Biden General Election Campaign Organization, Pennsylvania
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State Director  Brendan McPhillips

(reported by The Philadelphia Inquirer on July 7, 2020)  Iowa state director on Pete for America, May 2019-Feb. 2020.  Campaign manager on Andrew Gillum for Governor (FL), Nov. 28, 2017-Aug. 2018.  Senior advisor on Joe Khan for District Attorney (Philadelphia), Jan.-May 2017.  Political director on Pete for DNC, Feb. 2017.  Pennsylvania political director on Hillary for America, May-Nov. 2016.  Campaign manager on John Fetterman's 2016 primary campaign for U.S. Senate, Oct. 2015-April 2016.  Campaign manager on Helen Gym’s successful campaign for Philadelphia City Council, Feb.-Nov. 2015.  Campaign manager on Kevin Strouse’s 2014 congressional race in PA-8 in Bucks County, Jan.-Nov. 2014.  Pennsylvania organizing director for Mayors Against Illegal Guns, March 2013-Jan. 2014.  Regional field director in Bucks County on the Obama campaign, March-Nov. 2012.  Regional field director/assistant community manager for Draftfcb, March-Oct. 2011.  Special projects director on Hoosiers for Hill, June-Nov. 2010.  B.A. in political science, peace studies from University of Notre Dame, 2010; transferred from San Jacinto College.  twitter

Senior Advisor  Sinceré Harris

(reported by The Philadelphia Inquirer on July 7, 2020)  Executive director of the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, announced Oct. 26, 2015 to July 2020.  Staffer in the Office of Legislative Affairs to Gov. Wolf.  Deputy director of the Wolf Inaugural Committee.  An early staffer on Tom Wolf's 2014 campaign for Governor; started as SE political director and then deputy statewide political director.  Worked for the non-profit Second Chance Foundation, and on Obama re-election campaign in 2012.  B.A. from Temple University; raised in Philadelphia and is a graduate of the Philadelphia High School for Girls.  twitter

Deputy State Director  Nikkilia Lu

(announced Aug. 3, 2020)  Pennsylvania director for the State Innovation Exchange, Jan. 2018-July 2020.  Western PA political director for 32BJ SEIU, Jan. 2014-Jan. 2018.  Campaign manager on Deb Gross for Pittsburgh City Council District 7 special election, Aug.-Nov. 2013.  Field director on Dan Gilman for Pittsburgh City Council District 8 primary, Feb.-May 2013.  Policy analyst at Duane Morris government strategies, Sept.-Dec. 2012.  Master of public and international affairs from University of Pittsburgh, 2013; B.A. in political science from Washington and Jefferson College, 2011.

Political Director  Larry Hailsham Jr.

(announced July 23, 2020)  Government affairs manager (from May 2020) and government affairs associate (Nov. 2018-May 2020) for the Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce.  Western political coordinator on Bob Casey for Senate, May-Nov. 2018.  Outreach specialist for ALCOSAN, Oct. 2017-May 2018.  Special assistant to Sen. Bob Casey, Aug. 2016-Oct. 2017.  Advancement coordinator for Student U in Durham, NC, Sept. 2015-June 2016.  B.A. in political science and government from Allegheny College, 2015; president of Allegheny Student Government, Jan. 2014-May 2015.  twitter

Coalitions Director  Keyva Clark

(announced Aug. 3, 2020;  Af. Am, LGBT+, Women, Progressive, and Senior)  Chief of staff to PA Rep. Jake Wheatley from Nov. 2019.  Communication analyst at Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, Dec. 2017-Nov. 2019.  Campaign manager on People for Peduto (Mayor of Pittsburgh re-election), Feb.-Nov. 2017.  Communication coordinator for E. Holdings, Inc., Dec. 2016-Feb. 2017.  Master's in public management from Carnegie Mellon University; B.A. in political science from UC Riverside, 2015.  twitter

Deputy Coalitions Director for Black Male Engagement  Abu Edwards

(Sept. 2020)  Director of state affairs and senior director of policy and advocacy for Smart Approaches to Marijuana, June 2018-Nov. 2020.  Pennsylvania deputy political director on Mike Bloomberg 2020, Jan.-Mar. 2020.  Campaign director (contract) for Millennials in Action PAC, Mar. 2015-Jan. 2020.  Field director for the Philadelphia Parks Alliance, Apr.-Sept. 2016.  Campaign director for FieldWorks, Feb-Apr. 2016.  Deputy campaign manager on David Wecht for State Senate (Philadelphia), Aug.-Dec. 2015.  Political director on Katie McGinty for Governor, Dec. 2013-May 2014.  Field organizer in Philadelphia on Obama for America, June-Nov. 2012.  B.A. in political science and government from Wilberforce University, 2012.

