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State Director Chris Bolling
(reported by Bloomberg on June 20, 2020) Executive director of Terry McAuliffe's Common Good VA, Jan.-June 2020. Executive director of the Democratic Party of Virginia, June 2017-Dec. 2019. Political director on Ralph Northam for Governor, Jan.-Dec. 2017. Organizing director (Mar.-Dec. 2016), deputy executive director (Nov. 2015-Apr. 2016) and Coordinated Campaign director (Mar.-Nov. 2015) at the Democratic Party of Virginia. Regional political director on Friends of Mark Warner, Apr.-Nov. 2014. Regional field director for the Democratic Party of Virginia, Mar.-Nov. 2013. Communications officer for the Richmond Police Department, Sept. 2011-Mar. 2013. National volunteer coordinator for Organizing for America, Mar.-Nov. 2010. Field organizer on VA Victory 2009, Aug.-Nov. 2009; field director on Towey for Delegate, June-Aug. 2009; field organizer on Friends of Terry McAuliffe, 2009. Field organizer on Obama for America, 2008. Studied political science and government at Virginia Commonwealth University and business administration and management at Hampton University. twitter
Senior Advisor ?
Deputy State Director ?
Political Director ?(...
Coalitions Director Monique Alcala
Independent consultant/strategic advisor,
July-Nov. 2019. Campaign manager on Hassan Ahmad for
Virginia House, Dec. 2018-June 2019.
Political/fundraising advisor to a Virginia House of Delegates
member, Sept.-Dec. 2018. Special projects manager for
CASA de Maryland, Aug. 2017-Aug. 2018. Campaign manager
(contract) on Stephanie Cook for Delegate, Apr.-Nov.
2017. Director of civic engagement (contract) for
Foreign Policy for America, Feb.-Apr. 2017. Political
manager at Save the Children US, Sept. 2015-Jan. 2017.
Constituent relations liaison to U.S. Rep. Don Beyer,
Jan.-Sept. 2015. Political director on Friends of Don
Beyer, Aug.-Nov. 2014. Political advisor, Virginia
(contract) for CASA de Maryland, Mar.-Aug. 2014.
Statewide Latino outreach coordinator on Terry McAuliffe for
Governor, June-Dec. 2013. Policy and research analysis
for NALEO Educational Fund, Jan.-May 2013. Fundraising
consultant, Aug. 2012-Mar. 2013. Finance assistant on
John Douglass for Congress (VA-5), Apr.-Aug. 2012.
Legislative session aide in the Virginia House of Delegates,
Jan.-Mar. 2012. Property management, 2001-08. M.A.
in race/ethnicity from The Johns Hopkins University;
bachelor's double major in sociology and political science
from Texas State University. twitter
Communications Director Renzo
(July 2020) Virginia communications
director on Mike Bloomberg 2020, Jan.-Mar. 2020. Nevada
press secretary on Kamala Harris for the People, May-Dec.
2019. Press secretary to U.S. Rep. Susie Lee (NV)
from Jan. 2019. Constituency media press secretary for
the Nevada State Democratic Party, Aug.-Nov. 2018.
Communications director on Leslie Cokburn for Congress (VA),
Mar.-Aug. 2018. Session aide in the Virginia House of
Delegates, Jan.-Mar. 2018. Field organizer in
Harrisonburg for the Democratic Party of Virginia, July-Nov.
2017. B,A. in political science, history from James
Madison University. twitter
Moved over from position as press secretary at
the Virginia Democratic Party, started there in Feb.
2020. Marketing and partnerships manager (June 2019-Feb.
2020),assistant managing editor (Jan. 2018-June 2019) and
reporter/researcher (Sept.-Dec. 2017) at The New
Republic. Bachelor's degree in journalism from
Northwestern University, 2017. twitter
Coordinated Director ?
Deputy Coalitions Directors
Youth Coalition Director Christina Shepard
(Aug. 2020) Deputy digital organizing
director for the Democratic Party of Virginia Coordinated
Campaign, June-Aug. 2020. State campus community
organizer on Warren for President, Dec. 2019-Mar. 2020.
Office manager for the Democratic Party of Virginia, May-Dec.
2019. Bachelor's degree in political science from
Virginia Commonwealth University, 2019. twitter
African American Engagement Director Tria Stallings
(Aug. 2020) A regional field director for the Democratic Party of Pennsylvania, June-Aug. 2020. Field organizer in Chicago (Mar.-June 2020), political organizer in Richmond, VA (Feb.-Mar. 2020) and field organizer in Dubuque, IA (Dec. 2019-Feb. 2020) on Biden for President. Scheduler/special assistant to U.S. Rep. Yvette Clarke, Feb.-Dec. 2019. Special assistant to U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, Aug.-Nov. 2018. M.A. in political science from Howard University, 2018; B.A. in political science from Delaware State University, 2016. twitter
Latinx Engagement Director Ariel
Virginia Democratic Party
Chairman Susan Swecker
(elected Mar. 27, 2015, sworn in June
President of Dividing Waters Public Affairs LLC.
Campaign manager on Creigh Deeds' 2005 campaign for Attorney
General. Virginia state director on Kerry-Edwards
2004, Inc., and Kerry's state director for the Feb. 10
Virginia primary. Campaign manager on Creigh Deeds for
Virginia Delegate, 1991. Executive director of the
Democratic Party of Virginia, 1986-88. Staff on Jimmy
Carter's 1980 re-elect campaign in Virginia.
J.D. from Washington and Lee University; B.A. in political
science from Mary Baldwin College. Born and raised in
Blue Grass Valley in Highland County, VA.
Executive Director Andrew Whitley
(Jan. 2020; previously Coordinated Campaign
director, June-Dec. 2019) Campaign manager for Senate
Democratic Leader Dick Saslaw, Jan.-June 2019. GOTV
director for the Nevada State Democratic Party, Sept.-Nov.
2018. Campaign manager on Kate Marshall for Lt.
Governor (NV), Dec. 2017-Aug. 2018. Campaign manager
on Chris Hurst for Delegate (Blacksburg), Feb.-Nov.
2017. Deputy field director for the Pennsylvania
Democratic Party, Apr.-Nov. 2016;
primaries Whitley served as special projects director and
regional field director on Hillary for America, starting
Nov. 2015 in Iowa and then in KS and PA. Field
director in Roanoke with the Democratic Party of
Virginia/John Edwards for Senate, April-Nov. 2015.
Regional field director with the Kentucky Democratic
Party/Alison Lundergan Grimes, June-Nov. 2014. Field
director on Sam Rasoul for Delegate (Roanoke, VA), Dec.
2013-Jan. 2014. Field and political director on
Hippen for Delegate (Virginia Beach), May-Nov. 2013.
Regional petition director on Ralph Northam for Lt. Gov.,
Feb.-March 2013. Deputy field director on
Flaccavento for Congress (Abingdon, VA), May-Nov.
2012. B.A. in political science and government from
Virginia Tech. twitter
Deputy Executive Director, CTO Brenner Tobe
Chief Operations Officer Elise Vess
Political Director Shyam Raman
Deputy Political and Party Services
Director Khalid Naji
Communications Director Grant Fox
Digital Director Nick Scott
Deputy Data Director Katie O'Grady
Voter Protection Coordinator Ja'Scotta