Executive Board


Alexandra Weinroth, President


Alexandra Weinroth is a Pennsylvania native who earned her B.A. from Tulane University, double majoring in Political Science and Music. She began her career in politics as a Field Organizer in her hometown of Bucks County and has remained active in the community, using her experience and passion for progress to help women in the community win election to local office.


An alumna of American University's Women & Politics Institute's WeLead program, Alexandra believes strongly in WCSA's mission to support and advance women Congressional staffers and she is eager to help the organization grow and thrive so it can better serve its members. Prior to being elected President of WCSA, she served as Co-Chair of the Professional Development Committee and worked to rebuild WCSA's mentoring program.


Alexandra currently serves as the Communications Director and Speechwriter for the House Budget Committee, Chaired by Rep. John Yarmuth (D-KY). In this role, she drives strategy and works to highlight the Committee’s commitment to building a strong and inclusive economy, investing in our future, and fighting for budget priorities that reflect our nation's values. When she's not at her desk, you'll probably find her cooking, taking a road trip, or just hanging out at home with her beloved pup, Wally.


 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


Amelia Faraco-Hadlock, Vice President

             

Amelia Faraco-Hadlock serves as a Legislative Assistant from Congresswoman Wexton (VA-10). She has served in Congresswoman Wexton’s office since January 2019. Prior to serving in Congresswoman Wexton’s congressional office, she worked on a Virginia congressional campaign as well as interned in a variety of offices, including Representative Hoyer, Senator Kaine, Senator Gillibrand, and then-Colorado Governor Hickenlooper.


Amelia graduated from the University of Virginia with honors, where she studied Government and Social Entrepreneurship. When she is not working, Amelia enjoys exploring DC, trying new restaurants, and skiing whenever she has the chance.


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


Samantha Carter, Communications Director


Samantha Carter is the Digital Director for the House Budget Committee Majority, Chaired by Rep. John Yarmuth (D-KY). In this role, one of her key focuses has been translating complicated legislative priorities and bills into language that resonates with the Committee’s wide-reaching social media audience. 


A coastal Virginia native Samantha earned her B.A. from the University of Mary Washington, double majoring in English and Women’s & Gender Studies. She earned her M.A. in Digital Communications from Johns Hopkins University. Prior to the Hill, Samantha worked as a Media Advocacy Manager at the American Heart Association where she created and implemented their social media strategy and lead their website redevelopment for their federal advocacy team.


When she’s not analyzing social media analytics, Sam enjoys exploring D.C. with her rescue pup, Louie.

The WCSA Communications Director shall:

  • Update and maintain the website;

  • Manage WCSA’s online presence (including but not limited to WCSA’s Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn pages);
  • Ensure WCSA’s branding and logo are cohesive, utilized, and remain up to date;
  • Handle incoming press requests and work with President and Vice President on external communications and media opportunities;
  • Manage WCSA’s graphic design needs; and
  • Take photos at WCSA events when possible.


Tia Bogeljic, Secretary

Tia Bogeljic is a Colorado native who currently serves as a Legislative Assistant for Congressman Ed Perlmutter, who represents Colorado's 7th Congressional District.


Prior to her time on the Hill, Tia worked at a nonprofit focused on sustainability and on a school board campaign. Tia received her Bachelor’s degree in International Affairs and Journalism from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

The WCSA Secretary shall: 

  • Monitor the WCSA main email account and disperse incoming correspondence to the relevant officer or committee chair; Maintain copies of all WCSA correspondence;
  • Award Membership to approved applicants; and
  • Create and send the weekly newsletter; Record meeting minutes and maintain a repository to be given upon request.


Maura Weaver, Treasurer


Maura Weaver currently serves as a Legislative Correspondent in the Office of Representative Melanie Stansbury, who represents New Mexico's 1st Congressional district. Prior to the Hill, Maura worked on various state, local and national campaigns, as well as in Congressman Andy Kim’s district office.


Maura received her Bachelor’s degree in International Studies from Arcadia University, and her Master’s degree in Public Policy from Temple University.


Having grown up on the beaches of New Jersey, she's a lover of all things outdoors - especially kayaking. In her free time, you can find her covered in clay at the ceramics studio, tending to her houseplant jungle, or reading a book next to her two cats, Beau and Mona.

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
Anushree Jumde, Membership Services Director



Anushree was born in India and was raised in both India and Little Rock, Arkansas since she came to the United States with her family when she was 11.5 years old. She graduated from the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) with a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science-Planning and Administration.


Through policy and administration courses, her interest peaked in the policy arena which led her to attend the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M. She graduated with a Master’s degree in Public Service and Administration in 2014. She worked as an intern for Rep. Tim Griffin (AR-02) the summer before starting graduate school at Texas A&M. After graduation, she started her career as a congressional staffer for Rep. Tim Griffin (AR-02) and then was hired to work for Rep. French Hill (AR-02) in 2015. She worked her way up from a representative to the position of District Director in 2017. As a District Director, her responsibilities include managing a team of six, strategizing goals for community engagement for our office and the Congressman, designing plans to carry the Congressman's annual goals.


In her free time, she enjoys spending time volunteering, exploring central Arkansas, reading and spending time with her cat.

The WCSA Membership Services Director shall:

  • Update and maintain WCSA Membership roll;
  • Manage the general WCSA email address;
  • Help manage the WCSA job board;
  • Handle Membership-related questions, comments, and concerns

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