Democratic National Committee – 2021-22

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447 Members of the DNC

...includes 75 at-large members who are nominated by the Chairman and approved by the full DNC.

Executive Committee

64 members; oversees affairs of the party in between meetings of the full committee and meets four times a year.

Standing Committees

Rules and Bylaws - Co-chairs: Minyon Moore (DC) and James Roosevelt (MA)

Credentials - Co-chairs: Yvanna Cancela (NV) and Rion Ramirez (WA)

Resolutions - Co-chairs: Patrice Taylor (DC) and Rich Fitzgerald (PA)

Budget and Finance - Co-chairs: Henry Muñoz (TX) and Doris Crouse-Mays (VA)

Caucus and Council chairs and vice chairs:
Constituency caucuses: AAPI - Bel Leong-Hong (MD).   Black - Virgie Rollins (MI).   Disability - Kerri Harris (DE).   Hispanic - Iris Martinez (IL).   LGBTQ - Earl Fowlkes (DC).   Native American - Clara Pratte (AZ).   Women - Lottie Shackelford (AR).      
Regional caucuses: East - Nancy DiNardo (CT).   Midwest - Ron Harris (MN).   South - Alan Clendenin (FL).   West - Tina Podlodowski (WA).
Councils: Environmental & Climate Crisis - Michelle Deatrick (MI).   Ethnic - Jim Zogby (DC).    Interfaith - Sarah Levin (CA).   Labor - Stuart Appelbaum (NY).   Poverty - Susie Shannon (CA).   Rural - Kylie Oversen (ND).   Seniors - Steve Regenstreiff (DC).   Small Business Owners - Andrew Lachman (CA).   Veterans & Military Families - Jan Donatelli (IL) and Terron Sims (VA).   Youth - Andre Treiber (TX). 

Nine Elected Officers*

*Chairman  Jamie Harrison

(announced Jan. 14, 2021)  2020 Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate in South Carolina; announced exploratory committee for U.S. Senate on Feb. 8, 2019.  Counselor and associate chair, 2019-2020. Candidate for DNC chair but withdrew on Feb. 23, 2017 and endorsed Perez. Chairman of the South Carolina Democratic Party, May 4, 2013 to April 29, 2017.  Principal at the Podesta Group, 2008-Nov. 2016.  Floor director and counsel to U.S. House Office of the Majority Whip, Jan. 2007-Dec. 2008.  Executive director of the House Democratic Caucus, Jan.-Dec. 2006.  Policy advisor to U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn, Jan. 2003-Dec. 2005.  COO of College Summit, Aug. 1999-Dec. 2002.  Teacher (long-term temp.) and Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School, Aug. 1998-June 1999.  J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, 2004.  B.A. in political science from Yale University, 1998.  twitter

Director of Office of DNC Chair  Hyma Moore

(Feb. 2022...regional press secretary, Apr. 2021-Mar. 2022)  Vice president of external affairs at Greater New Orleans, Inc. from July 2018.  Southern regional communications director on Biden for President, July-Nov. 2020.  Director of federal affairs (May-July 2018) and communications advisor (Aug. 2017-May 2018) at City of New Orleans.  Communications advisor on Jon Ossoff for Congress, May-June 2017.  Mayoral transition liaison in Baton Rouge, Dec. 2016-Mar. 2017.  National press advance lead on Hillary for America, May 2015-Nov. 2016.  Communications manager for City of  New Orleans, Feb. 2014-Nov. 2015.  Business development and PR account executive at Deveney in June 2013-Feb. 2014.  Public relations and communications manager for New Orleans Business Alliance, Jan. 2011-June 2013.  Special project manager at Baton Rouge Area Chamber, June 2010-Jan. 2011.  Studied at Morehouse College.

Director of Surrogate Strategy  Juan Ortega

(announced Apr. 8, 2021; previously led the DNC's general election Latino outreach traveling chief of staff to Chairman Perez from Mar. 2020; director of travel and advance for the Chair, Mar. 2018-Mar. 2020)  Also experience working with talent during major television productions, including most recently serving as Talent Producer for the 2020 Latin GRAMMY and 2021 GRAMMY Premiere Ceremonies.  Deputy communications director at For Our Future in Las Vegas, May 2017-Mar. 2018.  Studied at the College of Southern Nevada.  twitter

Senior Advisor to Chairman Jamie Harrison  Clay Middleton

(announced Feb. 23, 2021) Candidate for Mayor of Charleston, announced May 26, 2022.  Managing director at Mercury from June 2020.  House legislative advisor and central outreach team on the Biden-Harris Transition Team.  South Carolina senior advisor on Sen. Cory Booker's presidential campaign, Feb. 4, 2019-Jan. 2020. Director of business services for the City of Charleston since Mar. 2017.  A regional political director in Florida on Hillary for America, June-Nov. 2016; state director on Hillary for America's South Carolina primary campaign, Mar. 2015-Feb. 2016.  Special advisor in the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Congressional, Intergovernmental and External Affairs from Aug. 2014.  Congressional affairs liaison at the National Nuclear Security Administration Office of External Affairs, June 2013-Aug. 2014.  Special advisor at the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Economic Impact and Diversity, Aug. 2012-June 2013.  Associate director for faith-based and neighborhood partnerships at the Corporation for National and Community Service, May 2011-Aug. 2012.  Lowcountry director for U.S. Rep. James E. Clyburn, May 2003-May 2011.  South Carolina political director on Obama for America, Aug.-Dec. 2008.  Regional field organizer for the South Carolina Democratic Party, July 2005-Dec. 2006.  Master's (2011) and B.A. in political science (2003) from The Citadel.  Major in the SC Army National Guard, Jan. 2000-present.  twitter


Vice Chairs

*Former Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms - Civic Engagement and Voter Participation

(Jan. 2021)  Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement from July 2022.  Mayor of Atlanta, elected in 2017 and served to Jan. 2022.  Served two terms on the Atlanta City Council, 2010-18.

