STATE HOUSE TEAM

Please get to know Senator Becca Rausch's fantastic team. Every member of the Senator's State House team works on legislation, policy, and constituent services in addition to their niche areas of responsibility and focus.

You can reach any member of the team by calling our State House office at (617) 722-1555, and follow along with our work with our "Demystifying the State House" series and on social media with #BeccaBunch.

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Madelein McCormick 

Chief of Staff

Madelein has dedicated her professional career to assist our most vulnerable populations through work in the non-profit and government sectors. She received her B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley and her J.D. from Rutgers School of Law, Newark. Prior to joining Senator Rausch's team, Madelein served as Cambridge Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui's Chief of Staff. During her spare time, Madelein enjoys reading, hiking and spending time with her two dogs. As Chief of Staff, Madelein manages the Senator's office and serves as the Senator's chief advisor.

Alana Westwater, Outreach Director for Senator Becca Rausch

Alana Westwater

Director of Internal-
External Relations

A Framingham native, Alana grew up with close ties to the District and worked as the Field Director for the Senator’s campaign in 2018. Alana spends her free time learning to snowboard and going to farmers markets. As Director of Internal-External Relations, Alana maintains strong relationships throughout the district and manages all constituent services.

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Emma Hunter

Legislative Aide

Emma joined Team Rausch following a year-long internship with Representative Dylan Fernandes and a newly discovered joy working in public service. She graduated with her BA from Mount Holyoke College and will pursue her MPP at the Heller School at Brandeis University starting in the fall of 2022. Emma is the office's jack-of-all-trades, managing the Senator's schedule, constituent services, and legislative research. 

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Jaime Watson

Director of Legislation and Policy

Prior to joining Team Rausch, Jaime led statewide advocacy efforts and drafted successful legislative initiatives as the Public Information Officer/Legislative Liaison at the Arizona Criminal Justice Commission and the Public Policy Advocate at the Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence. She received her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law, where she was a Public Interest Law Scholar, and received her B.A from Arizona State University. As Director of Legislation and Policy, Jaime advises Senator Rausch on all legislative matters and implements the Senator’s legislative agenda.