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Kamala Harris for the People

(page updated December 17, 2019)

Headquarters: Baltimore, MD and office in Oakland, CA.  FEC  |  @kamalaharris
  - announced Jan. 21, 2019.
  - suspended Dec. 3, 2019.

Selection of Baltimore for headquarters was an interesting early decision.  The campaign started out as a high flyer, doing a huge launch event; Harris had an element of star quality somewhat reminiscent of Obama.  The campaign built up organizations in the four early states and California.  However, the campaign's Q2 fundraising fell short of other leading campaigns (+).  A problematic management structure, with unclear authority between the candidate's sister, campaign chair Maya Harris, and campaign manager Juan Rodriguez seems also to have caused problems.  By the end of October the campaign announced cutbacks in national staff and redeployed staff from New Hampshire, Nevada and California to focus on Iowa.  By one account, these cutbacks were handled poorly (>).   Memos: Sept. 19, 2019 "The Path Ahead,"  Oct. 30, 2019 "Next Steps & Organization Realignment" [PDF]

Candidate  Kamala Harris  timeline

Husband Douglas Emhoff  twitter


Campaign Chair  Maya Harris

(Jan. 21)  Political analyst for MSNBC.  Senior policy advisor on Hillary for America.  Senior fellow at the Center for American Progress.  Served five years as vice president of Democracy, Rights and Justice and an officer of the Board of Trustees at the Ford Foundation.  Executive director of the ACLU of Northern California.  Senior associate at PolicyLink.  Dean and CEO of Lincoln Law School of San Jose.  Civil litigator at Jackson Tufts Cole and Black, LLP, from 1994.  Law clerk to U.S. District Judge James Ware.  J.D. from Stanford Law School, 1992; bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley, 1989.  Younger sister of Sen. Harris.  twitter
 > Husband Tony West active on the campaign as well.

Special Assistant to the Chair  Jediah Jones
(June 2019)  Operations director for U.S. Rep. Donald McEachin (VA) from Jan. 2017.  Legislative and constituent services director for state Sen. Don McEachin, Jan. 2012-Dec. 2016.  M.S. in mass communications from Virginia Commonwealth University, 2011; bachelor's degree in communication/public relations from George Mason University.

Campaign Manager  Juan Rodriguez

(Jan. 21)  Partner at SCRB Strategies (previously SCN Strategies) from Jan. 2017.  Campaign manager on Harris' 2016 campaign for U.S. Senate from Nov. 2015.  Senior advisor in the Office of Attorney General Harris, 2013-15.  Director of state relations for Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, 2009-13.  M.B.A. from Pepperdine University; B.A. in political science from UCLA.

Assistant to the Campaign Manager  Rachel Chiu
(Jan. 2019)  Studying political science and communication at University of Southern California (2019).

Chief of Staff   Rohini Kosoglu

(from Oct. 2019; moved over from the Senate office)  Chief of staff in the Senate office, announced Dec. 18, 2019; previously deputy chief of staff from Jan. 2017.  Policy director and senior advisor to U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet (CO), 2009-16.  Legislative aide to U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, 2006-09.  Master's degree in legislative affairs from The George Washington University; bachelor's degree in English from University of Michigan.  Sri Lankan American.

Senior Advisors
Averell "Ace" Smith

(Jan. 21)  Partner at SCRB Strategies (founding partner of the predecessor firm SCN Public Relations in Dec. 1996).  30-years of campaign experience.  Smith played a lead role in Harris' campaign for California Attorney General and Gavin Newsom's campaign for Lieutenant Governor in 2010.  State director of Hillary Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign for the CA, TX and NC primaries.  Managed Jerry Brown for California Attorney General in 2006.  Managed Antonio Villaraigosa for Mayor of Los Angeles in 2005.  He worked campaigns around the country going back to Doug Wilder for Governor in 1989.  Smith made his reputation as an opposition researcher; in the mid-1990's he headed up The Research Group.  B.A. in English literature from UC Berkeley.  Son of former San Francisco District Attorney Arlo Smith. 

Sean Clegg

(Jan. 21)  Partner at SCRB Strategies since 2008.  Senior advisor and Deputy Mayor to Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Dec. 2005-July 2008.  Founding partner of SCN Public Relations, Dec. 1996-Nov. 2005.  Account executive at The Research Group, Feb. 1992-Nov. 1996.  Press secretary on Frank Jordan for Mayor (SF), Aug.-Nov. 1995.  Staff assistant at the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, 1991.  Bachelor's degree in political science from UC Berkeley, 1991.  twitter

Laphonza Butler

(Jan. 21)  Partner at SCRB Strategies from Jan. 2019.  President of Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 2015 and a vice president of SEIU International to late 2018.  Senior advisor on Hillary Clinton's 2016 California primary campaign.  President of SEIU ULTCW – the United Long Term Care Workers’ Union.  Deputy director of the property services division at SEIU.  Joined SEIU in 2001.  B.A in political science and government from Jackson State University (MS), 2001.  twitter

David Huynh

(Jan. 21)  Counsel and director of delegate operations and ballot access on Hillary for America from April 2015.  Associate and summer associate at Bryan Cave, 2013-15.  Founder/consultant at Win Partners LLC, 2007-13.  Louisiana state director on Obama for America from Aug. 2008.  Consultant at College Hill Strategy Group, a boutique media consulting firm in New Orleans.  Managed Louisiana state Rep. Karen Carter Peterson's 2007 re-election campaign and Cheryl Gray's successful campaign for state Senate.  Field director on Peterson's unsuccessful 2006 primary challenge to U.S. Rep. William Jefferson.  Managed Beasley Denson's campaign for tribal chief of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.  J.D. from Howard University School of Law; undergraduate degree in political science Loyola University in New Orleans, 2008.  Morgan City native.  twitter

Nathan Barankin

(Dec. 2018)  Chief of staff to Sen. Harris, Jan. 2017-Dec. 2018.  Chief Deputy Attorney General (July 2013-Jan. 2017) and chief of staff (Oct. 2011-July 2013) to to Attorney General Harris.  Communications director/judiciary consultant to Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, Dec. 2009-Oct. 2011.  Deputy Attorney General of California, 2007-08.  Communications director to Attorney General Bill Lockyer, 1999-2006.  Legislative directo to Senate President pro Tem Bill Lockyer, 1994-98.  Fellow on the Calif. Senate Judiciary Committee, 1992-93.  B.A. in political science, history from UC Davis.  twitter

Emmy Ruiz

(reported by Politico on Feb. 20, 2019...electoral, political and field strategy)  State director on Hillary for America general election campaign in Colorado (April-Nov. 2016) and state director for Clinton's Nevada caucus campaign (April 2015-Mar. 2016).  Political director for Annie's List, a group that works to elect pro-choice women in Texas, Sept. 2013-Aug. 2014.  Campaign manager for comprehensive immigration reform at Organizing for Action, March-Sept. 2013.  Nevada general election director for the Obama campaign from Feb.-Nov. 2012.  Nevada field director for Organizing for America, June 2011-Jan. 2012.  Texas field director for the DNC, June 2009-May 2011.  National field manager of Young Democrats of America, Aug. 2008-Dec. 2010.  Canvass director, late help and regional field director on the Hillary Clinton for President campaign, Oct. 2007-May 2008.  Development coordinator/grant writer at the American Red Cross, 2006-07.  Bachelor's degree in English language and literature from the University of Texas at San Antonio, 2006.  twitter

Per Politico Nov. 15, 2019:
Clegg - messaging. 
Butler - financial, digital and operations. 
Huynh - political. 
Ruiz - states and field. 
Kosoglu - scheduling and advance,
communications, policy.

Senior Staff Director  Erica Kwiatkowski

(Apr. 2019)  Campaign manager on Katie Porter for Congress (CA), Nov. 2017-Jan. 2019.  Vice president (Jan.-Nov. 2017), director (Jan. 2015-Dec. 2016) and associate (May 2012-Dec. 2015) at SCN Strategies.  Educational leadership consultant at Alpha Phi International Fraternity, July 2011-May 2012.  B.A. in political science from UC Santa Barbara, 2011.  twitter

Traveling Chief of Staff  Julie Chávez Rodríguez

(initially co-political director, reported by Politico on Feb. 20, 2019)  California state director to Sen. Harris since 2017.   Five and a half years in the White House Office of Public Engagement starting on immigration and Latino issues and then special assistant to the President and senior deputy director of public engagement.  Director of youth employment at the Department of the Interior and the deputy press aecretary to Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar.   Director of programs at the Cesar E. Chavez Foundation.  B.A. in Latin American studies from UC Berkeley, 1996.  Granddaughter of Cesar Chávez.


National Political Director  Missayr Boker

(reported by Politico as co-political director on Feb. 20, 2019)  Campaign director at the DSCC, Feb. 2017-Nov. 2018.  Assistant political director and PAC director (from 2013) and PAC manager (from 2011) at NARAL Pro Choice America. worked at an advocacy organization focused on improving the maternal mortality rate in Liberia, West Africa.

Southeast Political Director  Jasmine A. Clemons

(July 2019...also responsible for HBCU and Black Greek Letter organizations outreach/engagement)  Tribal transit program manager (Mar.-July 2019), program analyst and presidential management fellow (July 2016-Mar. 2019) at the Federal Transit Administration.  Master's degree in public administration (2016) and bachelor's degree in political science from SUNY at Albany, 2016; bachelor's degree in political science and business administration from Troy University, 2014.

Political Coordinator  Amos Jackson III

Bachelor's degree in political science from Howard University, 2019; Howard University Student Association (SGA) President, May 2018-May 2019.  Interned for Sen. Harris, June 2018-Jan. 2019.  twitter

Director of Ballot Access  Madalyn Tomaszewski

(July 2019) Principal/senior associate at Dewey Square Group, June 2014-July 2019.  Short-term roles: GOTV in Miami on Hillary for America (Oct.-Nov. 2016); clip distribution for the 2016 DNCC (July 2016); operations and caucus turnout in Davenport, IA on Hillary for America.  Associate at Dewey Square Group, June 2011-Feb. 2014.  B.S. in political communication from Emerson College, 2010.  twitter

Ballot Access Coordinator  Maya Rodriguez

(July 2019)  B.S. in cognitive science from Yale University, 2019.


National Organizing Director  Anatole Jenkins

(from Mar. 2019 initial title deputy national field director)  National GOTV director for the DCCC, Aug. 2017-Dec. 2018.  Minnesota organizing director on Hillary for America, April-Nov. 2016; In the primaries Jenkins served as political director/lead organizer on the North Carolina primary campaign (Feb.-April 2016), and started as deputy organizing director on the Nevada caucus campaign (April 2015-Feb. 2016).  Coordinated campaign field director for the Nevada State Democratic Party, July-Dec. 2014.  Worked for Organizing for Action, the grassroots organization supporting President Obama, as deputy national regional director (April-July 2014), Maryland and DC coordinator (Dec. 2013-April 2014) and Maryland fundraising manager (Sept.-Dec. 2013).  Regional field director at Obama for America in Nevada, Dec. 2011-Nov. 2012;  field organizer at Organizing for America in Las Vegas, June-Dec. 2011.  B.A. in political science and pre-law from The Catholic University of America, 2015.  twitter

National College Organizer  Anthony Chen

(Aug. 2019)  Working towards B.A. at University of Pennsylvania.  From South Pasadena.