*Governor Gretchen Whitmer (MI)

(Jan. 2021)  Elected Governor in 2018.  Ingham County Prosecuting Attorney, July-Dec. 2016.  Served in the Michigan Senate from Mar. 2006 t Jan. 2015, including as Minority Leader from 2011-15; elected to the Michigan House in 2000 and served to Mar. 2006.

*Sen. Tammy Duckworth (IL)

(Jan. 2021)  Elected to the U.S. Senate in 2016 after serving two terms in the U.S. House. Assistant secretary for public and intergovernmental affairs at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, 2009-11; director of the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs, 2006-09.  Unsuccessful candidate for Congress in 2006.  Served in the U.S. Army, 1992-2014.

*Henry R. Muñoz III 

(appointment approved at the DNC summer meeting on Sept. 10, 2022)  Former DNC national finance committee chair, from Jan. 22, 2013 meeting; re-elected Feb. 25, 2017, served to 2019.  Chairman of the Board and Chief Creative Officer of Muñoz & Company, a design and management firm based in San Antonio, TX; previously CEO of Kell Muñoz Architects Inc..  A national co-chair of The Futuro Fund, part of Obama's re-election effort.  Served as transportation commissioner under Gov. Ann Richards.

*Ken Martin - ASDC President 

(elected Feb. 25, 2017)  Chair of the Minnesota DFL, first elected Feb. 5, 2011; re-elected in  2013, 2015 and 2017.  Executive director of WIN Minnesota, then managed the 2010 gubernatorial campaign recount.  Campaign manager for the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment campaign, 2008; worked on the Mike Hatch for Governor campaign, 2008.  Political director for the Minnesota Coordinated Campaign, June-Nov. 2004; campaign director for John Kerry's Minnesota caucus campaign.  Campaign manager of Buck Humphrey's campaign for Minnesota Secretary of State in 2002.  Deputy state director of Al Gore's presidential campaign in Minnesota in 2000.  Political director for the Minnesota DFL Party, 1998.  Field director on the Kansas Democratic Party Coordinated Campaign, 1996.  Campus organizer on the Clinton-Gore campaign, 1992.  B.A. in political science and history from the University of Kansas.  twitter

Executive Director  Maureen Garde

Director of state party programs since March 2014.  Started at the DNC in Sept. 2005 and continued through 2006 cycle as deputy political director (State Party Services); interim political director in the first part of 2007.  Deputy executive director of the Democratic Governors' Association, 1999-2005.  Executive director of the Massachusetts Democratic Party in the early 1990s.  Graduate of Boston College.

Deputy Executive Director and Western Regional Director  Sam Parkinson

Executive director (June 2017-May 2019) and finance and events director (Aug. 2015-June 2017) for the South Dakota Democratic Party.  B.A. in political science and government from University of South Dakota, 2015.  twitter

Midwestern Regional Director  Karyn Bradford Coleman

(Aug. 2021)  Chief of staff (Dec. 2018-Aug. 2021) and director of operations (June 2017-Dec. 2018) at the Democratic Party of Arkansas.  Operations specialist II (July 2015-June 2017), bookkeeper (Sept. 2011-July 2015), and registration liaison (2010-11) for the Pulaski County Special School District.  Account manager at PharMerica, 2006-07.  B.B.A. in organizational leadership from Philander Smith college, 2014; studied accounting at Hendrix College, 1992.  twitter

Southern Regional Director Jack Foley

(May 2022) Deputy political director for the Democratic Party of Virginia, Feb. 2021-Mar. 2022.  Deputy political director at Friends of Mark Warner, Mar.-Nov. 2020.  Political and fundraising coordinator (Dec. 2019-Mar. 2020) and finance assistant (Mar.-Dec. 2019) for the Virginia Senate Democratic Caucus.  Session aide to Del. Chris Hurst, Jan.-Feb. 2019.  Regional coordinator for Virginia House and Senate Democrats, Aug.-Dec. 2018.  B.S. in political science and government from Radford University, 2018. twitter

Operations Director and Eastern Regional Director  Jarryd Rauch

(Feb. 2020)  B.A. in political science from The George Washington University, 2019; interned at the DNC Jan.-Aug. 2019.  From Florida.  twitter

Senior Advisor, ASDC  Ann Fishman

Longtime ASDC executive director (from 1979) moved to senior advisor role effective April 15, 2013. 

Legal Counsel  Karl Sandstrom

Senior counsel at Perkins Coie.

