Elizabeth Warren 2020 presidential campaign
Elizabeth Warren 2020 presidential campaign
Candidates bow to pressure on AIPAC
Succumbing to grassroots pressure, Sen. Amy Klobuchar and former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg both announced Wednesday that they would not attend the Israel lobby's meeting this year, making them the latest two Democratic presidential candidates to decline an invitation to address the conference.
Jewish-led group IfNotNow credited its #SkipAIPAC campaign—which it's leading with MoveOn, Indivisible, and the Working Families Party—as well as years of public pressure from defenders of Palestinians' human rights—with convincing Buttigieg and Klobuchar to skip the conference.
"This is a watershed moment and a major victory against the bigotry that AIPAC has legitimized for decades," said IfNotNow co-founder Dani Moscovitch. "Even moderates in the Democratic Party are now refusing to attend a conference by a right-wing lobby that allies with bigots just to shield the Israeli government from any consequences for denying the Palestinian people freedom and dignity."
"Because of grassroots pressure, the tide is turning," IfNotNow tweeted.
"It always was that, but its mask has finally fallen and it's now widely recognized as such," Greenwald tweeted.
Democrats as well as Republicans have for decades attended the annual policy conference led by AIPAC, which supports the Israeli military occupation of Gaza and the West Bank.
"Even moderates in the Democratic Party are now refusing to attend a conference by a right-wing lobby that allies with bigots just to shield the Israeli government from any consequences for denying the Palestinian people freedom and dignity."
Tuesday, seven IfNotNow members were arrested at former Vice President Joe Biden's presidential campaign headquarters in Philadelphia for holding a public action there. Biden and businessman Tom Steyer have not committed to skipping the AIPAC conference, and IfNotNow called former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who is set to speak at the meeting, a "lost cause."
MoveOn said it was encouraged by the commitments of the four Democratic candidates.
"MoveOn members are excited that Democratic candidates are listening to the grassroots majority that supports peace and diplomacy over disastrous wars of choice," said senior political advisor Dan Kalik. "Thank you Senators Warren, Sanders, and Klobuchar, and Mayor Pete for standing by your values and choosing to #SkipAIPAC. No candidates should be pandering to AIPAC, which spent millions in an attempt to defeat the Iran Nuclear Deal and continues to give a platform to Islamophobes and bigots."
With a growing number of major political figures refusing to align with the anti-Palestinian rights lobby, IfNotNow is also focused on ending the U.S. government's support for the Israeli military's occupation.
"It is time to end the blank check and for our tax dollars to stop funding the Israeli occupation," said Moscovitch.
- Campaign Manager Roger Lau (from the beginning; title reported Feb. 13, 2019) Campaign manager on Elizabeth for MA, the re-election campaign, from Jan. 2018. Moved over from serving as state director in Warren's Senate office; started in that role in Jan. 2013. Political director on Warren's 2012 campaign from Sept. 2012 and Jan.-June 2012. District director to U.S. Rep. Richard Neal (MA), June-Sept. 2012. Deputy state director to Sen. John Kerry, Jan. 2011-Mar. 2012. Campaign manager for U.S. Rep. Richard Neal re-election, July-Nov. 2010. Deputy state director to Sen. John Kerry, Jan.-July 2010. Campaign manager on Mike Capuano for U.S. Senate, Sept.-Dec. 2009. Chief of protocol at the U.S. Department of Commerce, June-Sept. 2009. Deputy state director to Sen. Kerry, Jan.-June 2009. Campaign manager on John Kerry for U.S. Senate, Mar.-Nov. 2008. Worked on Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign in NH, MA (state director), ME and RI, Nov. 2007-Mar. 2008. Campaign manager on Nikki Tsongas for Congress, Mar.-Oct. 2007. District director to U.S. Rep. Marty Meehan (MA), Jan. 2006-April 2007. Massachusetts press secretary to Sen. Kerry, Oct. 1999-Jan. 2006; started as an intern for Kerry while at UMass. Staffer on John Kerry for President, Jan. 2003-Nov. 2004. B.A. in political science from UMass Amherst, 2000.
- Chief of Staff Dan Geldon (from the beginning; title reported Feb. 13, 2019) Chief of staff in Warren's Senate office from Jan.-late Oct. 2018; previously deputy COS from Dec. 2012. Senior advisor on Warren's 2012 campaign. Advisor to Warren at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, 2010-11. Advisor to Warren for the Congressional Panel on TARP, 2008-09. Campaign manager on U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth (KY)'s 2008 re-election campaign. Directed the DNC's youth outreach program in 2004. J.D. from Harvard Law School (student of Warren and president of HLS Democrats); undergraduate degree from UMass Amherst. From Bethesda.
- National Political Director Rebecca Pearcey Campaign manager on Ted Strickland for U.S. Senate in Ohio, 2016. Northeast regional political director at the DCCC in the 2014 cycle. Campaign manager on John Gregg's 2012 campaign for governor of Indiana. HIV counseling and testing campaign director at the Clinton Health Access Initiative, 2010-11. Penn National Gaming, 2009-10. Ohio political director at Obama for America, Fall 2008. Political director at the Ohio Democratic Party, March 2007-June 2008. Field director on Strickland for Governor, 2006. Deputy field director at Wal-Mart Watch, Jan. 2005-March 2006. Canvass director for ACT Florida, 2004. Regional field director on Rep. Dick Gephardt's Iowa caucus campaign in 2003-4. Administrative aide to Oregon State Sen. Margaret Carter. Graduate of Oregon State University with a degree in liberal studies, 2000 after transferring from Chemeketa Community College.
- Northeast Political Director Helen Brosnan (July 2019) Organizing director of Families Belong Together campaign for the National Domestic Workers Alliance, Aug. 2018-July 2019; organizing and program director of the Be A Hero campaign, Feb. 2018-Jan. 2019. Director of Rise to Run, Feb. 2017-Feb. 2018. National political engagement team on the Women's March, Dec. 2016-Feb. 2018. Surrogates and communications associate on Hillary for America, July-Nov. 2016. B.A. in government and justice and peace studies from Georgetown University, 2016.
- African American Outreach Director D'shawna Bernard (Jan. 2019) Special advisor on Elizabeth Warren for MA from Oct. 2017. Project management consultant at BCD Strategies, from Jan. 2017. Deputy GOTV director for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, Sept.-Nov. 2016. Special assistant for press operations for the Democratic National Convention Committee, from Mar. 2016. Consultant on the Avoice Project for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Sept. 2012-Feb. 2016. Consultant/project coordinator to the USA-ANC Centenary Committee, Nov. 2011-Sept. 2012. B.A. in political science, international studies from American University, 2011.
- Latinx Outreach Director Jonathan Jayes-Green (Sept. 2019) Co-founder and founding director of UndocuBlack Network, May 2015-Sept. 2019. Director of Hispanic and Caribbean affairs for Gov. Martin O'Malley, Mar. 2014-Mar. 2015. Commissioner on the Governor's Commission on Hispanic Affairs, Aug. 2013-Mar. 2014. Community liaison for Maryland Del. Sheila Hixon, Jan.-Dec. 2011. B.A. in sociology from Goucher College, 2014; A.A. in general studies from Montgomery College, 2012.
- Director of LGBTQ+ Engagement and Youth Vote Director Daniel Lander (Mar. 2019) LGBTQ+ constituency director for the Democratic Party of Georgia, Aug.-Dec. 2018. LISC AmeriCorps community assessment coordinator for Just-A-Start Corporation, Sept. 2015-May 2016. Paralegal in New York, 2014-Aug. 2015. M.P.P. in social and urban policy from Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government, 2018; A.B. in history and literature from Harvard, 2014. Experience includes policy team fellow on Elizabeth Warren for Senate, Jun.-Aug. 2012.
- PaaWee Rivera Director of Native American and rural engagement at the DNC. Government relations advisor to Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, Aug. 2013-June 2015. Degree in government from Dartmouth College, 2013. Enrolled member of the Pueblo of Pojoaque in New Mexico.
Director of State and Delegate Strategy Brendan Summers
(reported as senior advisor by CNN on Jan. 2, 2018) Senior advisor in NH (from July 2018) and campaigns director in DC area (June 2017-July 2018) for Let America Vote. Senior account executive at Wildfire Contact, June-Dec. 2016. Caucus director on Bernie 2016, announced June 2015. Executive director (Jan. 2013) and deputy executive director (Jan. 2012-Jan. 2013) for the Nevada Assembly Democratic Caucus. 2012 presidential caucus director for the Iowa Democratic Party, Feb. 2010-Jan. 2012. Assistant analyst at Greenberg Quinlan Rosner, Aug. 2009-Feb. 2010. Caucus to convention manager for the Iowa Democratic Party in 2008. Graduate of All America PAC's Camp Bayh program. Director of Delegate Operations Justine Turner
(June 2019) Political manager (Feb. 2018-June 2019) and special assistant to the president (Apr. 2017-Feb. 2018) for Senate Majority PAC. Political associate at KDKnickerbocker, Apr. 2015-Apr. 2017. Marketing assistant for Sidley Austin LLP, Dec. 2014-Mar. 2015. B.A. in international relations from the Johns Hopkins University.
- Senior Advisor for Organizing Tracey Lewis (reported by Politico on Jan. 15, 2019) Deputy executive director and COO at the DSCC in the 2018 cycle, announced Feb. 16, 2017. Senior advisor for Georgia on HIllary for America in Fall 2016; earlier directed surrogate operations at the Democratic National Convention; and was primary states director on Hillary for America. State strategic advisor to Sen. Elizabeth Warren (MA). Principal in the grassroots practice at Dewey Square Group from May 2011. National field director for the Alliance for Climate Protection. Managed the 2010 Connecticut Coordinated Campaign. General election director on Obama's Campaign for Change in New Hampshire, July-Nov. 2008. New Hampshire field director for Hillary Clinton's 2008 primary campaign, then served as senior staff and field advisor and organized get-out-the-vote efforts for Clinton in six other primary states. Campaign manager for Massachusetts Democrats' Victory ‘06 Coordinated Campaign. Deputy director of Sen. John Kerry's leadership committee, Keeping America's Promise. Worked in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Florida for John Kerry in 2004 and served as Kerry's credentials director during the 2004 Democratic National Convention. Worked in Wisconsin for Gore-Lieberman in 2000. Lewis has also worked on various local and statewide races in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Graduate of Colgate University. Grew up in Syracuse, NY.
- National Deputy Organizing Director Kunoor Ojha Families Belong together distributed action director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance from Sept. 2018. Associate organizing director at Indivisible Project, April 2017-Sept. 2018. National campus and student organizing director on Hillary for America, June-Nov. 2016. National student organizing director (from Feb. 2016), NH campus director and regional field director in Nashua on Bernie 2016. Field director on Bill Hughes' campaign for Congress in Atlantic City, NJ, July-Dec. 2014. Regional field director on Yes! for Independent Maps (Illinois), Jan-July 2014. B.S. in political science from Illinois Institute of Technology, 2013. Experience also includes field organizer on Obama for America in Chicago, May-Sept. 2011.
Regional Organizing Directors Midwest Mary Lou Akai-Ferguson AAPI organizing (Mar. 2019) Regional organizing director on Ben Jealous for Governor (MD), Aug.-Nov. 2018. Corps member in New Orleans area for Teach for America, June 2016-May 2018. B.A. in economics from Wellesley College, 2016. Pacific Northwest Kevin F. Delaney
Deputy operations director on the Democratic Party of Wisconsin Coordinated Campaign, Sept.-Nov. 2018. Special projects assistant (Aug.-Sept. 2018), regional field director (May-Aug. 2018), and field organizer (Jan.-May 2018) on Elizabeth Warren for MA. Campaign manager on John Stefanini for Mayor (Framingham, MA), May-Nov. 2017. Bachelor's degree (dual degree) in economics and political science from University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 2017. Southeast Anthony Davis, Jr. to Georgia organizing director Experience on Ayana Pressley and Doug Jones campaigns. Southwest Maria C. Martinez Latinos/as/x organizing
Organizing Program Manager Misha Battiste
(Feb. 2019) Deputy political director on Tina Smith for Minnesota, May-Nov. 2018. Political associate at the DSCC, Apr. 2017-May 2018. Deputy operations director, HR associate on Hillary for America, Aug.-Nov. 2016. Delegate tracker for the DNC, Feb.-Aug. 2016. B.A. in mass communication/media studies from Xavier University of Louisiana, 2015.
Deputy Director, States Team Sarah Baron
(Mar. 2019) National campaign strategist (Mar. 2018-Feb. 2019) and senior regional field director (Oct. 2017-Mar. 2018) at the ACLU. Associate director of campaigns (Jan.-Oct. 2017), ealry childhood campaign manager (Sept. 2015-Jan. 2017), state advocacy coordinator (Nov. 2014-Sept. 2015), field associate (Mar.-Nov. 2014) and special assistant (Jan. 2013-Mar. 2014) at the Center for American Progress. Field organizer at Organizing for America Virginia, July-Nov. 2012. B.A. in political science and disablility studies from UCLA, 2012.
National Training Director Lucy (Sedgwick) Olena
(May 2019) Training director for the Progressive Change Campaign Committee, Aug. 2016-May 2019. Associate director of training center for the Public Interest Network, Jan. 2015-Aug. 2016. Assistant organizing director (Aug. 2013-Dec. 2014) and organizer (Aug. 2012-Aug. 2013) for Green Corps. B.A. in environmental studies from Brown University, 2011.
MOBILIZATION Senior Strategist Joe Rospars
Founding partner and CEO of Blue State Digital. Took leave from BSD to serve as chief digital strategist on Obama's 2012 campaign and new media director on Obama's 2008 campaign. Internet director at the DNC, 2005-06. Part of Gov. Howard Dean's presidential campaign Internet team, where he wrote and edited emails and also worked on message development, online brand building, and grassroots organizing. Prior to the Dean campaign, Rospars taught English in Stockholm, Sweden and wrote for NotGeniuses.com, a political blog. Bachelor's degree in political science from The George Washington University. Originally from Long Island. Chief Mobilization Officer Caitlin Mitchell
(reported by Politico on Jan. 15, 2019) Chief mobilization officer at the DNC in the 2018 cycle, announced Aug. 25, 2017 to Jan. 2019. Vice president of digital at EMILY's List from Apr. 2015. Deputy digital director at the DNC, July 2014-Apr. 2015. Email director at Organizing for Action, Feb. 2013-July 2014. Email writer for Obama for America, Aug. 2011-Jan. 2013. Research director at AKPD Message and Media, Feb. 2009-Aug. 2011. Digital director on Chicago for Rahm Emanuel, Oct. 2010-Mar. 2011. Staff assistant at AKPD Message and Media/ASK Public Strategies, Feb.-July 2009. B.S. in communication studies, public advocacy from Ohio University, 2007. Director of Grassroots Mobilization Tessa Simmonds
(reported by Politico on Jan. 15, 2019) Digital director (Jan. 2017), deputy digital director (from May 2016) and digital organizing director (from July 2015) at the DNC. Digital director for the Texas Democratic Party, April 2013-June 2015. Online campaigns manager at Free Press, Oct. 2009-April 2013. Teaching fellow at the New Organizing Institute, Jan. 2012-Jan. 2013. Field director on John Olver for Congress, June-Nov. 2008. B.A. in English, social thought and political economy from University of Massachusetts,Amherst, 2008; A.A. from MassBay Community College, 2005. Early States Director for Mobilization Hannah Fine
(May 2019) Digital director to U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, Feb. 2017-May 2019. Deputy digital director for the Ohio Democratic Party, May-Nov. 2016. Organizer on Hillary for America, starting in Burlington, IA then to KS, NY, ME, June 2015-May 2016. B.A. in English and creative writing, math from Hamilton College.
Grassroots Mobilization Ernest Britt
(July 2019) Freelance writer/designer, social media manager, digital strategist from Jan. 2019; also communications specialist for the Georgia Municipal Association from Jan. 2019. Digital manager (Aug.-Dec. 2018), digital strategist (Mar.-Aug. 2018) and digital assistant (Aug. 2017-Mar. 2018) for Stacey Abrams for Governor (GA). Campaign strategist for Middle Seat, July-Aug. 2017. Press assistant on Tom Perriello for Virginia, Mar.-July 2017. Junior associate at Murphy Vogel Askew Reilly, LLC., July 2016-Jan. 2017. B.A. in political science and English from Duke University, 2016. Also freelance graphic designer, 2012-15.
- Senior Digital Organizer Katherine C. Swanson (Jan. 2019) Digital organizing director on Elizabeth Warren for Massachusetts, Apr.-Dec. 2018. Advocacy associate for ActBlue, June 2017-Apr. 2018. B.A. in government and politics from University of Maryland, 2017; student body president, 2016-17, also, political advertising fellow at Google, June-Nov. 2016.
- Director of Online Community Organizing Rabiah Elisa (Feb. 2019) State email manager (from Jan. 2018), digital writer/strategist (from Sept. 2015 ) and digital production assistant (from Sept. 2015)at the DNC; also interned at the DNC in summer 2012. B.A. in political science from Spelman College, 2015.
- Social Media Director Anastasia Golovashkina (June 2019) Digital strategy manager (Jan.-May 2019), senior digital strategist (Mar. 2016-Jan. 2019), digital strategist (June 2016-Mar. 2017) and digital production associate (Oct. 2015-June 2016) at Trilogy Interactive. Junior digital associate (June 2014-Sept. 2015) and seasonal digital associate (Apr. 2013-May 2014) at 270 Strategies. Bachelor's degree in economics and public policy from University of Chicago.
- Deputy Social Media Director Paola Rolon Machado (Feb. 2019) Social content manager at the DNC, Mar. 2018-Feb. 2019. Freelance social media consultant and content writer in Puerto Rico, July 2017-Mar. 2018; digital communications manager for the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Nov. 2017-Feb. 2018. Journalist with GFR Media in Puerto Rico, Aug. 2016-July 2017. B.A. from University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras.
- Social Sophie Ota (Jan. 2019) Digital writer on Elizabeth Warren for Massachusetts, May-Dec. 2018. Digital advocacy temp., intern at Planned Parenthood Federation of America, June 2017-May 2018. B.A. in journalism from The George Washington University.
Social Media Organizer Priya Millward
(July 2019) B.S., B.A. in media, culture and communication, politics from New York University, 2019. Experience includes social media strategist (Sept. 2018-Mar. 2019) and accounts fellow (May-Aug. 2018) and freelance social media manager (Jan.-Aug. 2018) for Anne Lewis Strategies, LLC. SMS Manager Amanda Robinson
(Apr. 2019) Digital strategist (Jan.-Apr. 2019) and digital organizer (June 2017-Jan. 2019) for Stand Up America. Bachelor's degree in public policy from New York University, 2017. Mobile intern for digital organizing (May-Nov. 2016) and content intern (Jan.-May 2016) on Hillary for America.