Director of Online Organizing  Jose Nunez

(Feb. 2019)  A regional mobilization director at the DNC, Nov. 2017-Feb. 2019.   Digital associate at Wide Eye Creative, Jan.-Nov. 2017.  Iowa deputy digital director on Hillary for America, June-Nov. 2016.   Political organizer/communications at the San Antonio Alliance of Teachers and Support Personnel, Feb. 2015-June 2016.  Digital strategist on Leticia Van de Putte's campaign for lieutenant governor, July-Nov. 2014.  Studied political science and government at the University of Texas at Austin.  twitter

National Digital Organizer  Alaina Haworth

(per March 1 Nunez tweet)  Digital writer at the Arizona Democratic Party, May-Nov. 2018.   Degree in public policy from New York University, 2018; served as editor in chief and managine editor for NYU Journal of Politics and International Affairs.  Internships include press intern for Sen. Harris, May-Sept. 2017; SKDKnickerbocker, Jan.-May 2017; and battleground states intern on Hillary for America, Jan.-Nov. 2016.  twitter

Online Volunteer Manager  Hester Leyser

(May 2019)  Digital organizing manager for the Nevada State Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2018.  B.A. in politics from New York University, 2018. internships include DNC, Jan.-May 2017; and volunteer management intern on Hillary for America, Jan.-Nov. 2016.  twitter

Camp Kamala (announced May 7, 2019, builds on April program in Iowa)


Digital Director  Shelby Cole

(Aug. 2019)  Associate director at Authentic Campaigns, Dec. 2018-Aug. 2019.  Digital strategist at Revolution Messaging, Jan. 2017-July 2018.  Email director on Russ Feingold's campaign for U.s. Senate (WI), Feb.-Nov. 2016.  Communications director for State Rep. Ina Minjarez, June 2015-Feb. 2016.  Digital director on Leticia Van de Putte for Mayor campaign, Nov. 2014-Mar. 2015.  Deputy digital director on Leticia Van de Putte for Lt. Governor, Apr.-Nov. 2014.  B.A. in English, writing and rhetoric from St. Edward's University, 2013.  twitter

Social Media Director  Jeremy Thompson

(April 2019)  Global social partnerships and community strategy (from Dec. 2018) and manager of social media (from Sept. 2017) at Under Armour.  Digital media strategist at Subject Matter (Feb. 2015-Sept. 2017).  Social media manager/Diamond events coordinator (Sept. 2013-Feb. 2016) and kids activitites acting manager (May-Oct. 2013) at Life Time.  Assistant account executive at GMMB, Oct. 2013-Nov. 2014.  M.A. in strategic communicaiton from American University, 2017; B.A in history from University of Mary Washington, 2013.

Deputy Social Media Director  Alicia Oken

(April 2019)  Senior social media strategist (Feb.-April 2019) and social media strategist (from July 2018) at Authentic Campaigns.  Social media strategist (Mar. 2017-June 2018) and social media associate (July 2016-Mar. 2017) at Revolution Messaging.  Communications coordinator for George Washington's Mount Vernon, Mar. 2015-July 2016.  Intern at Revolution Messaging, Sept.-Dec. 2014. Master's degree in public relations and corporate communications from Georgetown University, 2014; B.A. in political science, communication studies and multimedia from Augustana College, 2013.  twitter

Senior Social Media Strategist  Brian McBride

(Oct. 2019)  Digital strategist for Human Rights Campaign, Feb. 2017-Sept. 2019.  Digital content strategist at Hillary for America, Sept.-Nov. 2016.  Breaking news writer for ABC News, Mar.-Aug. 2016.  Segment producer/writer for CBS Interactive, June-Dec. 2015.  Video producer (Feb 2014-Jan. 2015) and associate producer (July 2011-Jan. 2014) at CNN.  Reporter for WBAY-TV/Action 2 News, June 2010-July 2011.  B.A. in journalism from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State, 2010.

Webstore/Merchandise  Kyra Maxwell


Director of Video  Andrew Gauthier

(per May 20, 2019 tweet)  Head of global strategic products for BuzzFeed Entertainment Group/executive producer for BuzzFeed Video; started at BuzzFeed in 2012. Previously video producer for Mediabistro; nonfiction programming for ITV, A&E and ESPN.  twitter

Director of Digital Persuasion  Loren Merchan

(Feb. 2019)  Vice president (from Jan. 2019) and director of digital advertising (from April 2018) at Authentic Campaigns.  Vice president of advertising (Dec. 2016-April 2018), ad operations manager (April 2015-Nov. 2016) and media operations associate (July 2014-Mar. 2015) at Revolution Messaging.  Account manager (Mar.-July 2014) and junior account manager (Mar. 2013-Mar. 2014 at Bayard Advertising.  Media scheduler at Discovery Communications, Sept. 2012-Mar. 2013; started as an intern.  Master's degree in advertising from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, 2012; Bachelor's degree in creative writing, business, sociology from SUNY Geneseo, 2011.  twitter

Online Creative Director  Caleb Cavarretta

(Jan. 2019)  Associate director of creative at Authentic Campaigns from May 2018.  Digital strategist at Wide Eye Creative, Feb. 2017-Apr. 2018.  Digital director on Koster for Missouri, Feb.-Nov. 2016.  Digital and creative director for the Missouri Democratic Party, June 2014-Jan. 2016.  Bachelor of Journalism from University of Missouri-Columbia, 2015.   twitter


Communications Director  Lily Adams

(Jan. 21)  Communications director to Sen. Harris (reported Dec. 2016)  Director of state communications on Hillary for America; started as Iowa communications director on the caucus campaign from March 2015.  Deputy communications director at the DNC from Sept. 2013.  Press secretary to Sen. Tim Kaine (VA) from Jan. 2013, after serving as press secretary on his 2012 campaign.  Press secretary and earlier Connecticut press secretary to Sen. Richard Blumenthal (CT).  Deputy press secretary on Gov. Ted Strickland's 2010 re-election campaign in Ohio.  Part of the press team on Creigh Deeds' 2009 campaign for governor of Virginia.  B.A. in politics from Brandeis Universlty, 2009.  Daughter of Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood Action Fund, and granddaughter of Ann Richards.  twitter

Deputy Communications Director  Rebecca Chalif

(Feb. 2019)  Head of communications for the Cheryl Sandberg & Dave Goldberg Family Foundation from 2017.  Director of women's media on Hillary for America.  Deputy national press secretary at the DNC from Dec. 2012; started as a communications intern June 2010-Nov. 2011, then assistant press secretary, Nov. 2011-Nov. 2012.  M.A. in media and politics from Georgetown University, 2011; B.A. in American history from Duke University, 2008.  twitter

National Press Secretary  Ian Sams

(Jan. 21)  Communications director on Sen. Tim Kaine (VA)'s re-election campaign, July 2017-2018.  Communications director on Tom Perriello for Govornor campaign in Virginia, Jan.-June 2017.   A regional communications director on Hillary for America, started as par of the rapid response team in April 2015.  A regional press secretary at the DNC, Sept. 2013-Mar. 2015.  Press secretary to Sen. Tom Carper (DE), June 2011-Sept. 2013; also digital director on Carper for Delaware, June-Sept. 2013 and press secretary on Carper for Delaware, Sept.-Nov. 2012.  B.A. in political science from University of Alabama. twitter

Deputy National Press Secretary and Af.Am. Media Director  Kirsten Allen

(Jan. 2019)  Deputy communications director on Andrew Gillum for Governor, Sept.-Nov. 2018.  Communications director on Mahlon Mitchell for Wisconsin, Mar.-Aug. 2018.  Communications director in the U.S. House, Jan. 2017-Mar. 2018.   A regional press secretary in Florida (Jacksonville) on Hillary for America, July-Nov. 2016.  Public affairs specialist (Mar.-July 2016), lead public affairs specialist (Nov. 2015-Mar. 2016) and public affairs specialist (July 2012-Nov. 2015) at the U.S. Department of Transportation.  B.A. in public relations, Spanish from Howard University, 2014.  twitter

Travelling Press Secretary  Kate Waters

Press secretary on Hillary Clinton's campaign in Iowa in the 2016 general election after serving as press secretary in the West Virginia primary, Idaho primary, and Nebraska caucus, and deputy press secretary on her Iowa caucus campaign from April 2015.  Experience also includes press assistant to U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin.  Graduate of James Madison University.  twitter

Press Aide  Ammar Moussa

(Jan. 2019)  Deputy press secretary at the Democratic Governors Association from June 2018.  Deputy press secretary to U.S. Rep. John Conyers (MI), Feb. 2017-June 2018.  Field organizer for the Colorado Democratic Party in Longmont, July-Nov. 2016.  Bachelors' degrees in international relations and affairs and political science and government from University of Colorado Boulder, 2016.  twitter


Research Director  James Singer

Most recently deputy research director at the Democratic Governors Association.  Previously worked on Chris Koster's campaign for governor; Martinn O'Malley's campaign; and for Terry McAuliffe.  Graduate of University of Virginia.  twitter

Deputy Research Director  Kelly Roberts


Research Associates include
Mario Mejia
(May 2019)  Research analyst at the DCCC, Apr. 2017-Dec. 2018.  Field organizer for the Nevada State Democratic Party, Aug.-Nov. 2016.  GOTV fellow in L.A. on Hillary for America, June 2016.  B.A. in political science, international relations and affairs from UC Berkeley, 2016.

teacher pay  |  combating gun violence  |  equal pay  |  reproductive rights   |  Dreamers   |  racial home ownership gap  |  rape kit backlog  |
  prescription drug costs  |  invest in HBCUs and Black entrepreneurship  |  Medicare for All  |  combating violent hate  |  economic opportunity for people with disabilities   |  climate change  |  criminal justice  |  children's agenda  |  LGBTQ agenda  |  rural America
  |  Native American platform  |  mental health

Deputy Policy Director  Cory Ciorciari

Policy and strategy director at Democracy Forward from Mar. 2017.  Policy advisor to Hillary for America, April 2015-Nov. 2016.  Policy associate in Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Office, May 2011-July 2012.  Policy and research analyst on Chicago for Rahm, Dec. 2010-Feb. 2011.  Associate at the White House, Sept. 2010-Jan. 2011.  J.D. degrees from New York University School of Law and University of Chicago Law School, 2015; B.S. in economics and international studies from University of Miami, 2009; interned on Obama's 2008 campaign.  twitter

Policy Chief of Staff  Drew Spence

Legislative aide in the Office of Sen. Kamala D. Harris, Jan. 2017-2019.  Research analyst (Sept. 2013-Jan. 2017) and staff assistant (July 2012-Sept. 2013) in the Executive Office of Attorney General Kamala D. Harris, July 2012-Sept. 2013.  B.A. in political communication from The George Washington University.


Director of Analytics  Rosa Mendoza

(reported by Politico on Feb. 20, 2019)  I.E. head of analytics and senior strategist (from Mar. 2018), strategic analytics director (Jan. 2017-Mar. 2018) and Mountain West targeting director (July 2015-Dec. 2016) at the DCCC.  Data director on Florida Competes, Dec. 2014-June 2015.  Campus data director in Broward County for NextGen Climate, Aug.-Nov. 2014.  Field director on Barbara Sarief for County Commission 8 (Broward Co.), Mar.-Aug. 2014.  Field and targeting organizer on Alex Sink for Congress, Jan.-Mar. 2014.  Fellow in Fort Lauderdale on Organizing for America, June-Nov. 2012.  B.S. in economics from Florida Gulf Coast University, 2013.  twitter

Digital Analytics Director  Jack Welty

(Apr. 2019)  Digital director for U.S. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (AZ), Oct. 2017-Jan. 2019; also director of data and analytics on Sinema for Arizona, July-Nov. 2018.  Senior domain expert (July-Oct. 2017) and domain expert (July 2016-July 2017) for Dataminr, Inc..  Research assistant on a HIV study, Feb. 2015-May 2016.  B.S. in international economics from Georgetown University.  twitter


Finance Director  Angelique Cannon

(Jan. 21)  Self-employed fundraising/development consultant in DC from 2017.  Interim national finance director at the DNC in Fall 2016 after serving as deputy national finance director for the Mid-Atlantic region ("super regional") on Hillary for America from April 2015.  Finance director at the DSCC in the 2012 and 2014 cycles, announced Feb. 2011.  Director of major gifts at EMILY's List.  Development director for Third Way.  Finance director on Mark Warner's 2008 campaign for U.S. Senate; deputy finance director for Mark Warner's Forward Together PAC.  Worked on Patty Murray's 2004 re-election.  Finance director for Kathleen Kennedy Townsend's 2002 campaign for governor of Maryland.  Western regional finance director at the DSCC in 1999.

