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State Director Ernesto Apreza
July 17, 2020) Communications director to Seattle Mayor
Durkan, Jan.-July 2020. Nevada state director on Kamala
Harris for the People, Apr.-Dec. 2019. Public relations
manager (rapid response), North American transportation for
Amazon, Dec. 2016-Mar. 2019. Fellow at the Institute for
a Democratic Future, Jan.-June 2018. Freelance
artist at The George Washington, University, Jan. 2016-Apr.
2017. Colorado deputy communications director/regional
press secretary on Hillary for America, June-Nov. 2016.
PR specialist for Amazon in Seattle, WA, May 2015-June
2016. Consultant to La Gloria Market, Inc., Dec.
2014-May 2015. Latino organizing, regional field
director and deputy press secretary on Battleground Texas,
May-Nov 2014. State outreach director for Students First
in Columbus, OH, Jan. 2013-May 2014. East Las Vegas
field organizer and spokesperson on Obama for America,
Feb.-Nov. 2012. Internships in the White House Office of
Public Engagement and with Sen. Patty Murray (WA). B.A.
in international affairs from The George Washington
University, 2011. twitter
Senior Advisor Jennie Peek-Dunstone
(announced July 17, 2020) President of Alpine Public Affairs from July 2013. Executive director at AFT Colorado, Apr. 2011-June 2013. Executive director at the Colorado Democratic Party, Jan. 2010-Jan. 2011. Executive director of the Democratic Senate Campaign Fund, June 2007-Dec. 2009. Deputy communications director of Colorado State Senate Democrats, Jan.-June 2007. Campaign manager on Riesberg for State House (CO), Nov. 2005-Nov. 2006. Bachelor's degree in public policy and political science from University of Denver. twitter
Strategic Advisor Khadija Katherine Haynes
(announced July 17, 2020) "Political and
community navigation strategist, thought partner," from July
2009. Deputy political director on Mike Bloomberg's
campaign in Colorado. Candidate for State Senate in
District 33 in 2016. Principal at K-Solutions, a
political consulting, lobbying and public relations firm.
Chief of staff in the Colorado Senate,
2006-09. Majority policy director in the General
Assembly, 2005-06. Director of operations in Gov. Roy
Romer's administration. Denver native.
Deputy State Director Ben Tobias
(announced Aug. 7, 2020) Colorado organizing director on Warren for President. Organizing director on Cary Kennedy for Governor (CO), Oct. 2017-2018. Project manager at Terra Strategies, Apr.-Nov. 2016. Researcher for the Colorado Democratic Party, Mar. 2015-Apr. 2016. Deputy field director for the Colorado Democratic Party, Apr.-Nov. 2014. Research associate at IRN Inc. in Denver, Feb.-Apr. 2014. Regional organizing director for Mayors Against Illegal Guns, Mar.-Oct. 2013. Deputy field director on Vote Yes Linn County (IA), Jan.-Mar. 2013. Regional field director in Las Vegas on Obama for America, July-Nov. 2012. Field organizer on We are Wisconsin, Feb.-June 2012. Campaign manager on Rusk for Dane County Board, Dec. 2011-Apr. 2012. Legislative aide in the Wisconsin State Assembly, Jan. 2011-Mar. 2012. Campaign manager on Phair for Council (Madison), Dec. 2010-Apr. 2011. Campaign manager on Friends of Brett Hulsey, Mar.-Nov. 2010. B.A. in political science from University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2012; earlier studied at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. twitter
Political Director Analysse Escobar
(announced Aug. 7, 2020) Comes to the
campaign from position as deputy community engagement director
for Gov. Jared Polis from Jan. 2019. Trips and
surrogates director for the Colorado Democratic Party,
Sept.-Dec. 2018. Field representative for U.S. Rep.
Lloyd Doggett (TX), July 2017-Aug. 2018. Campaign
manager on Melissa for San Antonio City Council District 6,
Jan.-Jun. 2017. Regional organizing director in Fort
Collins for the Colorado Democratic Party, Apr.-Nov.
2016. Field organizer in Las Vegas on Hillary for
America Nevada caucus campaign, Nov. 2015-Mar. 2016.
Caregiver in San Antonio, May-Nov. 2015. Vice president
of business administration for the National Hispanic
Institute, May 208-Nov 2015. M.B.A. in management from
Our Lady of the Lake University, 2014; bachelor's degree in
communication and public relations from The University of
Texas at San Antonio, 2008. twitter
Communications Director Vanessa Harmoush
(announced Aug. 7, 2020) Communications
director at Rocky Mountain Values from July 2019. Deputy
communications director for the Colorado House Majority, Dec.
2018-July 2019. Associate director of digital
communications for the State Innovation Exchange, June
2016-Aug. 2018. B.S. in broadcast journalism from
University of Colorado at Boulder, 2015. twitter
Special Projects and Trips Director Sarah Moss
(announced Aug. 7, 2020) Consultant at
Sarah Moss, Inc. from July 2018. Contractor on advance,
event production, scheduling, trip directing and trip desking
for The Markham Group since 2009. Project manager,
trainer and coach at Undaunted Ventures from July 2018.
Strategic programs and government affairs manager for the
Denver Fire Department, June 2013-July 2018. Advance
volunteer (site/press) for the White House, 2009-Jan.
2017. National advance team (site) on Hillary for
America, Jan.-Nov. 2016. President and executive
director of the inaugural committee for Denver Mayor Michael
Hancock, May-July 2015. Lead advance, travel scheduling,
and special assistant to Attorney General Eric H. Holder, July
2012-May 2013. President and owner of Sarah Moss, Inc.
from Aug. 2008-July 2012. Interim marketing and
communications manager for Downtown Denver Partnership, Nov.