Senior Advisor for Video and Senior Road Videographer Hope Hall
(Feb. 2019) Cinematographer, filmmaker, photographer based in Venice, CA, from Mar. 2017; also documentary filmmaker from June 2000. Presiden Obama's principal videographer at the White House, May 2011-Mar. 2017. M.A. in documentary film and video from Stanford University, 2000; B.A. in history, French from UC Berkeley, 1991. Video Director Rachel Kopilow
Deputy director of video (Jan. 2016-Jan. 2017) and senior video producer (Dec. 2014-Jan. 2016) at the White House. Post production for Sony Pictures Entertainment, Aug. 2013-Dec. 2014. Multimedia producer for the Democratic National Convention Committee in Charlotte, Jan.-Sept. 2012. Intern for PBS Washington Week, June-Sept. 2011. B.A. in radio/TV/film and history from Northwestern University, 2011.
Producer Kohar Minassian (Apr. 2019) Freelance producer/editor since 2013. Video producer, tech and innovation at Mic, June 2017-Mar. 2019. Video producer/editor for The Huffington Post, Sept. 2015. Graphic and UI/UX designer for Pyramidia Inc, Feb.-May 2015. B.A. in film and digital media from UC Santa Cruz, 2014.
- Design Director Raquel Breternitz (Sept. 2019) Senior designer for Pivotal Labs from Oct. 2017. Visual lead on Watson Education (Mar.-Sept. 2017) and product designer at IBM Design (Jan. 2015-Mar. 2017) for IBM. Junior designer at Wyatt Brand, Sept. 2013-Feb. 2014. Designer, screenprinter at Hotline Ink, May-Dec. 2013. B.F.A. in design and B.A. in American studies from The University of Texas at Austin, 2013.
- Senior Designer Judy Su (Aug. 2019) Designer at Blue State, Aug. 2018-Aug. 2019. Designer at Grey Group, Apr. 2016-Aug. 2018. Designer at the Cassandra Report, May 2015-Apr. 2016. Bachelor's degree in communication studies and B.F.A. in graphic design from University of Michigan, 2015.
- Design Eric Ziminsky (Feb. 2019) Senior designer (from Apr. 2018) and junior designer (from Feb. 2016) at the DNC from Mar. 2016. B.F.A. in graphic design from Maryland Institute College of Art, 2015; A.F.A. in graphic design from Delaware College of Art and Design, 2013.
- Senior Graphic Designer Stacie Buell (July 2019) Freelance graphic designer, Jan. 2018-Aug. 2019. Graphic designer at Bully Pulpit Interactive, June 2014-Dec. 2017. B.A. in political communication from The George Washington University, 2014.
- Associate Designer Morgan Searcy (Dec. 2019) Freelance designer from Jan. 2018. B.F.A. from Auburn University, 2019.
Senior Creative Lead Nathan Maggio (May 2019) Creative director at Blue State Digital, May 2017-May 2019. Art director for Funny or Die, Jan. 2008-Jan. 2017. Studied American history at California State University-Hayward.
Senior Creative Lead Ben O'Keefe (Aug. 2019) Principal and executive producer at BOK Creative from Jan. 2019. Public speaker with Gotham Artists, 2011. Senior social and cultural producer (June 2015-Jan. 2017) and community manager (Mar.-June 2015) for MoveOn. Writer/guest host for MTV Nnews–Decoded with Franchesca Ramsey, 2015-16.
Communications Director Kristen Orthman Senior political advisor to Sen. Warren from Mar. 2017. Communications director (from July 2015) and press (Nov. 2010-July 2015 to Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid. Press on Reid's re-election campaign, April-Nov. 2010. Press assistant to Democratic Leader Harry Reid, May 2008-May 2010. B.A. in international studies/art history from American University , 2008.
- Deputy Communications Director Chris Hayden
- Press Secretary Gabrielle Farrell Director of communications for the NHDP from Aug. 2018. Press secretary on Elizabeth for MA from Jan. 2018. Press secretary on the Committee to Elect Martin J. Walsh (Mayor of Boston), May-Nov. 2017. Deputy chief of staff, communications for Boston Public Schools, May 2016-June 2017. Associate press secretary (Feb. 2015-Feb. 2016) and press assistant (Mar. 2014-Feb. 2015) to Mayor Martin J. Walsh. Associate at The Partnership, Inc., Jan. 2013-June 2014. External affairs associate (July 2013-Mar. 2014) and public relations, communications associate (Nov. 2012-July 2013) at Project Bread-The Walk for Hunger. M.S. in communication and media studies from Northeastern University College of Professional Studies, 2017; B..A. in French and political science from Bryn Mawr College, 2012.
- Deputy National Press Secretary Saloni Sharma Returned to Sen. Warren after a three-month stint as communications director for the South Carolina Democratic Party, Sept.-Nov. 2018. Deputy press secretary to Sen. Warren, Dec. 2017-Sept. 2018. Digital press secretary to Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin, June-Dec. 2017. Press assistant to Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer, Jan.-May 2017. Press assistant to Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, April-Dec. 2016. Press assistant at the Committee on Education and the Workforce, Sept. 2015-Mar. 2016. Bachelor's degree in development economics and international affairs from Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015.
- Rapid Response Coordinator and Spokesperson Alexis Krieg (June 2019) Digital press secretary in the Office of Sen. Warren, Feb. 2017-June 2019. Director of communications to the chair of Albright Stonebridge Group, Jan. 2013-Feb. 2017. Press assistant (Aug.-Nov. 2012) and intern (May-Aug. 2012) on Elizabeth Warren for Massachusetts. B.A. in political science and government, political science and journalism from American University, 2012. Texas native.
- Director of Surrogates and Strategic Communications Camonghne Felix (June 2019) Director of communications on Amara Enyia for Mayor (Chicago) from Dec. 2018-Feb. 2019. Senior communications manager for the Ms. Foundation for Women, from June 2018. Senior account executive and strategist (Mar.-June 2018) and account executive (Oct. 2016-Apr. 2017) at BerlinRosen. Speechwriter/deputy press secretary in the Office of Gov. Mario Cuomo, Oct. 2015-Nov. 2016. M.A. in arts politics from New York University; M.F.A. in writing from Bard College.
- Public Engagement Alencia Johnson(July 2019) Director of public engagement (Apr. 2018-July 2019), director of constituency communications (June 2016-Mar. 2018), assistant director of constituency communications (June 2015-May 2016) and press officer (Apr. 2013-May 2015) for Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Surrogate booking coordinator on Obama for America, Apr. 2012-Nov. 2012. Communications specialist for GEICO, Dec. 2009-Mar. 2012. B.A. in communication studies from Christopher Newport University, 2009.
- Speechwriter Christopher Huntley Speechwriter in Warren's Senate office from April 2018. Communications director to U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee (CA), 2017-18. Director of millennial media on Hillary for America, Aug.-Nov. 2016. Press secretary for the Democratic National Convention Committee from March 2016. Deputy press secretary and deputy speechwriter in the Office of Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid from May 2015, started in Reid's office as a press assistant in Aug. 2013. B.S. in public relations from SUNY at Plattsburgh, 2013, after studying broadcast journalism at Hudson Valley Community College 2009-10.
- Press Assistant Adrian Eng Gastelum (Nov. 2019) Field organizer in Las Vegas on Kamala Harris for the People, July-Oct. 2019. Bachelor's degree in journalism and design from The New School, 2018.
Research Director Vriti Jain Moved over from research/policy advisor to the Senate office. Research associate at the DSCC. Research associate at Obama for America, April-Nov. 2012. Policy associate in the City of Chicago Mayor's Office, June 2011-May 2012; previously research assistant on the transition and on Chicago for Rahm. A.B. in public policy and economics from University of Chicago, 2011.
- Senior Advisor and Policy Director Jon Donenberg. Chief counsel and legislative director to Sen. Warren from Jan. 2013. Chief counsel to Sen. Richard Blumenthal (CT). Policy advisor on Warren's Senate campaign. Law clerk to Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (MA). J.D. from Yale University, 2008; Fulbright scholar, M.Phil. in technology policy from University of Cambridge; A.B. in political science from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
- National Security Policy Advisor Sasha Baker. Moved over from position as national security advisor to Sen. Warren. Deputy chief of staff to Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter. Special assistant to the Director and program examiner in the Homeland Security and National Security divisions at the Office of Managment and Budget. Staff on the House Armed Services Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee. M.P.P. from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government; B.A. from Dartmouth College.
- Economic Policy Advisor Bharat Ramamurti. (Feb. 2019) Moved over from position as senior banking counsel to Sen. Warren. J.D. from Yale Law School, 2007; A.B. in social studies from Harvard College, 2003.
- Outside Advisor Ganesh Sitaraman. Professor of Law and Director of the Program on Law and Government at Vanderbilt Law School. Policy director to Elizabeth Warren during her Senate campaign, and then as her senior counsel in the U.S. Senate.
- Media Analytics Lead Samantha Hicks (Mar. 2019) Associate director for insights at OMD USA, May 2018-Mar. 2019. Senior manager for marketing sciences (Aug. 2017-Apr. 2018) and manager for marketing sciences (Mar.-Aug. 2017) at PHD. Battleground states analyst at Hillary for America, Aug.-Nov. 2016. Relationship manager, client data solutions (Aug. 2015-Aug. 2016) and analytics (April-Aug. 2015) at Bloomberg LP. Campaign manager, finance director and treasurer at Brian Hart for DC, Feb-Dec. 2014. Associate portfolio manager at AllianceBernstein, July 2012-Jan. 2014. B.A. in religion from Barnard College, 2011.
- IT Director Todd Ching Founder (June 2017) and principal consultant for Data Rabbit Solutions in the Greater Boston area. Senior IT manager for Root Capital, Aug. 2015-Feb. 2017. Manager of technology operations and data security for Health Leads, Aug. 2014-July 2015. Non-profit IT client manager at Insource Services, Inc., Jan. 2010-Aug. 2014. IT and Medford volunteer coordinator on Mike Capuano for Senate, Sept.-Dec. 2009. Administrator/IT at Corporate Accountability International, Mar. 2008-Feb. 2009. Program associate at Youth Advocacy Project, July 2005-Nov. 2007. B.A. in political science, history from Boston College, 2005.
- Director of Project Management Julianna Egner (Mar. 2019) Director of special projects at Blue State Digital, Apr. 2018-Feb. 2019. Project manager (Jan. 2016-Sept. 2017), project coordinator (May 2014-Dec. 2015) and media associate (Nov. 2012-May 2014) at Blue State Digital. SEM analyst (Nov. 2011-Oct. 2012) and digital account coordinator (July-Nov. 2011 at Integrated Media Solutions. B.S. in applied economics and management, marketing from Cornell University, 2011.
- Senior Front-End Engineer Jon Jandoc (Aug. 2019) Senior software engineer at Joymode, Apr. 2018-Aug. 2019. Deputy director of front-end development (Apr. 2015-Mar. 2018) and senior front-end web developer (Oct. 2011-Apr. 2015) at Blue State Digital. GUI designer for Spark Networks, Aug. 2009-Oct. 2011 and Apr. 2004-July 2008. B.A. in media studies from Pomona College, 2004.
- Software Engineer Jason Katz-Brown (April 2019) Software engineer on Resistbot from June 2018. Data and engineering on the Iowa Coordinated Campaign, Aug.-Nov. 2018. Software engineer at Airbnb, Oct. 2011-Mar. 2018. Software engineer for Google Japan, Sept. 2008-Oct. 2011. B.S., Master of Engineering in natural language processing from MIT, 2008.
- Tech Lead Joe Kent (Mar. 2019) Senior UI engineer at Blue State Digital, Mar. 2018-Mar. 2019. Freelance fullstack engineer plus project manager for Let America Vote, Jan.- 2017-Aug. 2018. Software engineer (Jan. 2017-Feb. 2018), junior software engineer (July 2015-Jan. 2017) and web developer intern for DoSomething.org.
- Lead Product Designer Victoria Adams (May 2019) Lead designer (Apr. 2018-Apr. 2019) and senior designer (Nov. 2017-Apr. 2018) at P'unk Avenue, LLC. Designer at Blue State Digital, June 2013-Nov. 2017. Digital designer on Katie McGinty for Senate, Sept.-Nov. 2016. Junior designer at Hagopian Ink Inc, Sept. 2012-June 2013. Graphic designer and illustrator at Activaided Orthotics, June-Dec. 2012. B.F.A. in communication design and degree in English from Carnegie Mellon University, 2012.
- Product Manager Colin Le (July 2019) Product manager, traffic at 1stdibs.com, Oct. 2018-July 2019. Product manager at Conde Nast, Jan. 2017-Oct. 2018. Associate product manager at Big Human, Aug. 2015-Nov. 2016. Graduate of Stanford University, 2014.
Innovation Manager Vishal Disawar (Oct. 2019) Product manager at MobilizeAmerica, Mar. 2018-Aug. 2019. Co-founder and CEO at Grove AI (acquired by MobilizeAmerica, May 2017-Mar. 2018. Entrepreneur in resident fellow at Higher Ground Labs, Aug.-Oct. 2017. Product consultant to United We Dream, Apr.-July 2017. Digital organizer for Hillary for America, Aug.-Nov. 2016. Studied computer science and political science at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
- Technology Advisor Mike Conlow. Head of technology consulting for Blue State Digital from Nov. 2014. Deputy CTO on President Obama's 2012 re-election campaign. Deputy technology director at the DNC. Director of analytics at OMP. Director of data analysis and reporting on Obama for America, June-Nov. 2008. Senior analyst at the DNC, 2006-07. Senior research associate at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, 2005-06. Bachelor's degree in economics from University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2004.
PAID MEDIA Director of Paid Media Eric Reif
(Jan. 2019) Media director at Bully Pulpit Interactive, Sept. 2017-Jan. 2019. Email director/grassroots donor director and earlier senior email campaigner for the DNC, Nov. 2013-Sept. 2017. Senior digital strategist at Powell Tate, Feb.-Nov. 2013. Senior digital strategist at Weber Shandwick, Feb.-Nov. 2013. Senior digital advertising manager at Obama for America, Aug. 2011-Jan. 2013. Account supervisor at Bully Pulpit Interactive, June 2010-Aug. 2011. B.A. in history, American culture studies from Washington University in St. Louis, 2010.
Deputy Director of Paid Media Jacob Garber
(Aug. 2019) Special projects media lead, Apr.-July 2019. Senior media planner (July 2018-Apr. 2019) and media strategist (Feb. 2017-June 2018) at Bully Pulpit Interactive. Media fellow for Precision Network, Sept. 2016-Jan. 2017. Master' degree in English from UC Davis; B.A. in English and creative writing from The George Washington University. Senior Media Planner Divya Samu
(July 2019) Digital advertising manager (Jan. 2018-June 2019) and digital advertising associate (June-Dec. 2017) at BerlinRosen. Marketing specialist at Fanatics, Inc. June 2016-June 2017. Bachelor's degree in international relations and affairs from American University, 2016. Lead Media Strategist Gordon Murphy
(June 2019) Digital marketing specialist for AIS Media, Inc., July 2016-May 2019. Copywriter at ANEVRY, Feb. 2015-Apr. 2017; senior search fulfillment specialist at YP, Mar. 2015-May 2016; story designer for Green Dot Games, Feb. 2015-May 2016. Content creation specialist for Digital Sherpa, July 2013-Aug. 2014. Graphic designer for Superior International Industries, Jan. 2012-Mar. 2013. B.A. in visual communication from Berry College, 2011. Media Strategist/Buyer Mikala Paula Cohen
(Feb. 2019) Digital campaigns associate at Blueprint Interactive, June-Nov. 2018. Bachelor's degree in political science from The University of Chicago 2018. Lead Ad Ops Specialist Maggie He
(June 2019) Media operations (June 2017-May 2019), media coordinator (Nov. 2015-June 2017) and media in training (Sept.-Dec. 2015) at Decibel Media. Bachelor's in business administration and management from Johnson & Wales University-Florida, 2015.
FINANCE In a Feb. 25, 2019 fundraising email, Warren announced she will not hold big money fundraisers or do call time to ask wealthy donors for support. See: MJ Lee. "Elizabeth Warren's finance director leaving campaign." CNN, Mar. 31, 2019.
Fundraising Associates include: Tisya Mavuram
(July 2019) Digital strategist (Aug. 2018-July 2019) and digital associate (May-Aug. 2018) at Mothership Strategies. Undergraduate degree from University of Maryland College Park, 2018. Dani Sorensen
(July 2019) Associate strategist, content and campaigns at Blue State Digital, Apr. 2018-July 2019. Content coordinator for Digiday, May 2017-Apr. 2018. B.S. in strategic communications from The University of Kansas.
Direct Marketing Manager Rodney Smith
(July 2019) Strategic planner for Integrated Direct Marketing, LLC from Sept. 2016. Account manager at Donor Point Marketing, Feb.-Sept. 2016. List strategist for CDR Fundraising Group, Nov. 2014-Sept. 2015. Senior list coordinator (Aug.-Oct. 2014), list coordinator II (Aug. 2013-Aug. 2014), list coordinator I (Aug. 2012-Aug. 2013) and interactive intern (Feb.-Aug. 2012) at Chapman Cubine Adams + Hussey. B.A. in creative writing from George Mason University.
SCHEDULING AND ADVANCE Senior Advisor for Planning Kaaren Hinck
[runs scheduling] Scheduler to Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (RI). Advisor to Sen. Warren. Deputy state director to Sen. Amy Klobuchar (MN). Deputy chief of staff/executive assistant to Sen. John Kerry (MA) to 2013. Scheduling director on John Kerry for President primary campaign, 2003-Spring 2004. Scheduling IA and NV Laura Gerrard
Graduate of Amherst College, 2015. Scheduling NH and SC Kristin Slevin
Deputy field director on Warren for Senate from Jan. 2018. Program associate at the Barbara Lee Political Office, Feb. 2017-Jan. 2018. Field organizer in Keene for the New Hampshire Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2016. Field organizer in Fargo, ND on Hillary for America, May-June 2016. Public relations manager for WGU Indiana, Aug. 2013-May 2016. M.S. in management and leadership from WGU Indiana, 2016; B.S. in public relations and marketing from Ball State University, 2013. Advance Director Andrea Sun
Marketing, communications and brand consultant at Andrea Sun Consulting from Jan. 2013. Press advance on Hillary for America, July-Nov. 2016. Account director, West Coast for Bullfrog & Baum, April 2010-Dec. 2012. Public relations for SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills, June 2008-April 2010. Marketing manager for SBE Hotel Group-Las Vegas, Aug. 2007-May 2008. Marketing coordinator from VEGAS.com/Greenspun Media Group, May 2006-Aug. 2007. B.A. in international business from UC Irvine, 2005. Deputy Advance Director Brencia Berry
Started with Warren in mid-2018. 2018 New Leaders Council fellow; chief of staff to San Antonio Councilman William “Cruz” Shaw. National advance associate on Hillary for America, June-Nov. 2016. Government relations legislative assistant for the City of Austin, Feb. 2015-June 2016. M.P.A. from the University of Texas at Austin-LBJ School of Public Affairs, 2016; Bachelor's degree in political science and government from Louisiana State University, 2013.
Director of Media Advance Lenore Cho
(Jan. 2019) Senior associate at Three Point Media, Jan.-Dec. 2018. Ohio trip director on HIllary for America, June-Nov. 2016. Coordinator for original programming at Showtime Networks Inc., Oct. 2013-May 2016. Motion picture literary assistant at Creative Artists Agency, Oct. 2011-Oct. 2013. Special assistant in the Manhattan Borough President's Office, Aug. 2008-May 2009. Special assistant for women's outreach on Hillary Clinton for President, April 2007-June 2008. Copy editor at the Washington Post, June 2006-April 2007. Master's degree from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, 2010; undergraduate degree from Smith College, 2006. New Orleans native.
