MADISON – Today, Senator-elect Melissa Agard (D-Madison) announced her staff in the Capitol office for the 2021-22 legislative session.

Aaron Collins will serve as Senator Agard’s Chief of Staff. Aaron most recently worked for Assembly Democratic Leader Gordon Hintz (D-Oshkosh) as his Communications Director. He has worked in the state legislature and other roles in Wisconsin state government since 2010 including a stint at UW System leading their digital communications department. Collins lives on the west side of Madison with his wife and 3-year old daughter.

Sidney Litke will be Senator Agard’s Communications Director. Sidney graduated from Grinnell College with honors and degrees in Political Science and Policy Studies. Previously, she served as the Legislative Assistant to Representative Chris Taylor and the 76th Assembly District. Since COVID, Sidney has taken up embroidery and sewing and enjoys playing volleyball and soccer in recreational sports leagues.

Megan Wittman was announced as Senator Agard’s Outreach Director. She has served as a Legislative Assistant in Agard’s State Assembly office since August 2020 after beginning her tenure as a legislative intern. Megan graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in May 2020 where she studied English, Philosophy, and Gender & Women’s Studies. Previously, she worked at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery. Megan is a second generation immigrant. In her free time she enjoys sitting and reading books by Lake Mendota and taking her French Bulldog for walks.

Senator-elect Agard released the following statement on her staffing announcement:

“I am excited to announce this dynamic team who will serve the people of the 16th Senate District. With decades of experience between them, I am confident that my office will provide first class constituent services, introduce policies that positively impact people’s lives, and help each community in the district to the best of their abilities. My constituents will be well served by this dedicated group of individuals.”

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