2011-May. 2012. Executive director of the inaugural
committee for Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, June-July
2011. National advance team (site) on Obama for America,
July 2007-Nov. 2008. Consultant with The Sullivan Group
(Denver), Dec. 2007-Aug. 2008. Communications specialist
in the Office of Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper, Sept.
2005-Nov. 2007. Grassroots communications director on
Rutt Bridges for Governor (CO), 2005. Field on Cover the
Uninsured Week in Denver, 2004-05. National advance team
(site/crowd on Kerry-Edwards 2004. Campaign manager on
Ed Moss for Mayor (Westminster (CO), 2003. Account
assistant at GMMB, 2002-03. M.P.A. from University of
Colorado Denver; B.A in public communication from American
Director Cyrus Schick
(announced Aug. 7, 2020) Organizing director on Beto for America Iowa caucus campaign, Apr.-Nov. 2019. Coordinated Campaign director for the Missouri Democratic Party, 2018. Virginia field director for Let America Vote, May-Nov. 2017. Field director for the Missouri Democratic Party, Sept.-Nov. 2016. Statewide deputy field director on Koster for Missouri, Mar.-Sept. 2016. Regional GOTV director in Portsmouth, NH on Hillary for America, Dec. 2015-Feb. 2016. GOTV director for Tennessee Democratic Party in the Nashville mayoral runoff, Aug-Sept. 2015. Field director on Freeman for Mayor (of Nashville), Dec. 2014-Aug. 2015. Regional field director for the Michigan Democratic Party, May-Nov. 2014. Regional field director on Quinn for New York, May-Sept. 2013. Field organizer for the Missouri Democratic Party, Sept.-Nov. 2012. Field organizer on Eric Stewart for Congress (TN), May-Sept. 2012. Degree in political communication from The George Washington University. twitter
Deputy Director Luke Tonat
(announced Aug. 7, 2020) Organizing director on Warren for President Nevada caucus campaign. 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.
Coalitions Director Bianka Emerson
(announced July 17, 2020) Founder (2018)
of The Emerson Group (TEG) Consulting LLC. Founder
(2019) of Political DirectHer. Constituency outreach
director for Mike Bloomberg’s campaign in Colorado,
Jan.-Mar. 2020. GOTV director/campaign coordinator on Mayor
Michael Hancock's re-election campaign, Feb.-June 2019.
Deputy political director on Jared Polis' campaign for
governor, May 2018-Feb. 2019. Health care analyst II,
Jan.-Apr. 2018. J.D. from Arizona Summit Law School,
2016; M.A. in social sciences (2004) and B.A. in history
(2001) from Southern University. Denver native.
Organizing Director Nick Marroletti
(announced Aug. 7, 2020) Regional
organizing director for March states on Warren for President,
Iowa organizing director on Steve
Bullock for President, Apr.-Dec. 2019. Organizing
director for Connecticut Democrats, Mar.-Nov. 2016.
Organizing lead on friends of Chris Murphy, Mar. 2017-Mar.
2018. Regional organizing director in Wilmington for
the North Carolina Democratic Coordinated Campaign, May-Nov.
2016. Organizer in Wyoming, digital lead in Kansas
(Feb.-Apr. 2016) and organizer in DeWitt, Iowa (Oct.
2015-Feb. 2016) on Hillary for America. B.A. in
American studies and political narrative from New York
University, 2015. twitter
Mobilization Director Karla Galvan
(announced Aug. 7, 2020) Colorado
mobilization director (Feb.-Mar. 2020) and Iowa digital
programs manager (June 2019-Feb. 2020) on Warren for
President. Voter contact coordinator (Jan. 2018-Feb.
2019) and executive assistant to the executive director (Jan.
2017-Jan. 2018) at the DCCC. Creative assistant at 76
Words, Aug. 2016-Jan. 2017. Bachelor's degree in
political science and government from Cal State Long Beach,
Colorado Democratic Party
Chairwoman Morgan L. Carroll
(elected Mar. 11, 2017, re-elected Mar. 9, 2019) Democratic nominee for Congress in CO-6, losing to Rep. Mike Coffman. State Senate Minority Leader in 2015 and President of the Senate, Oct. 2013-2014. Elected to the State Senate District 29 in 2008 and re-elected in 2012. Elected to Colorado State House District 36 in 2004 and re-elected in 2006. J.D. from University of Colorado, 2000; B.A. in psychology from University of Colorado, 1996. twitter
Executive Director Halisi Vinson
(May 2019) Business consultant at A
New Dawn Public Affairs from Sept. 2019. Executive
director of the Rocky Mountain Employee Ownership Center,
Dec. 2015-May 2016. Candidate for Denver City Council
District 4 in 2015. Marketing and brand manager at
Quiznos, Sept. 2008-Sept. 2009. Project manager at
Meritage Funds, Aug. 2003-Sept. 2008. Manager of
administration at The Seff Group, Jan. 2001-Aug. 2003.
Business development and operations at Solid Rock
Entertainment, Apr. 1997-Sept. 2000. M.B.A. from
Babson College; B.A. in communications from Loyola Marymount
Statewide Field Director Tyler
Communications Advisor Eli Rosen
Communications Director David
Volunteer Coordinator Karin Asensio
Technology Director Bruce Norikane
Finance Director Parker Fiske
Compliance Director Jamie Elkins
Administrative Assistant Erica Pike