Body Woman Nora Kate Keefe
Special assistant/scheduler to Sen. Warren from Aug. 2015. Regional director for Sen.Warren, Dec. 2014-Aug. 2015. Coordinated Campaign director and convention director (Feb.-June 2014) for the Massachusetts Democratic Party. Field organizer in Regional director for U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warre, Jan. 2013-Jan. 2014. Regional field directro on Elizabeth Warren for MA, July-Nov. 2012. Worcester County for the Massachusetts Democratic Party, July 2011-June 2012.
COO Chief Operating Officer Elizabeth Gramling
Chief operating officer at Rising Tide Interactive from Jan. 2017. Director of headquarters operations and services on Hillary for America, April 2015-Jan. 2017. Chief operating officer (Jan. 2013-April 2015) and director of operations (March 2007-Dec. 2012) at the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee. Operations on John Kerry for Senate/Keeping America's Promise, March 2005-March 2007. Voter contact and targeting at the DNC, Sept. 2004-March 2005. B.A. in liberal studies, humanities and social sciences from Rowan University.
Operations Director Emma Goldstein
(Jan. 2019) Digital planning director (July-Dec. 2018) and operations director (Jan.-July 2018) on Ellizabeth Warren for MA. Director of operations (July 2017-Jan. 2018) and scheduler (Feb.-July 2017) in the Office of U.S. Rep. Josh Gottheimer. Special operations coordinator on Hillary for Pennsylvania, July-Nov. 2016. Scheduler to Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Jan. 2015-July 2016. Deputy director of boards and commissions in the Office of Gov. Deval Patrick, Aug. 2013-Jan. 2015. Field organizer on Cory Booker for Senate, July-Aug. 2013. GOTV coordinator on Ed Markey for U.S. Senate, June 2013. B.A. in community health and American studies from Tufts University, 2013. Operations Sara Morris
(Jan. 2019) A regional field director (June-Nov. 2018) and field organizer (Jan.-June 2018) on Elizabeth Warren for MA. Manager of the Downtown Center for Community Engagement at Stonehill College, Aug. 2017-Jan. 2018; AmericaCorps VISTA coordinator for the Downtown Center, May 2016-Aug. 2017. Bachelor's degree in political science and international studies from Stonehill College, 2016; internships include constituent services in the office of Sen. Warren, Jan.-May 2016. Talent Acquisitions Lead Melea Atkins
(June 2019) Manager of the Center for Payment and Delivery Innovation at Avalere Health, June 2016-June 2017. Legislative aide in the Office of Sen. Warren, Mar. 2013-May 2016. Regional field director on Elizabeth Warren for U.S. Senate, Nov. 2011-Nov. 2012. GOTV coordinator in special election for Providence City Council, Sept.-Oct. 2011. Account assistant at Jasculca Terman and Associates, Jan.-July 2011. Research associate at People for a Better Providence, Dec. 2010-Jan. 2011. Field organizer on David Cicilline for Congress, June-Nov. 2010. M.B.A. from UC Berkeley Haas School of Business, Aug. 2017-May 2019; B.A. in public policy and American institutions from Brown University, 2010. Human Resources Associate Margaret Trombly
(Oct. 2019) Operations assistant in Troy for Gillibrand 2020, June-Sept. 2019. Civic engagement fellow with Young Invincibles, Sept.-Dec. 2018. Bachelor's degree in gender and sexuality studies from Bates College, 2018. Budget Analyst Maya Sadagopal
(Nov. 2019) Recently returned from Peace Corps in Columbia, July 2017-Nov. 2019. Assurance associate at PwC, Aug. 2015-June 2017. B.Com. in accounting from McIntire School of Commerce, 2015.
LEGAL Perkins Coie
(reported by National Law Journal's C. Ryan Barber on April 17, 2019)
Endorsements National Progressive Campaign Change Committee (Feb. 9, 2019) Working Families Party (Sept. 16, 2019)
(press releases) Megan Rapinoe (Dec. 13, 2019) Hundreds of Obama Alumni (Dec. 18, 2019) Rhiana Gunn-Wright, one of the policy architects of the Green New Deal (Dec. 19, 2019)
Not sure where fit in: Senior Channels Organizer Lainie Ferguson
(Dec. 2019) Associate director for the Massachusetts Women's Political Caucus, July-Dec. 2019. Finance associate with Katherine Bobman Consulting, Jan.-July 2019. Regional campaign director for the House Democratic Campaign Committee in Seattle, Apr.-Dec. 2018. Campaign manager on Citizens in Support of Yelm Schools, Jan.-Mar. 2018. Campaign manager on Elect Lorena Gonzalez, Feb.-May 2017. Field organizer in Clark Co. for the WA State Democrats' Coordinated Campaign, June-Nov. 2016. B.A. in political science from University of Washington, 2016; Associate's degree from Lower Columbia College, 2014 Audra Grassia
(Oct. 2019) Senior director of campaigns at ACRONYM, Feb.-Oct. 2019. Political and government lead, privacy communications at Wickr, Oct. 2017-Feb. 2019. Regional director at EMILY's List, May-Nov. 2017. Special projects, analytics on Hillary for America, Aug.-Nov. 2016. Client engagement manager at Civis Analytics, Aug. 2015-Aug. 2016. Deputy political director at the Democratic Governors Association, May 2014-Feb. 2015. Program manager at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Nov. 2012-May 2014. M.P.H. from Washington University in St. Louis; B.A. in government from The University of Texas at Austin. Tessa Kaneene
(Nov. 2019) Manager, Harvard Kennedy School from July 2018. Senior program director at Institute for Sustainable Communities (San Francisco), Aug. 2016-July 2018. Senior program manager for the City and County of San Francisco, Aug. 2014-July 2016. Senior policy advisor for City of Rio de Janeiro, June 2013-July 2014. Master of Urban Planning from Harvard University, 2014; Bachelor of Architecture from Princeton University, 2007. Shannon McLeod
New Hampshire state director (from Apr. 2019 to end of campaign Aug. 28) and political director (announced Feb. 13, 2019) on Gillibrand 2020. Campaign manager on Free & Fair New Hampshire/Colin Van Ostern for Secretary of State, Mar.-Dec. 2018. Finance director on Joyce Craig for Manchester, Jan.-Nov. 2017. Call time and events manager on Van Ostern for New Hampshire, Nov. 2015-Nov. 2016. Administrative director for the National Women's Political Caucus, Aug.-Nov. 2015. Assistant canvass director for Grassroots Campaigns, June-Aug. 2015. Bachelor's degree in political science, history from The George Washington University, 2015.
State Director Janice Rottenberg
(reported on Warren's team by CNN on Jan. 2, 2019; reported as state director by DMR on Feb. 7, 2019) Directed the Iowa Democratic Party's 2018 Coordinated Campaign. Organizing director for Ohio Democrats' Coordinated Campaign (Ohio Together), April-Nov. 2016; started on the Clinton campaign in April 2015 as regional organizing director in Iowa City on the Iowa Caucus campaign, then served as Minnesota organizing director and Washington Caucus director. Iowa Democratic Party Coordinated Campaign field director, March-Nov. 2014. A regional field director on Terry McAuliffe for Governor (VA), Jan.-Nov. 2013. Regional field director in Nashua for Organizing for America-NH, Jan.-Nov. 2012. Field organizer for Obama in the Cincinnati area, June-Nov. 2008; started on the campaign as a fellow. B.A. in political science from University of Pennsylvania, 2011. SENIOR ADVISORS Emily Parcell
(reported by CNN on Jan. 2, 2019) Partner at Wildfire Contact LLC; she launched the firm's direct mail division in 2015. Senior vice president at tThe Pivot Group, Jan. 2011-Feb. 2015. Senior account executive at MSHC Partners, 2009-10. Indiana state director on Obama's 2008 campaign after starting out as political director on his Iowa caucus campaign. Managed Iowa Senate Democrats' political operation during the 2004 and 2006 elections (Democrats picked up a net gain of nine seats and took control of the Iowa Senate for the first time since 1996). GOTV desk on Wes Clark for President. A regional field director (NW) on Rep. Dick Gephardt's 2004 Iowa caucus campaign. Fundraiser on Sen. Tom Harkin's 2002 re-election campaign. Rural GOTV director fo the Iowa Democratic Party, 2002. Worked on Al Gore's Iowa caucus campaign. Studied history at Wartburg College. Native Iowan; grew up in Mount Pleasant.
(reported by CNN on Jan. 2, 2018) Campaign manager on Abby Finkenauer's campaign for Congress in CD-1. Iowa state director on Hillary for America, May-Nov. 2016; started as regional organizing director for the Des Moines area on Clinton's Iowa caucus campaign in April 2015. Campaign manager on U.S. Rep. Dan Maffei (NY-24)'s 2014 campaign. North Carolina deputy field director on Obama's 2012 campaign. Field director at Anthony Foxx for Mayor, latter part of 2011. A regional field director at Organizing for America, Jan. 2010-June 2011. Field organizer at Obama for America, Fall 2008. B.S. in psychology from North Carolina College and State University, 2009.
POLITICAL Political Director Daniel Wasta
(reported by the Des Moines Register on Feb. 7, 2019) Experience includes legislative liaison in Iowa Treasurer Mike Fitzgerald's office and several state and legislative campaigns. Iowa native.
Deputy Political Director Tova Yampolsky
Campaign manager on Annie Kuster for Congress (NH), Jan.-Dec. 2018. Campaign manager on Djuna Osborne for Delegate (Roanoke), April-Nov. 2017. Regional organizing director for the Iowa Democratic Party, May-Nov. 2016. Organizer on Hillary for America in NH, ME, PA, Sept. 2015-April 2016; started as an organizing fellow in Manchester, NH, June-Aug. 2015. B.S. in social policy, violin performance from Northwestern University, 2015.
African American Political Coordinator Jonathan Jarmon. Regional field director in Cedar Rapids on the Campaign for Iowa from June 2018. Field organizer on Hubbell for Governor, Nov. 2017-June 2018. Field organizer for the Democratic Party of Virginia, Aug.-Nov. 2017. Claims process analyst for Mutual of Omaha, April 2014-May 2017. B.A. in psychology from University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2014.
- Latinx Coordinator Stephanie Medina (June 2019; July 3, 2019 tweet) Field director on Jolie Justus for Kansas City, Feb.-June 2019. Regional field director for the Arizona Democratic Party, May-Nov. 2018. Director of membership for the Alpha Pi Sigma Sorority, Inc. July 2017-July 2018. Field organizer in Urbana-Champaign on JB Pritzker for Governor, Aug. 2017-May 2018. Bachelor's degree in human development and family studies from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017.
Rural Political Coordinator John Russell
(April 2019) Owner and operator of Fall Creek Farm, LLC in Galeno, OH. Candidate for Congress in the OH-12 special election, Nov. 2017-May 2018. Candidate for state Representative in Ohio's 68th District, Jan.-Nov. 2016, Legislative associate for Cornell University Government Relations. Founder and designer of Russell Biodiesel, May 2003-Aug. 2009. B.S. in agricultural science from Cornell University, 2012; started at The College of Wooster.
Youth Political Coordinator Trent Seubert
(April 2019) Experience includes Iowa organizing director for NextGen America. Studied health and human physiology at University of Iowa. Womens Political Coordinator Samantha Slaton
(Apr.-Oct. 2019, then to Colorado)
Political Coordinator Roy Pagans
Human resources and operations director (May 2018-Jan. 2019), deputy finance and operations director (Jan. 2017-May 2018) and deputy operations director (Apr. 2016-Jan. 2017) for the Iowa Democratic Party. Tracking associate in Des Moines for the DNC/IDP, Mar. 2015-Mar. 2016. Regional GOTV director for the Democratic Party of Arkansas, Sept.-Nov. 2014. Field organizer on Pennsylvania for Allyson, Feb.-May 2014. Assistant director in Philadelphia for Grassroots Campaigns, July 2013-Feb. 2014. B.S. in political science from Radford University, 2013. Combat photographer for the U.S. Marine Corps, Nov. 2005-Nov. 2009.
POLICY Policy Director Spencer Dixon (Aug. 2019) Civic engagement manager (Jan.-Aug. 2019) and partnerships coordinator (Jan 2017-Jan. 2019) for Young Invincibles. Regional organizing director in Youngstown for the Ohio Democratic Party, Apr.-Nov. 2016. Regional organizing director in Seattle (Feb.-Mar. 2016) and organizer in Decorah (July 2015-Feb. 2016) on Hillary for America. Strategist for YI Advisors, Nov. 2014-June 2015. Field organizer in Mason City for the Iowa Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2014. Partnership coordinator (Feb.-May 2014) and special projects fellow (July 2013-Feb. 2014) for Young Invincibles. M.P.P in health care and higher education policy (2019) and B.A. in political science (2013) from The George Washington University. President of GW College Democrats, May 2012-May 2013.
ORGANIZING Organizing Director Juliana Amin
(reported by the Des Moines Register on Feb. 7, 2019) Field director for the Democratic Party of New Mexico, June-Nov. 2018; field director on New Mexicans for Michelle (for Governor), Mar.-June 2018. Organizing director for Town Hall Project, Oct. 2017-Feb. 2018. Public advocacy for voter protection project specialist for LWVUS, Mar.-Oct. 2017. Deputy organizing director for the Ohio Democratic Party, April-Nov. 2016. Deputy organizing director in Seattle area (Feb.-Mar. 2016), regional organizing director in Las Vegas (Feb. 2016) and organizer in Iowa City (April 2015-Feb. 2016) on Hillary for America. Regional field director for the Iowa Democratic Party, April-Nov. 2014. Field organizer on Alex Sink for Congress, Jan.-Mar. 2014. Field organizer in Alexandria for the Democratic Party of Virginia, July-Nov. 2013. B.A. in political science from The George Washington University, 2013. Deputy Organizing Director Rachel Cowell
(reported by Iowa Starting Line on Feb. 28, 2019) Deputy organizing director for the Nevada State Democratic Party, April-Nov. 2018. Deputy organizing director on JB for Governor, Jan.-Mar. 2018. Account executive at WayUp, April-Dec. 2017. Field contractor in Des Moines for Organizing for Action's healthcare organizing initiative, Jan.-Mar. 2017. Regional organizing director in Iowa City for the Iowa Democratic Party, April-Nov. 2016. Regional organizing director in Salt Lake City, UT (Feb.-April 2016) and organizer in Mount Pleasant, IA (Oct. 2015-Feb. 2016) on Hillary for America. Regional field director in Cedar Falls for NextGen Climate, April-Oct. 2015. Communications intern for Iowa House Democrats, Jan.-April 2015. Field organizer in Waterloo for the Iowa Democratic Coordinated Campaign, June-Nov. 2014. Digital team leader, fellow on Organizing for Action in Iowa, Jan.-June 2014. Fall fell on Organizing for America in Cedar Rapids area, Sept.-Nov. 2012. B.A. in English language and literature, women's studies from Cornell College, 2014. Deputy Organizing Director Chelsea Carrier
(reported by Iowa Starting Line on Feb. 28, 2019) In the 2018 cycle worked for Arizona Democrats and on the Fred Hubbell for Governor campaign. Regional organizing director for the Iowa Democratic Party, April-Nov. 2016. Organizer for Hillary for America, starting in Davenport, IA (Aug. 2015-Feb. 2016) then KS and WY to April 2016. B.A. in political science and government from Mount Holyoke College, 2015. Other experience includes national constituency engagement fellow for Enroll America, June-Aug. 2013, and field organizer and summer organizing fellow in Orlando on Obama for America, May-Nov. 2012. Regional Organizing Directors Council Bluffs Fleming Beaver
(Feb. 2019) Deputy organizing director (Jan.-Nov. 2018) and regional organizing director (Mar. 2017-Jan. 2018) for the Democratic Party of Wisconsin. Regional organizing director (July-Nov. 2016) and organizer (Apr.-July 2016) for the Democratic Party of Virginia. Field organizer in Denver (Feb.-Mar. 2016), deputy field organizer in Cedar Rapids (Nov. 2015-Feb. 2016) and fellow (Sept.-Nov. 2015) on Hillary for America. Bachelor's degree in politics from Sewanee-University of the South, 2015. Internships include DNCC, May-Sept. 2012. Sioux City Leslie Joy
Deputy field director for the Missouri Democratic Party, Feb.-Nov. 2018. Regional field director for Lift Up Houston PAC, June-Nov. 2017. Field director on Jansen for Delegate (Gainesville, VA), Mar.-June 2017. Field organizer for the Missouri Democratic Party, May-Nov. 2016. Deputy field organizer on Van Hollen for U.S. Senate (MD), Jan.-April 2016. Degree in political science and government from University of Maryland College Park, 2017.
Ames Lorenza Ramírez (Feb. 2019) Staff on on Warren's presidential exploratory committee, Dec. 2018-Jan. 2019. Regional field director (June-Nov. 2018) and field organizer (Jan.-May 2018) on Elizabeth Warren for Senate, . Bachelor's degree in political science from Tufts University, 2018; graduated a semester early. Immigration affairs intern in Warren's Senate Office, Jan.-May 2017. Des Moines Anna Kucher
Deputy field director (52 counties in North Central and Eastern Iowa) for the Iowa Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2018. Regional field director (April-July 2018) and field organizer in Dubuque (Dec. 2017-April 2018) on Fred Hubbell for Governor. Field organizer in Norfolk for the Democratic Party of Virginia, June-Nov. 2017; field organizer on Northam for Governor, April-June 2017). Field director on Cheryl Turpin for House of Delegates, Dec. 2016-Jan. 2017. Field organizer for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, July-Nov. 2016. Studied political scienc and government at Oberlin College.
- Waterloo Taylor Packer Experience includes Mike Espy for U.S. Senate (MS), 2018; Ethan Pham for Congress May 2018 primary campaign in GA-7; Doug Jones for U.S. Senate (AL) Dec, 2017 election; and Randall Woodfin for Mayor of Birmingham, AL.
- Cedar Rapids Morgan Burris (Feb. 2019) Field staff on Abby Finkenauer for Congress, 2018. Field organizer in Knox Co., Ohio on Hillary for Americas, July-Nov. 2016. B.A. in journalism, broadcast journalism from Indiana University at Bloomington, 2016.
- Iowa City Lottie Ash Regional organizing director in Reno for the Nevada State Democratic Party, April-Nov. 2018. Deputy training directo on JB for Governor (IL), Feb.-Mar. 2018. Organizer in Alexandria for the Democratic Party of Virginia, Aug.-Nov. 2017. Bachelor's degree in international relations and affairs from The George Washington University, 2016.
- Dubuque Rachel Okrent Field organizer in Alexandria for the Virginia Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2017; field organizer on Northam for Governor, April-June 2017. Field organizer in Boca Raton for the Florida Democratic Party, July-Nov. 2016. Deputy field organizer in Charlottesville, VA on Hillary for America, Feb.-Mar. 2016. Deputy field director on the Albemarle County Democratic Coordinated Campaign, Sept.-Nov. 2015. Undergraduate degree in American government and politics from University of Virginia, 2016.
