Executive Board


Colleen Carlos, President

Colleen serves as a Legislative Assistant for Congressman Bob Brady (PA-01) and covers issues including agriculture/hunger, animal rights, civil rights/judiciary, education, energy/environment, and immigration. She is originally from Pittsburgh and graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in International Studies and Political Science. 

Christina Mahoney, Vice President




Christina serves as Legislative Director for Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (MO-5), handling energy, environment, agriculture, natural resources, water infrastructure, and appropriations.  She previously worked for Senator Bill Nelson (FL) and graduated from Grinnell College with a degree in Political Science with an Environmental Studies Concentration. 



Callan Bruzzone, Secretary




Callan serves as Legislative Aide for Senator Dianne Feinstein on the Judiciary Committee. She handles trafficking, refugees, civil rights, and civil liberties, among other issues.  She attended Bucknell University, where she majored in Political Science and Sociology with a concentration in Legal Studies.



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. 

Lucy Shaw, Media Director


Lucy Shaw currently serves as Legislative Correspondent for Representative Raskin (MD-08). She previously worked for Representative Sarbanes and the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology. She grew up in Maryland and graduated from Wellesley College in Massachusetts where she studied Political Science and East Asian Studies. She enjoys hiking and yoga in her free time. 

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