Deputy Coalitions Director for Faith Engagement  Rev. Dr. Wayne M. Weathers

(Aug. 2020; African American churches)  Senior pastor, organizer and pastor of Vision of Hope Baptist Church in Philadelphia from Nov. 2014.  Senior pastor of Miller Memorial Baptist Church in Philadelphia, Jan. 2004-Nov. 2014.  Financial aid officer at the Center for Employment Training, Aug. 2002-Dec. 2003.  Senior pastor at Morehead Avenue Baptist Church (Durham, NC), Oct. 1999-Oct. 2003.  Executive directo4r of Walltown Neighborhod Ministeries, Oct. 1999-Oct. 2001.  Retail cash operation and catering manager for Marriott Health Care and Corporate Service Division, Jan. 1990-Mar. 1995.  Doctor of Ministry from Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia, 2009; Master's of Divinity from Duke University, 1999; B.S. in hotel, motel and restaurant management from Virginia State University, 1990.

Deputy Coalitions Director for Latino Engagement  Manuel (Manny) Guzman Jr.

(announced Aug. 3, 2020)  Guzman is the Democratic nominee in PA HD-127 (Reading/Berks Co.) open seat.  Coalition coordinator for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party from July 2018.  Candidate for Reading City Council in 2017 but withdrew.  Elected at-large member for the Reading School District, served 2013-17.  Studied professional, technical, business and scientific writing at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.

Deputy Coalitions Director for AAPI Engagement  Harinee Suthakar

Experience includes program manager at Project Destiny, research fellow at The Pittsburgh Foundation's Center for Philanthropy.  M.A. in gender studies, international development from Institute of Development Studies/University of Sussex; B.S. from University of Pittsburgh, 2016.

Deputy Coalitions Director for Jewish Engagement  Dan Siegel

(Aug. 2020)  Campaign director at Dover Strategy Group from Dec. 2018.  President at Themis Strategies LLC, Jan. 2014-Aug. 2020.  Founder of Jefferson's List, June 2016-Jan. 2019.  Deputy regional director for PA/NJ for J Street, Sept. 2015-Feb. 2017.  CEO of Park Avenue Sports and Entertainment, May 2013-June 2014.  Campaign manager on Corfield for Assembly (NJ), July-Nov. 2013.  Campaign manager on Mandel for Controller, Jan.-May 2013.  Regional field director in Pennsylvania on Organizing for America, Dec. 2011-Nov. 2012.  General manager and technical director at Dinoshore: Dinosaurs invade Atlantic City, July-Sept. 2011.  Campaign coordinator (Nov. 2010-Jan. 2011) and regional field director (Sept.-Nov. 2010) for the Delaware Democratic Party.  Field organizer on Chris Coons for Delaware, Aug.-Sept. 2010.  Field organizer on Ned Lamont for Governor, July-Aug. 2010.  B.A. in international relations, French language, history from University of Rochester, 2010.

Deputy Coalitions Director for Veterans Engagement  Chris Diaz

Deputy Coalitions Director for Rural Engagement  Jordan Ball

(Aug. 2020)  On leave from position as political and operations director in the Pittsburgh area (from Aug. 2019) for U.S. Sen. Bob Casey; SW regional director (Mar.-Aug. 2020) and regional representative (Jan. 2015-Sept. 2019) for Sen. Casey.  M.B.A. from West Virginia University, 2018; B.A. in political science and government from Cal State University Channel Islands, 2013.

Communications Director  Michael Feldman

(announced July 23, 2020)  Deputy communications director (Dec. 2019-July 2020) and press secretary (Mar.-Dec. 2019) at Protect Our Care.  State party spokesman on Donnelly for Indiana, Jan.-Nov. 2018.  Strategic communications associate at Bully Pulpit Interactive, Mar.-Dec. 2017.  Communications associate in Philadelphia on Hillary for America, July-Nov. 2020.  Deputy press secretary (June 2015-May 2016) and press assistant (June 2014-May 2015) at  B.A. in political science and government from The George Washington University, 2014.   twitter

Deputy Communications Director  Emma Riley

(Aug. 2020; previously a regional communications director (Mar.-Aug. 2020), Northeast regional Super Tuesday communications director (Feb.-Mar. 2020) and New Hampshire press secretary (Apr. 2019-Feb. 2020)  Communications director on McCaskill for Missouri, Jan.-Nov. 2018.  Communications director for the Missouri Democratic Party, ,July-Dec. 2017.  Press secretary to U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan, Jan.-July 2017; press secretary on Maggie for NH, Jan.-Nov. 2016.  Senior associate (June 2014-Dec. 2015) and associate (Apr. 2013-May 2014) at Global Strategy Group.  Associate account executive at Kwittken & Company, Jan.-Mar. 2013.  B.A. in history, leadership studies and international studies from Williams College, 2012.  twitter

Western PA Regional Press Secretary  Ike Hajinazarian

(Mar. 2020...previously Ohio press secretary (Mar. 2020), Texas press secretary (Feb.-Mar. 2020), Nevada press assistant (Feb. 2020) and New Hampshire press assistant (July 2019-Feb. 2020))  Deputy press secretary to House Committee on Homeland Security/Chairman Bennie G. Thompson, Jan.-July 2019.  Press assistant (Apr.-Dec. 2018) and press intern/fellow/digital assistant (Sept. 2017-Apr. 2018) to U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly.  Master's in political management from The George Washington University, 2018; B.A. in journalism from Indiana University Bloomington, 2016.  twitter

Eastern PA Regional Press Secretary  Rosie Lapowsky

(Aug. 2020)  Pennsylvania deputy communications director on the Bloomberg campaign, Jan.-Mar. 2020.  Kamala Harris for the People, Aug.-Dec. 2019.  Law clerk, Sept. 2018-Sept. 2019.  Constituent services liaison for U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, May 2013-July 2015.  J.D. from Drexel University's Thomas R. Kline School of Law, 2018; B.A. in communication and media studies and political science from University of Scranton, 2013.  twitter

Trips Director   Troy Blackwell Jr.