- Voter Contact Program Director Dan Bram (May 2019) Organizing director for ACRONYM, Feb. 2018-May 2019. GOTV director for the Missouri Democratic Party, Oct.-Nov. 2018. Organizing director for MobilizeAmerica, June 2017-Feb. 2018. Peoples Climate Movement national march volunteer coordinator, Apr.May 2017. Worked on Hillary for America, Apr. 2015-Nov. 2016 including as organizing director for the West Virginia primary (Mar.-May 2016) a regional organizing director, an organizer on the Iowa caucus campaign, and started in April as the Ramp Up grassroots organizer in Missouri. Field associate at Jill Schupp for Missouri State Senate, June-Nov. 2014. Organizing fellow at Ready for Hillary, June-Aug. 2014. B.A. in political science from Washington University in St. Louis, 2015.
- Communications Director Jason Noble (reported by the Des Moines Register on Feb. 7, 2019) Communications director at Let America Vote from April 2018. Chief political reporter (May 2016-April 2018) and reporter (Aug.2011-May 2016) at the Des Moines Register. Missouri Capitol correspondent (Jan. 2008-Aug. 2011) and community reporter (May 2006-Dec. 2007) for the Kansas City Star. M.P.A. from University of Missouri-Columbia, 2012; B.A. in journalism from Iowa State University, 2006.
- Press Secretary Kevin Liao (July 15, 2019) Press secretary to Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, Mar. 2016-July 2019, and communications director to Assemblyman Anthony Rendon, Jan. 2015-Mar. 2016. Campaign manager on Bill Dodd for Assembly (CA), Feb.-Nov. 2014. External affairs for Covered California, Oct. 2013-Feb. 2014. Fellow in the office of Assemblyman Mike Gatto, Oct. 2012-Oct. 2013. B.A. in political science from UC San Diego, 2012. Track and field writer for Citius Mag since Feb. 2017. Lead editor on Spiked Up, Psyched Up blog, Aug. 2010-July 2014. Media contributor for Flotrak, Feb. 2011-Dec. 2013.
DIGITAL Digital Director Emma Welsh-Huggins (reported by Iowa Starting Line on Feb. 28, 2019) Digital organizing director for the Ohio Democratic Party, Feb.-Nov. 2018. Field organizer in Virginia Beach for the Democratic Party of Virginia, Aug.-Nov. 2017. Field organizer for the Knox County (Ohio) Democratic Party, Jan.-May 2017. Bachelor's degree in sociology from Kenyon College, 2017.
- Data Director Alex Barbieri (reported by Iowa Starting Line on Feb. 28, 2019) Data and analytics director at the Florida Democratic Party, March-Nov. 2018. Virginia data director for For Our Future, Sept. 2017-March 2018. Senior associate for data and analytics at Precision Strategies, Feb.-Sept. 2017. Ohio deputy data and analytics director on Hillary for America, June-Nov. 2016. Fellow at Bully Pulpit Interactive, Dec. 2015-May 2016. Deputy data director for Battleground Texas (started as an intern), May-Nov. 2014. B.A. from The George Washington University, 2016; served as president of GW for Hillary and as communications director of GW College Democrats.
- Deputy Data Director Hanna Haddad (May 2019) Political analyst at Atlas Project, Apr. 2018-Feb. 2019. Analytics fellow at Catalist, Apr. 2017-Apr. 2018. Political and research fellow at Atlas Project, Jan.-Apr. 2017. Bachelor's degree in political science from UC Berkeley, 2016. Also, analyst fellow at Clarity Campaigns, Jan.-May 2016. t
Deputy Data Director Alexandra Abrahams (June 2019) Associate (Aug. 2018-May 2019) and data and analytics intern (June-Aug. 2018) at Precision Strategies. Degree in computer science from Harvard University, 2018; semester off to serve as a data analytics intern on Hillary for America, Aug.-Nov. 2016.
Deputy Data Director Onkita Ganguly (Oct. 2019) Senior associate (Aug. 2018-Sept. 2019) and associate for data and analytics (from Jan. 2018) at Precision Strategies. Analyst for managed accounts (Jan. 2017-Jan. 2018) and associate analyst (Aug. 2015-Jan. 2017) at Cerulli Associates. B.S. in policy analysis and managment from Cornell University, 2015.
- Training Director Bobby Bauch. Training director at the Nevada State Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2018. Regional field director for the Democratic Party of Virginia, May-Nov. 2017. Regional organizing director in far Northeast Philadelphia on Hillary for America, June-Nov. 2016. Field organizer in Dubuque on Martin O'Malley's presidential campaign, May 2015-Feb. 2016. Legislative assistant for Iowa House Democrats, Jan.-May 2015. Field organizer in Dubuque for the Iowa Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2014. Sales associate at Lori's Gifts, Oct. 2013-May 2014. B.A. in English literature from Loras College, 2013.
- Operations Director Priyal Amin (July 2019) Communications director (Sept. 2017-July 2019) and digital organizer (May-Aug. 2017) for Progressive Turnout Project. Management consulting analyst for Infosys Public Services, Aug. 2016-May 2017. B.A. in political science and government from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2016.
- Scheduling and Political Assistant Lexington Kennard (June 2019) Degree in social and cultural analysis from New York University. Internships include Office of Hillary Clinton, Aug.-Dec. 2017.
- Regional Special Projects Director (Iowa City) Felix Wu. (Oct. 2019) Chief of staff to Georgia state Sen. Zahra Karinshak (Duluth), Dec. 2018-Apr. 2019. Deputy campaign manager on Karinshak's campaign, Sept.-Nov. 2018. GOTV regional organizer on Gwen Graham for Governor, Aug. 2018. Deputy field director on Vincent Fort for Mayor (Atlanta), Oct.-Nov. 2017. Field organizer in Des Moines for the Iowa Democratic Party, July-Nov. 2016. Bachelor's degree in political science and government from Emory University, 2019.
- Regional Special Projects Director (Waterloo) Michael Galvan. (Oct. 2019) Associate for education and workforce policy and strategy for the Philadelphia Youth Network, Nov. 2017-Oct. 2019. Dictor of education policy for the City of Philadelphia, Jan. 2016-Nov. 2017. Deputy policy director (June-Dec. 2015) and field organizer (Mar.-May 2015) on Jim Kenney for Mayor. Campus organizer for NJ PIRG, Dec. 2014-Mar. 2015. Campus organizer on Battleground Texas, May-Nov. 2014. M.S. in political science and government from University of North Texas, 2013.
- Regional Special Projects Director Natalie Lynch (Dec. 2019) Regional organizing director for part of Polk and Dallas, Warren, Marion and Madison Cos. on Kamala Harris for the People , May-Dec. 2019. Regional field director (June-Nov. 2018) and district organizer (Nov. 2017-June 2018) for the Iowa Democratic Party. Inbound sales specialist for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, June-Nov. 2017. Lynch has also worked as an assistant teacher and was a fellow with NextGen Climate from Aug.-Nov. 2016. Bachelor's degree in political science from University of Iowa, 2017.
- Special Projects Coordinator Mairead Cahill (Oct. 2019) Associate at SKDKnickerbocker, Aug. 2017-Sept. 2019. Fellow at Values Partnerships, Sept. 2016-May 2017. B.A. in political science and government from The George Washington University, 2017.
Field Organizers include:
- Angel A. Alicea Iowa City
- Emmanuel Avila Davenport
- Daniella Azoulay
- Jessie Baron Des Moines
- Maya Benson Waterloo
- Graham Bishai Dubuque
- Andrew Brockwell Carroll
- Ale Clark-Ansani Des Moines
- Emily Curtis Creston
- Sean DeWitz
- Catie Diaz Iowa City
- Connor P. Duff Sioux City
- Brent Efron Council Bluffs
- Olivia Ellis Ames -
- Matthew Felsenfeld Ames
- Kassie Fotiadis Cedar Falls
- Olivia Glen-Rayner Des Moines
- Ale Gomez Sioux City
- Brian Gregory Waterloo
- Ana Hall Ames
- Paige Harrington Iowa City
- Lynsey Hart Shenandoah
- Emilia Delgado Heinz Davenport
- Camryn Hicks Grinnell
- Jarae A Hines Des Moines
- Ben Horwitz Indianola
- Caroline Hutton Newton
- Carmen Hynds -
- Vivian Kerley-de la Cruz Marshall and Jasper Cos.
- Andrew Klutey Waterloo
- Sam Kovacs Burlington
- Cale Lockhart Cedar Rapids
- Patty Matos Marion
- Herbert Meisner Iowa City
- G. Clay Miller
- Josie Mitz Dubuque
- Karen Opoku
- Bryce Peppers Storm Lake
- Jacob Pierce Iowa City area
- Lindsey Rayner Ottumwa
- Nathaniel Romero Perry
- Patrick Rowley Fort Madison
- Emmet Sandberg
- Sonia Schlesinger Council Bluffs
- Eli Seo NE IA
- Aria Snedegar Mount Pleasant
- Raquel Sosa-Sanchez Cedar Rapids
- Morgan Sperry Waukee
- Jamie Stevenson Fort Dodge
- Zoe Tran Iowa City
- Vicram Vettiyil Ames
- Langston Ward Sioux City
- Lorraine Wong (Ngakay)
Endorsements (press releases/statements) Johnson County Supervisor Rod Sullivan ...announced June 6, 2019
Isabella O'Connor, youth leader, Des Moines (former chair of High School Democrats of Iowa) ...June 26, 2019 >
former U.S. Rep. Berkley Bedell (CD-6, elected to Congress in 1974 retired 1986) ...reported by the Carroll Times Herald on July 2, 2019 > State Rep. Liz Bennett (District 65, Cedar Rapids) ...announced July 17, 2019 Denise O'Brien, community activist, Atlantic ...Aug. 7, 2019 tweet Majda Olson, community activist, Cedar Rapids ...Aug. 7, 2019 tweet Sandy Dockendorff, community activist, Danville ...announced on Bleeding Heartland post of Aug. 15, 2019 > Josh Hughes, school board member, New Virginia ... Iowa Starting Line post of Aug. 22, 2019 >
Amber Gustafson, gun safety advocate, Ankeny ...reported by Iowa Starting Line on Sept. 6, 2019 >
...announced Sept. 13, 2019 Mark Kuhn, former Iowa state representative, Charles City Kurt Swaim, former Iowa state representative, Bloomfield Silvia Quezada, city councilwoman, University Heights Lauren Whitehead, city councilwoman, Solon Jose Zacarias, former city councilman and school board member, West Liberty Matt Tapscott, U.S. Marine Corps (ret.), Decorah Dave Helman, former Henry County Democrats chair, Salem Laura Twing, former Cedar County Democrats chair, Tipton Julie Maddox, retired teacher and community activist, Dubuque Vic Moss, community activist, Ames Cindy Pollard, community activist, Newton Gayla Snook, community activist, Newton Mary Kate Hayek, community advocate, Iowa City Zack Mannheimer, community placemaker, Iowa City Veronica Tessler, small business owner, Iowa City State Sen. Joe Bolkcom (District 43, Iowa City) ...post in the Iowa City Press-Citizen on Sept. 13, 2019 > State Rep. Lindsay James (District 99, Dubuque) ...post on Iowa Starting Line on Sept. 17, 2019 >
State Treasurer Mike Fitzgerald ...reported Sept. 18, 2019 >
State Rep. Tracy Ehlert (District 70, Cedar Rapids) ...reported by The Gazette on Sept. 27, 2019 >
State Sen. Eric Giddens (District 30, Cedar Falls) ...reported by The Courier on Oct. 1, 2019 >
State Rep. Mary Mascher (District 86, Iowa City) ...post on Bleeding Heartland on Oct. 2, 2019 >
...announced Oct. 17, 2019 Sally Pederson, former Iowa lieutenant governor, Des Moines Elaine Baxter, former Iowa secretary of state, Burlington State Rep. Mary Wolfe (District 98, Clinton) Elijah Stines, city councilman, Boone Mike O’Loughlin, city councilman, Independence Michael Ryan, city councilman, Tiffin Peter Leo, Carroll County Democratic Party chairman, Manning Adam Kerkvliet, Lyon County Democratic Party chairman, Larchwood Mike Kern, Southeast Dallas County Democrats chairman, Waukee Phyllis Weeks, former Marion County Democratic Party chairwoman, Knoxville Gini and Jim Jordan, former Cass County Democratic Party chairs, Atlantic Mike Tramontina, former deputy state treasurer, Des Moines Andy Roberts, labor leader, Des Moines Zeb Beilke-McCallum, community activist, Urbandale Amy Johnson, community activist, North Liberty Sharon McDonald, community activist, Iowa City Mei-Ling Shaw, community activist, Iowa City Amanda Rex-Johnson, community activist, Des Moines Mary and Arvid Oliver, community activists, Ankeny Ron Rosmann, organic farmer, Harlan Sarah Carlson, farm policy leader, Pleasant Hill Kamyar Enshayan, farm policy leader, Cedar Falls ...announced Oct. 21, 2019 Bre Oxley, education advocate State Sen. Clair Celsi (District 21, West Des Moines, Cumming) Lori Lovstad, Ankeny School Board member . ..announced Oct. 25, 2019 Ron Rosmann, organic farmer Michael Ryan, Tiffin City Councilman Mike Kern, SE Dallas County Democrats chair Amanda Rex-Johnson, community activist
State Sen. Zach Wahls (District 37, Coralville) ...announced Oct. 30, 2019 76 veterans and military family members ...announced Nov. 11, 2019 Four team leaders include James Marren of Polk County ...announced Nov. 21, 2019 State Rep. Art Staed (District 66, Cedar Rapids) Charlie Bruner, former state senator and child policy advocate, Ames Dave Osterberg, former state representative, Mount Vernon Niki Conrad, Webster County supervisor, Fort Dodge Don Bailey, former Waukee mayor, Waukee Jonathan Greider, Waterloo city councilman, Waterloo Heather Anderson, Des Moines Public Schools board member, Des Moines Kalyn Cody, Des Moines Public Schools board member, Des Moines John Dabeet, Muscatine Community School District board member, Muscatine Jan Creasman, Harrison County Democrats chair, Woodbine Twyla Peacock, Van Buren County Democrats chair, Keosauqua Sandi O’Brien, Woodbury County Democrats vice chair, Sioux City Zaak Barnes, former Ankeny Area Democrats chair, Ankeny Benjamin Breuer, Northwest Area Democrats treasurer, Des Moines Colleen Caldwell, Iowa Democratic Party State Central Committee Rural Caucus chair, Iowa City Pat Navin, labor leader, Winterset Don Dew, disability advocate, Sioux City Greg Nepstad, community activist, Stuart DJ Hassel, community activist, Windsor Heights Kathy Eckhouse, community activist, Des Moines Arlene McAtee, community activist, West Des Moines Nate Mason, faith leader, Corydon John Ikerd, retired professor of agricultural economics, Fairfield Dave Gaul, farmer, Earling Austin Frerick, agricultural reformer, Winterset African American endorsements ...reported by Iowa Starting Line on Dec. 9, 2019 Deshara Bohanna, school board member, Ankeny Raquishia Harrington, city councilor, North Liberty Kevin Sanders, community leader, Iowa City Vera Kelly, community activist, Davenport Kenneth Cameron, mental health therapist, Altoona Brandon Jackson, community activist, Cedar Rapids Helen Redding, business owner, Waterloo Lloyd Smith, community activist, Cedar Rapids Vickie Smith, community activist, Cedar Rapids LaSheila Yates, community activist, Marion
Storm Lake Times ...Dec. 11, 2019
John Norris, progressive activist and 2018 candidate for governor ...announced Dec. 20, 2019
Announced Dec. 23, 2019
- Jim Riordan, former state senator, Waukee
- Steve Sovern, former state senator, Cedar Rapids
- Jean Oxley, Linn County’s first female county supervisor, Cedar Rapids
- Jan Corderman, former AFSCME Council 61 president, Pleasant Hill
- Laura Bergus, Iowa City councilwoman, Iowa City
- Danielle Pettit-Majewski, Washington city councilwoman, Washington
- Patricia Schaefer, former Morning Sun mayor, Morning Sun
- Kendra Breitsprecher, former Dayton city councilwoman, Dayton
- Debi Plum, Fairfield School Board president, Fairfield
- Jason Frerichs, Iowa Democratic Party Progressive Caucus vice chairman, Des Moines
- Kathy Winter, Osceola County Democrats chairwoman, Sibley
- Krissa Mason, former Madison County Democrats chairwoman, Corydon
- Anna Plank, founder of statewide Indivisible organization, Iowa City
- Dave Swenson, economist, Ames
- Nick Bergus, community activist, Iowa City
- Paul Deaton, community activist, Solon
- Stan Plum, community activist, Fairfield
- Annaleah Moore & Michael Moore, community activists, Council Bluffs
- Ryan Marquardt, Iowa House candidate, Van Meter
- Dr. Laura Jackson, conservation advocate, Cedar Falls
- State Director Liz Wester (reported on Warren team Jan. 14, 2019 tweet by the Boston Globe's James Pindell) New Hampshire state director of America Votes in 2018. Special assistant for policy and projects to Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, Jan.-Sept. 2017. New Hampshire political director (May-Nov. 2016) and NH deputy political director and trips director (April 2015-May 2016) on Hillary for America. Director of the Committee to Elect House Democrats for the NHDP, April 2014-April 2015. Outreach coordinator for U.S. Rep. John Tierney, April 2013-April 2014. Data coordinator for the Human Rights Campaign, Jan.-March 2013. Field director for Niki Tsongas, April-Nov. 2012. Field director for Standing Up for New Hampshire Families, Oct. 2011-April 2012. Field organizer for the Human Rights Campaign, Jan.-July 2011. Field organizer for the NHDP, Aug.-Nov. 2010. B.A. in political science, history and B.S. in political science and government from University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2010.
- Political Director Kate Moore (announced on Warren team Jan. 18, 2019) Political director on Elizabeth for MA, the re-election campaign, starting Oct. 2017. Regional director to U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (MA), Jan. 2013-Oct. 2017. Leave to serve as New Hampshire deputy political director on Hillary for America, July-Nov. 2016. Regional GOTV lead for the MA Democratic Party coordinated campaign, Oct.-Nov. 2014. Field organizer on Elizabeth Warren for MA, May-Nov. 2012. B.A. in government from Smith College, 2012; president of College Democrats of Massachusetts, 2010-12. Interned on Hillary for President, July 2007-Jan. 2008.
Regional Political Directors
- Seacoast Blake Waranch (Mar. 2019) Field organizer in Portsmouth for the NHDP, June-Nov. 2018. Intern and interim office assistant for the National Democratic Redistricting Committee, Jan.-June 2018. B.A. in political science and government from New York University, 2017; other internships include for Kirsten Gillibrand (Sept.-Dec. and Jan.-May 2017) and battleground states (May-Nov. 2016) and travel (Mar.-May 2016) on Hillary for America.
