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State Director Alana Mounce
(reported by The Nevada Independent on June 25,
2020) Executive director of the Nevada State Democratic
Party, announced July 13, 2017. Deputy national
political director for former Labor Secretary Tom Perez's
campaign for DNC chair. Organizing director for Colorado
Democrats' Coordinated Campaign in the 2016 general election;
earlier served as director of Hillary for America in Alaska
and started as deputy organizing director (Washoe County) on
the Nevada caucus campaign. Has also worked at the White
House during the Obama Administration and on statewide
campaigns for Terry McAuliffe in Virginia and Mark Begich in
Alaska. Regional field director (March-Nov. 2012) and
field organizer (Aug. 2011-Mar. 2012) for the Obama campaign
in Las Vegas, NV. B.A. in political science from Chapman
University, 2011. twitter
Senior Advisor State Sen. Yvanna Cancela
(reported by The Nevada Independent on June 25,
2020) Senior advisor on Biden's Nevada caucus campaign;
first Nevada elected official to endorse Biden, in Apr.
2019. Represents the 10th District, appointed to the
seat in Dec. 2016.
Executive director of the Immigrant Workers Citizenship
Project from Dec. 2016.
Political director at UNITE HERE’s Local 226, the Culinary
Workers Union, Nov. 2010-Nov. 2016. Worked on Sen. Harry
Reid's 2010 re-election campaign. J.D. from UNLV's
William S. Boyd School of Law, 2020; bachelor's degree in
communication and media studies from Northwestern University,
2010. Grew up in Miami; daughter of Cuban
Strategic Advisor Lauren Brooks
(June 2020) Nevada political director on Kamala Harris for the People, June-Dec. 2019. Deputy director of government affairs at R&R Partners in Las Vegas from Jan. 2019. Advisor on Jacky Rosen's and Kate Marshall's campaigns in 2018. Policy analyst at McDonald Carano in Las Vegas from Jan. 2017. Legislative assistant to the Democratic Minority Leader in the NV State Legislature, Jan.-June 2015. Legislative assistant to Sen. Aaron Ford, Jan.-June 2013. Account executive and assistant account executive at R&R Partners in Las Vegas, Oct. 2010-Jan. 2011. Assignment manager at KWU Fox 5 in Las Vegas, Nov. 2007-April 2009. Weekend assignment editor at KSNV-TV in Las Vegas, Oct. 2004-Sept. 2006. Associate producer at Alabama's 13 WVTM, Oct. 2003-Sept. 2004. Bachelors degrees in English and journalism and mass communications from Stillman College, 2003. twitter
Deputy State Director Morgan Mohr
(July 2020) Chief of staff and initially
assistant to the campaign manager on Pete for America, Apr.
. Advisor on Hiring OUr Heroes at the U.S. Chamber of
Commerce, Jan.-Aug. 2017. Deputy operations director and
HR specialist for the Florida Democratic Party, Sept.-Nov.
2016. Intern to COO on Hillary for America (Aug.-Sept.
2016); intern in the Office of the First Lady at the White
House (May-Aug. 2016). Rhodes Scholar, Sept. 2017-Aug.
2019; M.P.P from Blavatnik School of Government; M.S. in
comparative social policy from University of Oxford;
bachelor's degree in political science, history, feminist
policy from Indiana University Bloomington.
Political Director Erika Herrera
(July 21, 2020) Most recently worked in
Sen. Rosen's state office. Southern Nevada political
director on Jacky Rosen's 2018 U.S. Senate campaign.
Deputy political director on Catherine Cortez Masto's 2016
U.S. Senate campaign; worked for the Nevada State Democratic
Party during the 2016 caucus. Native Nevadan; daughter
of immigrants. twitter
Communications Director Kevin Liao
(July 2020) Press secretary on Elizabeth
Warren's Iowa caucus campaign, July 15, 2019-Feb. 2020, then
California communications director, Feb.-Mar. 2020.
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. twitter
Deputy Press Secretary Sara Guerrero
(Sept. 2020) National press assistant for
Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer, May 2019-Sept.
