Executive Board


Emily Richardson, President

Emily Richardson serves as a Senior 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, defense, immigration, 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 Aide 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 Association.

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. 

Lauren Dudley, Treasurer

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.   

Faith Williams, Secretary

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.

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