- Keene/Upper Valley Claire A. Cheramie (Feb. 2019) Campus organizing director for the New Hampshire Democratic Coordinated Campaign, July-Nov. 2018. Field organizer on Alison Friedman for Congress, Mar.-June 2018. Interned for GQR (Dec. 2017-Mar. 2018) and U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn (Sept.-Dec. 2017). Bachelor's degree in political science and government from College of Charleston, 2017.
- Nashua Joseline Mata (Mar. 2019) Vice chair of the Arizona Democratic Party, Jan. 2017-Jan. 2019. Deputy political director on Sinema for Arizona, June-Dec. 2018. Assistant finance director on Matiella for Congress (AZ), Aug. 2017-June 2018. Consultant to Arizona List, Feb. 2016-Aug. 2017. National president (Oct. 2017-Aug. 2018) and national development director (July 2016-Oct. 2017) of College Democrats of America; president of Young Democrats of Arizona, April 2016-April 2017. Field organizer for the Arizona Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee, April-Nov. 2016. Studied at University of Arizona; president of University of Arizona Young Democrats, Dec. 2014-Apr. 2016.
- Greater Concord Gabe Shoglow-Rubenstein Regional field director in NW Indiana for the Indiana Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2018. Government affairs associate at the Vera Institute of Justice, Mar. 2017-May 2018. Field organizer in Columbus on Hillary for America, Aug.-Nov. 2016. Bachelor of Humanities and Arts in psychology and violin performance from Carnegie Mellon University, 2016.
- Greater Manchester Maya Getter, (May 2019) Disability taskforce coordinator for the Boston Tax Help Coalition, Dec. 2018-May 2019. Field organizer on Elizabeth for MA re-election campaign, May-Dec. 2018. B.A. in political communication from Northeastern University, 2018, started in broadcast and digital journalism and University of Southern California.
- Political Assistant Danny O'Leary (Mar. 2019) Field organizer in Portsmouth for the NHDP Sept.-Nov. 2018. Seacoast field organizer (July-Sept. 2018) and field fellow (Apr.-July 2018) on Chris Pappas for Congress. Medical underwriting specialist for Sun Life Financial, Nov. 2017-Jan. 2018. B.A. in political science from UNH, 2017.
- Organizing Director Katherine Rogers (Feb. 2019) Coordinated Campaign director for the Indiana Democratic Party, April-Dec. 2018. Deputy field director of Democratic Party of Virginia, July -Nov. 2017. Deputy organizing director for the New Hampshire Democratic Party, April-Nov. 2016. Regional organizing director in Dover (Oct. 2015-April 2016) and organizer in Keene (April-Oct. 2015) on Hillary for America. Regional field director (Aug.-Nov. 2014) and field organizer (July-Aug. 2014) for the Kentucky Democratic Party. Bachelor's degree in public relations and public science from Western Kentucky University, 2014.
- Deputy Organizing Director Eleanor Wood (Feb. 2019) Deputy field director on Elizabeth Warren for MA, May-Dec. 2018. Organizing director on Setti Warren for Governor of Massachusetts, Mar. 2017-May 2018. Regional organizing director in St. Paul, MN (Apr.-Nov. 2016) and organizer in Fort Dodge, IA: Las Vegas, NV and Spokane, WA (Oct. 2015-Mar. 2016) on Hillary for America. Bachelor's degree in government from Skidmore College, 2015.
- Deputy Organizing Director Winston Surrey Deputy sector lead for DSCC recount in Florida, Nov. 2018. Regional organizing director in Henderson for the Nevada Coordinated Campaign, May-Nov. 2018. Field director at Schuyler VaValkenburg for Delegate (VA), Aug.-Nov. 2017. Campaign advisor on the Committee to Elect Tito Jackson (MA), Jan.-Aug. 2017. Field organizer in rural York for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, Aug.-Nov. 2016. B.A. in history from Middlebury College, 2016.
Regional Organizing Directors
- Greater Manchester Tyler Green (Feb. 2019) Regional field director for the Arizona Democratic Party, May-Nov. 2018. GOTV and special projects director on Conor Lamb for Congress, Feb.-Mar. 2018. Organizer for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party Coordinated Campaign/Hillary for America in Pittsburgh, May-Nov. 2016 Degree in international relations and political science from Tufts University, 2016. Internships include Office of Sen. Warren, Sept.-Dec. 2015.
- Greater Concord Adam Altendorf (Mar. 2019) Regional field director in South Bend for the Indiana Democratic Party, May-Nov. 2018. Organizer in Peoria on JB Pritzker for Governor, Aug. 2017-Apr. 2018. Organizer on Archie Parnell for Congress (SC), Apr.-June 2017. Organizer in Virginia Beach for the Democratic Party of Virginia, 2016. Master's degree in political science from American University; B.A. in political science from Birmingham-Southern College, 2014.
- Nashua Lillian Welch (Mar. 2019) Regional field director (from May 2018) and field organizer (Jan.-May 2018) on Elizabeth Warren for MA. Bachelor's degree in political science, American politics and government from Emmanuel College, 2017; interned in Warren's Senate office, Jan.-May 2017.
- Seacoast Maria Dieters (Feb. 2019) Regional organizing director in Rockingham County for the New Hampshire Democratic Coordinated Campaign, May-Nov. 2018. Regional organizing director on JB for Governor, Feb.-Mar. 2018. Field organizer for Crossroads Campaigns, Nov.-Dec. 2017. Field organizer for the Democratic Party of Virginia, Aug.-Nov. 2017. Field organizer for the Florida Democratic Party, July-Nov. 2016. Bachelor's degree in political science and government from University of North Florida, 2015.
- Strafford/Carroll Yidi Wu (July 2019) Senior analyst (from Apr. 2019), senior consulting associate (from Jan. 2019) and strategy associate (Aug. 2017-Dec. 2018) at Capital One. Bachelor's degree in economics and philosophy from Brown University, 2017.
- Keene/Upper Valley Will Stockton (Mar. 2019) Organizer for the Nevada State Democratic Party, May-Nov. 2018. Regional organizing director (Jan.-Apr. 2018), organizer (Sept.-Dec. 2017) and campaign fellow (Apr.-Aug. 2017) on Setti Warren for Governor of Massachusetts. B.S. in chemical engineering, chemical and biological engineering from Tufts University, 2017.
- North Country Christina Warriner Senate aide (from Jan. 2019) and staff assistant (Feb. 2017-Jan. 2019) to U.S. Sen. Edward Markey (MA). Assistant and policy aide to Michael Dukakis at Northeastern University, May 2015-Dec. 2016. Degree in political science and communication studies from Northeastern University, 2016.
- Campus Kay Montplasir Degree in political science and government from Keene State College, 2015. Volunteered on Obama's 2012 and 2008 campaigns.
- Digital Organizing Director Elice Rojas-Cruz (June 2019) Senior digital strategist for Indivisible Project, Aug. 2017-June 2019. Digital campaign manager (Jan.-Aug. 2017) and digital campaigner (June-Dec. 2016) for Reform Immigration FOR America. Special assistant to the co-executive director at the Center for Popular Democracy, Sept. 2015-June 2016. Operations consultant for Practice Makes Progress, Mar.-Aug. 2015. Logistics coordinator for New Organizing Institute, Oct. 2014-Feb. 2015. B.A. in international/global studies from American University, 2013.
- Voter Contact Programs Director Hannah Bristol (Aug. 2019) Mobilization director (Jan.-Aug. 2019), national organizing director (Sept.-Dec. 2018), deputy national organizing director (Jan.-Sept. 2018) and Virginia state director (June-Dec. 2017) for NextGen America. Co-director of VOTE MOB in Richmond, VA, Jan.-June 2017. Campus director for the Democratic Party of Virginia, July-Nov. 2016. New Hampshire youth vote director for NextGen America, Apr. 2015-July 2016. Partnerships associate at Democracy Works, July 2014-Mar. 2015. Bachelor's degree in environmental studies from Middlebury College, 2015.
- Communications Director Andrew Taverrite (Aug. 2019) Press secretary, federal advocacy media (May 2018-July 2019), press secretary to the president (Jan.- 2017-May 2018) and press officer (Jan. 2016-Jan. 2017). Senior account coordinator (Dec. 2014-Oct. 2015) and account coordinator (Nov. 2013-Dec. 2014) at Bhava Communications. Bachelors degrees in political science and communication from UC Davis.
- Press Secretary Kristen Morris (reported by WMUR's John DiStaso on Apr. 29, 2019) Previously New Hampshire media manager for NextGen. Regional organizing director in Gastonia, NC on Hillary for America in Fall 2016.
- Press Assistant McKenzie Wilson (Sept. 2019) Staff assistant/intern coordinator in the Office of Sen. Patty Murray (WA), Dec. 2018-Sept. 2019. Community marketing manager for Nando's Peri-Peri, Nov. 2017-Nov. 2018. Media associate for Access Intelligence, June-Nov. 2017. B.A. in public relations and strategic commuication from American University, 2017.
Data Director John Mellow Worked on the Bredesen for Senate campaign. Graduate of Columbia University, 2017. Nashville native.
Field Organizers include:
- Casey Accardi
- Mark Akpaninyie Dover
- Estella Amaya Manchester
- Caroline Bailey
- Cassidy Ballard Nashua
- Wendell Beane Dartmouth College
- Alexandra Benjamin
- Olivia Brochu Plymouth State University
- Danielle Carrasquero N.Strafford and S.Carroll Cos.
- Cassie Castro Hanover/West Lebanon
- Jane Chung Franconia
- Eliza Coffin Manchester
- Abby Cox Keene State College
- Becca Day rural Rockingham Co.
- Clarke Fox Upper Valley
- Kirsten Hernandez Conway
- Aidan Hostetter Sullivan Co.
- FI Keane
- Amanda Knightly Keene
- Timothy LaRose Belknap Co.
- Misha Linnehan Salem
- Jonathan Maloberti Plymouth
- Evan Martin University of New Hampshire
- Shannon Morrell
- Sarah Nesbit Concord
- Colleen Olsen Derry
- Mimi Pham Nashua
- Jackie Rothmeier Exeter
- Ellen Sciales Manchester
- Deidre Shardine North Country
- Jillian Singer
- Amika Singh Cheshire Co.
- Catherine Wall
- Martha Willey Salem
Open letters (announced July 16, 2019)
- State Rep. Richard Abel (W. Lebanon)
- State Rep. Ed Butler (Hart's Location)
- State Rep. Jackie Chretien (Manchester)
- State Rep. Casey Conley (Dover)
- State Rep. Chuck Grassie (Rochester)
State Rep. Larry Laflamme (Berlin) State Rep. Wendy Thomas (Merrimack) Former State Rep. Wayne Burton (Durham) Newmarket Town Council Chair Toni Weinstein 2018 Bernie Sanders Delegate Ron Abramson Activist Joan Jacobs
State Rep. Laurel Stavis (W. Lebanon) ...announced July 17, 2019
Attorney Phil Walker ...announced July 23, 2019
Attorney Paul Twomey ...announced July 29, 2019
State Rep. Craig Thompson (Harrisville) ...announced July 31, 2019
Community Advocate Meg Caron ...announced July 31, 2019
Recovery Advocate Erin Canterbury ...announced Aug. 1, 2019
State Rep. Nicole Klein (Manchester) ...announced Aug. 1, 2019
Activist Gail Mitchell ...announced Aug. 2, 2019
State Rep. Tamara Le (North Hampton) ...announced Aug. 2, 2019
Activist Linda Rhodes ...announced Aug. 6, 2019
State Rep. Ivy Vann (Peterborough) ...announced Aug. 11, 2019
State Rep. Julie Gilman (Exeter) ...announced Aug. 12, 2019
Former State Rep. Martha McLeod ...announced Aug. 14, 2019
State Rep. David Meuse (Portsmouth) ...announced Aug. 19, 2019 State Rep. Pat Long (Manchester) ...announced Aug. 19, 2019
State Rep. Peter Somssich (Portsmouth) ...announced Aug. 21, 2019
State Rep. Tim Josephson (Canaan) ...announced Aug. 24, 2019
Entrepreneur/Business Owner Emshika Alberini ...announced Aug. 25, 2019
State Rep. Francesca Diggs (Rumney) ...announced Aug. 26, 2019 State Rep. Joyce Weston (Plymouth) ...announced Aug. 26, 2019
State. Rep. Mary Jane Mulligan (Hanover) ...announced Aug. 31, 2019
Community Activist Kathleen Kelley ...announced Sept. 9, 2019
State Rep. Kat McGee (Hollis) ...announced Sept. 9, 2019
State Rep. Rebecca McWilliams (Concord) ...announced Sept. 12, 2019
Activist Christine Pattison ...announced Sept. 13, 2019
State Rep. Suzanne Smith (Hebron) ...announced Sept. 19, 2019
State Rep. Peg Higgins (Rochester) ...announced Sept. 21, 2019
State Rep. Yvonne Thomas (Berlin) ...announced Sept. 24, 2019
Community Activist Sam Osherson ...announced Oct. 1, 2019
Former State Senator and 2018 Gubernatorial Nominee Molly Kelly ...announced Oct. 8, 2019
State Rep. and City Councilor George Sykes (Lebanon) ...announced Oct. 11, 2019
State Rep. Gaby Grossman (Exeter) ...announced Oct. 19, 2019
State Rep. Brian Sullivan (Grantham) ...announced Oct. 21, 2019 State Rep. Sue Ford (Sugar Hill) ...announced Oct. 21, 2019 (formerly backed Gillibrand) State Rep. Lisa Bunker (Exeter) ...Oct. 24, 2019 WMUR piece
State Rep. Kathy Stack (Merrimack) ...announced Oct. 31, 2019
State Rep. Safiya Wazir (Concord) ...announced Nov. 7, 2019
...announced Nov. 8, 2019 as part of open letter from 29 NH women state Representatives State Rep. Debra Altschiller (Stratham) State Rep. Elaine French (Littleton) State Rep. Becky McBeath (Portsmouth) State Rep. Liz McConnell (Brentwood) State Rep. Sharon Nordgren (Hanover) State Rep. Deb Stevens (Nashua) State Rep. Sandy Swinburne (Marlborough) State Rep. Edith Tucker (Randolph) State Rep. Sue Vail (Nashua)
State Rep. Chris Herbert (Manchester) ...announced Nov. 15, 2019
Activist Laura Lynch ...announced Nov. 15, 2019
Keene City Councillor-Elect Bobby Williams ...announced Nov. 17, 2019
Nashua Alderman Tom Lopez ...announced Nov. 19, 2019 ...announced Nov. 21, 2019 as part of open letter from 50 NH state Representatives State Rep. Sam Fox (Bow) State Rep. Jerry Knirk (Freedom) State Rep. Michael Pedersen (Nashua) State Rep. Kris Schultz (Concord) State Rep. Matt Towne (Barrington) State Rep. Connie Van Houten (Manchester) State Rep. Mary Jane Wallner (Concord) ...announced when State Rep. Connie Lane (Concord) Activist Sean Parr ...announced Nov. 21, 2019
Activist InBal Rejwan-Day ...announced Dec. 14, 2019 ...announced Dec. 19, 2019 (both formerly backed Harris) State Rep. Linda Tanner (Georges Mills) State Rep. Richard Ames (Jaffrey)
Activist Kristyn Van Ostern ...announced Dec. 20, 2019 Activist Amy McCall ...announced Dec. 21, 2019 Activist Theo Groh ...announced Dec. 22, 2019 Activist Steve Warner ...announced Dec. 23, 2019
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- State Director Suzy Smith (Feb. 2019, reported by Politico on Mar. 3, 2019) Executive director of Let America Vote from July 2018. Freelance digital strategist from 2011. Digital director on Jason Kander for U.S. Senate (MO), Feb.-Nov. 2016. Digital director on Sylvester Turner for Mayor (Houston), April-Dec. 2015. Digital director for the Michigan Democratic Coordinated Campaign, Aug.-Nov. 2014. Freelance brand director for Chalkfly, April-Oct. 2014. Digital media strategist for Rational 360, May 2012-Aug. 2014. Intern for Sen. Tom Carper (DE), Feb.-May 2012. Director of online marketing and intern coordination for Hollywood Locations, Aug. 2010-Dec. 2011. Assistant researcher at UCLA, Feb. 2009-Dec. 2010. B.A. in political science from UCLA, 2009.
- Political Director Michelle Villegas (Feb. 2019, reported by Politico on Mar. 3, 2019) Field director on Nevadans for a Clean Energy Future, Mar.-Dec. 2018. Regional organizing manager for Organizing for Action, April 2017-April 2018. Regional organizing director on Hillary for America, June-Nov. 2016. Organizer on Hillary for America Iowa caucus campaign July 2015-Feb. 2016. Organizer with the Heartland Worker's Center, Jan.-June 2015. Degree in political science from Creighton University.
- Regional Political Director (Las Vegas) Mike Litt. (June 2019) Consumer campaign director (Nov. 2017-June 2019) and consumer advocate (Mar. 2015-Nov. 2017) for U.S. PIRG. On leave from PIRG, communications team member for the Iowa Democratic Party, Oct.-Nov. 2018. Co-owner of Founded 1776, Mar. 2014-Mar. 2015. Field director for Clean Energy Project NV, Jan. 2013-Feb. 2015. Co-founder of iLoveMikeLitt, July 2007-Dec. 2013. Lead organizer for The Action, in Las Vegas, Nov. 2012-Jan. 2013. Deputy field director (Sept.-Nov. 2012) and regional field director (Jan.-Sept. 2012) in Las Vegas on Obama for America. Regional field director in Austin, TX for the DNC, July 2009-Jan. 2012. Field director on Chris Riley for Austin City Council, Jan.-June 2009. Canvass director and field organizer for the Travis County Democratic Party, Apr.-Nov. 2008. Community organizer for ACORN, Aug. 2005-July 2007. Bachelor's degreee in American/United States studies/civilization from the University of Texas at Austin, 2005.
ORGANIZING Organizing Director Luke Tonat
Field director (Aug.-Nov. 2018) and deputy field director (Feb.-Aug. 2018) for the Missouri Democratic Coordinated Campaign. Field director for Lift Up Houston PAC, May-Nov. 2017. Regional field director for the Missouri Democratic Party, May-Nov. 2016. Field organizer on Chris Van Hollen for U.S. Senate (MD), July 2015-April 2016. Graduate of the College of Wooster, 2015. Deputy Organizing Director Emily Doran
(Mar. 2019) Field director on Leslie Cockburn for Congress (VA), Dec. 2017-Dec. 2018. Field organizer in Albemarle County for the Virginia Democratic Coordinated Campaign, Aug.-Nov. 2017. Field organizer on Tom Perriello for Virginia, May-June 2017. Business development associate for Politico, Nov. 2016-May 2017. Field organizer for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party Aug.-Nov. 2016. AmeriCorps VISTA, June 2014-June 2016. Bachelor's degree in political science and government from Miami University, 2014.
