Biden General Election Campaign Organization, Virginia
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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

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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 Olivari

(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

Carson Brown

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

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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


Ravi Chaudhary



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Chairman  Susan Swecker

(elected Mar. 27, 2015, sworn in June 2015)  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; during the 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 Techtwitter

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 Jefferson