Best Practices Institute Training Director  Bhavana Kodira

(Aug. 2021; started as deputy training director June 2019-Aug. 2021)  Finance director and regional organizing director on Mina Malik for DA, Feb.-June 2019.  Training director for Minnesota DFL Party, June-Dec. 2018.  Pre-AP English teacher at IDEA Public Schools and Teach for America Corps member in San Antonio, 2017-18.  B.A. in history and B.S. in psychology from University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 2017. twitter

Best Practices Institute Deputy Training Director  Erin Buechele

(May 2022; started as training associate in Nov. 2021)  Relational organizing coordinator (Jan.-Dec. 2021), elections coordinator (July 2020-Jan. 2021) and special elections coordinator (Mar.-July 2020) and intern (Jan.-Mar. 2020) at the Massachusetts Democratic Party.  Bachelor's degree in political science and economics from University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2019.

*Treasurer  Virginia McGregor

(Jan. 2021, also deputy national finance chair from May 2019)  Chair of Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine Board from Sept. 2020.  Serves on the board of McGregor Industries, a family-owned business.  Bachelor's degree from College of the Holy Cross, 1984.  Scranton native.

*Secretary  Jason Rae

(elected Feb. 25, 2017)  Senior associate at Nation Consulting in Milwaukee; and founder (2012) and executive director of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce.  B.A. in history and political science from Marquette University, 2009; served as chair of Marquette College Democrats and elected chair of the College Democrats of Wisconsin in 2008.  Elected a member of the DNC in 2004 at age 17.  From Rice Lake, WI.  twitter

Director of the Secretary's Office  Jean Doherty

(announced Apr. 8, 2021)  Director of the Secretary's Office at the DNC from Nov. 2004.  Experience on four conventions.  Senior director of housing and credentials for the 2020 Democratic National Convention.  Director of housing for the 2016 Democratic National Convention.    Director of VIP relations for the 2004 Democratic National Convention.  Director of programming and events/acting operations director for the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County, Sept. 1997-Apr. 2004.  Administrative supervisor for the parking department at the City of Miami Beach, Jan. 1995-Aug. 1997.  Various positions for the City of Boston including director of administration and finance-transportation, Apr. 1983-Nov. 1995.

Deputy Director of the Secretary's Office  Brittany Korth

(Feb. 2022)  Director of event experience (Sept. 2019-Feb. 2022), senior convention service manager (May 2018-Sept. 2019), convention service manager (May 2016-May 2018), and convention services coordinator (May 2012-May 2016) at VISIT Milwaukee.  Office coordinator for the Abbotsford Colby Area Chamber of Commerce, Apr. 2011-June 2012.  B.S. in political science and business administration from University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 2011.

*National Finance Committee Chair  Chris Korge

(reported by Politico on May 5, 2019; approved Aug. 24, 2019 at DNC summer 2019 meeting)  Prominent South Florida attorney, investor, businessman, and real estate developer.  Founder and partner of Korge & Korge law firm; chairman and managing partner of Landko Development, a real estate development company. Founder, chairman and principal shareholder in Newslink, an operator of retail newsstands in two major airports.  J.D. from Temple University School of Law; B.S. in business administration from University of Florida.


Executive Director Sam Cornale

(announced Jan. 21, 2021; deputy CEO under Chairman Perez; announced as DNC chief of staff on June 9, 2017)  Deputy chief of staff (April 2016-Jan. 2017), senior advisor to the Secretary (May 2014-April 2016), speechwriter (Oct. 2013-May 2014) and senior advisor to the Acting Secretary (Feb.-Oct. 2013) at the U.S. Department of Labor.  Policy director for the Obama campaign in Pennsylvania, April-Nov. 2012.  Policy advisor (July 2010-April 2012) and special assistant (March 2009-July 2010) to Labor Secretary Hilda Solis.  Member of the Obama-Biden Transition Team in the Labor, Education, and Transportation Working Group, Nov. 2008-Feb. 2009.  Worked on Obama\'s 2008 campaign in Wisconsin as a regional field director in the general election; started as an Obama Organizing Fellow in Stevens Point (Portage County), WI.  B.A. in political science from University of Wisconsin.  Madison, WI native.  twitter

Deputy Executive Director  Roger Lau

(announced Feb. 23, 2021)  Senior advisor to Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Apr. 2020-Jan. 2021.  Campaign manager on Warren for President,Feb. 2019-Mar. 2020.  Campaign manager on Elizabeth for MA, the re-election campaign, from Jan. 2018.  Moved over from serving as state director in Warren's Senate office; started in that role in Jan. 2013.  Political director on Warren's 2012 campaign from Sept. 2012 and Jan.-June 2012.  District director to U.S. Rep. Richard Neal (MA), June-Sept. 2012.  Deputy state director to Sen. John Kerry, Jan. 2011-Mar. 2012.  Campaign manager for U.S. Rep. Richard Neal re-election, July-Nov. 2010.  Deputy state director to Sen. John Kerry, Jan.-July 2010.  Campaign manager on Mike Capuano for U.S. Senate, Sept.-Dec. 2009.  Chief of protocol at the U.S. Department of Commerce, June-Sept. 2009.  Deputy state director to Sen. Kerry, Jan.-June 2009.  Campaign manager on John Kerry for U.S. Senate, Mar.-Nov. 2008.  Worked on Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign in NH, MA (state director), ME and RI, Nov. 2007-Mar. 2008.  Campaign manager on Nikki Tsongas for Congress, Mar.-Oct. 2007.  District director to U.S. Rep. Marty Meehan (MA), Jan. 2006-April 2007.  Massachusetts press secretary to Sen. Kerry, Oct. 1999-Jan. 2006; started as an intern for Kerry while at UMass.  Staffer on John Kerry for President, Jan. 2003-Nov. 2004.  B.A. in political science from UMass Amherst, 2000 twitter

Director of Strategic Planning  Lisa Vedernikova Khanna 

(Oct. 2021)  Head of culture and communications (Aug. 2020-Oct. 2021), chief of staff to the Chairman and Publisher (Sept. 2017-Apr. 2021) and special projects, Office of the Publisher (Dec. 2016-Sept. 2017) at the New York Times.  Office of the COO (2016) and national finance (2015-16) on Hillary for America.  Studied political psychology at New York University Gallatin School of Individualized Study.