Deputy Finance Director  Amanda Bailey

(reported by Politico on Feb. 20, 2019)  Western regional finance director at the DCCC in the 2018 cycle from Feb. 2017.  (Feb. 2017)  Finance director on Mike Honda for Congress (CA), June-Nov. 2016.  Deputy finance director on Donna Edwards for Senate (MD), Sept. 2015-April 2016.  Finance director on Diane Sheehan for Executive Council (NH), Sept.-Nov. 2014.  Regional field director on Steve Grossman for Governor (MA), March-Sept. 2014.  Assistant director at Grassroots Campaigns, Sept.-Dec. 2013.  B.A. in international relations and affairs from The University of Georgia, 2013.  twitter

Finance  Jennifer Liu

National finance director on Kamala Harris for Senate from Oct. 2015.  Northeast finance director at the DCCC, Feb.-Oct. 2015.  Finance director on Martha Coakley for Governor (MA), Nov. 2013-Nov. 2014.  Finance director on Peter Koutoujian for Congress (MA), July-Oct. 2013.  Assistant director of government affairs for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Mar.-July 2013.  Finance director (Dec. 2010-Mar. 2013) and deputy finance director (from July 2009-Nov. 2010) for Deval Patrick's Together PAC.  Communications assistant at the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, Jan.-May 2009.  B.A. in history, communications from Boston University, 2009.  twitter

Southwest Finance Director (Los Angeles)  Katie Prisco-Buxbaum

(Jan. 2019)  Finance director on Gavin Newsom for Governor, Feb. 2017-Dec. 2018.  Southern California finance director and deputy finance director on Kamala Harris for Senate, Dec. 2015-Nov. 2016.  Campaign manager on Andrea Campbell for District 4 (Boston area), Jan.-Nov. 2015.  Vice president of communications for Mass. NOW, May 2014-Nov. 2015.  Call time manager on Martha Coakley for Governor (MA), Nov. 2013-Nov. 2014.  Deputy press secretary, field organizer and intern coordinator for the Massachusetts Democratic Party, Aug-Oct. 2013.  B.S. in political communication from Emerson College, 2013.  twitter

    Deputy Southwest Finance Director  Viktoria Cornelius
    Finance Assistant  Miya Wensley  twitter

Midwest Finance Director (Chicago)  Rebecca Keate

(Apr. 2019)  Account manager at Jellyvision, July 2017-Apr. 2019.  Major gifts consultant for the Center for Reproductive Rights, Jan.-June 2017.  Southern Midwest finance director on Hillary for America, Apr. 2015-Nov. 2016.  Campaign manager (Jan.-Nov. 2014) and finance director (May-Dec. 2013) on Connie Pillich for Ohio Treasurer.  Finance associate at Eckert & Associates, Jan.-April 2013.  Deputy finance director on Joyce Healy Abrams for Congress, June-Dec. 2012.  B.A. in political science from UC Santa Barbara, 2012.

Mid-Atlantic Finance Director (Philadelphia)  Giancarlo Stefanoni

(Feb. 2019)  Finance director on Tom Wolf for Governor (PA), Jan. 2017-Jan. 2019.  Pennsylvania finance director on Hillary for America from April 2015-Nov. 2016.  Senior deputy finance director on Tom Wolf for Governor, May 2014-April 2015.  Deputy finance director on Katie McGinty for Governor (PA), March 2013-May 2014.  Deputy finance director on Kathleen Kane for Attorney General, July 2012-Feb. 2013.  B.S. in political science from Drexel University, 2012.

Northeast and Americans Abroad Finance Director (New York)  Rachel H. Weiser

Worked for Feeding South Florida, 2018-19.  Federal and gubernatorial campaigns advisor for EMILY's List, 2016-18.  National finance director and PAC director at Tom Wolf for Governor and Rebuild Pennsylvania PAC from June 2014-2016.  Midwest finance director at the DCCC, 2013-14.  Minnesota finance director at Al Franken for Senate 2014 and Midwest Values PAC to Aug. 2013.  Political outreach and development at American Association for Justice, 2009-11.  Political and fundraising consultant/director of special programs at Yost Gold Consulting, Inc. 2008-10.  Project manager/environomental consultant for Bureau Veritas.  Environmental consultant at QORE Property Sciences.  Environmental law and public policy aide at Vinson and Elkins.  Finance assistant on Ron Kirk for U.S. Senate, 2002; field coordinator and assistant scheduler at the Texas Democratic Coordinated Campaign, 2002.  B.A. in political science from the University of Texas at Austin.

    Deputy Northwest Finance Director  Aaron Wodka  twitter

    Northwest Finance Associates
    Rose Wallace  twitter
    Malia Aiavao  twitter

Southern Finance Director (Miami)  Stephanie Sass

(Jan. 2019)  Finance director (Aug.-Nov. 2018) and deputy finance director (Mar. 2017-Aug. 2018) on Bill Nelson for U.S. Senate.  Florida deputy finance director on Hillary for America, May 2015-Nov. 2016.  Miami director for the Jewish National Fund, Jan.-May 2015.  Finance director (Mar.-Nov. 2014), deputy finance director (Sept. 2013-Mar. 2014) and finance associate (May-Sept. 2013) on Joe Garcia for Congress (FL).  Field organizer in Florida on Organizing for America, June-Nov. 2012.  B.S. in environmental management, public affairs, Spanish from Indiana University Bloomington, 2012.

Finance Associate 
Patrick Denny
Finance Associate and Call Time Manager  Stephen Jordan

Finance Chief of Staff  Nick Schumaker

(Feb. 2019)  Deputy major donor director at the Democratic Governors Association, Jan. 2017-Feb. 2019.  Mid-Atlantic finance operations director (Aug.-Nov. 2016), Mid-Atlantic regional finance assistant (June 2015-Aug. 2016) and political assistant (from April 2015) on Hillary for America.  Deputy finance director and senior policy advisor June-Nov. 2014) and finance assistant (April-June 2014) on Amanda Renteria's congressional campaign.  Shift supervisor and quality assurance partner at Starbucks, Aug. 2011-Aug. 2014.  Bachelor's degree in political science from Cal State University Fresno, 2014.  twitter


Director of Scheduling and Strategic Planning  Ellie Caple

(from Apr. 2019; started Feb. 2019 as senior staff director)  Senior associatew at SCN Strategies, Jan. 2017-Jan. 2019.  Special assistant and personal aide on Kamala Harris for Senate, May 2015-Jan. 2017.  Policy associate at, Nov. 2014-May 2015.  Special assistant to the EVP for policy at the Center for American Progress, May 2013-Nov. 2014.  B.A. in peace and justice studies from Tufts University, 2013.  Experience includes half a dozen internships.  twitter

Deputy Director of Scheduling  Marguerite Biagi

(May 2019)  Scheduler in Harris' U.S. Senate office, Apr. 2018-May 2019.  Scheduler ito U.S. Rep. Ami Bera, July 2016-Mar. 2018.  Coordinator for government affairs at the Retail Industry Leaders Association, May 2015-July 2016.  B.A. in political science and international affairs from Marquette University, 2015.

Scheduling Assistant  Bawornluck "Lucky" Sasiphong

(May 2019)  Came to the campaign after serving as scheduling/operations intern in Harris' Senate office, Jan.-May 2019.  B.A. in political science; women gender and sexuality studies from American University, 2019.

Director of Advance  Joyce Kazadi

(reported Feb. 14, 2019)  Director of partner engagement at Axios, July 2018-Jan. 2019; director of events Axios 360, Jan. 2017-July 2018.  National advance lead (full time) on Hillary for America, June 2015-Dec. 2016.  North region program manager for The Congressional Award, Oct. 2012-Oct. 2014.  Product development coordinator at Habitat for Humanity International, Aug. 2011-Sept. 2012.  B.A. in political science from Georgia State University.  twitter

National Advance Desks 
Keenen Geter

(April 2019)  Founder (May 2012) and director of Young Men with POWER in Baltimore, MD,  Operations (Feb.-Apr. 2019) and youth engagement (Apr. 2017-Feb. 2019) in the Mayor's Office of Human Services, Baltimore; legislJative assistant in the Mayor's Office of Government Relations, Baltimore, Jan.-Apr. 2017.  Assistant in the Office of the State's Attorney for Baltimore City, Aug. 2015-Dec. 2016.  Advance associate on HIllary for America, Apr.-Nov. 2016.  Constituent services representative in the U.S. Senate, Oct. 2014-July 2015.  Assistant community director for the University of Maryland Baltimore County, Aug. 2013-May 2014.  M.P.A. (2015) and B.A. in jurisprudence (2013) from University of Baltimore.  Baltimore native.  twitter

Jordan Uter

(April 2019)  Candidate services coordinator at the DCCC, Mar. 2017-Jan. 2019.  National advance staff on Hillary for America, May-Nov. 2016.  Bachelor's degree in political science and government from Arizona State University, 2016.  twitter

Travel Director  Billie McGrane

(June 2019)  Senior manager of strategic operations for the Association of Science-Technology Centers, April 2018-May 2019.  Deputy chief of staff at AAAS, Feb. 2017-Apr. 2018.  Executive assistant to the director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Feb. 2015-Jan. 2017.  Staff on the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce (Jan.-Feb. 2015), executive assistant to U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman, Mar. 2012-Jan. 2015, assistant clerk on the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Sept. 2011-Mar. 2012.  News information assistant at the USDA, June-Sept. 2011.  Assistant to the chairman of the U.S. House Democratic Caucus (Jan.-June 2011) and special assistant on the Committee on Energy and Commerce (Sept. 2010-Jan. 2011).  B.A. in politics from Pomona College, 2008.


COO  Amanda Howe

Advisor to Canada 2020, a progressive think tank. Acting chief of staff to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio in late 2014 and first part of 2015.  COO of the DNC for three years from April 2011.  Business development manager for McGuireWoods LLP.  Served Gov. Tim Kaine as executive director of Virginia's Royal Welcome, which designed and coordinated Queen Elizabeth II's visit to Virginia in 2007, and then as a communications advisor.  Assistant secretary of commerce under Gov. Mark Warner.  B.A. from Dalhousie University in Halifax.  Native of Niagara-on-the-lake, Ontario, Canada.

Executive Assistant to the COO and CFO  Lorraine Basch

(May 2019)  Program assistant at the Center for Native American Youth, Dec. 2018-May 2019.  Policy associate and special assistant to the executive director (June-Dec. 2018) and fellow (July 2017-June 2018) at the National Congress of American Indians.  Bachelor's degree in politics and government from Pacific University, 2017.

Deputy COO  Allie Aguilera

(Apr. 2019)  Policy and legislative affairs manager (Dec. 2017-Apr. 2019) and press secretary (Feb.-Dec. 2017) at Young Invincibles.  Director of Government, International and Public Affairs/Special Assistant to the Administrator at the U.S. Department of Transportation, Nov. 2015-Jan. 2017.  Policy analyst (July 2014-Nov. 2015) and project manager (Mar.-July 2014) in the Office of the Mayor of New York City.  Director of operations on TransitionNYC, Nov. 2013-Mar. 2014.  Deputy director of operations on Terry McAuliffe for Governor/Virginia Coordinated Campaign, Mar.-Nov. 2013.  Operations manager for Organizing for America and executive assistant to the COO at the DNC, May 2011-Mar. 2013.  B.A. in political philosophy, policy and law, media studies from University of Virginia.

State Operations Director  Kelly Mehlenbacher  ...resigned in Nov. 11, 2019 letter effective Nov. 30, joined Bloomberg campaign >

COO at Onward Together from May 2017.  Treasury manager on Hillary for America, May 2015.  Operations director at Battleground Texas, 2014-15.  Deputy White House liaison at the U.S. Department of State, Nov. 2011-April 2014.  Special assistant at USAID, Oct. 2010-Nov. 2011.  Accounting at Hillary Clinton for President and HillPAC, Oct. 2007-Oct. 2010.  Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in political science from Texas Tech University, 2007.