(Aug. 2020)  Director of press advance on Tom Steyer 2020, Dec. 2019-Feb. 2020.  National press advance lead on Kamala Harris for the People, Mar.-Dec. 2019.  Senior communications advisor at BerlinRosen, June 2018-Apr. 2019.  Communications, speechwriting, public engagement in Executive Office of the President, The White House, July 2016-Jan. 2017.  Communications aide for the New York City Council, 2014-16.  Global communications for the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State in Madrid, Spain, 2014-16.  Communications in NYC Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs, 2015.  Press officer on Kevin Powell's congressional campaign (NY-10), 2010-11.  Communications specialist for CAMBA, 2006-10.  M.S. in strategic communications from Columbia University in the City of New York, 2018; B.A. in public relations, advertising and applied communications from City University of New York City College.

Back To Blue PA (Coordinated Campaign)

@BackToBluePA  ...over 100 coordinated staff   400-person coordinated campaign operational plan with personnel budget of nearly $10m
Managed non-personnel budget in excess of $4m

Director  Michael Dineen

(Feb. 2020)  Campaign manager and senior advisor to U.S. Rep. Dwight Evans since Nov. 2015.  Campaign manager on Christine Donohue for Supreme Court, June-Nov. 2015.  Western PA political and field director on Pawlowski for Governor, Sept. 2013-Mar. 2014.  Campaign manager on George Badey for Congress, Feb.-July 2012.  Campaign manager on Judge David Wecht for PA Superior Court, Feb.-Dec. 2011.  Campaign manager on Keep Judge Melograne, Jan.-May 2011.  Deputy field director on the PA Democratic Coordinated Campaigns, Aug.-Nov. 2010.  Northeast and Central PA political/field director on Dan Onorato for Governor, Dec. 2009-Aug. 2010.  Campaign manager on Bicket for Judge, 2009.  Field staff on Rendell for Governor, 2006.  B.A. in English from James Madison University.

Senior Advisor  Chelsie Ouellette

(July 2020)  Partner (from Feb. 2018) and campaign director (Feb. 2017-Feb. 2018) at Field First.  Pennsylvania campaign director on Organizing Together 2020, Apr.-July 2020.  National organizing director on Deval for All, Nov. 2019-Feb. 2020.  Pennsylvania organizing director on Pennsylvania Democratic Party/Hillary for America, May-Nov. 2016; during the primaries served as organizing director for Clinton’s Missouri and Pennsylvania campaigns after serving as a deputy organizing director in New Hampshire; started as Nashua/Salem regional director.  Field director on Ed Markey for U.S. Senate, Feb.-Dec. 2014.  Consultant on Raise Up Massachusetts.  Field director on Peter Koutoujian for Congress, July-Oct. 2013.  Regional field director on Ed Markey for U.S. Senate, Feb.-July 2013. Deputy press secretary and speechwriter to Gov. Patrick, May 2012-Feb. 2013.  Field organizer in MA-3 for the Obama campaign, Sept.-Nov. 2012.  Speechwriter and communications aide to Gov. Patrick, Aug. 2011-May 2012.  Account coordinator at the Sherman Group Public Relations Agency, May 2008-April 2011.  Scheduling and operations coordinator on the Deval Patrick campaign, June-Nov. 2010.  B.A. in organizational communication from Northeastern University, 2011.  twitter


Eastern PA Deputy Political Director  John Richter

(Aug. 2020)  Legislative director at G2G-Innovative Government Affairs Consulting from Sept. 2018.  Advocacy and engagement specialist at American Nurses Association, Jan.-Sept. 2018.  Manager of public policy at WorldatWork, Feb.-Aug. 2017.  Legislative assistant in the U.S. House, July 2014-Feb. 2017.  Deputy political director for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, Sept.-Nov. 2016.  Legislative aide (July 2013-July 2014), legislative correspondent (July 2010-July 2013) and staff assistant (May-July 2010) in the U.S. Senate.  Field organizer in Adams Co. for the Colorado Democratic Party, 2008. M.P.A. (2012) and B.A. in history and political science (2008) from Penn State University.