COO  Monica Guardiola

(announced Feb. 23, 2021; deputy COO under Chairman Perez)  Director of ballot access on Beto for America.  Deputy counsel on Hillary for America.  Director of voter protection for ForwardNC, Aug. 2014.  Voter protection attorney in Colorado for Organizing for America, Aug.-Nov. 2012.  Attorney at King & Greisen, LLP, May 2010-Aug. 2012.  Attorney for the U.S. Postal Service, 2004-06.  J.D. from the University of New Mexico Law School, 2000; B.A. in political science from New Mexico State University.

Counsel and Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion  Tamara Chrisler

(announced July 20, 2021)  Senior advisor for organizational compliance and development for the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights from Jan. 2021.  Managing director of government affairs.  EEO consultant with Resolution Services, Inc.  Executive director of the Office of Congressional Workplace Rights, Jan. 2008-Jan. 2013.  Prevention of sexual harassment coordinator, deputy associate general counsel ,and labor and employment attorney with the Federal Bureau of Prisons, 1997-2005.  Prosecutor in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office in Chicago.  J.D. and B.A. in French literature from University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana.  twitter

Senior Advisor  Mary Beth Cahill  

(announced Jan. 21, 2021; CEO under Chairman Perez reported Apr. 24, 2020, replacing Seema Nanda; was interim CEO of the DNC, announced Feb. 1, 2018 to July 2018).  National political director of United Auto Workers and director of the Washington, DC office.  Campaign manager on Kerry-Edwards 2004 and John Kerry for President from Nov. 2003.  Came to the campaign from position as chief of staff to Sen. Edward Kennedy, where she started in 2000.  Director of the Office of Public Liaison at the White House, appointed Feb. 1999.  Executive director of EMILY's List for over five years, and previously the organization's political director.  Managed Les AuCoin's U.S. Senate campaign in Oregon in 1992; and Sen. Claiborne Pell (D-RI)'s 1990 re-election campaign.  Served as director of personnel and earlier as director of federal-state relations for Gov. Michael Dukakis (D-MA), 1987-90.  Managed Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT)'s 1986 re-election campaign; and Rep. Ed Markey's (D-MA) 1984 re-election campaign.  A field director on Barney Frank's 1980 campaign, in which he was first elected to Congress, and then served as a legislative aide to Frank.  Staff associate and receptionist for Rep. Robert F. Drinan (D-MA).  B.A. degree from Emmanuel College, 1976.  Born in Dorchester, Massachusetts.

Senior Advisor  Cedric Richmond

(May 2022)  Senior advisor to the President and director of the White House Office of Public Liaison, Jan. 2021-May 2022.  A key early supporter on Biden's 2020 presidential campaign, announced as a national campaign co-chair on May 31, 2019, and also served as a co-chair on Biden's transition.  Member of Congress representing LA-2, Jan. 2011-Jan. 2021; also chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, Jan. 2017-Jan. 2019.  Unsuccessful candidate for Congress in 2008.  Member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, 1999-2011,  J..D. from Tulane University, 1998; B.A. from Morehouse College, 1995.


Political Director  Alicia Mounce to WH

• Organizing Director  Jose Nunez  

(announced Feb. 23, 2021 as deputy chief mobilizatoin offficer for organizing; in political following a bit of reorganization)  Digital organizing director on Biden for President from June 2020.  National digital director at Organizing Together 2020, Jan.-June 2020.  Director of online organizing on Kamala Harris For The People, Feb.-Dec. 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

Director of States  Ramsey Reid 

(Jan. 2021; battleground states director in the 2020 cycle from Jan. 2019)  GOTV director in Virginia on Hillary for America general election.  Campaign manager on P.G. Sittenfeld for U.S. Senate, Jan.-Apr. 2015.  Deputy political director on Battleground Texas, Wendy Davis' campaign for Governor of Texas, 2014.  White House Council on Environmental Quality.  Worked on the Obama campaign  in Ohio in 2012.  J.D. from Ohio State University; B.A. from Tulane University.  Cincinnati native.  twitter

Battleground States  Roohi Rustum

National relational director on Biden for President; national organizer on Pete for America from July 2019.  Experience includes director of engagement for the Boston Schools Fund.  M.P.A. from Harvard Kennedy School of Government and M.B.A.from MIT Sloan School of Management, 2017; B.A. in biology and English from Yale College.  From Cleveland, OH.

State Programs Project Manager  Kajal Patel

(Oct. 2021)  New business and campaign consultant for the Ad Council, June-Oct. 2021.  Deputy digital director on Amy McGrath for Senate, Sept.-Nov. 2020.  Senior associate (Jan. 2019-Sept. 2020) and associate (Oct.-Dec. 2018) at Dewey Square Group.  Studied economics and foreign affairs at University of Virginia.