Human Resources Director  Yahaira Lopez

(May 2019)  Administrative assistant for the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County, Nov. 2018-May 2019.  Administrative and operations for Alcoa, Oct. 2017-Jan. 2018.  White House liaison/deputy White House liaison for the U.S. Department of Transportation, Sept. 2015-Jan. 2017.  Special assistant to the White House liaison to the U.S. Department of Defense, July 2014-Sept. 2015.  Special assistant/confidential assistant for senior officlals at the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service, June 2009-July 2014.  Office manager for the Student Conservation Association, Jan. 2007-May 2009.  M.S. in biology, environmental education from Southern Oregon University, 2006; B.S. in biology, wildlife management from University of Puerto Rico-Humacao, 2003.

Vetting Director  Vincent Giannone

(Apr. 2019)  Research at the Obama Foundation, Apr. 2018-Mar. 2019.  Community and government affairs for the New York Power Authority, Feb. 2017-Apr. 2018.  Vetting specialist on Hillary for America, June 2015-Dec. 2016.  Confidential assistant to the Counselor, Executive Chamber of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, Jan.-June 2015.  M.P.A. from the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy at the University of Albany, 2014; B.A. in political science and government from State University of New York at Albany, 2013.

Deputy Director of Vetting  Anna Weddington

(Aug. 2019)  Communications and research associate (Mar.-July 2019), research analyst (Mar. 2018-Mar. 2019), and intern (Sept.-Dec. 2017) at the Obama Foundation.  Bachelor's degree in global and international studies, peace, war and defense from UNC and Chapel Hill, 2017.

Vetting Analyst  Alexander Frances
(Apr. 2019)  Field organizer in West Palm Beach for the Florida Democratic Party, Sept.-Nov. 2018.  Research manager (Jan.-July 2018) and research associate (Nov. 2016-Jan. 2018) at Exiger Diligence.  Associate director for the regional research fellowship program at Young Professionals in Foreign Policy, Nov. 2015-Nov. 2016.  Master's degree in peace studies and conflict resolution from The George Washington University, 2016; bachelor's degree in international relations and affairs from UC Santa Barbara, 2014.

Vetting Analyst  Nate Jara

(June 2019)  Associate at CLS Strategies, Nov. 2017-May 2019.  Mailroom assistant (June-July 2017), intern, press fellow (Feb.-June 2017) and intern (Jan.-May 2015) for U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth.  Field organizer for the Ohio Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2016.  B.A. in government from Cornell University, 2016.

Vetting Analyst  Savannah Shepard

(June 2019)  Bachelor's degree doubl e major in political communication and human services and social justice from The George Washington University, 2019.

Director of Information Technology  Dae Yi

(Aug. 2019)  Technology integration manager at the DNC, July 2017-Aug. 2019.  Vice president of business development (Feb. 2014-Feb. 2015) and innovation and customer success manager (Dec. 2013-Feb. 2014) at Dynamic Network Solutions.  Director of external communications on Friends of Clarence Lam (Columbia, MD), Sept. 2013-June 2014.  Business analyst at Altarum, July-Nov. 2013.  Computer science instructor at Howard County Public Schools, Aug. 2006-July 2013.  Enterprise network engineer at Dynamic Network Solutions, June-Aug. 2008.  Help desk technician at Howard Community College, June 2003-Nov. 2006.  M.B.A./M.S.I.T. from The Johns Hopkins University-Carey Business School, 2013; B.S. in computer science from University of Maryland 2005.

Compliance Data Manager  Greg Hirschfeld

(Aug. 2019)  Senior principal for research at Gartner, Apr.-Aug. 2019.  Research and partnerships associate for Young Invincibles, Oct. 2017-Feb. 2019.  Program analyst (Feb. 2015-Sept. 2017) and research assistant (May 2014-Feb. 2015) at the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness.  M.A. in political science from American Univeresity, 2015; B.A. in history and political science from Bowling Green State University, 2009.

Accounting and Compliance Associate  Adriyanna R. Andreus

(Sept. 2019)  Program coordinator for Exponent Philanthropy, Jan.-July 2019.  Membership director fr WIN-Women's Information Network, Aug. 2018-Mar. 2019.  Programs and operations assistant (July 2017-Nov. 2018) and administrative assistant (Apr.-July 2017) at Magnet Schools of America.  Political director at Pay Our Interns, Nov. 2016-June 2017.  B.A. in political science and government from Howard University, 2017.  President of the DC Federation of College Democrats, July 2016-Apr. 2017.

Headquarters Director of Operations (Baltimore)  Kevin Seymore

(May 2019)  Operations associate at The Democracy Alliance, Apr. 2018-May 2019.  Staff assistant t the Ballot Initiative Strategy Center, Feb. 2016-Nov. 2017.  Human resources assistant at Amazon, Oct. 2014-Feb. 2016.  Emergency management planner/writer/analyst for Williamson County Government, Sept. 2013-July 2014.  Bachelor's degree in political science and government from University of Tennessee-Knoxville, 2012.


General Counsel  Marc Elias

(Jan. 21)  Chair of the Perkins Coie Political Law practice.  General counsel to Hillary for America, 2015-16 and general counsel for John Kerry’s presidential campaign in 2004.  Committee clients include the Democratic National Committee, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, Democratic Governors Association, National Democratic Redistricting Committee, Priorities USA, Senate Majority PAC, House Majority PAC and EMILY’s List.  Master's in political science from Duke University and J.D. from Duke University Law School, 1993.  Bachelor's degree from Hamilton College, 1990.  twitter


Digital Strategist  Mark Nellis, Authentic Campaigns

Founder and president.

Polling  David Binder, David Binder Research

Media  Jim Margolis, GMMB

(reported by Politico on Apr. 29, 2019)  Senior partner at GMMBMedial advisor to Hillary for America from early 2015.  Senior advisor on Obama's 2012 re-election campaign and on Obama's 2007-08 campaign.  Senior strategist/media consultant on John Kerry's 2003-04 presidential campaign through the primaries.  Worked on the ad team for Bill Clinton's 1992 campaign.  Joined Greer & Associates in 1985, and has been with the firm since then, except for leave to serve as chief of staff to Sen. Kent Conrad, Jan. 1987-Jan. 1988..  Worked on Walter Mondale's 1984 presidential campaign as state director for the Illinois primary, the North Carolina primary, and as deputy communications director in the Fall campaign.  Chief of staff to U.S. Rep. Howard Wolpe; managed Wolpe's upset win for Congress in Michigan in 1978.  B.A. degrees in government and communication studies from Oberlin College, 1978.  Grew up in Kalamazoo, MI. 

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Briefings Manager  Spencer Perry

(May 2019)  Speical assistant and legislative correspondent (Aug. 2018-May 2019), special assistant (July 2017-Aug. 2018) and staff assistant (Mar.-July 2017) in the Office of Sen. Harris.  B.A. and B.S. in political science with public policy and economics from The George Washington University, 2017.

Indian American Impact Fund
(Apr. 17, 2019)

Civil Rights Attorney Benjamin Crump
(July 16, 2019) (>)

Higher Heights for America PAC (Nov. 6, 2019)

United Farm Workers (Nov. 16, 2019)

(press releases)
Headquarters: 3810 Ingersoll Ave., Des Moines, IA 50312
Ames: 118 Kellogg Ave., Ste. 102, Ames, IA 50010
: 701 S Roosevelt Ave., West Burlington, IA 52655

Carroll: 412 Rt. 30, Carrol, IA 51401
Cedar Rapids
: 310 3rd St. SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Council Bluffs: 1702 W. Broadway, Suite 100, Council Bluffs, IA 51501
Davenport: 5345 Belle Ave. #1, Davenport, IA 52807
Des Moines area:

2302 University Ave., Des Moines, IA 50311 (North Des Moines)
 1517 N. Ankeny Blvd., Ankeny, IA 50023

 5191 Maple Dr., Ste. N, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
 2332 Rocklyn Dr., Urbandale, IA 50322

Dubuque: 3392 Hillcrest Rd., Suite 1A, Dubuque, IA 52002
Fort Dodge: 900 Central Ave., Ste 11, Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Iowa City: 225 E. Burlington St., Iowa City, IA 52240
Mason City
: 121 N. Delaware Ave., Mason City, IA 50401
Sioux City:  3107 Gordon Dr., Sioux City, IA 51105

Waterloo - 217 W. 4th St., Waterloo, IA 50701
openings: Des Moines (July 20), Waterloo (Aug. 20), Cedar Rapids (Aug. 21), Sioux City (Aug. 22), Davenport (Aug. 23), Council Bluffs (Aug. 27), Iowa City (Aug. 28), Dubuque (Oct. 10), Burlington (Oct. 15), Ames (Oct. 24 w/ Rep. Ross Wilburn), Pleasant Hill (Oct. 24), Urbandale (Nov. 13), Mason City (Nov. 16), Ankeny (Nov. 20).

Campaign Chair  Deirdre DeJear

(reported by CNN on Jan. 28, 2019)  Democratic nominee for Iowa Secretary of State in 2018.  President and owner of Caleo Enterprises in Des Moines from 2009; consulting jobs include African American Leadership Forum-Des Moines (from Mar. 2013), Oakridge Neighborhood (from Feb. 2016) and United Way of Central Iowa (Feb. 2013-Oct. 2015).  African American Vote director in Iowa for Obama for America, July-Nov. 2012; started out as a field organizer, April-July 2012.  Assistant girls basketball coach for Des Moines Public Schools, April 2008-April 2012.  Marketing assistant at Bankers Trust, May 2006-Mar. 2011.  Degree in broadcast journalism and politics from Drake University, 2008.  twitter

State Director  Will Dubbs

(reported by CNN on Jan. 28, 2019)  Coordinated Campaign director for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party Feb.-Nov. 2018.  Organizing director for the North Carolina Coordinated Campaign; May-Nov. 2016; organizing director on Hillary for America for the Nebraska caucus and New York primary campaigns, Feb.-May 2016; regional organizing director in Soux City for Hillary for America Iowa caucus campaign, April 2015-Feb. 2016.  Seacoast area regional field director for the NH Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2014.  Field organizer for Obama for America in Bradenton, FL, June-Nov. 2012.  B.A. in government from Wesleyan University, 2014.  twitter

Deputy State Director  Madeline Franklin

(latter part of Nov. 2019, moved over from California deputy state director and initially was Super Tuesday coordinator)  Campaign manager on Tony Thurmond for CA Superintendent of Public Instruction, May 2017-Dec. 2018.  Campaign consultant on Anna Pletcher for Marin County District Attorney, Jan. 2017-Nov. 2018.  Campaign manager on Lateefah Simon for BART Board Director, District 7, Sept. 2015-Dec. 2016.  B.A. in economics from UC Berkeley, 2015.  twitter

Senior Advisor  Zack Davis

(reported by Iowa Starting Line on Feb. 12, 2019)  Most recently Iowa state director for Let America Vote.  Previously at the Iowa Center for Economic Success and Bluprint Consulting.  twitter

Get Out the Caucus Director  Davis Manoushagian

Three cycles of Iowa political experience, having served as finance director on John Norris' 2018 campaign for governor, deputy finance director for the Iowa Democratic Party, and as a regional caucus director for the IDP in 2016. twitter


Political Director  Nora Walsh-DeVries

(reported by Iowa Starting Line on Feb. 12, 2019)  Iowa outreach for Need to Vote from July 2018.  Campaign manager (Feb.-June 2018) and field director (from Nov. 2017) on John Norris' campaign for governor.  Field director on Kopser for Congress (Austin, TX) from July 2017.  Deputy field organizer on Ossoff for Congress (GA), Feb.-June 2017.  Regional field director for the North Carolina Democratic Party, July-Nov. 2016; field organizer for the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, May-July 2016; field organizer and deputy field organizer (from Oct. 2015) on Hillary for America.  Senior college access manager (Dec. 2014-Sept. 2015) and program manager (April 2012-Sept. 2015) at Let's Get Ready.  B.A. in political science and government from Fordham University, 2012.  twitter

Deputy Political Director  Lillián Sánchez

Executive assistant to Iowa State Auditor Rob Sand.  Legislative intern for Sen. Harris in Fall 2018.  Fellow at Amnesty International.  Double major in ethics and public policy and political science from University of Iowa, 2018.  Grew up in Des Moines.  twitter

Deputy Political Director (African American Outreach)  Mia Mayberry

(announced Nov. 7, 2019)  Attorney and former vice chairwoman of the Rock Island County Board of Supervisors. Quad Cities native.