Northwestern PA Political Director  Patrick Joyal

(Aug. 2020)  Communications consultant to the Butler County Democratic Committee from May 2020.  Regional organizing director in Pittsburgh on the Bloomberg campaign, Feb.-Mar. 2020.  Political director for Think Big Campaigns, Apr. 2019-Jan. 2020.  Campaign manager on Kevin Boozel for Butler County Commissioner, Jan.-Nov. 2019.  Campaign manager on Corey O'Connor for Pittsburgh City Council, Jan.-June 2019.  Campaign manager on Daniel Smith Jr. for PA House District 12, May-Nov. 2018.  Talent acquisition coordinator (Nov. 2015-Apr. 2018) and other roles for The Woodlands Foundation, Inc.  Coordinator of education and community programs for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Aug. 2014-Nov. 2015.  Assistant conductor for The Pittsburgh Philharmonic, Sept. 2013-Sept. 2015.  B.A. in music from Kenyon College, 2013.

Western PA Deputy Political Director  Amy Dorra

(announced July 23, 2020)  Senior advisor on Mike Broihier for Senate (KY), Feb.-Mar. 2020.  Political director for early states on Yang 2020 campaign, Dec. 2019-Feb. 2020.  Political director on Conor Lamb for Congress, Jan.-Nov. 2018.  Field and operations team on Doug Jones for Senate (AL), Nov.-Dec. 2017.  Campaign manager on Kaye Kory for Delegate (VA), Sept.-Nov. 2017.  Head of retail community for ModCloth, Mar. 2016-Feb. 2017.  Director of community relations (Mar. 2013-Sept. 2015), director of relationship marketing (Apr. 2011-Mar. 2013), senior community relations manager (Sept. 2010-Apr. 2011) and senior communications manager (July 2005-Sept. 2010) and store manager (July 2003-July 2005) at Anthropologie.  Previously at J.Crew, 1994-2002 and Banana Republic, 1992-96.  B.A. in history from Brown University, 1991.

Digital Organizing Director  Nandi O'Connor

(announced July 23, 2020)  Pennsylvania digital director for Organizing Together 2020.  Pennsylvania content producer for Priorities USA.  Policy and digital content manager (Nov. 2017-Jun 2019) and policy analyst (Jan. 2016-Nov. 2017) for the City of Philadelphia.  Scheduler/special assistant tn Jim Kenney for Mayor, May-Dec. 2015.  twitter

Deputy Digital Organizing Director for Organizing Tools, Social Channels and Content  Patty Matos

(May 2020)  Field organizer in Chicago (Feb.-Mar. 2020) and Cedar Rapids (June 2019-Feb. 2020) on Warren for President.  B.A. in public relations from UNC School of Media and Journalism, 2019. 

Deputy Digital Organizing Director for Online Communities  Becca Brubaker

(ea. Aug. 2020)  Digital associate at Organizing Together 2020, Apr.-June 2020.  Digital organizer in Las Vegas on Warren for President, Jan.-Mar. 2020.  Advance associate, field organizer in Iowa on Kamala Harris For The People, May-Dec. 2019.  Digital associate at Masterpiece Advertising, May 2017-Sept. 2019.  Corps member at City Year Los Angeles, July 2018-June 2019.  Executive producer on To All The Little Girls, Oct. 2017-Sept. 2018.  Communications fellow on Setti Warren for governor (MA), Sept.-Dec. 2017.  B.S. in marketing communications from Emerson College, 2018.  twitter

Deputy Digital Organizing Director for Distributed  Dylan Contrino

Digital Associates Ashton Adams, Brittany Arp, William Jelley, Adam Peters, Marika Vigo

Western PA Organizing Director  Ivana Dalrymple Hall

Regional director for the Democratic Party of Virginia, Mar.-Nov. 2018.  Field director on Ed Meier for Congress (Dallas, TX), Jan.-Mar. 2018.  Field organizer for the Democratic Party of Virginia, June-Nov. 2017.  Field organizer in Milford for the NHDP, June-Nov. 2016.  Volunteer coordinator for DIFFA Dallas, Feb.-Dec. 2015.  Bachelor's degree in political science and government from Texas Women's University, 2014.  Miss Texas 2013.  Texas native.

Eastern PA Organizing Director  Sara Goldstein

(July 2020)  Texas organizing director and state lead (Feb.-Mar. 2020), Iowa deputy organizing director (Oct. 2019-Feb. 2020) and started as regional organizing director in Iowa City (Apr.-Oct. 2019) on Pete for America.   Regional field director in Iowa City for the Iowa Democratic Party, Aug.-Nov. 2018.  Director of beverage and training for Picnik, Aug. 2017-May 2018.  Organizer in Greene County for the Ohio Democratic Party, July-Nov. 2016.  Degree in political economy, social sciences from Antioch College, 2016.

Deputy Organizing Directors including
West  Robert D. Recklein

Southwestern PA regional organizer for Pennsylvania Democrats in 2018.  Worked on Conor Lamb's campaign  for Congress in PA-18 in the Mar. 2018 special election.  A field organizer on the 2016 Pennsylvania Democratic Coordinated Campaign.