Regional Organizing Directors 
Chelsie Ouellette 

(Aug. 2021)  Senior advisor to the Pennsylvania Coordinated Campaign, July-Nov. 2020.  Partner (from Feb. 2018) and campaign director (Feb. 2017-Feb. 2018) at Field First.  Pennsylvania campaign director on Organizing Together 2020, Apr.-July 2020.  National organizing director on Deval for All, Nov. 2019-Feb. 2020.  Pennsylvania organizing director on Pennsylvania Democratic Party/Hillary for America, May-Nov. 2016; during the primaries served as organizing director for Clinton’s Missouri and Pennsylvania campaigns after serving as a deputy organizing director in New Hampshire; started as Nashua/Salem regional director.  Field director on Ed Markey for U.S. Senate, Feb.-Dec. 2014.  Consultant on Raise Up Massachusetts.  Field director on Peter Koutoujian for Congress, July-Oct. 2013.  Regional field director on Ed Markey for U.S. Senate, Feb.-July 2013. Deputy press secretary and speechwriter to Gov. Patrick, May 2012-Feb. 2013.  Field organizer in MA-3 for the Obama campaign, Sept.-Nov. 2012.  Speechwriter and communications aide to Gov. Patrick, Aug. 2011-May 2012.  Account coordinator at the Sherman Group Public Relations Agency, May 2008-April 2011.  Scheduling and operations coordinator on the Deval Patrick campaign, June-Nov. 2010.  B.A. in organizational communication from Northeastern University, 2011.  twitter

Sarah J. Pearson

(Feb. 2022)  Training consultant (contract) for the National Democratic Training Committee from Jan. 2021.  Contractor for Zinc Collective, Dec. 2021-Feb. 2022.  Deputy GOTV director for the Democratic Party of Virginia, July-Dec. 2021.  Scheduling coordinator at COVID vaccination clinic, Feb.-May 2021.  Deputy organizing director for Democratic Party of Georgia (runoff), Nov. 2020-Jan. 2021.  Deputy GOTV director for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party/Biden for President, Aug.-Nov. 2020.  Lead coach for Organizing Corps 2020, Nov. 2019-July 2020.  Regional organizing director on Kamala Harris For The People, May-Oct. 2019.  Regional field director for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, May-Nov. 2018.  Deputy paid canvass director on Conor Lamb for Congress (special election), Jan.-May 2018.  Field director for Centre County Dem. Committee, May-Dec. 2017.  Field organizer for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, July-Nov. 2016.  Caseworker for Housing Transitions, May 2015-Aug. 2016.  Field fellow on Martha Robertson for Congress, May-Nov. 2014.  Office assistant at Planned Parenthood of the Southern Finger Lakes, Aug. 2013-May 2014.

Yasmin Kaboud

(Feb. 2022)  Deputy organizer for the NJ Democratic State Committee, Apr.-Nov. 2021.  Deputy organizeirng director (June-Dec. 2020) and regional organizing director (Mar.-June 2020) at the Texas Democratic Party.  National organizing specialist at ACLU, Aug. 2019-Mar. 2020.  Operations associate at Greenberg Quinlan Rosner, May-Dec. 2018.  Policy researcher on Eryn Santamoor for City Council (Philadelpia), Dec. 2017-May 2018.   M.P.A. (2019) and bachelor's degree in American political science and American history (2018) from University of Pennsylvania.

Chief of Staff for Organizing  Meg DiMartino

(May 2021; previously DNC digital organizing director, Feb. 2019-Oct. 2021, and Northeast mobilization director, July 2018-Feb. 2019)
Digital coordinator (Jan.-July 2018) and digital assistant (Feb. 2017-Jan. 2018) at EMILY's List.  Michigan deputy digital director at Hillary for America, Aug.-Nov. 2016.  Bachelor's degree in political science from Georgetown Universty, 2016.

Deputy Political Director, Campaign Readiness  Libby Schneider

(May 2021; started as rural political director Mar. 2019-May 2021)  Campaign manager on Heidi for North Dakota, Nov. 2017-Dec. 2018.  Legislative assistant (Feb. 2015-Nov. 2017) and federal projects coordinator (Jan. 2013-Feb. 2015) for Sen. Heidi Heitkamp.  Campaign manager on Taylor for North Dakota, Apr.-Dec. 2012.  Special advisor to U.S. Sen. Kent Conrad, Jan. 2009-Mar. 2012.  Deputy campaign manager on Pomeroy for Congress, June-Nov. 2008.  Attended Bemidji State University.  twitter

Political Chief of Staff  Anatole Jenkins

(announced Apr. 8, 2021)  National director of states organizing on Biden for President, June-Nov. 2020.  National organizing director on Organizing Together 2020, Dec. 2019-May 2020.  National organizing director on Kamala Harris For The People, Jan.-Dec. 2019.  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


Director of Coalitions and Community Engagement  Brencia Berry

(June 2021)  VP of equity and political strategy (from Mar. 2021) and political director (June 2020-Mar. 2021) at PL+US: Paid Leave for the United States.  Deputy director of public engagement (Nov. 2019-Mar. 2020) and deputy director of advance, Jan.-Oct. 2019) on Warren for President. Special advisor on Warren for MA, Apr.-Nov. 2018.  2018 New Leaders Council fellow; chief of staff to San Antonio Councilman William “Cruz” Shaw, May 2017-Apr. 2018.  National advance associate on Hillary for America, June-Nov. 2016.  Government relations legislative assistant for the City of Austin, Feb. 2015-June 2016.  M.P.A. from the University of Texas at Austin-LBJ School of Public Affairs, 2016; Bachelor's degree in political science and government from Louisiana State University, 2013.  twitter