Organizing Director  Erin Phillips

(reported by Iowa Starting Line on Apr. 19, 2019)  Statewide field director for the Pennyslvania Democratic Party from Mar. 2018.  Regional field director for the Democratic Party of Virginia, June-Nov. 2017; regional field director on Ralph Northam for Governor (VA), Mar.-June 2017.  Regional organizing director in Harrisburg, VA (June-Nov. 2016) and organizer in Charlottesville (Apr.-June 2016) for the Democratic Party of Virginia.  Organizer in Olympia, WA, (Feb.-Mar. 2016), Las Vegas, NV (Feb. 2016) and Charles City, IA (Aug. 2015-Mar. 2016) on Hillary for America; started as an organizing fellow in Mason City (June-Aug. 2015).  Project assistant at the National Democratic Institute, Sept. 2014-May 2015.  Bachelor's degree in economics, history, sustainability,/energy/environment from University of Dayton 2014.

Deputy Organizing Director  Sean McEnerney

A deputy field director on Pennsylvania’s 2018 Coordinated Campaign.  A regional organizing director in Iowa during the 2016 general election.  Regional field director in Iowa City on O'Malley for President.  Campaign manager in Iowa for several state senate candidates for Senate Majority Fund, May-Nov. 2014. Special assistant to the Queens Borough President, Jan.-May 2014.  Campaign coordinator on Melinda Katz 2013 (for Queens Borough President), Jan.-Nov. 2013.  Special assistant in the New York State Assembly, Nov.-Dec. 2012.  Field organizer (Aug.-Nov. 2012) and policy research assistant (May-JUne 2012) on Grace for New York congressional campaign.  B.A. in political science and government from NYU, 20j12.  twitter

Deputy Organizing Director  Fernando Mercado-Violand

Director of Latino outreach for Gov. Ralph Northam. Political director on Virginians for Mark Herring from Feb. 2017.  Regional organizing director in Prince William Co. on Virginia Victory 2016.  Orgnizer in Muscatine and Louisia Counties on Hillary for America, Sept. 2015-Feb. 2016.  Community outreach specialist for the Legal Aid Justice Center, Nov. 2014-Aug. 2015.  Field organizer in Arlington for the Democratic Party of Virginia, Aug.-Nov. 2014.  B.A. in political science, government, history from University of Virginia, 2014.  twitter

Regional Organizing Directors
Polk, Story, Boone, Jasper, Marshall  Kevin Lo

(May 2019)  Field director and deputy campaign manager on Lauren Baer for Congress (FL), Apr.-Nov. 2018.  COO at Brigaid in New London/Norwich, CT, Jan.-Nov. 2017.  Regional organizing director for the Pennsylvania Democratic Coordinated Campaign, May-Nov. 2016.  Worked on Hillary for America from May 2015-May 2016, starting as a fellow in Iowa, deputy field organizer in Nevada, organizer in Louisiana and finishing as a regional organizing director in State College, PA.  B.A. in government and business administration from Georgetown University, 2015.  twitter

Polk, Dallas, Warren, Marion, Madison  Natalie Lynch

(May 2019) Regional field director (June-Nov. 2018) and district organizer (Nov. 2017-June 2018) for the Iowa Democratic Party. Inbound sales specialist for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, June-Nov. 2017.  Lynch has also worked as an assistant teacher and was a fellow with NextGen Climate from Aug.-Nov. 2016.  Bachelor's degree in political science from University of Iowa, 2017.  twitter

Cedar Rapids  Emily Dean-McKinney (Emily Elyse)

(May 2019)  Session aide for Virginia Del. Wendy Gooditis, Jan.-Mar. 2019.  Regional field director for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, Apr.-Nov. 2018.  Field director on Helen Tai for State Rep. special election in PA 178th, Apr.-May 2018.  Field organizer for the Democratic Party of Virginia, June-Nov. 2017; organizer on Ralph Northam for Governor, Mar.-June 2017.  Regional GOTV director in Phoenix (Oct.-Nov. 2016) and Democratic Party of Virginia field organizer for Hillary for America, May-Oct. 2016.  B.A. in political science and women, gender and sexualities studies from The College of Wooster, 2016.  twitter

Waterloo  Jasmine Webb

(June 2019)  From Chicago.  facebook

Davenport  Judith Fong

(June 2019)  Associate at Dewey Square Group, Nov. 2017-May 2019.  Field organizer for the Democratic Party of Georgia, May-June 2017; assistant at the DNC, Mar.-June 2017.  Field organizer for the Colorado Democratic Party, Aug.-Nov. 2016.   B.S. in environmental studies from University of Southern California, 2015.  twitter

Iowa City and SE Iowa  Mariah Gould

(May 2019)  Session aide to Virginia Del, Mike Mullin, Jan.-Mar. 2019.  Florida recount for the DSCC, Nov. 2018.  Regional field director in Southwest PA for the Pennsylvania Democratic Paty, May-Nov. 2018.  Session aide for Virginia Del. Debra Rodman, Jan.-Mar. 2018.  Field organizer for the Democratic Party of Virginia, Aug.-Nov. 2017.  Field organizer in Norfolk for the Democratic Party of Virginia, July-Nov. 2016.  Degree in political science, interational relations and affairs from University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2016.  twitter

Council Bluffs and SW Iowa  Jess Montgomery

From Omaha, NE.

Sioux City  and NW Iowa  John Mahon

Regional field director in Allentown for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, July-Nov. 2018.  Field director on Damon Martinez campaign for Congress NM-1, Jan.-June 2018. Field organizer for the Democratic Party of Virginia, May-Nov. 2017.  GOTV organizer on Jon Ossoff for Congress, Apr. 2017. Field organizer on Susan Platt for Lt. Governor (VA) Feb.-Mar. 2017.  Organizer in Suffolk for the Democratic Party of Virginia, June-Nov. 2016.  B.S. in political science and government and Spanish from SUNY Oneonta, 2016.  twitter

Digital Organizing Director  Miranda Barrie

(July 2019)  B.S. in urban studies from UNLV, 2019.  twitter


Communications Director  Miryam Lipper

(starting first week of Feb. 2019; Feb. 1 tweet...moving to Iowa)  Battleground communications director (June-Nov. 2016) and state surrogate booking manager (Nov 2015-June 2016) on Hillary for America.  Deputy national press secretary and director of broadcast media (announced March 30, 2015) and press assistant (from June 2013) at the DNC, and spent time working on campaigns in Georgia during the 2014 midterms.  Undergraduate degree in political science and journalism from Indiana University Bloomington, 2013; while a student worked at Slavica Publishers and did several internships including at the DNC from May-Aug. 2012.  twitter

Press Secretary  Sharon Yang

Deputy press secretary on Sen. Tim Kaine's re-election campaign, June-Nov. 2018.  Bachelor's degree in Economics from Harvard University, 2018.  internships include Priorities USA, Tom Periello for Virginia, Hillary for America and New Hampshire Democratic Party.  Houston native.  twitter


Data Director  Torey Cahn

(July 2019)  Data director for the Nevada State Democratic Party, Mar.-Nov. 2018.  Data Director on JB Pritzker for Governor, June 2017-Mar. 2018.  Data director on Archie Parnell for Congress (SC), May-June 2017.  Deputy campaign manager on John Horhn for Mayor (Jackson, MS), Dec. 2016-May 2017.  Deputy data director for the New Hampshire Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2016.  Political director for the Mississippi Democratic Trust, Mar.-May 2016.  New Hampshire statewide organizer and data coordinator for Human Rights Campaign, Dec. 2015-Mar. 2016.  Campaign manager on Joce Pritchett for Auditor (MS), Aug.-Nov. 2015.  Director of targeting for Chism Strategies, May 2012-Aug. 2015.  B.A. in history and political science from Millsaps College, 2014.  twitter


Operations Director  Kate Cooper

Has previously held several roles in business development and operations.

Field Organizers include
Anne Bercilla - Des Moines area  twitter
Becca Brubaker
- West Des Moines
Lily Greenberg Call
- Waterloo  twitter
Liam Carolan
- Anamosa  twitter
Jessica Chase
- Dubuque  twitter
Lydia Chitwood
- Cedar Rapids  twitter
Anderson Clayton
Michael DeFeo
- Des Moines area  twitter
Curtis Edmonds
- Des Moines area  twitter
Owen Evans
- Mason City  twitter
Jacob Field
- Council Bluffs
Patrick Gage
- POD director Northeast Cedar Rapids, Hiawatha, Robins, Marion and Toddville  twitter
Claire Goldberg
- Burlington  twitter
Sean Gunther
- Clinton  twitter
Kelsey Hahn
- Sioux City area
Grayson Hoffman
- Cedar Rapids
Rebecca Holden
- NW Iowa
Nate Keller
- Sioux City
Heather Kenney
Sam Knapp
- Cedar Rapids  twitter
Hannah LaBovick
- Des Moines area  twitter
James Lytle Jr.
- Iowa City
Dani Marx
- Des Moines area  twitter
Angelica Mattox
- Des Moines area  twitter
Leo McCaffrey 
Grace McCamy-Miller
- Ames  twitter
Elise McGovern
- Des Moines area  twitter
Alex Mull-Dreyer
- Des Moines area  twitter
Jennie Norris 
Jocelyn Prince
- Waterloo  twitter
Hazel R.
- Iowa City  twitter
Daniel Roth
- Cedar Falls  twitter
Alex Salisbury - Iowa City  twiitter
Raquel Santizo
Sarah Schroeder - Davenport  twitter
Thulasi Seshan - Cedar Rapids  twitter
Katherine Shen 
Malik Utendahl
- Davenport  twitter
Monica Venzke
- Ames  twitter

- 30 organizers started July 1, of July 8 the campaign had 65 staff including paid fellows.
- in late Sept. 2019 the campaign announced that Harris will return to the state every week in October and add 60 organizers and 10 campaign offices in the state.

press releases)
supporters in all 99 counties (announced Mar. 11, 2019) 
IDP Women's Caucus Chair Jean Hessburg (announced Apr. 11, 2019)
Coralville City Councilwoman Meghann Foster (announced May 21, 2019)

Minister Vergarie Sanford - Mount Zion Refuge Center Church (announced June 28, 2019) +
Thomas Fisher - Des Moines Assistant City Attorney (announced June 28, 2019)

Victor Dutchuk - chair of West Des Moines Democrats (announced July 4, 2019)
Vanessa Phelan - chair of the Northwest Des Moines Democrats (announced July 5, 2019)

State Rep. Phyllis Thede (District 93, Bettendorf) (announced July 16, 2019)

former State Senator and former chairman of the Polk County Democrats Dick Dearden, Fort Dodge NAACP President Sherry Washington, Sioux City Pastor James Mosley, former chair of the Crawford County Democrats Larry Peterson, and Des Moines Moms Demand Action leaders (announced Aug. 1, 2019)

Bob and Sue Dvorsky - Bob Dvorsky is a former state Senator from Coralville; Sue Dvorsky is a former Iowa Democratic Party chair (announced Aug. 10, 2019)

Iowa Asian and Latino Coalition (announced Aug. 12, 2019)