Northeast  Frances Patano

(Aug. 2020)  Mobilization director for the New Jersey Democratic State Committee, July-Aug. 2020.  Regional organizing director in Michigan  on Organizing Together 2020, Mar.-July 2020.  Organizer in Appanoose, Davis and Van Buren Cos. on Pete for America Iowa Caucus campaign, Oct. 2019-Feb. 2020.  Graduate fellow at OMB, Feb.-Aug. 2019.  Master's in American government from Georgetown University, 2019; undergraduate degree in English from University of Pennsylvania, 2017.

Philadelphia Jonathan Alter

(June 2020; Center City, S Phil., NE Phil. and, from Aug., Bucks Co.)  Deputy organizing director for the Mid-Atlantic (Apr.-June 2020), deputy organizing director for Ohio primary (Mar.-Apr. 2019) and regional organizing director for Charleston in the South Carolina primary (June 2019-Mar. 2020) on Biden for President.  Field organizer on JB for Governor, Oct. 2017-Nov. 2018.  President and CEO of PathFound Group LLC, Sept. 2012-Oct. 2017.  President and CEO of Sixth Degree Holdings Ltd, Apr. 2006-Dec. 2012.  Regional campaign staff on Elizabeth for MA, 2011-12.  President of The Xigent Group, LLC, Dec. 2003-Sept. 2011.  Various headquarter and regional campaign roles on Obama for America, 2007-08.  Peer review panelist and commercial advisor (SBIR) for the U.S. Small Business Administration, 2003-04.  Commercial and industry review panelist for the National Science Foundation, 2003-04.  Vice president, marketing strategy and insights for GES, Inc. (Boston), Jan. 1999-Sept. 2001.  Studied international/global studies at Yale University, 2005-06 and political economy; interdisciplinary studies at University of Chicag, 1992-99.

Philadelphia  Howard L. Moseley

...Experience includes work for state Sen. Sharif Street.

East  Michael Dunn

(Mar. 2020; initially from Scranton to the Collar Counties to Harrisburg, later focused on the Collar Counties)  Logistics manager for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Kenya, Mar.-Nov. 2019.  Field director on George Scott for Congress (PA-10), Aug.-Dec. 2018.  Campaign manager on Emma Collum for Florida State House, June-Sept. 2018.  Logistics manager for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in South Sudan, Nov. 2017-May 2018.  National organizer, transportation and logistics for Women's March, Nov. 2016-Feb. 2017.  Advisor to the voter protection team at Pennsylvania Democratic Party, Aug.-Nov. 2016.  Director of security and transportation for Hillary for America at the 2016 Democratic National Convention, June-Aug. 2016.  Refugee resettlement manager for the Nationalities Service Center in Philadelphia, Jan.-June 2016.  Organizational development specialist for Peace Corps Response in South Africa, May-Sept. 2013.  Manager of growth initiative committees for ACMA, Jan. 2011-Jan. 2012.  Program manager for corporate engagement at Rebuilding Together, July 2010-Jan. 2011.  Project manager at KaBOOM!, July 2008-July 2010.  TEFL volunteer in Ukraine for the Peace Corps, Oct. 2005-Nov. 2007.  M.P.P. from Drexel University, 2015; B.A. in English writing, communications from University of Pittsburgh, 2004.

Central  Sara Katsnelson

(Aug. 2020)  Director of constituent services (Sept. 2019-Aug. 2020) and constituent services liaison (Feb.-Sept. 2019) to U.S. Rep. Josh Gottheimer (NJ).  B.A. in political science and public policy from Rutgers University, 2018.

Regional Organizing Directors

Allegheny  Randa Zamman, Olivia Rogal

SW PA  Jamie Stevenson

NW PA  Max Jenkins

Central PA  Cari Berlin, Beibhinn Steiner, Wiliam Ament

Philadelphia  Malik Utendahl, Jaime Boldin, Haliema Twam, Jacob Brett-Turner, Jazmin Sellars, Andrew Sacks, Alex Seghieri, JD Brennan

SE PA  Camilo Haller, Shea Martinson, Ruby Goldberg, Kelsey Fitzpatrick

NE PA  Sal DeFrancesco, Owen Evans, Grace Smith, Johnny Palmadessa

more  Ethan Seletsky, Alison Jones, Ben May, Annika Cole 

Campus Organizing  Zubair Merchant

(Aug. 2020)  Campus outreach director (Mar.-Apr. 2020), field organizer in Durham, NC (Feb.-Mar. 2020), campus organizer in Iowa City (Aug. 2019-Feb. 2020) and started as a field intern (June-Aug. 2019) on Bernie 2020.  Lead teacher on Debat it Forward, Jan. 2017-June 2019.  Bachelor's degree in public policy analysis from University of Chicago, 2019.

Out-of-State Director  Joe Waldman

(Aug. 2020)  Wisconsin deputy organizing director on Organizing Together 2020, Feb.-June 2020.  Virginia organizing director for NextGen America, July-Dec. 2019.  Regional organizing director in Madison, WI for NextGen America, Jan.-Nov. 2018.  Campus organizer at James Madison University and Shenandoah University, Aug.-Nov. 2017.  Campaign manager on Zach Wood for City Council (Madison, WI), Jan.-Mar. 2017.  Campus organizer for the Penn State campus for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, Aug.-Nov. 2016.  Digital intern on Hillary for Wisconsin, June-Aug. 2016.  Undergraduate degre in political science from University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2016.