Deputy Director and Black Coalition Director  Ebony Baylor
(announced as deputy director July 2021; African American political director in 2020 and started as director of political surrogates/deputy African American political director in Oct. 2019)  Director of civic engagement (from Sept. 2018) and special assistant (from Aug. 2015) at the National Urban League.  Outreach coordinator for the Louisiana Democratic Party, Aug. 2012-Dec. 2014.  Field organizer for Arkansas Victory 2010/Friends of Blanche Lincoln, Apr.-Nov. 2010.  Field organizer in Pine Bluff, AR for change that works, Oct. 2009-Mar. 2010.  NW LA field organizer for Louisiana Victory 2008, Aug.-Nov. 2008.  Working toward Ph.D. in political science from Howard University; M.P.A. in nonprofit/public/organization management (2013) and B.A. in political science and government (2008) from Southern University A&M College at Baton Rouge.  twitter

AAPI Coalition Director  Eric Salcedo

(May 2021)  Agency engagement liaison for the Biden-Harris Transition Team, Nov. 2020-Jan. 2021.  Midwest regional coalitions director for DNC/Biden for President, July-Nov. 2020.  National AAPI outreach director on Mike Bloomberg 2020, Jan.-Mar. 2020.  National field director at APIAVote, Sept. 2014-Jan. 2020.  Community outreach coordinator (Mar. 2008-July 2014) and Asian-American community liaison (Feb. 2004-July 2014) in the Illinois Attorney General's Office.  Organizer, senior advisor, field director on Naisy Dolar campaign for 50th Ward Alderman (Chicago), June 2004-Apr. 2007.  Intake director (2001-03) and development associate (1999-2001) at ACLU of Illinois.  Test coordinator for the Leadership Council for Metropolitan Open Communities, Sept. 1999-Aug. 2000.  B.A. in history from Northwestern University, 1999.  twitter

Latino Coalitions Director  Michelle Villegas Tapia

(Jan. 2022)  State campaigns manager for the National Domestic Workers Alliance, Apr. 2020-Jan. 2022.  Civic engagement strategist (contract) for Poderistas, Sept. 2020-Dec. 2021.  Nevada political director on Warren for President, Feb. 2019-Mar. 2020.  Field director on Nevadans for a Clean Energy Future, Mar.-Dec. 2018.  Regional organizing manager for Organizing for Action, April 2017-April 2018.  Regional organizing director on Hillary for America, June-Nov. 2016.   Organizer on Hillary for America Iowa caucus campaign July 2015-Feb. 2016.  Organizer with the Heartland Worker's Center, Jan.-June 2015.  Degree in political science from Creighton University.  twitter

LGBTQ+ Coalitions Director  Sam Alleman

(Oct. 2021)  Political outreach manager (Mar. 2019-Oct. 2021) and political coordinator (Mar. 2017-Mar. 2019) for Planned Parenthood Action Fund.  B.A. in political communication from The George Washington University, 2017.  twitter

Native Coalitions Director  Kraynal Alfred
(June 2022)  Senior communications specialist-tribal liaison for Universal Service Administrative Co., Sept. 2019-May 2022.  Public affairs specialist (Dec. 2018-Sept. 2019) and program specialist (Dec. 2016-Dec. 2018) at the U.S. Department of the Interior.  INSPIRE project director for the Native American Political Leadership Program at The George Washington University, Jan. 2013-July 2016.  Communications director on Heinz for Congress (AZ), June-Aug. 2012.  Principal researcher and policy analyst (legislative staff assistant) in the Office of the Navajo Speaker-22nd Navajo Nation Council, Mar. 2011-May 2012.  Policy analyst in the Office of Navajo Government Development, July 2010-Mar. 2011.  M.P.P. from Harvard Kennedy School, 2010; B.A. in political science from Georgia State University, 2007.  Grew up in Tuba City, AZ.

Progressive Coalitions Director 


Women's Coalition Director  Gabriela Cristobal

(Sept. 2021)  Director of programs and strategic engagement (June 2020-Sept. 2021) and programs manager (Oct. 2018-June 2020) at the United State of Women (USOW).  Senior campaign associate (July-Oct. 2018), campaign associate (July 2017-July 2018) and campaign coordinator (Dec. 2016-July 2017) at United Nations Foundation.  Bachelor's degree in political science and international studies from University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2016.  twitter

Senior Advisor for Rural Engagement  Teresa Purcell

(Mar. 2022)  Founder and CEO of LongView Impact Inc. in Longview, WA from Oct. 2001.  Northwest regional director/senior projects director for the League of Conservation Voters/LCV Education Fund, Feb. 1998-July 2001.  Founder/executive director of the Washington Council for Fair Elections, Dec. 1996-Feb. 1998.  Director of programs and public policy for The American Lung Association of Washington, Sept. 1994-Dec. 1996.  Campaign manager on People for Patty Murray, Mar. -Dec. 1992.  B.A. in political science and speech communications from University of Washington, 1985.

