Washington, D.C.--U.S. Senator Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) today announced recent staff promotions and hires in his Washington, D.C., office.
Salvatore Corasaniti has been promoted to Legislative Assistant. Sal covers issues related to police, judges, civil rights, budget, telecommunications and rural broadband, elections and campaign reform, and regulatory issues. Sal began working for Senator Crapo in January 2015 as an intern, and has since served as staff assistant, legislative correspondent and legislative aide. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies from Saint Joseph’s University, as well as minors in German, Economics and Asian Studies. While at Saint Joseph’s, he was on the Villiger Speech and Debate team.
Colin St. Maxens has been promoted to Senior Policy Advisor. Colin serves as personal office liaison to the Senate Finance Committee on matters related to Idaho trade, trade agreement enforcement and tariffs. He also covers issues related to export controls, sanctions, defense production, small business, the Second Amendment, immigration, intellectual property and data privacy. Colin has worked for Senator Crapo since January 2015 and has served as staff assistant, legislative correspondent, legislative aide and legislative assistant. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania.
Rebecca Alcorn has been promoted to Senior Policy Advisor. Rebecca serves as personal office liaison to the Finance Committee on matters related to health care, human services and taxes. She also covers issues related to education and child development, banks, credit unions, fintech, insurance, capital markets and housing. Rebecca joined the Crapo office in August 2016 after serving as a legislative assistant for Representative Renee Ellmers (R-North Carolina). She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from North Carolina State University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Andrew Gleaton has been promoted to Legislative Correspondent. Andrew joined the Crapo office as a Staff Assistant in January 2020. He assists with issues related to banking, housing, budget, Second Amendment, intellectual property, small business, telecommunications and regulatory issues. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Boise State University and is pursuing a Masters in Political Management from the George Washington University.
Jefferson Washburn is re-joining the Crapo office as Staff Assistant, having previously served as an intern during the spring and summer 2020 terms. He assumes responsibilities for arranging tours for visiting Idahoans and will serve as the first line of communication for Idahoans calling the Washington office. A Nampa native, Jefferson holds a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Brigham Young University.