2020. Legislative and press intern for Sen. Bill Nelson,
Jan.-May 2019. Bachelor's degree in political science
and government from University of South Florida, 2018. twitter
Voter Protection Director Maya Maravilla
Special counsel (from Oct. 2005) and associate
(from June 2006) at Calvo Fisher & Jacob, LLP. J.D.
from UC Davis School of Law; B.A. in design and visual
communications from Mills College, 1995.
Deputy Voter Protection Director Reggie McKoy
(June 2020) Organizing director on
Rushern Baker for Governor, 2018. Deputy national field
director at DLCC, May 2016-Jan. 2017. Director od
constituent service for Gov. Terry McAuliffe, Jan. 2014-Feb.
2016. Deputy field director on Campaign for Louisiana,
May-Nov. 2014. Regional field director in Hampton Roads
on McAuliffe for Governor, Mar.-Nov. 2013. Regional GOTV
director (Sept.-Nov. 2011) and operations associate (June-Aug.
2011) at OFA-Virginia. J.D. from Widener University
Commonwealth Law School, 2010; B.S. in psychology from
Davidson College, 2003.
Deputy Voter Protection Director Emily Goldman
Started as voter protection director for the
Nevada State Democratic Party in Feb. 2020. Organizer on
Pete for America's Iowa caucus campaign, Oct. 2019-Feb.
Regional Voter Protection Director (Reno and Rural) Quemars Ahmed
Experience includes field organizer on Warren
for President in Cedar Rapids, IA. J.D. from UCLA,
2018. La Cañada Flintridge native. twitter
Regional Voter Protection Director (Clark County) Lance Arberry
Corporate assoicate at Brownstein Hyatt Farber
Schreck, 2019-20. Corporate associate at Paul, Weiss,
Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP, 2014-19. J.D. from
The University of Chicago, 2017; B.A. in political science
from UNLV, 2014. Interned in the Office of Vice
President Joe Biden, 2014.
Voter Protection Assistant Izack Tenorio
(May 2020) Nevada Latino constituency
director on Pete for America, Dec. 2019-Mar. 2020. Long
term substitute teacher in the Clark County School District,
Mar. 2013-Oct. 2015. Organizer in Las Vegas for Mi
Familia Vota, May-Nov. 2012. Working on doctorate of
public policy (started 2019), M.P.A. (2017) and B.B.A. (2015)
(reported by The Nevada
Independent on June 25, 2020) Caucus director for the
Nevada State Democratic Party, charged with organizing the
presidential caucuses, Mar. 2019-Feb. 2020. Organizing
director for the Nevada State Democratic Party's 2018
Coordinated Campaign. Regional organizing director for
East Allegheny Co. on Pennsylvania Victory 2016; started on
the campaign as an organizer in Concord, NH on Hillary for
America in July 2015. Communications assistant/story
organizer for Equality Pennsylvania, Jan.-June 2015.
Field organizer in Central Des Moines for the Iowa Democratic
Coordinated Campaign, June-Nov. 2014. B.A. in justice
studies/social justice from James Madison University,
Deputy Political Director Ender Austin, III
(announced Aug. 14, 2020) Youth pastor,
mentor and community activist. Candidate for North Las
Vegas City Council Ward 3 in April 2017. Longtime resident of
North Las Vegas. twitter
Coalitions Director Christian Bato
(announced Aug. 14, 2020) Regional
representative for Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto in her Las
Vegas office. Worked for SEIU's iAmerica campaign in
2016. UNLV graduate. Son of Filipino
Deputy Coalitions Director Christian Jones
(announced Aug. 14, 2020) Degree in
economics from UNLV. Las Vegas native.
Deputy Coalitions Director Blanca Ortiz
Northern Regional Director Michael Cullen
Press Secretary Adrian Eng-Gastelum
(announced Aug. 14, 2020) Spokesman and media
relations manager for AZ, CO and FL for the Center for
American Progress' Climate Power 2020. A national press
assistant on Warren for President, Nov. 2019-Mar. 2020.
