Brendan Sawyer graduated from GVSU 2011 with a major in International Relations and a minor in Middle East Studies.
He is currently a Staff Assistant for the Senate Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Personnel.
In his current role, he provides administrative and research support to the subcommittee on military and Department of Defense civilian personnel policy, compensation and benefits, military healthcare, and wounded warrior issues. Brendan worked for Senator Levin from 2012-2013. Additionally, he studied abroad in Jordan in the summer of 2010, studying Arabic language and culture at the University of Jordan.