Des Moines School Board Member Kyrstin Delagardelle (announced Aug. 13, 2019)

Iowa LULAC Deputy State Director Jazmin Newton-Butt (announced Aug. 16, 2019)

> Latinx Steering Committee (announced Aug. 27, 2019)

Sioux City City Councilmember Alex Watters (announced Aug. 29, 2019)

100 Blue Wave Women (announced Sept. 12, 2019)

State Rep. Ross Wilburn (District 46, Ames) (announced Sept. 19, 2019)

Penny Rosfjord - Iowa Democratic Party SCC member and former Woodbury County Democrats chair (Sept. 26, 2019)

Larry Hodgden - Cedar County Democrats Chair, former Tipton School Board member, and retired farmer (Oct. 18, 2019)

Johnson County Supervisor Pat Heiden (announced Oct. 22, 2019)

> African American Steering Committee (announced Nov. 6, 2019)

Megan Alter, Iowa City Housing and Community Development Commissioner
Lonnie Dafney, West Des Moines School Board Member
Lyn Eldridge, Gun Violence Prevention Activist and Member of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America from Waterloo
Pat Harper, Former Waterloo Area State Senator
Rhonda McRina, Former Waterloo School Board Member
Bernie Scolaro, Sioux City Education and Labor Leader
(announced Nov. 21, 2019)

Iowa Teachers for Kamala -100 Iowa teachers (announced Nov. 27, 2019)

Johnson County Supervisor Janelle Rettig (announced Dec. 2, 2019)


Nov. 1, 2019 reports - Campaign maintains Manchester office, but the three field offices closed and most staff laid off.
Manchester:  on Elm St.
Keene: 540 Main St., Keene, NH 03431
Nashua: 33 Main St., Ste. 501, Nashua, NH 03064
Portsmouth: 909 Islington Rd., Portsmouth, NH 03801
openings: Nashua (Aug. 11 with Doug Emhoff), Keene (reported Aug. 14)

State Director  Craig Brown

(reported on Jan. 24, 2019)  Campaign manager on Molly Kelly's campaign for Governor of New Hampshire from April 2018.  Campaign manager on Joyce Craig's campaign for Mayor of Manchester, May-Nov. 2017.  State operations manager for Sen. Maggie Hassan.  Operations director for Sen. Al Franken (DFL-MN)'s 2014 re-election.  Deputy field director on Hassan's 2012 campaign for governor.  Manchester native.  twitter


Political Director  Meredith Shevitz

(reported by WMUR's John DiStasio on Feb. 11, 2019)  Senior assistant for policy and projects to U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan from Jan. 2017.  Deputy political director on Maggie for NH, Nov. 2015-Nov. 2016.  Deputy political director at the New Hampshire Democratic Party, Feb.-Nov. 2015.  Deputy political director on Maggie Hassan for Governor, May-Nov. 2014.  A field organizer in Strafford Co. on Obama for America, July-Nov. 2012.  B.A. in political science from New York University, 2014; experience includes seven internships.  twitter

Deputy Political Director  Jeffrey Taylor

(reported by WMUR's John DiStasio on Apr. 18, 2019)  Political director of IBEW Local 2320 and the New Hampshire AFL-CIO.  Campaign manager on state Sen. Kevin Cavanaugh's  re-election, July-Nov. 2018.  Campaign finance fellow on Chris Pappas for Congress, May-Jul. 2018.  Bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Rochester, 2018.  twitter


Organizing Director  Pavitra Abraham

(reported by WMUR's John DiStasio on Mar. 21, 2019)  Director of live training and political partnerships at the National Democratic Training Committee, besed in the Chicago area, from Aug. 2017.  Iowa training director (May-Nov. 2016), organizing director in the greater Detroit area (Feb.-Mar. 2016) and organizer (July 2015-Feb. 2016) on Hillary for America.  Field organizer in Ann Arbor, MI on Obama for America, May-Nov. 2012.  B.A. in political science and government from University of Michigan, 2015.  twitter

Regional Organizing Directors
Jack Alex Stuart

(May 2019)  A regional field director on the Pennsylvania Coordinated Campaign, Apr.-Nov. 2018.  Finance assistant for the North Carolina Senate Democratic Caucus, July 2017-Mar. 2018.  Organizer on Jon Ossoff for Congress (GA), Mar.-June 2017.  Organizer for the North Carolina Democratic Party, May-Nov. 2016.  B.A. in political science from The American University in Cairo, 2015.

Nashua  Melissa Markowich

(June 2019)  Regional field director in Scranton for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, Apr.-Nov. 2018.  Regional field director in Carbondale on JB for Governor (IL), Feb.-Apr. 2018.  Organizer in Ashburn for the Democratic Party of Virginia, May-Nov. 2017.  Organizer in Sterling for the Democratic Party of Virginia, June-Nov. 2016.  Bachelor's degreein political science from College of Charleston; served as campus field director on Bernie 2016, Jan.-Feb. 2016.  twitter


Communications Director  Nate Evans

(reported by WMUR's John DiStasio on Mar. 21, 2019)  Deputy communications director and spokesperson for Sen. Bill Nelson's re-election campaign in Florida, June-Nov. 2018.  Associate communications director at Media Matters for America, Jan. 2017-June 2018.  Deputy press secretary in Madison, WI on Hillary for America, July-Nov. 2016.  Press advance associate for the White House, Aug. 2015-July 2016.  Iowa communications fellow on Hillary for America, Dec. 2015-Jan. 2016.  Regional coordinator on Martha Coakley for Governor (MA), Nov. 2013-Jan. 2014.  Field organizer on Terry McAuliffe for Governor, July-Nov. 2013.  Bachelor's degree in political science and government from The George Washington University.  twitter

Field Organizers include
Jose Alvarez
- Portsmouth  twitter
Kathryn DiPasquale
Emily Fernandez
- Manchester  twitter
Margaux Fontaine 
Gabriella Giotto
- Nashua  twitter
Chase Hatchett
- Hanover  twitter
Jordan Thompson
- Nashua  twitter
Morgan Trevett
- Concord  twitter
Megha Upadhyaya 

press releases)
Joe Keefe - former New Hampshire Democratic Party Chair (announced June 28, 2019) +
State Rep. Dick Ames (Jaffrey, Cheshire Co.) (announced July 2, 2019)
State Rep. Linda Tanner (Georges Mills, Sullivan Co.) (announced July 11, 2019)
Co-Chair of the New Hampshire Democratic Party Senior Caucus Pam Jorgensen and former State Representative and disability rights advocate Lisa DiMartino (announced July 16, 2019)
Former Dover Mayors Jack Buckley and William E. Boc (announced July 16, 2019)
State Rep. Patty Cornell (Manchester) (announced July 18, 2019)
State Rep. Jane Belieau (
Manchester) (announced Aug. 1, 2019)
Keene City Councilor-at-Large Bettina Chadbourne
and Seacoast Democratic activist Chip Moynihan
(announced Aug. 1, 2019)
Jackie K. Weatherspoon, Co-Chair of the NHDP African American Caucus, and Brenda Lett, Secretary of the NHDP African American Caucus (announced Sept. 5, 2019)
State Rep. Joelle Martin (Milford) and Polly Wessel, chair of New Durham Democrats (announced Sept. 13, 2019)


Headquarters: 618 S. 7th St., Las Vegas, NV 89101 
Reno: 9640 S. McCarran Blvd., Ste. 100, Reno, NV 89523 
opening events: Las Vegas (July 17); Reno (Sept. 19).

State Director  Ernesto Aprenza

(reported by The Nevada Independent on Mar. 29, 2019)  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  Megan Jones

(reported by The Nevada Independent on Mar. 29, 2019)  Partner in the Nevada office of Hilltop Solutions since June 2014, and owner of MJK Consulting since Jan. 2011.  Nevada trip/surrogate director on Obama for America, Aug.-Nov. 2012.  Political director (Mar. 2009-Dec. 2010) and Nevada finance director (Jan. 2017-Mar. 2009) on Friends for Harry Reid.  Nevada state director for ONE Campaign, June 2007-Nov. 2008.  Deputy campaign manager on Hafen for Congress (NV), Jan.-Dec. 2006.  Deputy campaign manager on Friends for Harry Reid, April 2003-Dec. 2004.  Account executive at Rogich communications group, June 2001-Mar. 2003.  Director of government affairs for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Jan. 1999-June 2001.  Press assistant/deputy press secretary to U.S. Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reid, Jan. 1997-Jan. 1999.  B.A. in American/United States studies from Brigham Young University, 1997.  twitter


Political Director  Gabriel Uy

(reported by The Nevada Independent on Mar. 29, 2019)  Officer in the U.S. Army from Oct. 2015.  Organizing director on Mike Johnston for Colorado, Jan.-Dec. 2017.  Colorado deputy organizing director for CD6 on Hillary for America, April-Nov. 2016.  Press assistant and regional representative to U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, June 2013-May 2016.  Deputy field director at the Nevada State Democratic Party, Aug.-Nov. 2014.  Staff to the Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus at the California State Assembly, Feb.-May 2013.  Sales associate at Gap Inc. June 2005-May 2013.  Regional field director (Aug.-Nov. 2012) and field organizer (March-Aug. 2012) on Obama for America.  B.S. and B.A. in nutritional science and speech communication from University of Nevada Reno, 2010.  twitter

Deputy Political Director  Lauren Brooks

(reported by The Nevada Independent on Mar. 29, 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

    Latinos Para Kamala (announced Oct. 29, 2019)


Organizing Director  Christiana Ho

(reported by The Nevada Independent on Mar. 29, 2019)  Deputy Western political and organizing director and states program manager (from June 2018) and organizing manager (May 2017-May 2018) at the DNC.  Regional political director on Tom Perez for DNC Chair, Jan.-Feb. 2017.  REgional organizing director (July-Nov. 2016) and field organizer (April-June 2016) for the Colorado Democratic Party.  Field organizer in Chicago (Feb.-Mar. 2016) and Las Vegas (Dec. 2015-Feb. 2016) on Hillary for America,  B.A. in creative writing from Scripps College, 2015.  twitter

Deputy Organizing Director  Olivia Stitilis

(May 2019)  Applicant selection specialist for Organizing Corps 2020, Feb.-May 2019.  Deputy organizing director for the Montana Democratic Party, Apr.-Nov. 2018.  Regional field director for the Democratic Party of Virginia, July-Nov. 2017; field organizer on Ralph Northam for Governor, Apr.-June 2017.  Field organizer on the Western Sloper for the Colorado Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2016.  Coordinator, secondary schools for DC Public Schools, Dec. 2014-June 2016.  Manager of instruction for Higher Achievement, June-Dec. 2014.  Teach for America corps member, Aug. 2012-June 2014.  M.S. in secondary education from The Johns Hopkins University, 2014; B.A. in public affairs from American University, 2012.  twitter

Regional Organizing Directors include
Las Vegas  Nicole Otake

(May 2019)  Field director on Mina Malik for District Attorney, Jan.-Apr. 2019.  Regional organizing director in Las Vegas for the Nevada State Democratic Party, Mar.-Nov. 2018.  Organizer for the Democratic Party of Virginia, Mar.-Nov. 2017.  Fellow in Billings, MT for Planned Parenthood Federation of America, July-Aug. 2017.  Organizer in the Charlottesville area for the Democratic Party of Virginia, Aug.-Nov. 2016.  Intern for the U.S. Department of State, sept. 2015-May 2016.  B.A. in international/global studies from American University, 2015.  twitter

Las Vegas  José Monsiváis Jr.