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. twitter
Press Associate Stefanie Lao
(announced Aug. 14, 2020) Graduate of
the University of Southern California. Grew up in Los
Angeles; born in the Phillipines. twitter
Operations Director Nico Starr
(May 2020) Caucus operations and logistics director for the Nevada State Democratic Party, May 2019-May 2020. Deputy GOTV director for the Indiana Democratic Party, Sept.-Nov. 2018. Special assistant in the U.S. Senate, Nov. 2017-Aug. 2018. Field assistant in Philadelphiia (July-Nov. 2016) and fellow (Apr.-July 2016) at Hillary for America. Studied politics at Earlham College. twitter
Nevada State Democratic Party
Chairman Assemblyman William
(elected Mar. 2017) Democratic nominee for Clark County Commission, District D on Nov. 3, 2020. Elected to the Assembly representing District 6 in 2016 and re-elected in 2018. Union organizer with Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1107. Associate's degree from the College of Southern Nevada; student body president. Construction worker. twitter
Communications Director Molly
(Jan. 2019) Press secretary on Jacky Rosen's campaign for U.S. Senate, 2018. Deputy press secretary for Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer. Deputy press secretary for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. Graduate of UNLV. Nevada native. twitter
Rapid Response Director Maddy Mundy
Communications coordinator on Bernie 2020 Nevada caucus campaign, Oct. 2019-Feb. 2020. Contractor/independent political researcher, Apr. 2017-Oct. 2019. Bachelor's degree in philosophy from University of Virginia, 2016. twitter
Organizing Director Susana Cervantes
Field director on Bernie 2020 Nevada caucus campaign. Worked for Nevada Democrats in 2018. Deputy political director and earlier regional field director in Sioux City on Bernie 2016 Iowa caucus campaign. Western regional field director on the Run Warren Run campaign. Worked for the Nevada Democratic Party. Worked for Organizing for Action in Chicago. A field organizer for President Obama's re-election campaign in Las Vegas in 2012. Started as an organizer for the United Farm Workers in California.
Deputy Field Director
Alexandra (Alex) Kania
Deputy field director on Bernie 2020 Nevada caucus campaign, Dec. 2019-Feb. 2020, then to Florida. Regional organizing director for Northern NV/Reno on Cory 2020, June-Dec. 2019. Regional organizing director (from Sept. 2018) and field organizer in Las Vegas area (from May 2018) for the Nevada State Democratic Party. Field organizer on Ravi Bhalla for Mayor (Hoboken, NJ), Sept.-Nov. 2017; organizing fellow on Jim Johnson for Governor (NJ), Feb.-June. 2017. Degree in political science, history from Rutgers University, 2019. twitter
Digital Organizing Director Emma
Digital organizer for the Texas Democratic Party, 2018. Digital organizer for MobilizeAmerica, Sept.-Dec. 2017 Interned for the U.S. Senate in DC and Syracuse, Jan.-Oct. 2017. Organizer in Athens, OH on Hillary for America, Aug.-Nov. 2016. Bachelor's degree in public health, political science from Syracuse University, 2017. twitter
Training Director Pam Gidwani
(July 2020) Deputy training director in Arizona for Organizing Together 2020, Apr.-July 2020. Training associate in Oakland, CA on Warren for President, Dec. 2019-Mar. 2020. Senior digital marketing manager, strategic events at Salesforce, Sept. 2017-Dec. 2019. Marketing communications manager at Versium, Inc, contract, Jan.-June 2017. Marketing and communications manager at Tableau Software, Jan. 2014-Oct. 2016. Marketing project manager at Microsoft, Mar. 2012-Jan. 2014. Marketing manager at East Bay Express, Mar. 2010-Feb. 2011. Corporate partnerships and events coordinator for Alameda County Community Food Bank, Jan. 2007-Feb. 2010. Events and marketing manager at Beets Hospitality Group, Sept. 2005-Jan. 2007. Program associate at LeaderSpring, Feb.-Sept. 2005. Studied graphic communication at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. twitter
Data Director Julia Laliberte
Finance Director Tyler Langdon
Party Operations Director Sabrina
Note: Includes people who worked on Booker, Buttigieg, Harris, Sanders and Warren campaigns.