Meet Team Washington
Carissa Mattern, MA, DCJ(c)
Chief of Staff
Carissa joined Senator Washington's team on President Obama's birthday, August 4, 2022. From 2018 - 2019, she was a fellow in Senator Washington's office and worked primarily on The Johns Hopkins University's private police legislation. In addition to being Chief of Staff, she is working on her Doctorate in Criminal Justice with a specialization in Policing, and works part-time in the stables at Goucher College.
Shifa joins Senator Washington's team as a fellow from the University of Maryland's Graduate School of Social Work.
Legislative & Constituent Affairs
Melanie joined Senator Washington's team in time for the office's favorite holiday, Halloween! She joins the team from House of Ruth and has an interest in health and pubilc policy.
Adwoa joined Senator Washington's team at the end of November!