(June 2019)  Field director on Olivia Diaz for Las Vegas City Council from Jan. 2019.  Field organizer for the Nevada State Democratic Party, Apr.-Nov. 2018.  Field organizer on Alex T for Congress (TX-7), Jan.-Mar. 2018.  twitter

Reno  Allie Boyer

(per May 27, 2019 tweet)  Field director in IA-03 (Axne) for the DCCC, Aug.-Nov. 2018.  Field director on Carolyn Bourdeaux for Congress (GA), Mar.-Aug. 2018.  Field director on Wendy Gooditis for Delegate (VA), Sept.-Nov. 2017.  Field organizer on Jon Ossoff for Congress (GA), Mar.-June 2017.  Fiedl organizer for the Nevada State Democratic Party, May-Nov. 2016.  Fellow in Reno, NV on Hillary for America, June-Aug. 2015.  Studied psychology and political science at Sonoma State University. twitter


Communications Director  Helen Kalla

(June 2019)  Communications director to Gov. Steve Sisolak from Jan. 2019.  Communications director for the Nevada State Democratic Party, Nov. 2017-Nov. 2018.  Press manager for Indivisible Project, Mar.-Nov. 2017.  Regional press secretary in West Palm Beach on Hillary for America, July-Nov. 2016. Communications director (May-July 2016), press secretary (Sept. 2015-May 2016) and press assistant (May-Aug. 2015) to U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel (FL).  Staff assistant to U.S. Sen. Tom Carper (DE), May 2014-May 2015.  Au pair in Frankfurt, Germany, June 2013-Jan. 2014.  B.A. in international affairs from The University of Georgia, 2013.  twitter

Press Secretary  Renzo Olivari

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

Field Organizers include
Leslie Aguilar  twitter
Adrian Eng Gastelum
- Las Vegas  twitter
Max Magid
- Las Vegas area  twitter
Madeline Shiley - Las Vegas  twitter
Anne Wensley
- Reno  twitter

also note: National Senior Advisor Emmy Ruiz (above) has significant Nevada experience.

press releases)
State Sen. Pat Spearman
(District 1, N. Las Vegas) ...Mar. 4, 2019
State Sen. Joyce Woodhouse
(District 5, Henderson) ...July 29, 2019
State Sen. Melanie Scheible
(District 9, Las Vegas) ...Aug. 29, 2019
Assemblywoman Sandra Jauregui (District 41, Las Vegas) ...July 29, 2019

(announced Apr. 22, 2019)
Former Clark County Democratic Party Chairman Chris Miller 

(announced May 8, 2019)
Henderson Councilwoman Gerri Schroder

(announced June 28, 2019) +
Helen Foley - former Nevada State Senator
Tanya Flanagan - Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc member and African American community leader
Rev. Leonard Jackson - African American community leader
Sanje Sedera -  Founder and former President of the Asian American & Pacific Islander Democratic Caucus of Clark County
Janet Serial - Chair of the Black Caucus of Washoe County and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc member
Lesley Miller - former board member, Nevadans for Background Checks
Rose McKinney-James - clean energy leader

(announced July 2, 2019)
Clark County Commissioner Justin Jones
Jennifer Lopez
, community advocate
LeVerne Kelly
, African-American community leader and member of Links Inc. and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Al B Sure
, R&B singer and songwriter
Alex Dixon
, former president of the Las Vegas Urban League Young Professionals
Francisco Aguilar
, Las Vegas attorney and entrepreneur
Nancy Ayala
, Las Vegas attorney
Brian Ayala
, Las Vegas small business owner

(announced July 11, 2019)
Washoe County Recorder Kalie Work

(announced July 29, 2019)
State Sen. Joyce Woodhouse (District 5, Henderson), Chief Majority Whip
Assemblywoman Sandra Jauregui (District 41, Las Vegas)

(announced Aug. 1, 2019)
Las Vegas City Councilman Brian Knudsen
Carissa Snedeker, former first vice chair of the Democratic Party of Washoe County
Joanie Lung, APIA community leader and small business owner
Atiya Boddie, Las Vegas attorney and Emerge Nevada alumna
Bryce Krausman, small business owner
Bishop Bonnie Radden, faith leader

(announced Aug. 29, 2019)
State Sen. Melanie Scheible (District 9, Las Vegas)

(announced Oct. 3, 2019)
Angelica Cervantes, mother of 1 October victim and gun violence activist
Li’Shey Johnson, 1 October survivor and gun violence advocate

(announced Oct. 24, 2019)
Coralin Glerum, North Tahoe Democrats chair
Alan Mandell, a leader of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe

(announced Oct. 25, 2019)
Wendell Williams,
former Nevada Assemblyman
Gene Collins,
former Nevada Assemblyman
Robert “Twix” Taylor, Las Vegas business owner and African American leader
Bill Marion,
principal at Purdue Marion & Associates and former senior aide for Sen. Harry Reid

(announced Oct. 29, 2019)
Rhina Moreno, President of Amigos Salvadoreños de Las Vegas
Maria Reyes, Latinx community leader
Saúl Guizar Galvan, President of Federación de Clubes Michoacanos Unidos de Nevada
Fermin Ramirez, Latinx community leader and member of Federación de Duranguenses


(press releases)
Headquarters: 1919 Hampton St., Columbia, SC  29201
Charleston: 4490 Durant Ave. North Charleston, SC  29405
Greenville: 205 N. Laurens St., Ste. B, Greenville, SC 29601
Orangeburg: 668 John C. Calhoun Dr., Orangeburg, SC 29115
 ...openings (Columbia, June 13), Charleston (Aug. 3), Greenville (date? with campaign manager Juan Rodriguez), Orangeburg (Sept. 26)

Sen. Darrell Jackson (District 21, Hopkins)
Rep. Pat Henegan (District 54, Bennettsville)
Rep. JA Moore (District 15, North Charleston)
Berkeley County Democratic Party Chair Melissa Watson
former candidate for Governor and Florence attorney Marguerite Willis
(announced Mar. 28, 2019)
former state representative and 2014 nominee for Lt. Governor Bakari Sellers
(announced Apr. 15, 2019)

State Director/National Deputy Political Director  Jalisa Washington-Price

(reported by AP on Feb. 8, 2019)  Chief of staff (Dec. 2018-Jan. 2019) and director of the office of diversity (Feb. 2017-Dec. 2018) at the DCCC.  Deputy political director (Dayton) and women's outreach director on Hillary for America Ohio campaign, June-Nov. 2016; coalition director for the Oregon primary campaign; political director on Clinton's South Carolina primary campaign from April 2015.  Public and government affairs director at Austin & Rogers P.A. in Columbia, SC, Aug. 2012-April 2015.  Bachelor's degree in economics from University of South Carolina-Columbia, 2010.  twitter

Deputy State Director  Reggie Abraham

Statewide political coordinator on Stacey Abrams' campaign for governor in Georgia.  Organizer on Hillary Clinton's South Carolina primary campaign.  Field organizer in the Midlands on the SCDP Coordinated Campaign in 2014.  B.A. in English from Hampton University.  Orangeburg native.  twitter


Political Director  Elias Valentin

(reported Apr. 25, 2019 by Greenville News)  Campaign manager on Tina Belge's run for state Senate in the Mar. 2019 special election.  director of Hispanic outreach for St. Francis Episcopal Church in Greenville for almost five years.  Graduated from Lees-McRae College in 2007.  twitter

Deputy Political Director  Shaundra Young Scott, Esq.

Previously executive director of the ACLU of South Carolina from Feb. 2016.  A supervising attorney of the migrant division for South Carolina Legal Services.  Graduate of John Marshall Law School in Atlanta, and of the University of South Carolina.


Organizing Director  Anne Bailey

(reported by SC outlets on Mar. 13, 2019)  Most recently national field director (from May 2017) and deputy field director (from Feb. 2015) at NARAL Pro-Choice America.  Campaign marketing consultant for Winning Connections, Sept.-Nov. 2014.  Campaign director for Progressive States Network, July 2013-July 2014.  Integrated campaign coordinator (May 2011-June 2013), operations manager (July 2009-Oct. 2011) and assistant (Nov. 2008-June 2009) for the government relations department at SEIU.  M.P.P. from the George Mason University, 2010; B.A. in political science, English from University of South Carolina, 2006.  Anderson native.

Regional Organizing Directors
Charleston  Sophia Powers

(June 2019)  Digital Strategist for Han Nguyen Strategies, Dec. 2018-Feb. 2019.  Field organizer in the 43rd and 44th Wards (June-Nov. 2018) and organizing fellow (Sept. 2017-May 2018) on JB for Governor.  From Chicago.  twitter

Orangeburg  Trinity White

(May 2019)  Legislative aide for Georgia House District 139, Jan.-Apr. 2019.  Field organizer in Albany (SW Georgia) for the Democratic Party of Georgia, Sept.-Nov. 2018; administrative assistant for the Committee to Elect Joyce Barlow (HD 151), June-Nov. 2018.  Graduate of Albany State Unversity, 2018. 


Communications Director  Jerusalem Demsas

(Jan. 2019)  Communications director on Ben Jealous for Governor, July 2017-Nov. 2018.  Political consultant for the Climate Action Campaign, May-Aug. 2017.   Worked on Obama for America in Maryland, June-Nov. 2012, starting as a summer fellow in Kensington and serving as regional data lead for PG County and the Eastern Shore for the closing months.  twitter

Press Assistant  Lindsay Reilly

(July 2019)  B.A. in government from Georgetown University, 2019.  From Cranbury, NJ.  twitter

Field Organizers include
Trinity Antoinette  twitter
Emily Bateman 
Elizabeth Burke
- Charleston  twitter
Dylan Black
Megan DuBose
- Abbeville, Anderson and Greenwood Cos. [Greenville]  twitter
Timicia Grant
- Greenville
Grant Haver - Charleston  twitter
Tanner Holcomb  twitter
Alia Kapasi
- Charleston  twitter
Sam Krevlin
- Florence  twitter
Philisea Matthews
- Columbia  twitter
Sam Ostler
- Georgetown, Williamsburg and Clarendon Co.  twitter
Keshana Polanco
- Columbia
Ryan Robidoux
- Columbia  twitter
Amy Sommers 
Aaron Zucker

More Endorsement
press releases)
State Sen. John Scott (District 19, Richland Co.) (announced May 8, 2019)
State Rep. Rosalyn Henderson-Myers (District 31) (announced May 28, 2019)
Spartanburg Councilwoman Erica Brown (announced May 28, 2019)

Former State Rep. I.S. Leevy Johnson (announced Apr. 23, 2019)
Former State Rep. Brenda Lee Pryce (announced May 28, 2019)

(announced May 21, 2019)
Constance Anastopoulo
, former Democratic nominee for Attorney General
Susan Riordan, co-founder of Emerge SC

(announced June 28, 2019)
Dr. Gloria Boozer
- Former Alpha Kappa Alpha, Inc. official (announced June 28, 2019) +
Dr. Ralph Brown - Orangeburg County School Board Member, Pastor from Holly Hill (announced June 28, 2019)
Peggy Baxter - South Carolina Democratic Party Delegate (announced June 28, 2019)

(announced July 16, 2019)
Georgetown Mayor Brendon Barber
Former Florence City Councilman Billy D. Williams
and Marion Councilwoman Tassie Lewis, Marion County NAACP President Reverend Marvin Hemingway, Marion County NAACP Education Chair George Gause, Georgetown Planning Commission Code Enforcer Tracy Gibson, Rev. Dr. Calvin Robinson, Pastor of Trinity Baptist Church and Pastor of Greater Christ Temple Ministries in Marion, Dr. Bennie T. Davis

(announced Aug. 1, 2019)
Rev. Sharon Risher
, gun violence prevention activist
and Tiffany Gamble, 2nd Vice Chair of the Horry County Young Democrats, Sumter County School Board member Brian Alston, community leader Elder James Johnson, and former Berkeley County Education Association (BCEA) President Barbara Bodison


Office: 3909 Grand Ave., Oakland, CA 94610  ...opening event Sept. 29, 2019 with U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee


Gov. Gavin Newsom (announced Feb. 15, 2019)

Labor and Civil Rights Activist Dolores Huerta (announced Feb. 15, 2019)
U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee (announced Feb. 14, 2019)
Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond (named as co-chair May 31, 2019)
State Treasurer Fiona Ma (named as co-chair May 31, 2019)
Senate President Pro Tem Toni Atkins (named as co-chair May 31, 2019)
Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia (named as co-chair May 31, 2019)

