Events & Activities Committee


The Events & Activities Committee organizes and plans events, such as member-written book events and receptions. The committee also plans networking activities such as happy hours, dinners, and trips.

Past Events:

  • Reception with Congresswoman Capps and Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen
  • Round table discussion with Congresswoman Granger
  • Presidential Debate Watch Party with the Congressional Hispanic Staff Association, the Congressional Military Service Members and Veterans Association, and the Congressional Jewish Staff Association
  • Monthly WCSA Happy Hours


Want to get involved? Email Lauren Orndorff or Anna Platt for ways to join the committee and help out!


Co-Chairs: Lauren Orndorff & Anna Platt


Lauren serves as Legislative Assistant for Congressman Roger Marshall, MD of Kansas. A few of the legislative issues she handles include: defense, education, foreign affairs, immigration, and transportation. Lauren is originally from Overland Park, Kansas, but has been on the East Coast for several years, where she graduated from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia.


Anna serves as a Legislative Assistant for Congresswoman Niki Tsongas (MA-03), handling health care, judiciary, financial services, manufacturing, commerce, and other issues.  She previously worked as a Legislative Aide for Senator Debbie Stabenow and as the Assistant to the Scottish Government Counsellor at the British Embassy in Washington, D.C.  Anna holds a Masters in Government with a concentration in Political Communications from Johns Hopkins University and received her Bachelors degree from Bucknell University, where she double-majored in Political Science and History.


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