Regional Organizing Directors include Las Vegas Amy Laube
(Mar. 2019) Regional field director for the Missouri Democratic Party, Mar.-Nov. 2018. Field organizer for Lift Up Houston PAC, July-Nov. 2017. Field organizer in Cincinnati for the Ohio Democratic Party, Sept.-Nov. 2016. B.S. in political science from University of Oregon, 2017. Las Vegas Delia Goldin
(Apr. 2019) GOTV director (Oct.-Nov. 2018) and field organizer (Mar.-Sept. 2018) on Leslie Cockburn for Congress (VA). AmeriCorps member with City Year, July 2017-Mar. 2018. Bachelor's degree in foreign affairs and history from University of Virginia, 2017; campaign fellow on Tom Perriello for Virginia, Apr.-June 2017. Alex Guy
In the 2018 cycle worked on Sean Casten for Congress (IL) and Jim Gray for Congress (KY) campaigns. Reno Cassidy Chassagne
Legislative secretary in the Maryland General Assembly from Jan. 2019. Regional organizing director for the Montana Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2018. Field organer and regional digital organizing lead (Aug.-Nov. 2016) and organizing fellow (June-Aug. 2016) in Dayton for Hillary for America. B.A. in government from University of Maryland, 2018.
Digital Organizing Director Andrea Ramos
(June 2019) Training manager for ACRONYM from 2018. Customer success manager at Phone2Action, Inc., Jan. 2017-Mar. 2018. Organizer in Fayetteville, NC on Hillary for America, Aug.-Nov. 2016. Social studies educator with Teach for America in San Jose, CA, July 2013-June 2015. Field fellwo for the ACLU, June-Dec. 2014. B.A. in history, Latin America from Yale University, 2013. Voter Contact Director Joel Emerson
(Sept. 2019) Campaign manager on Seth Moulton for Congress, Feb.-Nov. 2018. Director of advance at the U.S. Department of Transportation, Apr. 2015-Jan. 2017. Field director on the Campaign for Louisiana, Mar.-Nov. 2014. Field director on Wexton for State Senate (VA), Nov. 2013-Jan. 2014. Regional field director in Charlottesville on Terry McAuliffe for Governor, Aug.-Nov. 2013. Regional field director on Organizing for America-NC, 2010-12. Bachelor's degree in history from Louisiana State University, 2009.
COMMUNICATIONS Communications Director Terrence Clark
(Mar. 2019) Deputy communications director on Bob Casey for Senate (PA), April-Nov. 2018. Deputy press secretary (Jan.-Mar. 2018) and communications associate in the war room (Sept. 2016-Dec. 2017) at the Center for American Progress. Public affairs intern at SKDKnickerbocker, Mar.-Sept. 2016. Contract with the public affairs and communications division of Coca-Cola North America, June 2015-Mar. 2016. B.B.A. in marketing, communications from Georgia State University, 2014.
DATA AND ANALYTICS Director of Data and Analytics Adrienne Michelson
(May 2019) Deputy data and field director at For Our Future, May-Dec. 2018. Project management and data intern for BARK, Oct. 2017-May 2018. Business development rep. for F13 Works, July-Sept. 2017. Central Ohio field organizer at For Our Future, Aug.-Nov. 2016. Pride coordinator for Equality Ohio, Feb.-Aug. 2016. Studied political science at The Ohio State University.
Field Organizers include:
- Craig Bakerjian Elko
- Robin Blue Henderson
- Ashley Everett Las Vegas
- Barbara Anne Kozee Reno
- Megan Lynn Lewis Reno
- Samyuktha Mahadevan Henderson
- Oriana Shulevitz Rosado Las Vegas
- Devon Shewell Las Vegas
- Nick Steele
- Shasun Sulur Las Vegas
- Dylan Vargas
- Controller Catherine Byrne May 12, 2019
- Assemblywoman Heidi Swank (District 16, Henderson) July 15, 2019
- Nevada NOW President Jeri Burton July 15, 2019
- Former State Sen. Sheila Leslie July 17, 2019
- Nevada Conservation League board member Kathy Lauckner July 24, 2019
- Walker River Piute Tribe Chair Amber Torres Oct. 2, 2019
- DNC Committeeman Alex Goff Oct. 10, 2019
- Former Clark County Commissioner Chris Guinchigliani Oct. 10, 2019
- Former Assemblywoman Lucy Flores Oct. 22, 2019
- Assemblyman Howard Watts (District 15, Las Vegas) Oct. 25, 2019
- Clark County Public Administrator Robert Telles Nov. 1, 2019
- Bob Fulkerson, founder of the Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada Nov. 8, 2019
- State Director Alycia Albergottie (announced Mar. 11, 2019) Research technician for ICF (management consulting) from June 2017. Executive assistant at Allen University (Columbia, SC), Nov. 2016-June 2017. Chair of the Richland County Democratic Party in 2016-17. South Carolina state director on Hillary for America, Aug.-Nov. 2016. Program coordinator for the South Carolina Association of Community Action Partnerships, Mar. 2015-June 2016. Executive assistant at Dickey Law Group, LLC from June 2014-Mar. 2015. Campaign manager on Val Applewhite for Mayor (Fayetteville, NC), July-Oct. 2013. Deputy campaign manager on Benjamin for Mayor of Columbia, SC, May-July 2013. Regional field director on Elizabeth Colbert Busch for Congress, Jan.-March 2013. Regional field director (West) for Organizing for America South Carolina, 2012. Project coordinator (Oct. 2010-Dec. 2011) and research coordinator (Oct. 2008-Aug. 2011) at the University of South Carolina. B.S. in biology from Allen University, 2008.
- Deputy State Director Christina Cue (Nov. 21, 2019 post on her facebook page, "with Julian's blessing") Previously state director on Julián for the Future, announced April 15, 2019 to early Nov. 2019. CEO of OnCue Management Group, LLC from Nov. 2015. Advance associate at the White House from May 2011. Director of scheduling (June 2013-Nov. 2015) and scheduling and advance (Aug. 2011-June 2013) at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Confidential assistant at the U.S. Department of Commerce-Bureau of Industry and Security, Apr. 2010-Aug. 2011. Field organizer, regional field director and regional political director on Obama for America, starting June 2007 in SC and then AL, VA and GA through Nov. 2008. B.A.Sc. in sport and entertainment management from University of South Carolina-Columbia, 2007.
- Political Director Maya Grace Slaughter (reported by The T&D on May 11, 2019) Recently finished second year at South Carolina School of Law. Director of communications and policy development for the South Carolina House Democratic Caucus. Organizer on Hillary Clinton's campaign in North Carolina. B.A. in political science from Boston College. Orangeburg native.
- Organizing Director Ebenezer Abolarin (announced Mar. 11, 2019) Statewide field director on Walt Maddox's 2018 gubernatorial campaign in Alabama. A regional field director on Doug Jones’s successful 2017 U.S. Senate campaign in Alabama. GOTV director on Randall Woodfin's Birmingham mayoral race in 2017. Worked with the 2016 Georgia coordinated campaign, as chief of staff for Georgia State Rep. David Wilkerson, and as legislative aide for the Georgia House Democratic Caucus from Jan. 2016. M.P.A. from Strayer University, 2018; B.S. in political science from University of West Georgia, 2014. Native of Mableton, GA.
Regional Organizing Directors include
- Columbia Zohaib Qadri (started May 30, 2019) Legislative assistant to Texas state Rep. Eric Johnson, Feb.-May 2019. Political outreach director on Beto for Texas, Aug.-Nov. 2018. Research analyst at Reform Austin, May-Sept. 2018. Campaign and research associate on Laura Moser for Congress, Mar.-May 2018. M.A. in global affairs from Rice University, 2019; M.A. in public administration from Texas State University, 2017; B.A. in sociology from the University of Texas at Austin, 2013.
- Rock Hill Hope Basil (May 2019) Field organizer on Bill Daley for Mayor, Nov. 2018-Feb. 2019. Field organizer on Gretchen Driskell for Congress, Aug.-Nov. 2018. B.A. in government from Lawrence University, 2018.
Communications Director Sam Coleman (announced Mar. 11, 2019) Press secretary for the Democratic Party of New Mexico. Press secretary to U.S. Sen. Doug Jones from Jan. 2018. Assistant communications director to Gov. Terry McAuliffe, Feb. 2016-Jan. 2017. Communications director on Lynne Abraham's campaign for Mayor of Philadelphia, Mar.-June 2015. Regional field director for Michigan Conservation Voters PAC (LCV), Oct.-Nov. 2014. Press secretary on Florida for All, April-Oct. 2014. B.A. in English language and literature from Virginia Commonwealth University, 2013.
- Digital Press Secretary Leila Mohaideen (July 2019) Digital director/deputy press secretary (Feb.-July 2019) and press assistant (May 2018-Feb. 2019) for U.S. Sen. Doug Jones (AL). Social media manager/press assistant for U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter (NY) and the House Rules Committee, Feb.-May 2018. Press intern for Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (NY), Sept. 2017-Feb. 2018. B.S. in mass communication/media studies from Boston University, 2017.
- Digital Director Joyce Rose-Harris (April 2019) Digital strategy assistant, digital ads assistant for Action Agents from Sept. 2017. Senior business analyst/product developer, BPO senior professional at DXC Technology in Blythewood, SC, Feb. 2012-June 2017. IT support analyst I , systems testing administrator II, actuarial assistant II and senior underwrited assistant in Companion Property and Casualty Group in Columbia, SC, Sept. 1997-Sept. 2010. Master's degree in statistics from DePaul University; B.S. in mathematics from University of Illinois at Chicago.
- Operations Director Stephanie Houghton Deputy field director for the Indiana Democratic Party, May-Nov. 2018. Deputy field director on Bill Daley for Mayor campaign in Chicago. Special projects coordinator for the Cape Cod Commission, June 2016-May 2018. Deputy GOTV director on Doug Jones for Senate, Nov.-Dec. 2017. Communications director on Hillary for America for the Rhode Island primary, Apr. 2016. Campaign director on Ben deRuyter for state Senate, Nov. 2015-Apr. 2016. Regional director for U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Jan. 2013-Nov. 2015. Bachelor's degree in political science and government from Boston University, 2009.
- Lauren Findlay Greenville
- Yashi Gunawardena Pee Dee
- Anna Gerbsch Columbia
- Mike Gesme Columbia
- Danijel Pejkanovic
- Bradley Williams Columbia
Endorsements (releases) ...announced July 3, 2019 State Rep. Kambrell Garvin (District 77) State Rep. Wendy Brawley (District 70) ...announced Aug. 2, 2019 former State Sen. Phil Leventis from Sumter, represented District 35 (Lee, Sumter Cos.) from 1980-2012
- State Director Jossie Valentin Member of Holyoke City Council representing Ward 4, elected in 2013 and re-elected in 2017. Senior academic counselor at Holyoke Community College. Per BusinessWest.com article, experience includes "program director of the Arbor House, a substance-abuse residential treatment program in Holyoke, and program director of the Psychiatric Evaluation and Stabilization Unit at the Hampden County Correctional Center in Ludlow." M.S. in forensic psychology from American International College; B.A. in psychology from University of Puerto Rico. Originally from Puerto Rico.
- Organizing Director Zack Mooney (May 2019) GOTV director on Elizabeth Warren for Senate, Sept.-Dec. 2018. GOTV director on Dan Koh for Congress (MA), May-Oct. 2018. Fellowship and training coordinator and regional organizing director on Setti Warren for Governor (MA), Aug. 2017-May 2018. Education and events associate for the Mass. Council of Human Service Providers, Dec. 2016-Oct. 2017. Field and digital organizer in Harrisonburg for the Democratic Party of Virginia, June-Nov. 2016. B.A. in theatre education, political communication from Emerson College 2016. Served as a winter fellow on Hillary for America in Manchester, NH, Nov. 2015-Feb. 2016.
At announcement event, Feb. 9, 2019)
- U.S. Sen. Ed Markey (MA)
- U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III (MA-4)
- U.S. Rep. Lori Trahan (MA-3)
- Massachusetts Senate President Karen Spilka
- Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu
- Suffolk County Sheriff Steve Tompkins
- Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera
- U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern (MA-2) ...Feb. 14, 2019
- "On the radio show Congressional Corner with Alan Chartock on WAMC. That just happened to be the first time he was asked about it."
- U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley (MA-7) ...Nov. 6, 2019
- State Director Nicole DeMont (reported by SF Chronicle's Joe Garofoli on Aug. 23, 2019) Most recently worked on Nikki Foster's campaign; she seeking to challenge Steve Chabot in OH-1 in 2020. Campaign manager on Susana Mendoza for Chicago Mayor, Dec. 2018-Feb. 2019. Worked on Debbie Mucarsel-Powell's fall 2018 campaign in FL-26. Campaign manager on Bryan Caforio's 2018 primary campaign in CA-25, 2017-18. Western regional research director and research analyst at the DCCC. Communications assistant on Mike Honda for Congress. M.A. in communications and B.A. in political science from Stanford University. Southern California native.
- Training Director (L.A.) Sean Hamidi (Nov. 2019) Campaign management fellow with Blue Leadership Collaborative, Apr.-Nov. 2019. Founding humanities teacher at Sequoyah High School, 2017-19. Associate consultant at McKinsey & Company, 2014-16. Program manager (2010-11) and senior program coordinator (2008-10) at iMentor. J.D. from Harvard Law School, 2014; B.A. in English language and literature from University of Virginia, 2008.
- Training Associate (San Jose) Kristy Boer (Dec. 2019) Worked for Visa, Sept. 2015-Jan. 2019, for Nationwide Insurance, Feb. 2012-Sept. 2015, and for Nationwide Financial, Apr. 2005-Feb. 2012. Owner/publicist at Talk Communications, 2001-03. B.S. in public relations from Boston University.
- Deputy Organizing Director Diego Sepulveda (Oct. 2019) Director of the Dream Resource Center (Apr. 2017-Oct. 2019), program manager (Feb.-Apr. 2017) and project coordinator (Jan. 2015-Jan. 2017) at the UCLA Labor Center. Fundraising and communications associate for East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice, Dec. 2013-Dec. 2014. Online community manager for American Jewish University, Jan. 2013-Dec. 2013. M.B.A. in nonprofit management from American Jewish University; B.A. in Chicana/o studies from UCLA, 2012; general education studies at East Los Angeles College.
Regional Organizing Directors include:
- Katerina Ionnides (Nov. 2019) District representative for the California State Assembly, Nov. 2018-Sept. 2019. Campaign manager/deputy campaign manager on Cottie Petrie-Norris for State Assembly, June-Nov. 2018. District representative for the California State Senate, Jan. 2017-June 2018. B.A. in political science from Chapman University, 2016.
- Oakland Nayeli Maxson Velazquez (Nov. 2019) CEO (Sept. 2016-Nov. 2019) and executive board member for the Alliance for Community Development, Sept.-Nov. 2016. Policy analyst and community liaison for the Oakland City Council, Jan. 2015-Sept. 2016. Fellow in public affairs at the Coro Center for Civic Leadership, Aug. 2013-June 2014. Consultant at LENS Ventures, Nov. 2008-June 2009. Community organizer for Grassroots Campaigns, June 2007-Nov. 2008. Grant writer, 2006-07. J.D. in social justice and government law from UC Hastings College of the Law, 2013. B.A. in psychology from UC Santa Cruz, 2005.
Field Organizers include:
- Michael Barth Los Angeles -
- U.S. Rep. Katie Porter (CA-45) (announced Oct. 26, 2019)
- Oakland City Council President Rebecca Kaplan (reported by the Bay Area Reporter on Nov. 7, 2019)
- Austin Hunter Noble Regional organizing director in Manchester, NH on Beto for America, July-Nov. 2019. Florida recount site lead in Tampa for the DSCC, Nov. 2018. Regional organizing director in the 5th CD (Waturbury) for Connecticut Democrats, Apr.-Nov. 2018. Field organizer on JB for Governor, Jan.-Mar. 2018. GOTV organizer on Doug Jones for U.S. Senate, Nov.-Dec. 2017. Deputy field organizer for the Democratic Party of Virginia, Oct.-Nov. 2017. Field organizer on Randall Woodfin for Mayor (Birmingham, AL), May-Oct. 2017. B.S. in political science from University of Montevallo, 2017.
- State Director PaaWee Rivera (reported on Dec. 5, 2019) Worked on Warren's 2018 Senate campaign. Director of Native American and rural engagement at the DNC. Government relations advisor to Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, Aug. 2013-June 2015. Degree in government from Dartmouth College, 2013. Enrolled member of the Pueblo of Pojoaque in New Mexico.
- Regional Organizing Directors include Fort Collins Samantha Slaton (Dec. 2019...previously womens political coordinator on Warren's Iowa caucus campaign, Apr.-Oct. 2019) Also briefly deputy lead for A Better Michigan for Field Strategies, Oct.-Nov. 2019. Field director in MI-11 (Haley Stevens) for the Michigan Democratic Party, Aug.-Nov. 2018. Executive director for New Virginia Way (NVW PAC), Jan.-NAug. 2018. Regional political director at WinVirginia, July-Nov. 2017. Field organizer (Mar. -June 2017) and petition organizer (Jan.-Mar. 2017) on Tom Perriello for Viriginia. Organizer in Stafford for the Democratic Party of Virginia, June-Nov. 2016. Experience also includes communication fellow in Des Moines on Hillary for America, June-Aug. 2015. B.A. in sociology from The University of Chicago, 2016.
State Director Jeremiah Montgomery-Thompson (reported by VT Digger on Nov. 15, 2019) Regional director for Central Massachusetts for Sen. Warren from Jan. 2013. Western Mass. regional field director on Elizabeth Warren for MA, Apr.-Nov. 2012. Assistant at the Harvard Law Schol Human Rights Program, 2011-May 2012. Regional field director on U.S. Rep. Richard Neal's re-election campaign, Sept.-Nov. 2010. B.A. in political science from University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2010.
- State Director Emily Jensen (Oct. 2019) Midwest regional director for the Association of State Democratic Chairs (ASDC) at the DNC from Aug. 2017. Coordinated Campaign director for the South Carolina Democratic Party, Sept.-Nov. 2018. Campaign manager on Draft Rick Nolan, Apr.-June 2017. Campaign manager on Ken Martin for DFL chair, Nov. 2016-Mar. 2017. Deputy director of candidate service for the House DFL Caucus, June-Nov. 2016. Minnesota Caucus director on Bernie 2016, Nov. 2015-June 2016. Aquatic assistant department head at Lifetime Fitness in Lakeville, Dec. 2014-June 2015. Direct support staff at Opportunity Matters Inc, July-Dec. 2014. Studied political science, international relations at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University.
- Training Director Kathleen Cole Associate professor of political science in the Department of Social Science at Metropolitan State University. "Her research is in the subfield of political philosophy and focuses on the effects of white racial identity formation and motivated cognition on political judgment." Ph.D., M.A. and CEC from UC Santa Barbara.
- State Director Maggie Thompson (Aug. 2019) Executive director of Generation Progress, Jan. 2014-Dec. 2018. Campaign manager on Higher Ed, Not Debt, Jan. 2014-Jan. 2016. Regional program director on Common Purpose Project, Nov. 2011-Mar. 2013. Special assistant for land and water quality at the White House Council on Environmental Quality, July 2010-Nov. 2011. Special assistant to the director at USCIS, July 2009-July 2010. Regional field director in Saint Paul, MN, Aberdeen, SD (May-Nov. 2018) and field organizer in NV, NM, TX and PA (Sept. 2007-Apr. 2008) on Obama for America. Bachelor's degree in economics and classical archaelolgy from Macalester College.
