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State Director Jessica Mejia
(reported by azcentral.com on June 19, 2020) State director on Biden's California primary campaign (announced Oct. 28, 2019). Western regional director at EMILY's List. Western state regional director during the primary campaign on Hillary for America from Apr. 2015. Southern regional organizing director at Ready for Hillary super PAC. Campaign manager on Anthony Rendon for California State Assembly. Campaign manager on U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez's 2010 re-election campaign. Field director on Judy Chu for Congress. Field director for Ricardo Lara for Assembly (CA). Statewide Get-Out-The-Vote director for the California Democratic Party “Yes We Can! California ’08” campaign. Deputy director of political affairs for the 2008 Democratic National Convention Committee. State field director for Hillary Clinton for President in Colorado. Volunteer coordinator for Barbara Boxer for U.S. Senate, 2004. Midwest deputy regional field director for the DNC, 2004. Attended California Lutheran University. Los Angeles native. Experience also includes working as an organizer for SEIU 1928. twitter
Senior Advisor Andrew Piatt
(reported by azcentral.com on June 19,
2020) Campaign manager on Krysten Sinema's 2018
run for U.S. Senate. Deputy political director at the
DSCC in 2016. Southern regional political director at
the DCCC, announced Feb. 2013 and into 2016; worked for the
DCCC's IE in 2012. Experience also includes campaign
manager on U.S. Rep. Mark Schauer's (MI) unsuccessful 2010
re-election bid. twitter
Deputy State Director Toni Cani
Campaign manager and general consultant on No
on Props 105 & 106 - Invest in PHX, Apr.-Aug.
2019. Campaign manager on Kate Gallego for Phoenix
Mayor, Jan.-Mar. 2019. Political director for
ACLU of Arizona, Sept. 2017-Dec. 2018. Senior policy
advisor to Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, Aug. 2016-Sept.
2017. Aide to Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell, Jan. 2015-Aug.
2016. Founder and executive director of Inspire Arizona,
Feb. 2013-Dec. 2014. National political director (June
2011-July 2012) and deputy national political director (Feb.
2010-June 2011) at the Sierra Club. Tennessee state
director (Apr. 2009-Feb. 2010) and field director (Jan.-Apr.
2009) for SEIU Change that Works Campaign. National
political director for Young Democrats of America, Aug.
2006-Dec. 2008. Non-traditional campaigns director for
the Arizona Democratic Party, 2004-06. National director
of strategy and resources on Generation Dean at Dean for
America, June 2003-Feb. 2004. Program director at
Westlaw/BarBri National Student Leadership Foundation, June
1997-Aug. 2002. B.S. in political science from Arizona State
Deputy State Director Jacob Smith
Political Director Cynthia Aragon
(announced July 14, 2020) Chief of staff
the the AZ House of Representatives Democratic Caucus from
Dec. 2016. Community and constituent liaison, research
analyst, policy advisor in the Arizona House, Dec. 2008-Nov.
2016. Project coordinator on youth get out the vote project
for Mi Familia Vota/NALEO Educational Fund, Oct.-Nov.
2008. Campaign coordinator at Protect Arizona's Freedom
Coalition, July-Oct. 2008. Community outreach
director/consultant on behalf of UFCW, July 2007-Oct.
2008. State administrator at SEIU Local 5 AZ, July
2004-June 2007. M.B.A. from University of Arizona, 2017;
bachelor's degree in interdisciplinary studies from Arizona
State University, 2012; A.A. in business management from
Phoenix College, 20007. twitter
Deputy Political Director Fernando Quiroz
(announced Aug. 10, 2020) Chairman of Arizona Interagency Farmworkers Coalition, a non-profit organization.
Coalitions Director Cymone Bolding
(announced Aug. 10, 2020) Co-executive
director of Arizona Coalition for Change (from Jan. 2016) and
Our Voice Our Vote Arizona (from July 2018). Candidate
for Phoenix City Council, Feb.-Apr. 2020. Chief of staff
to Phoenix City Council District 8 July-Dec. 2019.
Luveen Village Planning Commissioner, July 2017-July
2018. Studied business administration, marketing,
management at Northern Arizona University. twitter
Deputy Coalitions Director Teresa Acuña
(announced Aug. 10, 2020) Associate
director of the Democratic Governance Program at Harvard
University’s Ash Center from July 2017. Director of
policy and leadership programs at National Hispanic Leadership
Agenda, 2015-16. Legislative director to U.S. Rep.
Gloria Negrete McLeod, 2013-15. Legislative
representative for the California Special Districts
Association, 2012-13. Legislative director to California
Assemblyman Luis Alejo, 2011-12. Legislative aide and
fellow to California Sen. Gilbert Cedillo, 2008-10.
M.P.A. from Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of
Government; studied political science at San Diego State
Latino Vote Director Larry Sandigo
(announced Aug. 10, 2020) Director of
outreach, policy advisor and counsel to U.S. Rep. Greg Stanton
from Feb. 2019. Pro bono managing attorney (Feb.
