Washington D.C. – Congressman Adam Smith (D-WA) announced that he has named Amanda Wyma-Bradley as Legislative Assistant and Justin Weiss as Communications Director.

Amanda Wyma-Bradley joins Congressman Smith’s office as a Legislative Assistant after completing the Master of Public Policy Program at Georgetown University. Wyma-Bradley holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Communications, with a minor in Women’s Studies from Seattle Pacific University, and formerly worked on program implementation for a pilot project funded through the Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime. She will take over agriculture, business, financial services, housing, transportation, tax, among other issues in Congressman Smith’s office.

Justin Weiss joins Congressman Smith’s office as Communications Director following the departure of Rebecca Bryant who now serves as Community Relations Manager at Fred Hutchinson. Weiss brings a communications background in advocacy and policy messaging most recently having worked at Rational 360, a public relations firm, where he worked on accounts in health care, fiscal policy, and international relations. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications and French from Denison University.