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Applications for the 2020 Alumni Advisory Board and Challenge Ambassadors are closed. Check back after #HouseOfCode for the 2021 application.

The Congressional App Challenge has created an alumni program to keep alumni engaged and connected with the Challenge. The Alumni Advisory Group is a select group of college-aged alumni who oversee the Challenge Ambassadors Program and work with Challenge staff to improve alumni relations. Challenge Ambassadors are high-school-aged alumni who do outreach in their congressional districts to promote the Challenge to their peers.


Arjun Karanam

Stanford University

Ximena Castillo

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Samuel Miserendino

Columbia University

Erin Byrd

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Abas Hersi

South Seattle Community College

Charlie Liu

Yale University

Trent Gaylord

Morehouse College

Medha Gupta

New York University

Albert Hao

Columbia University
Universidad Politécnica de Puerto Rico

Bryan Garcia

Universidad Politécnica de Puerto Rico

If you have questions or are interested in getting involved, please contact [email protected].