Organizing Chief of Staff  John Dolan

(Aug. 2020; started as director of field operations in Mar. 2020)  Office assistant and scheduler at the National Democratic Redistricting Committee, May 2018-Mar. 2020.  Staff assistant (Nov. 2017-May 2018) and intern (May-Nov. 2017) in the Office of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.  B.A. in history and classical antiquity from Trinity College Hartford.

Data Director  Evan Medina

(July 2020; previously national regional analytics desk (Feb.-July 2020) and NH data and analytics director)  Data and analytics manager at The ONE Campaign, Apr. 2017-June 2019.  Deputy state director, data and analytics for the Democratic Party of Virginia, May-Nov. 2016.  Lead organizer in Fort Dodge on Hillary Clinton's Iowa caucus campaign, Apr. 2015-Jan. 2016.  Regional field director on Anthony Hardy Williams for Mayor (Philadelphia), Jan.-Mar. 2015.  Field director on Kelly Westlund for Congress, July-Nov. 2014.  Regional field director on Alex Sink for Congress (FL), Jan.-Mar. 2014.  Field organizer on the Virginia Democratic Coordinated Campaign, Apr.-Nov. 2013.  Field organizer in Miramar on Organizing for America-Florida, June-Nov. 2012.  B.A. in political science from the University of Pennsylvania, 2011.

Deputy Data Director  Miriam Blumenthal

Colorado GOTV data director (Feb.-Mar. 2020), NH deputy data director (Sept. 2019-Feb. 2020) and data intern (June-Aug. 2019) on Warren for President.  Graduate of University of Pittsburgh, 2019.

Deputy Data Director  Harman Droge

Experience includes mobilization/data director for the Kentucky Democratic Party.

Deputy Data Director  Peter Nguyen

Deputy Data Director  Nikitha Rai

Degree in economics from Mount Holyoke College, 2017.  Grew up in Erie, PA; parents came from India.

Deputy Data Director (placed by DigiDems)  Annie Rimmon

(July 2020)  California deputy data director on Warren for President, Dec. 2019-Mar. 2020.  Technology consultant to Young Entertainment Activists, Sept.-Dec. 2019.  Political coordinator for DigiDems, May 2018-Dec. 2019.  Studied applied mathematics at UCLA.

Data Associates  Aneesa Ali-Bocas, Sage Merchant, Benjamin Oh

Operations Director  James Cody

(July 2020)  New Hampshire deputy director of operations on Biden for President from Sept. 2019. Deputy political director at the NHDP, Oct.-Nov. 2018.  Scheduling and operations director on Dan Koh for Congress, Jan.-Sept. 2018.  District coordinator for U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy  III, Dec. 2016-Jan. 2018.  Deputy regional organizing director in State College for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2016.  Chief of staff for College Democrats of America, Mar.-June 2016.  President of College Democrats of Massachusetts, Apr. 2015-Apr. 2016.  Scheduling fellow on Hillary for New Hampshire, June 2015-Feb. 2016.  Bachelor's degree in political science from Boston College, 2016.

Deputy Operations Director  Matt Sanborn

(Sept. 2020)  Paralegal in Boston, June 2017-Sept. 2020.  B.A. in international relations and affairs from Boston College, 2017.

Deputy Operations Director  Michaela Amos

(Sept. 2020)  National operations associate for Organizing Together 2020, Mar.-July 2020.  Public policy and advocacy intern for Girl Scouts of the USA, Aug. 2019-Feb. 2020.  Administrative assistant at Optimum Behavioral Health, Oct. 2018-Aug. 2019.  Field organizer for the Tennessee Democratic Party, May-Sept. 2018.  B.A. in international/global studies from American University, 2018.

Deputy Operations Director  Emily Marburger

(Sept. 2020)  Mayor of the Borough of Bellevue from Jan. 2018.  Project manager for the Upright Sprinkler Design Co., Aug. 2016-2020.  Branch manager II at F.N.B. Corporation in Duncan Manor, Apr.-Aug. 2016.  Financial center manager II for Fifth Third Bank, Oct. 2010-Apr. 2016.  M.B.A. in management (2012) and B.A. in journalism and mass communication (2010) from Point Park University. 

HR Director  Brandon Chaderton

(July 2020)  Pennsylvania HR director for Organizing Together 2020, Mar.-June 2020.  National deputy human resources director and initially HR specialist on Pete for America, July 2019-Mar. 2020.  Senior associate at Precision Strategies, Nov. 2017-July 2019.  Finance director on Paul Perry's congressional campaign (PA), July-Oct. 2017.  Finance director on Dan Muroff's campaign for Congress, Apr.-June 2017.  Deputy operations director on Pennsylvania Victory 2016, June 2016-Jan. 2017.  Deputy finance director on Shapiro for Pennsylvania, Oct. 2015-June 2016.  Director of member service for the Pennsylvania House Democratic Campaign Committee, June-Oct. 2015.   Program manager in Manchester, NH (Aug. 2011-May 2014) and team leader in Philadelphia area (July 2009-June 2011) for City Year.  B.A. in political science from Temple University, 2009.