Senior Advisor for Disability Engagement  Rob Engel

Engel has taught at GWU's Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) starting in 1995 and at the Center for Congress and Presidential Studies at American University's School of Public Affairs.  Vice president for domestic policy at the American Automotive Policy Council from July 2011 to 2017,  Expereice in national Democratic politics including executive director at the DNC from Apr. 1999, campaign manager on Sen. Chris Dodd's 1998 re-election, political director at the DCCC in the 1996 cycle and to early 1998; also worked at the DLCC and the National Democratic Redistricting Project/NCEC.  Staffer to Sens. Adlai E. Stevenson III (IL) and Alan J. Dixon (IL).  Diagnosed with M.S. in 2002.

Coalitions and Community Engagement Manager/Youth Outreach  Ariel Garayear

(Dec. 2021)  Communications for the Virginia Coalition for Immigrant Rights, Jan.-Dec. 2021.  Virginia deputy coalitions director for Latino outreach on Coordinated Campaign/Biden for President, Aug.-Nov. 2020.   Communications director on Herb Jones for State Senate (VA), 2019.  Scheduler in the U.S. House, Jan.-Mar. 2019.  Special projects coordinator to U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, Feb. 2017-Jan. 2019.  Staff assistant to U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, Oct. 2016-Jan. 2017.  Fellow to U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel, Nov. 2015-Aug. 2016.  B.S. in mass communication/media studies and B.A. in political science and government from Virginia Commonwealth University, 2015.  twitter

Coalitions and Community Engagement Manager  Damon Ngo

(Aug. 2021; started as political and organizing intern in June 2021)  Bachelor's degrees in political science and government and marketing from University of Utah, 2021.

Coalitions Manager  Atoyia Deans

(announced July 20, 2021; previously special assistant to the political and organizing director)  Worked as a photojournalist at the Tampa Bay Times.  Graduate of Howard University.  twitter



Communications Director  Kristen Orthman                     

(Jan. 2022)  Deputy chief of staff to Sen Warren, Mar. 2020-Jan. 2022.  Communications director on Warren for President, 2019-2020.  Communications director to Sen. Warren, Mar. 2017-Jan. 2019.  Communications director (from July 2015) and press (Nov. 2010-July 2015 to Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid.  Press on Reid's re-election campaign, April-Nov. 2010.  Press assistant to Democratic Leader Harry Reid, May 2008-May 2010.  B.A. in international studies/art history from American University , 2008.  twitter

Deputy Communications Director  Daniel Wessel

(announced Apr. 2022; previously DNC deputy war room director from May 2017)  Virginia press secretary on Hillary for America, May-Nov. 2016.  Press secretary (May 2015-May 2016) and press assistant (Nov. 2013-April 2015) at Correct The Record.  B.S. in economics from University of Delaware-Lerner College of Business.  twitter

Senior Spokesperson  Elena Kuhn

(July 2022)  Midwest communications director at the DCCC, Apr. 2021-June 2022.  Spokesperson for the Michigan Democratic Party, Feb.-Dec.. 2020.  Press secretary on Beshear for Governor, Sept.-Nov. 2019.  Press advisor to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Jan.-Sept. 2019; press advisor (Mar. 2018-Jan. 2019, senior press assistant (April 2017-Mar. 2018) and press assistant (Jan.-Apr. 2017) to Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, .  B.A. in political science from University of Southern California.  twitter

Deputy Communications Director  Ofirah Yheskel

(Feb. 2021; previously DNC war room spokesperson, Aug. 2020-Jan. 2021)  Director of media relations for the 2022 Democratic National Convention, Jan.-Aug. 2020.  Deputy communications director for states on Beto for America, June-Nov. 2019  Communications director (from Sept. 2018) and press secretary (Jan.-Sept. 2018) to Gov. Ralph Northam; senior advisor on Northam's transition; press secretary on Ralph Northam for Governor, Feb.-Nov. 2017.  Wisconsin press secretary on Hillary for America, May-Nov. 2016.  Communications assistant to U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill (MO), Nov. 2015-May 2016.  Communications director to Texas Rep. Garnet Coleman and the Legislative Study Group, Jan. -June 2015.  Deputy press secretary on Wendy Davis for Governor, Dec. 2013-Nov. 2014.  B.S. in political communication and B.A. in international relations and global studies from The University of Texas at Austin, 2013.  twitter

States Communications Director  Brooke Goren

(Mar. 2021, announced Apr. 22, 2021)  A regional press secretary at the DCCC from Feb. 2019-Mar. 2021.   Deputy communications director for the Missouri Democratic Party, Jan.-Nov. 2018.  Public affairs for the New York City Economic Development Corporation, Jan. 2017-Jan. 2018.  Press assistant (July-Nov. 2016) and research associate (July 2015-July 2016) for Hillary for America.  Studied public policy at the University of Chicago.  twitter

Deputy States Communications Director  Charlie Andrews

Senior press secretary to Sen. Patty Murray, from May 2019.  Iowa press secretary on Biden for President, Aug.-Nov. 2020.  Deputy press sesecretary on Cordray/Sutton campaign in Ohio, May-Nov. 2018.  B.A. in America history from Brown University.  From Rhode Island.  twitter

