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

Outreach Director

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 Outreach Director, Alana maintains strong relationships throughout the District and manages all constituent services.

Evan Berry

Communications Director
Evan Berry, Legislative Aide for Senator Becca Rausch

A Medfield native and graduate of McGill University, Evan first collaborated with Team Rausch as a field organizer for the 2018 coordinated Democratic campaign. He is a 2019 New Leaders Council fellow, Americorps alum, Fulbright scholar, and avid potlucker. As Communications Director, Evan manages the Senator's social media accounts and press relations.

Jaime Watson

Policy Director

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 Policy Director, Jaime advises Senator Rausch on all legislative matters and implements the Senator’s legislative agenda.

Emma Hunter

Legislative Aide
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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.