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


Co-Chairs: Sarah Callander and Alison Feinswog


Sarah Callander currently serves as a Legislative Correspondent for Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT). Previously, she was a Staff Assistant for Congressman Peter Welch (VT-AL) in the district office.

Sarah grew up in Woodstock, Vermont and she graduated from Goucher College with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Spanish.

In her spare time, she enjoys writing, playing tennis, painting, finding new bakeries in D.C., and leaf peeping in the fall.

Alison Feinswog currently serves as a Legislative Assistant for Congressman Mike Levin (CA-49). Her policy portfolio includes education, labor, judiciary, women’s issues, and financial services. She has served in Congressman Mike Levin’s office since February 2019.

Alison received her bachelor’s degree from Tufts University, where she majored in Political Science and English. She interned for several offices on Capitol Hill including Senator Barbara Boxer and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro.

After graduating, she started her career in politics working at EMILY’s List. In her free time, Alison enjoys running, reading, playing piano, baking chocolate desserts, and exploring everything DC has to offer.

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