Battle, President

Brianna Battle currently serves as a Legislative Correspondent for Senator Ed Markey (D-MA), working on Healthcare and Agriculture issues. Previously, she was a Staff Assistant for Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-9). Brianna was born and raised in Teaneck, New Jersey, and she graduated from Rutgers University with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Mandarin Chinese in May of 2016. In her spare time, she enjoys playing softball, attending concerts, playing video games, and traveling.

 The WCSA President shall:

  • Call and preside during all meetings
  • Nominate ad-hoc task force directors
  • Have general supervision of the affairs of WCSA
  • Represent WCSA in external relations

Faith Williams, Vice President


Faith Williams serves as Legislative Assistant for Congressman Mike Levin (CA-49), a role in which she primarily covers the House Veterans Affairs Committee as well as healthcare and housing issues. Since coming to DC in 2014, she has also worked for Congressman Rubén Hinojosa (TX-15), the Humane Society Legislative Fund, and the Texas A&M University System. A native of Houston and graduate of Texas A&M, Faith is a lover of Tex-Mex and barbecue. Her hobbies include cooking, playing with her rescue dog Mason, and traveling.

The Vice President shall:

  • Assume the duties of the President in the event of her absence
  • Assist the President as necessary
  • Serve as liaison to the Congressional Advisory Board
  • Determine responsibility for compliance with applicable ethics rules

Brittany Martinez, Media Director


Brittany Martinez is a Southern California native who graduated with her B.A. from the University of La Verne, double majoring in both English and Speech Communications. Upon graduation, she went on to the Graduate School of Political Management where she earned her Masters in Political Management.

Brittany currently serves as the California Press Secretary for House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy. Prior to that she was the Communications Director for a Senate campaign in Ohio, worked as the Deputy Director of Hispanic Media at the Republican National Committee (RNC), and was the Press Secretary for a Congressman from Florida. In her spare time, Brittany likes to read, spend time with family and friends, and stay out of the humidity.

The WCSA New Media Director shall:

  • Update the website
  • Manage the WCSA Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn pages
  • Take photos at WCSA events

Lauren Dudley, Secretary

Lauren Dudley serves as Counsel for the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.  She previously served as Counsel to the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations and before that 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 American University Washington College of Law.   

The WCSA Secretary shall: 

  • Maintain the WCSA Membership list
  • Maintain copies of all WCSA correspondence
  • Award Membership to approved applicants
  • Record meeting minutes to be given upon request.

Madeline Douglas, Treasurer

Madeline Douglas currently serves as Scheduler for Congressman Joe Neguse (CO-02). She previously worked as a Finance Assistant on a Colorado Congressional campaign before moving to D.C. in January 2019 to take on her first Hill role. Madeline is a Kansas City native and has a Music degree in Piano Performance from William Jewell College with a minor in Communications. In her free time, she enjoys singing in a community choir, doing early morning yoga, and taking her roommates’ dogs to the park.

The WCSA Treasurer shall:

  • Collect Membership dues
  • Have charge of all funds of WCSA
  • Deposit all monies in bank/trust as selected by Executive Board within 7 business days of receipt of funds
  • Pay authorized bills
  • Maintain accurate records of all financial transactions
  • Request and receive receipts for expenditures of WCSA
  • Receive and give receipts for monies due and payable to WCSA from any sources
  • Create a yearly budget and maintain financial tracking tools

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