executive board

Jonathan Carter
President 

Jonathan Carter is currently the Legislative Correspondent to Senator Richard Blumenthal, Ranking Member of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Subcommittee on Manufacturing, Trade and Consumer Protection. Specifically, Jonathan works on all issues related to data privacy, telecommunications, consumer protection, and finance. Prior to working for Senator Blumenthal, Jonathan worked for Democratic Leader Harry Reid and Congressman Jim Himes.

Jonathan holds a BA in Political Science from Howard University.

Adrian Swann
Vice President

Adrian Swann is a legislative floor staffer for the Secretary of the Senate. He previously worked in the office of Senator Sherrod Brown working on banking, budget, judiciary and telecom issues. Swann is a North Carolina native and earned his B.A. from Duke University.

Joe McGee
Secretary

Joe McGee currently serves as Correspondence Aide in the office of Senator Cory Booker. Being in love with politics his whole life, McGee joined the political arena in 2013 and found his passion for political campaigning. He joined Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign in 2016 and moved to D.C. following the election to intern for the Congressional Black Caucus.

McGee earned his B.A. from the University of Illinois Springfield and recently graduated from The Graduate School of Political Management. 

Jessica Spence
Treasurer 

Jessica Spence works as a Legislative Correspondent for Senator Doug Jones. She joined SBLSC to meet new people that look like her and further her career goals. As the Treasurer for SBLSC, she keeps track of dues and ensures that the organization has funding for entertaining networking and social events. Her goal is to give every member the opportunity to make new friends while also networking with senior staff.

Brianna Patterson
Co-Communications Director

Brianna Patterson is currently a Speechwriter and Press Assistant for Senator Ben Cardin. She began her career in politics in 2016 as a press intern for Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz. Patterson graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with degrees in International Communications and Spanish.

Maddy Hornbuckle
Co-Communications Director

Maddy Hornbuckle is a Staff Assistant for Senator Joe Manchin. She graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a double major in Communication and Political Science. She got her start on the Hill as a press intern for Senator Casey in the fall of 2018.

Kameelah Pointer
Parliamentarian