Operations Associates  Brad Glazier, Sophie Maher

Operations Assistant  Joseph Aiello

Voter Activation Regional Directors Shaila Borntsein, Tom Drueding, Tristan English, Matthew Easley, John Enkler, Marlene Esquivel, Daniel Gottfried, Ryann Hudson, Katy Larkin, Evy Larsen, Mark LeBeau, Mark Manning, Ryan McCloskey, Joe McAndrews, Mitchell Medina, Jake Medvitz, Matthew Sable, Michael Scarlett, Rosyln William, Allison Zito

GOTV Director  Lavianna Felder

Deputy organizing director on Beto for America, Aug.-Nov. 2019.  Deputy field director for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, May-Nov. 2018.  Regional organizing director on JB Pritzker for Governor, Jan.-Mar. 2018.  Field organizer in Petersburg for the Democratic Party of Virginia, June-Nov. 2017.  Organizer in the Philadelphia area for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, Aug.-Nov. 2016.  Operations director on Alex Law for Congress (NJ), Apr.-June 2016.  Cashier sales associate, produce clerk at ShopRite Supermarkets in Glassboro, NJ, June 2014-Feb. 2016.  Studied at Rowan University.  twitter

Deputy GOTV Director  Nicholas Kowalski

(Sept. 2020)  Owner of Twenty20 Strategies in Lancaster, PA from Sept. 2018.  Senior strategist, business development and federal relations manager at Lockridge Grindal Nauen P.L.L.P., Feb. 2019-Apr. 2020.  Deputy political director in Philadelphia on Mike Bloomberg for President, Feb.-Mar. 2020.  Senior project manager at Brass Tactics, Apr. 2013-Dec. 2018.  State outreach director for Common Purpose Project, Nov. 2011-Mar. 2013.  Campaign manager on Janet Howell for Senate (VA), May-Nov. 2011.  Deputy field and political director on Chicago for Rahm, Oct. 20010-May 2011.  Campaign manager on Kyle Lierman for Delegate, May-Sept. 2010.   Campaign manager on Ed Potosnak for Congress, Feb.-Apr. 2010.  Regional field director in Fairfax for the Democratic Party of Virginia, July-Nov. 2009.  Consultant at e-Luminate Group, Nov. 2008-Nov. 2009.  Regional field director in Adams Co. on Colorado for Change, June-Nov. 2008.  Regional field director in KY (Apr.-May 2008) and field organizer (Sept. 2007-Mar. 2008) on Obama for America.  Senior business associate at Infotech Strategies, 2005-07.  Membership coordinator for WSA, 2004-05.  Master's in political management from The George Washington University, 2007; B.A. in political science and government from University of Washington, 2002.

Deputy GOTV Director  Liam Dacey 

Associate director of convention facilities and COVID-19 preparedness for the 2020 Democratic National Convention Committee, Mar.-Sept.2020.  Major gifts officer for Lambda Legal, Sept. 2018-Apr. 2018.  Festival producer for NewFest, Aug.-Nov. 2018.  Festival manager for Provincetown International Film Festival, Mar.-July 2018.  Contract digital communications specialist-reservist for FEMA, Aug. 2017-Mar. 2018.  Pennsylvania deputy operations director on Hillary for America, Aug.-Nov. 2016.  Deputy director of Convention Center operations for the 2016 Democratic National Convention Committee, May-Aug. 2016. Freelance work on film festivals.  Digital strategy and content coordinator/editor for Showtime Networks, April 2012-Aug. 2015.  Assistant promotion director for Greater Media, Aug. 2008-April 2012.  Operations coordinator for Delaware Valley Legacy Fund/The Philadelphia Foundation, 2007-08.  Operations coordinator at Equality Forum, Jan. 2005-May 2006.  Part-time on-air personality for Quantum Communications in Hyannis, MA, 2004-05.  M.S. in strategic organizational management from Temple University, 2010; B.A. in film and television production from University of Notre Dame, 2004.

Voter Protection Director  Kay Yu

Started as voter protection director for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party in Nov. 2019.  Attorney, arbitrator, mediator at Ahmad Zaffarese LLC in Philadelphia from May 2012.  Candidate for judge of the Court of Common Pleas in Philadelphia in 2019.  Chairperson of the Phiadephia Commission on Human Relations, Jul 2008-Jan. 2013.  Partner at Pepper Hamilton LLP, Sept. 2004-Jan. 2010.  Of counsel (Jan.-Aug. 2004) and associate (Apr. 1999-Dec. 2003) at Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP.  Associate at Shipman & Goodwin LLP, Sept. 1993-Mar. 1999.  J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, 1993; B.A. in East Asian Studies from Columbia University in the City of New York, 1988.  Brought to the U.S. by her family from Seoul, South Korea at age 3 and was undocumented into the mid-1980s..