State Director  Courtni Pugh

(reported by the San Francisco Chronicle on Feb. 22, 2019)  Partner at Hilltop Public Solutions from Aug. 2014, and heads California-based operations for the firmIn 2018 Pugh served as campaign manager on Kevin de León's challenge to U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, and strategic consultant on Treasurer John Chiang's primary campaign for governor.  Deputy state director on Hillary for America, announced May 2016; also political advisor to California Senate Democrats in the 2016 cycle.  Executive director of SEIU Local 99, Sept. 2012-June 2014, after serving as special assistant to the previous executive director, Dec. 2010-Sept. 2012.  Ran labor’s independent expenditure campaign in support of Jerry Brown for Governor.  Executive director of the California State Council of the Service Employees International Union, June 2008-Oct. 2011.  Political director of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, 2006-07.  Western region political director for SEIU, 2004-06.  California political director on John Edwards' 2004 campaign.  Manager of government relations mCapitol Management (mCM), Inc.  National field director at Rock the Vote, 2001.  Deputy base vote director and national director of Asian Pacific American outreach at the DNC for the 2000 cycle.  Worked for U.S. Rep. Danny K. Davis (D-Chicago), including as legislative director, 1997-99.  Community organizer for the Chinese American Service League in Chicago, 1994-96.  B.A. in political science from Ball State University.  Born in South Korea.  twitter

Deputy State Director  Madeline Franklin Iowa latter part of Nov. 2019

(May 2019 initially "Super Tuesday coordinator")  Campaign manager on Tony Thurmond for CA Superintendent of Public Instruction, May 2017-Dec. 2018.  Campaign consultant on Anna Pletcher for Marin County District Attorney, Jan. 2017-Nov. 2018.  Campaign manager on Lateefah Simon for BART Board Director, District 7, Sept. 2015-Dec. 2016.  B.A. in economics from UC Berkeley, 2015.  twitter

Organizing Director  Kristina Bigdeli

(reported by the San Francisco Chronicle on Aug. 21, 2019)  Director of campaigns based in Southern California for Field First from Dec. 2018.  Campaign manager on Lena Gonzalez for State Senate (CA), Jan.-June 2019.   GOTV director for the California Democratic Party in the 25th CD (Katie Hill), Sept.-Nov. 2018; deputy GOTV director on Ayanna Presley's congressional campaign in Massachusetts, Aug.-Sept. 2018; GOTV director and consultant on Katie Hill's primary campaign, Apr.-Aug. 2018;  campaign manager for Coastal Commissioner Roberto Uranga’s re-election to Long Beach City Council, Jan.-June 2018.  Managing director for Stronger U.S. and Stronger U.S. Education Fund, Jan. 2016-Apr. 2017.  Public affairs associate at Rodriguez Strategies, Sept. 2015-Jan. 2016.  Field director for Martha Coakley’s gubernatorial campaign in Massachusetts, Nov. 2013-Nov. 2014.  Deputy regional director for the Northeast for Organizing for America, July-Oct. 2013.  Deputy field director for Ed Markey’s special election to the U.S. Senate, Apr.-June 2013.  Data director (Sept.-Nov. 2012), regional field director (May-Nov. 2012) and field organizer (Mar.-May 2012) on President Obama’s re-election in 2012. Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Italian from UCLA. twitter

Regional Organizing Directors include
Irving Torres

(Sept. 2019)  Senior legislative aide (from Nov. 2017) and legislative aide (Dec. 2012-Nov. 2017) for San Mateo County Supervisor Warren Slocum.  Field organizer in South Side Milwaukee for Organizing for America, Feb.-Nov. 2012.  Trainee aide for San Mateo County Supervisor Rose Jacobs Gibson, Aug.-Dec. 2011.  Event coordinator fellow for the San Mateo County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Feb.-Nov. 2011.  B.A. in economics, political science from University of Utah, 2010.

Andrew Kim

(Oct. 2019)  Field coordinator on Lena Gonzalez for State Senate, Feb.-June 2019.  Turnout fellow for the Progressive Turnout Project, Sept.-Nov. 2018.  Studied at UCLA.

Communications Director  Maya Humes

(reported by Politico Playbook on Aug. 20, 2019)  National press secretary at NextGen America from May 2018.  Content marketing manager at Lever from 2016.  Master's degree in communications and media studies (2015) and B.A. in American studies (2014) from Stanford University; senior class president, Sept. 2013-June 2014.  twitter

Deputy Political Director  Nicolás Pedreira

(reported by the San Francisco Chronicle on Aug. 21, 2019)  Executive coordinator at Voto Latino from Jan. 2018.  Program associate with the Council on Foreign Relations, Oct. 2017-Jan. 2018.  Program assistant at the Middle East Institute, Jan.-Oct. 2017.  Research fellow with the American Iranian Council, June 2016-Jan. 2017.  Editor of Elliott School UndergraduateScholars Journal of International Affairs, May 2015-Apr. 2016.  Bachelor's degree in international relations and affairs from Teh George Washington University, 2015.  twitter

National Export Director and California Senior Advisor  Stacy Cohen

(July 2019)  Principal at Ripples of Hope Consulting (L.A. area), 2009-June 2019.  Executive vice president and chief advocacy officer for California YIMBY, Oct. 2017-Feb. 2019.  Executive director of LA2050, Mar. 2016-Jan. 2017.  Organizing director, public policy/mobilization for Airbnb, June 2014-Feb. 2016.  California state director for Organizing for Action, Apr. 2013-June 2014.   Field director on L.A. mayoral primary campaign, Dec. 2012-Mar. 2013.  California state field director on Obama for America, Apr. 2011-Nov. 2012.  California state field directo on Organizing for America, Apr. 2010-Apr. 2011.  Head of production and development at Roserock Films (based at Waner ros. Pictures, Sept 2004-Apr. 2010.  Senior vice president, production at Gaylord Films (based at Warner Bros. Pictures), Jan. 2000-Aug. 2004.  B.A. from Harvard University, 1989.

[ten California staff as of Aug. 21, 2019]

Endorsements by Elected Officials

(press releases)

Gov. Gavin Newsom (announced Feb. 15, 2019)
Five Statewide Constitutional Officers (announced Feb. 26, 2019)
U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee (CA-13)
(announced Feb. 14, 2019)
U.S. Rep. Jim Costa (CA-16) (announced June. 17, 2019)
U.S. Rep. Katie Hill (CA-25)
(Jan. 29, 2019 on MSNBC)
U.S. Rep. Julia Brownley (CA-26)
(announced Feb. 28, 2019)
U.S. Rep. Ted Lieu (CA-33)
(Jan. 28, 2019 tweet)
U.S. Rep. Nanette Barrigan (CA-44) Jan. 29, 2019 tweet)
21 members of the California Senate including
Senate President Pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (announced Feb. 7, 2019)
33 members of the California Assembly including Speaker Anthony Rendon (announced May 30, 2019)
California Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus
(announced Mar. 28, 2019)
Mayors of San Jose, San Francisco, Sacramento, Long Beach, Oakland and Compton (announced Mar. 7, 2019) 
    ...Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf announced earlier, at the Jan. 27, 2019 launch rally 
additional endorsements bringing the total to 80 (announced May 31, 2019)
State Sen. Lena Gonzalez and local officials (announced June 28, 2019) +

ed. note: More than half of the Democraic state legislators in each chamber have endorsed Harris. This includes 23 members of the State Senate (Ben Allen added May 31 and Lena Gonzalez added June 28) and 33 members of the Assembly.  (The balance in the legislature following the 2018 elections was 29D-11R in the Senate and 60D-20R in the Assembly).

(press releases)

Rolanda Hollis, Member of the Alabama House of Representatives (announced July 12, 2019)


U.S. Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-7) (announced Sept. 12, 2019)

(announced Aug. 13, 2019)
Katherine Archuleta, former director of the Office of Personnel Management
State Rep. and Black Democratic Legislative Caucus of Colorado Chair Leslie Herod
State Rep. Serena Gonzales-Gutierrez
Nita Gonzales, Latina community leader and activist 
Jerry Gonzales, Latina community leader 
Anna Jo Haynes, Black community leader

U.S. Rep. Jahana Hayes (CT-5) (announced July 3, 2019)

U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings (FL-20) (announced June 21, 2019)
U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson (FL-24) (announced July 1, 2019)


(announced July 12, 2019)
Bob Trammell, Minority Leader of the Georgia House of Representatives
Everton Blair, Jr., Member of the Gwinnett County, Georgia School Board

U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (IL-1) (announced July 1, 2019)  ...Illinois Chairman
U.S. Rep. Danny Davis (IL-7) (announced July 29, 2019)
Kam Buckner, Member of the Illinois House of Representatives (announced July 12, 2019)


(announced June 6, 2019)
New Orleans City Council President Helena Moreno
State Rep. Ted James


Boston City Council President Andrea Campbell (announced Sept. 11, 2019)

Michigan Democratic Party Black Caucus (announced July 29, 2019)
U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) (announced Aug. 1, 2019)


U.S. Rep. Lacy Clay (MO-1) (announced June 25, 2019)


U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge (OH-11) (announced Aug. 15, 2019)


(announced June 20, 2019)
Co-Chair U.S. Rep. Al Green (TX-9)
Harris County Commissioner Rodney Ellis
Rodney Griffin, Texas Democratic Executive Committeeman Emeritus
(announced July 12, 2019)
Jacinto Ramos, President of the Fort Worth, Texas Independent School District Board of Education

Aicha Davis, Member of the Texas State Board of Education
Roy Brooks, County Commissioner of Tarrant County, Texas
Brian Benjamin, State Senator from New York
Kevin Parker, State Senator from New York


(announced Nov. 21, 2019)
U.S. Rep. Stacey Plaskett

Jonathan Martin, Astead W. Herndon and Alexander Burns.  "How Kamala Harris's Campaign Unraveled."  New York Times, Nov. 29, 2019.
Rich Calder.  "Michael Bloomberg swipes a top staffer from Kamala Harris' presidential campaign."  New York Post, Nov. 28, 2019.
Christopher Cadelago.  "'No discipline. No plan. No strategy.": Kamala Harris campaign in meltdown."  Politico, Nov. 15, 2019.
Tyler Jett.  "As Harris hopes for comeback, Iowa staff additions still not fleshed out."  Des Moines Register, Nov. 10, 2019.
Christopher Cadelago and Scott Bland.  "Kamala Harris to slash staff, restructure campaign as she hemorrhages cash."  Politico, Oct. 30, 2019
Christopher Cadelago.  "Kamala Harris shakes up flailing campaign."  Politico, Sept. 30, 2019.
Evan Greenberg.  "Kamala Harris Staffers Adjust to Life in Baltimore."  Baltimore, June 27, 2019.
Jeff Barker.  "Why did Kamala Harris pick Baltimore for presidential campaign headquarters? 'It is like a sister city."  The Baltimore Sun, June 22, 2019.
Christopher Cadelago.  "Kamala Harris hires famed admaker Margolis in boon to her campaign."  Politico, Apr. 29, 2019.
Kyung Lah.  "Kamala Harris chooses women of color to drive her campaign."  CNN, Apr. 24, 2019.
Shane Goldmacher.  "Inside Kamala Harris's Small-Dollar Fund-Raising Operation."  New York Times, Mar. 26, 2019.


Senate Office

Chief of Staff  Kristine Lucius

(announced Oct. 4, 2019) 

Chief of Staff   Rohini Kosoglu  ..moved over to chief of staff on the campaign from Oct. 2019

(announced Dec. 18, 2018)  Previously deputy chief of staff from Jan. 2017.  Policy director and senior advisor to U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet (CO), 2009-16.  Legislative aide to U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, 2006-09.  Master's degree in legislative affairs from The George Washington University; bachelor's degree in English from University of Michigan.  Sri Lankan American.