2017-Jan. 2019) pro bono mentor-children's program (July
2016-Feb. 2017) and staff attorney-children's program at
Florence Immigrant& Refugee Rights Project.Associate
attorney at the Thomas Law Firm in Phoenix, Aug. 2013-Aug.
2015. Associate attorney at Masferrer & Associates
in Boston, Aug. 2012-July 2013. Fellow at the Post
Deportation Human Rights Project, Aug. 2011-May 2012.
J.D. from Boston College Law School, 2011; B.A. from Baylor
University, 2008. twitter
Digital Organizing Director Michael Ramirez
(announced Aug. 10, 2020) Arizona field
director (Feb.-Apr. 2020) and Nevada deputy field director
(June 2019-Feb. 2020) on Bernie 2020. Campaign manager
on Julie Gonzalez for Colorado, Nov. 2017-Nov. 2018.
Production coordinator at Fresca Foods Inc., Apr. 2017-Jan.
2018. Colorado field coordinator for Mi Familia Vota,
July-Nov. 2016. National Latino outreach strategist
(Jan.-Apr. 2016), Colorado constituency outreach coordinator
(Feb.-Mar. 2016) and field organizer (Jan.-Feb. 2016) on
Bernie 2016. La Raza Youth Leadership Institute Co-Chair
(Feb. 2014-Jan. 2016) and youth case manager (Aug. 2013-Jan.
2016) at Servicios de La Raza, Inc.. Policy fellow to
Colorado State Rep. Leroy Garcia, Jan.-June 2013.
Studied political science at University of Colorado
Communications Director Geoff Burgan
(announced July 14, 2020) National
communications director for Organizing Together 2020.
Iowa communications director on Beto for America, Apr.-Nov.
2019. Senior communications advisor (Sept.-Nov.
2018) and communications director on Andrew Gillum for
Governor. Press secretary to U.S. Rep. Debbie
Wasserman Schultz, Apr. 2015-Jan. 2017. Deputy
communications director for the Louisiana Democratic Party,
Nov. 2015. Communications research manager in the
Office of Gov. Martin O'Malley, Nov. 2013-Jan. 2015.
Account executive at Powell Tate, June 2012-Nov. 2013.
Call time manager and personal aide on Rob Garagiola for
Congress, Dec. 2011-Apr. 2012. B.A. in journalism,
government and politics from University of Maryland College
Park, 2011. twitter
Press Secretary Nicole Pasteur
(announced Aug. 10, 2020) Communications
director and policy advisor to U.S. Rep. Greg Stanton from
Jan. 2019. Senior policy advisor in the Office of the
Mayor, City of Phoenix, Sept. 2013-Dec. 2018. Director
of communications at Picmonic Inc., June 2012-Sept.
2013. Fellow at the Arizona Center for Civic Leadership,
Mar.-May 2013. M.P.A. in local government, non-profit
management (2012) and B.A. in sociology (2010) from University
of Arizona. twitter
Coordinated Director Emma Brown
(Jan. 2020) Deputy campaign manager on
Mark Kelly's U.S. Senate campaign, Jan. 2019-Jan.
2020. Campaign manager on Betsy Dirksen Londrigan for
Congress (IL), July-Nov. 2018. twitter
Deputy Press Secretary for Hispanic Media Luz Jimenez
(Aug. 2020) Hispanic marketing special
events manager and Latino social media manager for Turf
Paradise Latino Events & Social Media from Sept.
2005. Director of communications for Arizona Ready,
Mar.-Aug. 2020. Engagement manager for University of
Arizona College of Medicine research program.
Multicultural outreach coordinator for Celerion, June
2016-Dec. 2017. Multicultural initiatives manager at
H&R Block in Phoenix, June 2014-May 2016.
Multicultural community relations coordinator for Donor
Network of Arizona, Jan. 2012-June 2014. Promotions
and sales assistant at Entravision Communications, Aug.
2010-Jan. 2012. Bilingual intake
representative/Hispanic marketing at Law Offices of Lerner
& Rowe P.C., Mar. 2008-July 2010. B.A. in Spanish
and communications from Arizona State University,
Arizona Democratic Party
Chairwoman Felecia Rotellini
(elected late Jan. 2018) Director of regulatory compliance for DriveTime from Jan. 2015. Democratic nominee for Arizona Attorney General in 2014 and 2010. Attorney at Zwillinger Greek Zwillinger & Knecht, PC, Oct. 2009-Dec. 2014. Superintendent of the Arizona Department of Financial Institutions, 2005-09. Assistant Attorney General, 1992-2005. J.D. from Notre Dame Law School, 1986; B.S. degrees in history, political science from Rocky Mountain College, 1981. twitter
Executive Director Herschel Fink
(started early 2017 as interim) twitter
Chief of Staff Kelly Paisley
Political Director Quiana Dickenson
Operations Director Barb Lubin
Director of Party Affairs Mary
Finance Director Mandi Karp
Human Resources Director Comesha
Deputy Political Director Franny
Voter File Manager Chris Kurent
Latinx Communications Manager Julio
Communications Fellow Madeleine
Finance Assistant David Huff
Native American Outreach Manager
African American Outreach Manager
Administrative Assistant Michele