- Organizing Director Owen Berger (Oct. 2019) Deputy field director on Dan McCready for Congress, July-Sept. 2019. Field director on Richard Bew for Congress (NC), Mar.-May 2019. Deputy organizing director in the 2nd CD (Sept.-Nov. 2018) and regional organizing director (May-Sept. 2018) on the New Hampshire Democratic Coordinated Campaign. Campaign manager on Jen Mangrum for N.C. Senate, Jan.-May 2018. Organizer in Fairfax for the Democratic Party of Virginia, July-Nov. 2017. Field representative in GA-6 for the Progressive Turnout Project, Apr.-June 2017. Petition organizer for One Commonwealth PAC (Mark Herring in Virginia), Jan.-Mar. 2017. Field organizer in Gettysburg for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, Aug.-Nov. 2016. Staff assistant in the U.S.Senate, Aug.-July 2016. Research associate for The Hawthorn Group, June 2013-July 2015. M.A. in history (2015) and B.A. in government and international relations (2013) from George Mason University.
- Deputy Organizing Director Rayshawn Dyson (Oct. 2019) Regional field director in Waterloo for Gillibrand 2020, July-Aug. 2019. Worked on Stacey Abrams' campaign. Field organizer for the Democratic Party of Virginia, Aug.-Nov. 2017. Studying film/cinema/video at Arizona State University.
- Community Organizing Director Denzel Cummings (Oct. 2019) Campaign associate; Action Fund/war room (Aug. 2017-Oct. 2019) and special assistant Action Fund (June-Aug. 2017) at the Center for American Progress. Emerson national policy fellow at the Institute for Educational Leadership, May 2015-June 2017. Bachelor's degree in philosophy, politics and economics from University of Pennsylvania, 2015. Experience also includes campaign fellow on Cory Booker for U.S. Senate, July-Oct. 2013.
- State Director Elizabeth Henderson Field director on Karl Dean for Governor, Feb.-Nov. 2018. Public lands defense state contractor for The Wilderness Society, Apr. 2017-Feb. 2018. ACA field contractor for Organizing for Action, Jan.-Mar. 2017. Program manager for Together Tennessee, LLC, Aug. 2016-Jan. 2017. Training coordinator in Tennessee for Organizing for Action, Aug. 2015-Aug. 2016. Deputy campaign manager on David Briley for Vice Mayor (Davidson County), Dec. 2014-Aug. 2015. Field director on Sarah Marie Smith for State House (District 40), Aug.-Nov. 2014. Field director on Jennifer Buck Wallace for State House (District 51), June-Aug. 2014. Spring trainer for Middle TN for Organizing for Action, Jan.-May 2014. B.S. in political science and government from Middle Tennessee State University, 2014.
- Organizing Director Robin Alberts-Marizga Political consultant to TIRRC Votes (Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition), Aug.-Nov. 2018. Political consultant to Transit for Nashville, Sept. 2017-May 2018. Solutions consultant (Feb. 2015-Aug. 2017) and enterprise account manager (Nov. 2013-Feb. 2015) for NationBuilder. Campaign manager and finance director on Jim Cooper for Congress, Sept. 2010-Nov. 2013. Campaign manager on Jeff Yarbro for State Senate (Nashville), Jan.-Aug. 2010. B.A. in psychology, sociology from Tufts University, 2008. Nashville native.
Regional Organizing Directors include
- East Tennessee (Knoxville) Sara Burklin Campaign manager on Kincannon for Mayor (Knoxville), Nov. 2018-Nov. 2019. Campaign manager on Gloria Johnson for State House District 13 (Knoxville), Mar.-Nov. 2018. Organizer with Forward TN, Nov. 2017-Feb. 2018. Campaign manager on Lauren Rider for City Council (Knoxville), Mar.-Nov. 2017. Political director on Andy Berke for Mayor (Chattanooga), Jan.-Mar. 2017. Political director on Gloria Johnson State House 13, Apr.-Nov. 2016. B.A. in American government and politics from Sewanee-The University of the South, 2016.
- Cody R. Pruitt (Nov. 2019) Regional field director in Bowling Green for the Kentucky Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2019. Regional field director on Adam Edelen for Governor (KY), Feb.-May 2019. Campaign manager on Patti Minter for State Representative (Bowling Green), Jan.-Nov. 2018. Field and operations director on Jeanie Smith for Kentucky, Aug. 2017-Jan. 2018. Bachelor's degree in political science and government from Western Kentucky University, 2016.
State Director Jenn Longoria (reported by The Texas Tribune on Oct. 7, 2019) Targeting/data infrastructure at Longoria Analytics from Mar. 2015. Field director on Melissa Cabello Havrda for San Antonio City Council, Jan.-Jun. 2019. Field director on Coda Rayo-Garza for Texas House Dist. 125, Jan.-Mar. 2019. Data manager for Texas Freedom Network, Aug.-Nov. 2018. Field director on Celina Montoya for Texas House Dist. 121, Aug.-Nov. 2018. Campaign coordinator on Rebeca Martinez Fouth Court of Appeals Judge campaign (San Antonio), Oct. 2017-Mar. 2018. Archives assistant (Apr. 2016-Jan. 2018) and library assistant III (Mar. 2015-Apr. 2016 for The University of Texas at San Antonio. Campaign manager on Pat Stout for San Antonio City Council, Jan.-May 2017. Senior data manager on Hillary for San Antonio, Mar.-Nov. 2016. Regional field director (May-Nov. 2014) and field organizer (Aug. 2013-May 2014) at Battleground Texas. Library acquisitions assistant, June 2006-Aug. 2013. Co-founder/grassroots organizer at alamObama, Mar. 2007-Nov. 2012. Field organizer in San Antonio on Obama for America, Feb.-Mar. 2008. Studied at Minot State University. From San Antonio.
- Organizing Director Sissi Yado (reported by The Texas Tribune on Nov. 15, 2019) Senior field manager (from Feb. 2019), regional field organizer (Aug. 2017-Jan. 2019) and field organizer (Jan.-July 2017) in Texas for Human Rights Campaign. Training manager in Tampa for the Florida Democratic Party, Sept.-Nov. 2016. Field manager, Arizona office director for Equality Federation Movement Advancement Project (MAP), May-Aug. 2016. Regional field organizer for Competitive Arizona, Feb.-May 2016. Field organizer for Houston Unites, Sept.-Nov. 2015. Field director on Eli Olivarez for City of McAllen District 5 Commissioner, Feb.-May 2015. Canvass lead and deputy field organizer with Battleground Texas, Sept.-Nov. 2014. A.A. in graphic arts from South Texas College, 2012.
- Deputy Organizing Director Matthew Baiza Director of operations for San Antonio City Councilwoman Ana Sandoval re-election, Jan.-May, 2019. Organizer on Gina Ortiz Jones 2018 campaign for Congress in TX-23. B.A. in political science and government from Stanford University, 2018.
Regional Organizing Directors include
- Austin Michael Anthony Orona (Nov. 2019) Political director on Julie Oliver for Congress, June-Nov. 2019. Community affairs and policy deputy in the Texas House of Representatives, Dec. 2018-May 2019. Political director (June-Nov. 2018) and deputy campaign manager (Mar.-May 2018) on Julie Oliver for Congress. Special projects coordinator and organizer for the Industrial Areas Foundation, 2017-18. B.A. in communication from University of Houston.
- Dallas Emma Niewald (Nov. 2019) Founder of The Campaign Catalyst in Jacksboro, July-Nov. 2019. Manager for HR and marketing at Kastl Law, P.C., Apr.-July 2019. Campaign coordinator for Judge Martin Hoffman, 68th Civil District (Dallas), Apr.-May 2018. Deputy campaign manger on Rhetta Bowers for TX HD-113, Jan.-Feb. 2018. Communications director on Salerno for Congress (Dallas), Oct.-Dec. 2017. Political coordinator on Kopser for Congress (Austin), June-Oct. 2017. Call time manager on Rhetta Bowers for TX HD-113, Feb.-June 2017. Field organizer in Butte for the Montana Democratic Party, Aug.-Nov. 2016. Healthcare recruiter, Apr.-Aug. 2016. Independent PR consultant, 2012-Apr. 2016. Regional executive director for the Texas Association of Business, Sept. 2014-Apr. 2015. Field organizer for Battleground Texas, Apr.-Aug. 2014. Communications coordinator for Humane Farm Animal Care, Feb. 2013-Mar. 2014. Research associate at the Center for National Policy, Nov. 2012-Feb. 2013. B.A. in international relations from Austin College.
- Community Organizing Director Andre Wagner District assistant to Texas State Senator Carol Alvarado, Jan.-Sept. 2019. Organizing director in North Carolina for NextGen America, June-Dec. 2018. Field organizer on Texans for Beto, Jan.-June 2018. Director of constituent services in the City of Houston, Jan. 2017-Jan. 2018. Field organizer for the North Carolina Democratic Party, Aug.-Dec. 2016. Director of communications and special projects (District D) and community involvement coordinator Nov. 2015-Jan. 2016 in the City of Houston. Deputy organizing director on Chris Bell for Mayor (Houston), June-Nov. 2015. Residential community coordinator at Texas Southern University, Aug. 2009-Nov. 2015. B.A. in political science from Texas Southern University, 2009.
- Mobilization Director Jess Moore Matthews Chief content officer in the Office of the Mayor of New York City, June 2018-Nov. 2019; digital director to the First Lady of New York City, Nov. 2016-June 2018. Digital director on de Blasio 2020, May-Sept. 2019. Social media strategist and audience analyst with The New York Times, May 2015-Oct. 2016. Social media coordinator at New York University, Feb. 2013-Mar. 2015. M.A. in media, culture and communication from New York University, 2014; B.A. in public relations from Hampton University, 2012.
- Data Director Beth Kloser Managing director of Battleground Texas, 2015-18. A regional organizer on Wendy Davis’ 2014 gubernatorial run.
- Operations and Training Director Michael Maher Programs director (from Feb. 2018) and operations and finance manager (Feb. 2016-Feb. 2018) at Battleground Texas. Field director on Natalia Rudia for City Controller (Pittsburgh, PA), Mar.-May 2015. Regional field director in San Antonio at Battleground Texas, Aug.-Nov. 2014. Field manager for Garden State Equality, Feb.-May 2013. Field organizer in Pennsylvania on the Obama campaign, Aug.-Nov. 2012.
- Regional Organizing Director Teddy Waszazak (reported by VT Digger on Nov. 15, 2019) Elected member of Barre City Council Ward 2. Campaign manager on Brenda Siegel's 2018 primary campaign for governor.
- Organizing Director Reshard el-Shair (Nov. 2019) Third presidential campaign of the cycle: previously deputy organizing director in New Hampshire on Julian for the Future, Sept.-Nov. 2019; regional organizing director on Gillibrand 2020, June-Aug. 2019. Founder (Aug. 2016) of Summit Campaigns in Atlanta. Political organizer on Jon Ossoff for Congress (GA-6) May-June 2017. Verification specialist for New Georgia Project, 2014. Field organizer in Cleveland/Akron for Grassroots Voter Outreach, Nov. 2012. Associate canvass director in Cleveland for Environment Ohio, June-Oct. 2012. B.A. in political science from Oberlin College, 2012.
- Ilana Beller Campus organizer on Dana Balter's campaign for Congress (Syracuse, NY), Aug.-Nov. 2018. Program coordinator/site manager for the Harlem Children's Zone, Sept. 2014-Jan. 2017. M.P.A. from NYU Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, 2018; B.A. in psychology from Cornell University, 2014.
- Community Organizing Director Temitope Amoye POD director for the Democratic Party of Virginia, July-Nov. 2019. Organizing director for Clean Virginia, Jan.-June 2019. Operations director for the Indiana Democratic Party, July-Nov. 2018. IE political assistant for the DCCC, Feb.-June 2018. Finance assistant on Will Jawando for County Council (Silver Spring, MD), Nov. 2017-Feb. 2018. Field organizer in Arlington on Ralph Northam for Governor/Democratic Party of Virginia, July-Nov. 2017. Fundraising director for Donor Development Strategies, Jan.-July 2017. Organizer for the Democratic Party of Virginia, May-Nov. 2016. Deputy field organizer on Will Jawando for Congress (MD), Feb.-Apr. 2016. J.D. from Howard University School of Law, 2016; B.S. in political science and government from Frostburg State University, 2013.
- Training Director Alexis Conavay (Nov. 2019) Independent political and organizing training consultant from Sept. 2019. National deputy training director (July 2018-Apr. 2019) and training and learning development manager (Apr. 2017-July 2018) for Organizing for Action. Adjunct instructor at City Colleges of Chicago, Aug. 2015-Apr. 2019. Research manager (July 2015-July 2017) and graduate assistant (Aug. 2014-June 2015) at DePaul University. Master's degree in women's studies from DePaul University, 2015; bachelor's degree in history from University of Florida, 2011.
- State Sen.-elect Ghazala Hashmi (announced Dec. 20, 2019)
State Director Mike McCollum (reported by Politico on Oct. 1, 2019) Executive director of Michigan House Democrats from Mar. 2017. Broward County pod lead on the Florida Coordinated Campaign, Apr.-Nov. 2016. Regional organizing director in Columbia on Clinton's South Carolina primary campaign, then regional organizing director in Raleigh, NC for the primary there. 3rd CD field director for the West Virginia Democratic Party, Feb.-Nov. 2014. Communications coordinator for the Massachusetts Senior Action Council, June 2013-Feb. 2014. Instructor/graduate teaching and research assistant at Saint Louis University, Aug. 2011-May 2013. Regional field organizer for Obama for America in Metro St. Louis, MO, Nov. 2011-Nov. 2012. Reporter, 2006-08. Video editor for Mountain Sports Media, May 2005-June 2006. Reporter, 2004-06. Master's degree in American studies from Saint Louis University, 2013; M.A. in journalism from University of Colorado at Boulder, 2006; B.A. in English and mass communications from Auburn University, 2002.
- Mobilization Director Julie Thompson (Nov. 2019) Managing director of digital services at E Street Group, Feb.-Oct. 2019. Regional mobilization director (May 2017-Jan. 2019) and digital assistant (Mar. 2016-Apr. 2017) at the DNC. Special assistant to the Minority Leader (Oct. 2015-Mar. 2016) and digital communications specialist (Jan. 2015-Feb. 2016) in the Michigan Senate. Field organizer in Flint for the Michigan Democratic Paryt, Sept.-Nov. 2014. B.A. in English language and literature from Michigan State University, 2014.
- Training Director Callie Bruley (Nov. 2019) District director for U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, Jan. 2017-July 2019. Regional organizing director on Hillary for Michigan, July-Nov. 2016. Campaign organizing director in Ann Arbor for We Are Impact, Aug. 2015-July 2016. Lead organizer in Denver for Change Corps, Aug. 2014-Aug. 2015. Field organizer for Green Corps, Aug. 2013-July 2014. B.A. in social relations and policy from Michigan State University, 2013.
Regional Organizing Directors include
Ann Arbor Woody Little (Nov. 2019) Recruiter for 360 Campaign Consulting, Sept.-Nov. 2019. Communications associate for the Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment, Apr.-June 2019. Community organizer for Toxics Action Center in Vermont, Jan. 2018-Feb. 2019. Senior field manager on Beto for Texas, Sept.-Nov. 2018. Organizer with Change Corps, Aug. 2016-July 2017. B.A. in economics, B.A. in political economy from UC Berkeley, 2016.
Field Organizers include
- State Director Brooklynne Roulette Mosley (Oct. 2019; reported Dec. 12, 2019) Deputy director of appointments in the Office of Gov. Laura Kelly, Jan.-Aug. 2019. Coordinated Campaign director for the Kansas Democratic Party, Jan. 2018-Jan. 2019. Associate director of programs for the VFW, Apr. 2016-Jan. 2018. Kansas political outreach director on Bernie 2016, Jan. -May 2016. Regional field organizer on Paul Davis for Governor, Apr.-Nov. 2014. Fall organizing fellow for Organizing for Action, Sept.-Dec. 2013. KC-10 inflight refueler in the U.S. Air Force, Sept. 2002-Aug. 2013. Studied political science at The University of Kansas.
- Training Director Zoe Stein (Nov. 2019) Arizona state organizing director, regional campus organizing director for NextGen America from Mar. 2018. Campaign manager on Lauren Kuby for Tempe City Council from June 2017. M.S. in sustainability studies; B.A. in sustainability from Arizona State University, 2016.
- State Director Maria Leininger (Sept. 2019) Political director on Dr. Kim Schrier for Congress, Apr.-Sept. 2019. District director for U.S. Rep. Schrier, Dec. 2018-Sept. 2019. Senior associate attorney at Archer Price Law PLLC in Seattle area, June 2017-Dec. 2018. Account executive at Moxie Media, June-Nov. 2018. Senior political advisor on Dr. Kim Schrier for Congress, Dec. 2017-May 2018. Political director on Adam Smith for Congress, Jan. 2015-Apr. 2017. Voter protection director for the Washington State Democratic Party, Aug.-Nov. 2016. Campaign manager on Friends of Matt Isenhower (for Washington State Senate), Apr.-Nov. 2014. Political director on DelBene for Congress, Aug. 2013-Apr. 2014. Public affairs assistant account executive at Nyhus Communications in Seattle, Feb.-Aug. 2013. Field organizer for the DCCC in WA 1st CD, Oct.-Nov. 2012. J.D. from Seattle University School of Law, 2012; B.A. in international studies from University of Washington, 2008.
- Deputy State Director Dylan Cate (Sept. 2019) Founder and principal at Dylan Cate Strategic in Seattle, Mar. 2019. Director of organizing and strategic campaigns for Washington State Democrats from Mar. 2017. Senior advisor for innovation and organizing (Aug.-Nov. 2016) and deputy campaign manager (Jan.-Aug. 2016) on Brady Walkinshaw for Congress (Seattle). Co-founder and organizing director for Working Together, Jan.-Dec. 2015. Field director for the Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility, May-Dec. 2014. Organizer with SEIU 1199NW, Sept. 2010-May 2014. Ann Cornelison language fellow at Vassar College, Sept. 2009-Sept. 2010. Political organizer with Culinary Union Local 226, Aug.-Nov. 2008. B.A. urban studies from Vassar College, 2008.
- Organizing Director Shelby Iseler (Nov. 2019) Development and events associate at the Washington Environmental Council and at Washington Conservation Voters, Dec. 2017-Nov. 2019. Field director on Pramila for Congress, Apr.-Dec. 2017. GOTV for the Washington State Democrats Coordinated Campaign, Aug.-Nov. 2016. California deputy field director (Apr.-June 2016), Wyoming state director (Mar.-Apr. 2016), Kansas state director (Feb.-Mar. 2016) and Iowa deputy field director (June 2015-Feb. 2016) on Bernie 2016. Field organizer for the League of Conservation Voters, Sept. 2014-June 2015; field organizer for the Michigan League of Conservation Voters, June-Sept. 2014. Communications intern for the South African National AIDS Council Women's Sector, Oct. 2013-Jan. 2014. B.A. in comparative cultures and politics from Michigan State University, 2013.
