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A Congress.gov Interview with Cassidy Charles, Legislative Data Specialist

Today’s interview is with Cassidy Charles, a legislative data specialist in the Congressional Research Service (CRS) of the Library of Congress. Describe your background. I joined the Congressional Research Service in 2020. I earned a B.A. in Political Science Pre-Law from Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania and an M.L.I.S. from Rutgers, the State University of New […]

A Congress.gov Interview with Elizabeth Mansfield, Legislative Data Analyst

Today’s interview is with Elizabeth Mansfield, a legislative data analyst in the Congressional Research Service (CRS) of the Library of Congress. Describe your background. I first began working in the information services industry during college as a technical services assistant in my university’s law library. In addition to a library degree, I have an advanced degree […]

A Congress.gov Interview with Suneewan Creech, Legislative Data Specialist

Today’s interview is with Suneewan Creech. Suneewan is a legislative data specialist in the Congressional Research Service (CRS) of the Library of Congress. Before working in CRS, Suneewan worked in the Law Library of Congress. Read her original interview. Describe your background.  I started my Library of Congress career as a contractor in the Law Library. I worked as […]

A Congress.gov Interview with Abby Weiss, Legislative Data Specialist

Today’s interview is with Abby Weiss.  Abby is a legislative data specialist in the Congressional Research Service (CRS) of the Library of Congress. Describe your background. I began as an intern in what was previously the Office of Congressional Information and Publishing, and is now Legislative Information Services, in the Legislative Analysis and Information Section – in CRS. This […]

A Congress.gov Interview with Owen Henry, Legislative Data Analyst

Today’s interview is with Owen Henry, a legislative data analyst in the Congressional Research Service (CRS) of the Library of Congress. Describe your background.  My parents both worked for the Department of the Interior over in Foggy Bottom, so I grew up living around Washington, DC. I got a degree in political science from Oberlin College, then went […]

A Congress.gov Interview with Zuhair Mahmoud, Information Technology Specialist

Today’s interview is with Zuhair Mahmoud, an information technology specialist within the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) of the Library of Congress. Describe your background. I was born in Amman, Jordan, and adopted the U.S. as my new home at the age of 17. I attended high school at Chelmsford High in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, […]

A Congress.gov Interview with Chalonda Newman, Quality Assurance Lead

Today’s interview is with Chalonda Newman, quality assurance lead for Congress.gov within the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) of the Library of Congress. Describe your background. What is your academic/professional history? I am an information technology specialist with years of experience developing web-based applications for the Library of Congress.  Prior to becoming a software developer, I worked […]