Deputy Voter Protection Director  Stephen Ballentine

(Feb. 2020)  Legal fellow at Cohen Milstein Sellers & Tll PLLC, Jan. 2019-Jan. 2020.  Regional director of voter protection for the Montana Democratic Party, Aug.-Nov. 2018.  Law clerk  at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, Apr. 2016-July 2018.  Housing rights fellow at the Urban Justice Center, 2014-15.  J.D. from New York University School of Law, 2014; B.A. in political science and government from Reed College.

Deputy Voter Protection Director  Stephen Dee

Experience includes field organizer on Pete for America's Iowa Caucus campaign.

Chief of Staff for Voter Protection  Rebecca Ewing

(Sept. 2020)  Deputy campaign manager on Mary Miller for Baltimore, Feb.-June 2020.  Senior campaign advisor on Paige for Scranton, 2019.  Voter protection operations for Pennsylvania Democratic Party, 2018.  Pennsylvania voter protection operations and state leadership liaison on Hillary for America.  Executive secretary at the U.S. Department of Treasury, Jan. 2010-Nov. 2013.  Staffer on Obama for America, 2007-08.  Litigation associate at Zuckerman Spaeder LLP, 2005.  Associate at Baker Botts LLP, 2001-04.  Judicial law clerk, 2000-01.  J.D. from Harvard Law School, 2000; A.B. from Harvard College, 1995.

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Chairwoman  Nancy Patton Mills 

(elected mid-June 2018)  Managing partner at Roselea Farm, an events destination/B&B in Moon, Allegheny Co, from Jan. 2002.  Chair of the Allegheny Co. Democratic Committee from Jan. 2012.  Ph.D. in rhetoric and communication from Duquesne University, 2006.  Bachelor's degree in communication and media studies from Chatham College, 1989.  twitter

Executive Director  Jason Henry

(July 2020, succeeding Sinceré Harris)  Moved over from political director on the Coordinated Campaign.  Delegate director for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, Apr.-Aug. 2019.  Deputy campaign manager on Bob Casey for Senate, Dec. 2017-Nov. 2018.  Campaign manager on Lisa Mandelblatt for Congress (NJ), Jun.-Dec. 2017.  Campaign manager on Bob Merski for Mayor (Erie), Jan.-May 2017.  Campaign manager on John Plumb for Congress (NY), May-Nov. 2016.  Western PA director on Katie McGinty for Senate, Jan.-May 2016.  Campaign manager on Judge Dwayne Woodruff for Justice (PA Supreme Court), Feb.-May 2015.  Deputy campaign manager on Martha Robertson for Congress (NY), Mar.-Nov. 2014.  Political consultant at West Media Group, Inc., July-Nov. 2011.  Political director on Friends of Chelsa Wagner (for Allegheny Co. Controller), Jan.-July 2011.  Finance director on Dan Connolly for Congress (Pittsburgh area), July-Nov. 2010.  B.A. in social science from University of Pittsburgh, 2011.  twitter

Senior Advisor  Mitch Kates

(Aug. 2020)  Pennsylvania political director on Mike Bloomberg 2020, Jan.-Mar. 2020.  Co-founder of Think Big Campaigns, Feb. 2018-Jan. 2020.  Political director for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, Dec. 2015-Feb. 2018.  Political consultant at Think Big PC, Inc. Dec. 2004-15.  Director of business development at TMD Holdings, LLC, Nov. 2013-Feb. 2014.  President of Chrome Bones, 2013-Feb. 2014.  State convention coordinator for the Florida Democratic Party, 2007.  Director at 3e Trading, Dec. 2002-Aug. 2004.  President and co-founder of, 1999-2000.  Principal and founder at Union Street Associates, 1992-99.  B.A. in history/sociology from Western New England College, 1986  twitter

Deputy Executive Director  Corey Pellington

(from Dec. 2015; COO from Apr. 2018)  Agency engagement advisor in the Governor's Office of Administration, Feb.-Dec. 2015.  Deputy field director (June-Nov. 2014) and regional field director (Jan.-June 2014) on Tom Wolf for Governor.  Field organizer on Jennifer Wexton for State Senate (VA), Nov. 2013-Jan. 2014.  Field organizer on Jonathan McGrady for Delegate (VA), Sept.-Nov. 2013.  Field organizer on NJ state legislative races, July-Sept. 2013.  Research and special events coordinator on Larry Maggi for Congress (PA), Aug.-Nov. 2012.  M.S. in healthcare administration (2012) and B.A. in political science (2011) from Kings College.

Outreach Director  Tracy Hardy

Communications Director  Brendan Welch  twitter

Deputy Communications Director  Andres Anzola

Digital Director  Richard Robinson

Finance Director  Catherine McParland

Data Director  Dianne Bates

Deputy Operations Director  James Latta

Office Manager  Peggy Lucas

also Zach Farmer, Jenis Walsh