- Deputy Organizing Director Ellen Ferencek (Nov. 2019) A regional organizing director on Gillibrand 2020, July-Sept. 2019. Regional field director for the Maine Democratic Party, July-Nov. 2019. Stylist at Medewell, Nov. 2017-June 2018. Small business organizer for the Washington Community Action Network, Apr.-Oct. 2017. Organizer (May-Nov. 2016) and full time fellow (Jan.-Apr. 2016) on Hillary for America. Stylist at Madewell, Oct. 2013-Jan. 2016. B.A. in political science and government from University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 2015.
- Community Organizing Director Seferiana Day (Nov. 2019) Co-founder and partner at CD Strategic in Seattle from Jan. 2018. Special advisor in the Office of Seattle Mayor Tim Burgess (Sept. 2017-Jan. 2018) and legislative assistant in the Office of City Councilman Burgess, Nov. 2014-Sept. 2017. Campaign manager on Pramila Jayapal for State Senate, Apr.-Nov. 2014. Community and labor organizer for Working Washington, Oct. 2011-Mar. 2014. M.S.W. from University of Washington, 2011; B.A. in sociology, women's studies, philosophy from Seattle University, 2008.
Mobilization Director Sam Packard
(Dec. 2019) Vice president (Sept. 2018-Dec. 2019), senior strategist (Sept. 2016-Sept. 2018), senior consultant (Jan. 2015-Sept. 2016), consultant (Aug. 2013-Jan. 2015), senior associate (Oct. 2012-Aug. 2013) and associate (Aug. 2011-Oct. 2012) at M+R. Castig assistant for HBO's Treme, Feb. 2010-May 2011. Field manager at the Fund for the Public Interest, June 2007-Sept. 2010. Bachelor's degree in English language and literature from Columbia University in the City, 2009.
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ARIZONA Phoenix - 2400 N. Central Ave., Ste. 300, Phoenix, AZ 85004 ...opening Dec. 15, 2019 Tucson - 2416 E. Broadway Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85719 ...opening Dec. 15, 2019 State Director Andrea Nemecek (Oct. 2019; reported Dec. 6, 2019 by azcentral.com) Iowa organizing director on Gillibrand 2020, May-Sept. 2019. Training director for the Arizona Democratic Party, Apr. 2018-Apr. 2019. Training director on JB Pritzker for Governor, Oct. 2017-Mar. 2018. Call time manager and finance assistant for the Iowa Senate Majority Fund, June-Oct. 2017. Legislative aide to state Rep. Kirsten Running-Marquardt, Jan.-Apr. 2017. Regional organizing director for universities in SW Ohio (July-Nov. 2016) and organizer in Dayton (Apr.-July 2016) for the Ohio Democratic Party. Organizer on Hillary for America in South Minneapolis, Nov. 2015-Mar. 2016. Regional field director in Iowa City for NextGen Climate, Apr.-Nov. 2015. Regional GOTV director in Waterloo for the Iowa Democratic Party, Oct.-Nov. 2014. BA. in English from Grinnell College, 2014.
Organizing Director Bren Pantilone
(Nov. 2019) Field director ADLCC for the Arizona Democratic Party, Apr. 2018-Nov. 2019. Cmapaign manager for SAVE Dade (FL), Feb. 2017-Feb. 2018. Deputy training director and regional GOTV director in Pennsylvania for Hillary for America, Aug.-Nov. 2016. Deputy field director at Competitive Arizona, Apr.-Aug. 2016. Fulbright English teaching assistant in Tajkistan, Aug. 2014-June 2015. Campaign manager on Janie Hydrick for State Senate (Tempe), Jan.-Aug. 2014. BIS in Islamic studies and political science from Arizona State University, 2014.
FLORIDA State Director Kimberly (Diaz) Scott (reported Sept. 18, 2019 by the Miami Herald; announced Dec. 12, 2019) Director of public policy for the Florida Alliance of Planned Parenthood, Dec. 2014-Sept. 2019. Chief of staff (District 25) in the Florida Senate, Nov. 2012-Dec. 2014. Regional political director in Central Florida on Charlie Crist for Governor, Aug.-Nov. 2014. Campaign aide on Joseph Abruzzo for State Senate District 25 (Palm Beach Co.), July-Nov. 2012. District aide (District 85) in the Florida House, Nov. 2011-Nov. 2012. M.P.A. from Florida State University, 2016; B.A. in communication, interdisciplinary studies from Florida Gulf Coast University, 2011 (student body president July 2010-May 2011).
Senior Strategist Zach Learner (announced Dec. 12, 2019) Self-employed attorney from 2015. Deputy campaign manager on Gilllum for Governor, Sept.-Nov. 2018. Campaign manager on Chris King for Florida, Feb. 2017-Aug. 2018. Voter protection director for the Florida Democratic Party, Apr.-Nov. 2016. Florida voter protection director on Hillary for America, 2016. Voter expansion director for the Florida Democratic Party, 2014. Chief of staff to Kristin Jacobs, Broward County Government, 2013-14. Florida deputy voter protection director on Obama for America, 2012. Legislative assistant to state Sen. Eleanor Sobel, 2009-12. Deputy regional voter protection coordinator in Miami Dade for Obama for America, 2008. J.D. from University of Miami School of Law, 2008; B.A. in history from Trinity College-Hartford, 2004. Organizing Director Allie Brown
(Oct. 2019; announced Dec. 12. 2019) Clean energy advocacy manager for the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (Atlanta), May 2013-May 2019. Advocacy manager for Renew Tennessee Campaign, 2017-19. Lead advocacy manager on Floridians for Solar Choice, 2015-16. Renewable energy associate for the Southern Wind Energy Association, 2014-16. B.A. in anthropology from The University of Georgia, 2013. Deputy Organizing Director Emily Frost
(announced Dec. 12, 2019) A regional organizing director in Iowa on Beto for America, Apr.-Nov. 2019. Regional field director in Tucson for the Arizona Democratic Party, Sept.-Nov. 2018. Regional field director for Palm Beach County on Philip Levine for Governor of Florida, May-Aug. 2018. Field organizer on Kriseman fo rMayor of St. Petersburg, Aug.-Nov. 2017. Studied communication and political science at Eckerd College.
Community Organizing Director Aida Mackic (announced Dec. 12, 2019) Interfaith and youth program director for CAIR Florida. Experience with SEIU, Andrew Gillum for Governor, Chris King for Florida and Bernie 2016. Tampa resident. Immigrated to U.S. at age 11, from Bosnia. Deputy Community Organizing Director Tomas Alcala
(announced Dec. 12, 2019) Legislative aide to state Sen. Bobby Powell, Jr. Deputy political director, scheduling director and special assistant on Andrew Gillum for Governor. Bachelor's degree in communication arts from Florida International University. Venezuelan-American, born and raised in Miami, FL. Deputy Community Organizing Director (Black and AfAm Outreach Director) Jasmen Rogers-Shaw
(Nov. 2019; announced Dec. 12, 2019) Senior associate of reproductive rights for State Innovation Exchange (SIX), Sept.-Nov. 2019. Staff and policy director (Jan.-Aug. 2019) and gender justice coordinator (June 2017-Dec. 2018) for Miami Workers Center. Community organizer in Miami/Fort Lauderdale for SEIU Jan. 2016-June 2017. A.B.L.E. case manager for the Urban League of Broward County, Aug. 2015-Jan. 2016. Child protective investigations supervisor (May 2013-Oct. 2014) and child protective investigator (Aug. 2009-May 2013) for Florida Department of Children and Families. B.S. in family and child sciences from Florida State University, 2019.
Training Director Devan Cheaves
(Nov. 2019; announced Dec. 12, 2019) Campaign organizer for criminal justice reform (June-Nov. 2019) and mid-Florida regional organizer (July 2017-June 2019) for ACLU of Florida. Field organizer for For Our Future, July-Dec. 2016. Organizer, Home Care Fight for $15 for SEIU Healthcare 1199NW, Sept. 2015-July 2016; organizer, Faculty Forward Florida for SEIU, Jan.-June 2015; community organizer in Pinellas Co. for SEIU, July-Nov. 2014. Bachelor's degree in biological sciences from Florida State University, 2012. Mobilization Director Jaime Lopez (announced Dec. 12, 2019) Most recently director of state digital programs on Beto for America. Other experience includes digital manager at The Hub Project, social media associate at ACLU, and deputy digital director for Hillary for America in Florida.
Data Director Joe Haas
(announced Dec. 12, 2019) Worked on Bernie 2016 and has worked on Democratic campaigns since 2008.
Endorsements New Florida Majority
ILLINOIS @Illinois4Warren Chicago - 3948 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago, IL 60613 State Director Stephen Campbell (reported Aug. 15, 2019 by the Chicago Sun-Times) Political director (Jan. 2017-July 2019) and deputy political director (Apr. 2016-May 2017) for the Illinois Senate Democratic Victory Fund. Spokesperson for the Cook County State Attorney's Office, June 2013-Apr. 2016. Policy and budge analyst for the Illinois State Senate Democratic Caucus, Jan. 2011-Jan. 2013. Campaign manager for Bill Haine in SD -56 (Edwardsville), July-Nov. 2012. Bachelor's of professional studies, political science from Roosevelt University, 2016; A.A. in public adminstration and government from Michigan State University, 2007. Political Director Tonantzin Carmona
(Dec. 2019) Special assistant to the president of The Chicago Community Trust, Mar.-Dec. 2019. Chief of policy in the Office of the City Clerk, Chicago, Feb. 2017-Apr. 2019. Deputy press secretary to Sen. Warren, July 2016-Jan. 2017. B.A. in political science from Northwestern University. Organizing Director Maggi Seppi
New Hampshire organizing director on Gillibrand 2020, June-Aug. 2019. Deputy field director for the North Carolina Democratic Party, July-Nov. 2018. Finance assistant at Chraca Friedman Group, Oct. 2017-Apr. 2018. Deputy political director on Tom Perriello for Virginia, Mar.-June 2017. Regional organizing director in Arlington for the Democratic Party of Virginia, Apr.-Nov. 2016. Organizer in Jacksonville, FL area (Feb.-Mar. 2016) and in suburban Des Moines (Oct. 2015-Feb. 2016) on Hillary for America. Production assistant at The Strategy Group, Apr.-Sept. 2015. Field canvasser in DC for Clean Water Action, Jan.-Mar. 2015. Field organizer on the North Carolina Coordinated Campaign / Kay Hage, May-Nov. 2014. B.A. in communication, journalism from University of North Florida, 2012.
Regional Organizing Directors include Chicago Zach Elvove
(Oct. 2019) Early vote strategist (July-Oct. 2019) and GOTV director/Coordinated Campaign lead (Apr.-June 2019) for Monroe County Dems (NY). Campaign manager on Katie Sieracki for 33rd Ward Alderman (Chicago), Nov. 2018-Mar. 2019. cmapaign manager for the Illinois State Senate Democratic Caucus, Apr.-Dec. 2018. Campaign chair/manager on Richard Johnson for Illinois, July-Nov. 2018. Communications director and political strategist on Chad McEvoy for NY State Assembly, Feb.-June 2018. Associate and staff associate on Sloane & Company, Apr.-Nov. 2017. Field organizer on Zephyr Teachout for Congress, Sept.-Dec. 2016. B.A. in American history from Northwestern University, 2016. Springfield Nicole Gray
(Dec. 2019) GOTV organizer for the Kentucky Democratic Party, Oct.-Nov. 2019. Campaign manager for Randi Dorman (Tucson), Feb.-Aug. 2019. Canvass director in IA-3 for the Iowa Democratic Party, Feb.-Aug. 2018. Freelance organizer in NJ, MI and MD, Sept. 2017-June 2018. Bachelor's degree in political science and economics from American University, 2017. Community Organizing Director Jason Lee
Political director for United Working Families (Chicago) from Dec. 2017-Dec. 2018. Political action representative for AFSCME, 2016-17. A regional field director for UWF on Chicago's west side in the 2015 city elections. Strategic advisor/field director for Chicago Teachers Union, 2014-15. Corporate finance manager for CAMAC Energy, Inc. 2010-13. Master of Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School; B.A. in economics from Harvard University. From Houston, TX.
Training Director Emma LaBounty
Organizer for Chicago Metro Project (AFT) from Jan. 2017. Training director for Illinois Victory 2016 (Coordinated Campaign), Aug.-Nov. 2016. National regional training lead (Feb.-Apr. 2016) and field organizer in Salem, NH (Oct. 2015-Feb. 2016) on Bernie 2016. B.A. in history and law, letters and society from The University of Chicago, 2015. Mobilization Director Erica Sagrans
(Nov. 2019) Digital strategy and communications consultant in Chicago from July 2015. Digital director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance, Oct. 2017-Apr. 2019. Campaign manager on Ready for Warren, July 2014-June 2015. Campaign manager on the Committee to Elect Will Guzzardi (Chicago), Oct. 2017-Mar. 2014. Digital director for the Working Families Party, May-Sept. 2013. Northeast regional digital director, Virginia digital team on Obama for America, Sept. 2011-Nov. 2012. Online writer and site manager (Jan.-Dec. 2010) and email strategist (June 2009-Jan. 2010) for the DNC/Organizing for America. Online writer for Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Mar. 2007-June 2009. B.A. in sociology from Brown University. Data Director Daniel Curtis
Chief of staff of the MIT AI Policy for the World project, researcher at MIT since 2012. B.S. in physics and mechanical engineering from The University of Texas at Austin, 2012. Total of 20 staff at the end of 2019. See: Lynn Sweet. "Elizabeth Warren beefs up Illinois primary presidential campaign; hires more staffers." Chicago Sun-Times, Dec. 22, 2019.
- State Director Anna Brichacek (reported Oct. 22, 2019 by the Toledo Blade, earlier served as the campaign's Southern regional strategies director) Campaign manager on Liuba Gretchen Shirley for Congress (NY) , Jan.-Nov. 2018. Co-founder and campaigns manager foat First Ask, Feb. 2017-Jan. 2018. Campaign manager on Dart for Delegate (VA), Apr.-Nov. 2017. Organizer with the 2016 Ohio Democratic Party Coordinated Campaign (Ohio Together), June-Nov. 2016. B.A. in history and government from the College of William and Mary, 2016. Ohio native.
- Organizing Director Elena Saltzman (Nov. 2019) Campaign manager on Christina Finello for Congress (PA), July-Nov. 2019. Blue Leadership Collaborative fellow, Apr.-July 2019. GOTV director for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, July-Nov. 2018. Field director on Chrissy Houlahan for Congress, Apr.-July 2018. Midwest regional organizer for Indivisible Project, July 2017-Mar. 2018. Deputy regional organizing director (Aug.-Nov. 2016) and organizer (June-Aug. 2016) in Cincinnati for the Ohio Democratic Party. Winter fellow in New Hampshire for Hillary for America, Jan.Feb. 2016. B.A. in political science from Brown University, 2016.
Training Director Ashley Arnold
(Dec. 2019) Learning design analyst for the Obama Foundation, June 2018-Nov. 2019. Policy fellow with the ACLU, May-Aug. 2017. M.P.P. from Duke University, 2018; B.A. in English, political science and history from Marshall University, 2016.
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GEORGIA Organizing Director Anthony Davis, Jr.
Started out on the campaign as Southeast regional organizing director. Experience on Ayanna Pressley for Congress and Doug Jones for U.S. Senate campaigns.
April 4, 2020 AK, HI, LA, WY
April 7, 2020 WI
- Senior Strategist Jake Hajdu (Nov. 2019) Director of outreach for U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, Mar.-Nov. 2019. Business development coordinator at gener8tor, Feb. 2018-Feb. 2019. Campaign manager on Wachs for Wisconsin, Aug. 2017-Jan. 2018. Wisconsin state director on Hillary for America general election campaign to Dec. 2016; political director on Clinton's Wisconsin primary campaign; earlier state director on Hillary for Maine, Feb.-Mar. 2016, and partnership director at Hillary for Iowa from Oct. 2015. Executive director (Oct. 2013-Oct. 2015), political director (Nov. 2010-Oct. 2013) and organizing director (June 2009-Nov. 2010) at the Democratic Party of Wisconsin. Phone bank manager for Smoke Free Wisconsin, April-June 2009. Consultant at Melissa Mullike Consulting, Nov. 2008-April 2009. Campaign manager on Kelda for Assembly, May-Sept. 2008. Field organizer on John Edwards for President in Carroll County, NH, Nov. 2007-Jan. 2008. Studied at University of Wisconsin-Madison.
- Office: CentroNia, 1420 Columbia Rd., NW, 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20009
- National Organizing Director Richard McDaniel ...on Oct. 4, 2019 reported fired for inappropriate behavior
(reported on Warren's team by Politico on Jan. 15, 2019) Managing director of political and public affairs at the Peter Damon Group. Field/political director on Doug Jones for U.S. Senate campaign in Alabama, Oct.-Dec. 2017. Senior advisor on Randall Woodfin for Mayor (Birmingham, AL), June-Sept. 2017. Consultant, primary states regional director on Hillary for America, July 2015-Nov. 2016. Political director of the Georgia Democratic Party from Jan.-June 2015. Political director on Nunn for Senate, Jan.-Nov. 2014. Georgia state director at Organizing for Action, Feb.-Dec. 2013. Georgia field director on Obama for America, June-Nov. 2012. A regional field director for the Ohio Democratic Party, Feb.-June 2012. SEIU organizer, 2010-11. Legislative coordinator (Jan.-May 2010) and field director (May-Dec. 2009) for Planned Parenthood Southeast. B.A. in sociology from Morehouse College, 2007.
- Finance Michael Pratt (the New York Times reported that Pratt resigned Feb. 14, 2019 and CNN reported on Mar. 31 that he was "winding things down and transitioning out") National finance director to Warren since 2011; national finance director for the Markey Committee, Jan.-July 2013. independent development consultant, Aug.-Nov. 2011. Business development manager for Gerson Lehrman Group, June 2010-Aug. 2011. Senior development advisor at New Partners, Aug. 2009-Mar. 2010. Mid-Atlantic finance director for the Presidential Inaugural Committee, June-Nov. 2008. Deputy finance director for Committtee for Change/DNC, June-Nov. 2008. Independent fundraising consultant, Aug. 2006-May 2007. J.D. from University of Iowa College of Law, 2009. B.A. in political science, philosophy from Loyola University Chicago, 2000.
- Chief of Staff Anne Reid (announced Dec. 27, 2018) Moved over from serving as senior advisor to Sen. Warren since Oct. 2018. Chief strategy officer at Vision To Learn, a non-profit organization that brings free eye exams and glasses to children in low-income communities, Oct.. 2017-Oct. 2018. Co-founder of Concordis: Strategy and Analytics (public health research), June 2017-Oct. 2018. Counselor to U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Dec. 2014-Jan. 2017. Legislative assistant to Sen. Chris Coons (DE), June-Dec. 2014. Professional staff of the U.S. House of Energy and Commerce (E&C) Committee, Oct. 2011-June 2014. Assistant director of federal affairs for the National Association of Community Health Centers, Oct. 2010-Sept. 2011. Professional staff/legislative analyst for the U.S. House of Energy and Commerce (E&C) Committee and Oversight & Government Reform Committee for U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman, Sept. 2008-Oct. 2010. Master's in public health from UNC Chapel Hill; B.A. in HIspanic studies from Harvard.
- State Director Nikko Mendoza