Our Team


Madeleine Ostertag (COL '21)

Madeleine is a junior from Darien, Connecticut, studying Comparative Literature and Theology. Madeleine previously co-directed the 2019 Conference and is excited to return to this year’s board. Outside of the Conference, she is involved with Georgetown Right to Life and Catholic Women at Georgetown.


Luke Lamey (SFS '21)

Luke is a junior in the School of Foreign Service studying International Politics. Previously, he served as the Press Coordinator for the 2019 Conference. At Georgetown, he is the Director of Consulting for Innovo Consulting and a member of the men’s ultimate frisbee team. An Idaho native, he enjoys skiing, mountain biking, whitewater kayaking, and just about anything outdoors. In D.C., he enjoys biking around the District and exploring the city with friends. As co-director, he is looking forward to using the Conference as a means to amplify the pro-life message and to protect the dignity of life everywhere.


Maria Bujwid (MSB ‘20)

Hospitality Coordinator

Maria is a senior in the McDonough School of Business. Her concentration is in Accounting and Finance. She is also obtaining a minor in Chinese. This is her third year serving on the board of the Conference as the Hospitality Coordinator, and is very much looking forward to another amazing year.


Paul Keh (SFS '20)
Media Coordinator

Paul is a senior in the School of Foreign Service (SFS), majoring in International Politics. As a member of the GU Knights of Columbus, he enjoys helping out with faith-based programming within the Catholic community. Paul is also involved in Georgetown’s Club Singapore and the Jesuit Honor Society chapter on campus. In his free time, Paul loves evening runs by the Potomac, kitchen experiments, listening to jazz, and being in the great outdoors.


Flo Martinez Addiego (COL '20)
Outreach Coordinator

Flo is a senior in Georgetown College studying Neurobiology and Mathematics. She is passionate about applying her knowledge in developmental neurobiology to further pro-life arguments. In addition to the Conference, she is involved with Georgetown University Right to Life and Catholic Women at Georgetown. Having participated in the Conference in past years as a volunteer, she is excited to take a leadership position and continue to promote the Conference’s mission. In her spare time, she is a Resident Assistant and member of the women’s club soccer team.


Kerry Askenaze (SFS '21)
Sponsorship Coordinator

Kerry is a Junior in the School of Foreign Service studying International Security and Arabic. Hailing from Southern California, Kerry enjoys exploring DC by foot and bike, sharing with others her love for Ethiopian food, and procrasti-baking. Outside of the Conference, Kerry is a member of Delta Phi Epsilon Professional Foreign Service Sorority and researches South Asian terrorist groups as a GUROP Research Assistant. 


Sam Dubke (COL '21)
Press Coordinator

Sam a junior in the Walsh School of Foreign Service, studying International Economics. Sam is very excited to be joining the Cardinal O'Connor Conference as the Press Coordinator for the 2020 Conference. At Georgetown, Sam is also involved with student government, as a student senator, and am a co-founder of the Hoya Hub, Georgetown's first on-campus food pantry. Sam is from Northern Virginia, and in his free time he enjoys going on runs and exploring Washington, DC, with his friends.


Hayley Grande (COL '21)
Outreach Coordinator

Hayley is from Orange, Connecticut, and is pursuing majors in economics and government with a minor in business administration. On campus, she has previously served as an elected member of the Georgetown University Student Association Senate. Hayley explores her passion for public speaking, debate, and free speech in the Georgetown University College Republicans, as Research Director for the GU Politics student-run podcast called Fly on the Wall, and member of the Philodemic Debate Society. In her free time, Hayley enjoys spending time with friends and family, trying different types of cheesecake, and running to the monuments.


Matthew Crandall (COL '22)
Mass for Life Coordinator

Matthew is a sophomore from Garden City, New York, studying Spanish and French in the College. He is a member of Georgetown Running Club and serves in Catholic Ministry, primarily as retreat leader, choir member, and spiritual chair of GU Knights of Columbus. He was inspired to work to promote a consistent ethic of life by the Sisters of Life that he's met in New York and their witness to serving vulnerable women and children.


A.J. DeGrado (MSB '22)
Volunteer Coordinator

A.J. is a sophomore in Georgetown's McDonough School of Business double majoring in Accounting and Operation & Information Management. Much of his time is spent with the Knights of Columbus, as head of community service events. He, along with other Knights, works mostly on homeless outreach across Washington D.C.. Beyond the Hilltop, he altar serves at Saint Mary's Church in his hometown, Greenwich, CT, and always enjoys fishing in his free time.


Savannah Willard (COL '22)
Assistant to the Directors

Savannah is a sophomore from Bloomington, MN, who is currently interested in studying Classics and Environmental Biology. Savannah is passionate about her faith, biking to the beach with her five younger siblings, translating Plato, and reading GK Chesterton. Outside of the Conference, Savannah is the spiritual chair of Catholic Women at Georgetown, a tutor at the Writing Center. She is also involved in Right to Life and the Tocqueville Forum.