Midwestern Press Secretary  Ryan Thomas

(May 2021)  National press secretary for Stand Up America, May 2019-May 2021.  Communications director for Impeachment HQ, Oct. 2019-Feb. 2020.  National spokesperson for Tax March, Apr. 2018-May 2019.  Communications manager for The Hub Project, July 2017-May 2019.  Special projects coordinator for the New York Times, Jan.-July 2017.  B.A. in politics from New York University.  Radio booker and regional communications intern on Hillary for America, Nov. 2015-Nov. 2016.  twitter

Eastern Press Secretary  Noelle Rosellini

(Nov. 2021)  Advance associate for the White House from Mar. 2021 and self employed political advance consultant from Jan. 2021.  Press secretary for the New Hampshire Democratic Party, May-Nov. 2020.  Communications director for U.S. Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24).  Communications director on Gina Ortiz Jones for Congress, Aug.-Nov. 2018.  Communications aide (June 2017-Aug. 2018) and fellow (Mar.-June 2017) to U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal (WA-7),  National press advance lead on Hilary for America, July-Nov. 2016.  B.A. in advertising and public relations from Penn State University, 2016.  twitter

Western Press Secretary  Sarah Guerrero

(Mar. 2022)  Press secretary for U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (NV), Apr. 2021-Mar. 2022.  Press secretary to U.S. Rep. Sylvia Garcia (TX), Nov. 2020-Apr. 2021.  Nevada deputy press secretary on Biden for President, Sept.-Nov. 2020.  National press assistant for Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer, May 2019-Sept. 2020.  Legislative and press intern for Sen. Bill Nelson, Jan.-May 2019.  Bachelor's degree in political science and government from University of South Florida, 2018.  twitter

Southern Press Secretary  Rhyan Lake

(Mar. 2022)  Rapid response director at the Democratic Party of Georgia, July 2021-Mar. 2022.  Deputy communications director on Jennifer McClellan for Governor, Feb.-July 2021.  Deputy press secretary on Jon Ossoff for U.S. Senate, Nov. 2020-Jan. 2021.  Press secretary on Jaime Harrison for U.S. Senate, Oct.-Nov. 2020.  Director of communications on Mariah Phillips for Tennessee, Apr.-Oct. 2020.  Bachelor's degree in political science and government from Howard University.  twitter

Hispanic Media Director  Maria Carolina "Maca" Casado

(Oct. 2021)  Hispanic media director for Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried, Feb.-Oct. 2021.  Regional press secretary for Miami-Fort Lauderdale area on Biden for President, Aug.-Nov. 2020.  Communication consultant for U.S. Rep. Donna Shalala, Sept. 2018-Aug. 2020.  Hispanic press director on David Richardson for Congress (Miami), Apr.-Aug. 2018.  Senior multimedia producer, copy editor for TV Venezuela in Miami/Fort Lauderdale, Dec. 2016-Nov. 2017.  Hispanic press secretary in Miami on Hillary for America, July-Nov. 2016.  Journalist, senior producer for Globovision in Caracas, Apr. 2007-Mar. 2013.  Bachelor degree in journalism and mass media communication from Universidad 'Santa Maria'.  twitter

Press Assistants 

Nina Raneses - Degree in government from the College of William and Mary, 2022.  From Alexandria, VA.  twitter
Marissa Davis - (May 2022)  B.A. in political science and government from Howard University, 2022; and B.S. in systems engineering from U.S. Military Academy at West Point, 2022.

Broadcast Media Manager 

Media Center Director  Mitch Malasky

(July 2014) Digital communications editor at the DCCC, Jan. 2013-June 2014.  Video editor at the DNC, June-Nov. 2012.  Owner/executive producer at Malasky Media LLC, March 2011-June 2012.  Operations director for Main Street Insider, March 2010-Feb. 2012.  Managing partner/executive producer at Sum of Change Productions, April 2009-Mar. 2011.  Production assistant/editor at Zej Media, Sept. 2008-June 2009.  B.A. in technical theater, American culture studies, film from Washington University in St. Louis, 2008. 

Rapid Response Director  Ammar Moussa

(Mar. 2021)  Deputy communications director of Jon Ossoff for U.S. Senate, Nov. 2020-Jan. 2021.  Press secretary on Hickenlooper for Colorado, Jan.-Nov. 2020.  Press aide on Kamala Harris For The People, Jan.-Dec. 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

Rapid Response  Matthew Sarge

(May 2017; previously DNC research associate, Sept. 2015-May 2017)  Budget review fellow at OMB, Jan.-July 2015.  M.A. in American government and politics from Georgetown University Graduate School, 2015;  B.A. in economics/government from Georgetown University, 2014.

Rapid Response  Natalie Heinitz

(May 2021)  Research director for the North Carolina Democratic Party House Caucus, Sept.-Dec. 2020.  Youth in Development volunteer in Thailand for the Peace Corps, Jan. 2019-Mar. 2020.  IE research analyst (Mar.-Dec. 2018) and research analyst (Feb. 2017-Mar. 2018) at the DCCC.  Research associate (June-Nov. 2016) and political intern (Oct. 2015-June 2016) on Hillary for America.  B.A. double major in government and communication from Manhattan College, 2016.

Rapid Response Manager  Caryn Lenhoff

(Sept. 2019; previously DNC rapid response lead, July 2018-Sept. 2019, and research associate, July 2017-July 2018)  Research at Correct The Record, June 2015-Nov. 2016.  B.A. in political science and communication studies from Northwestern University, 2014.


Research Director  Nick Bauer

Deputy Research Director  Austin Dieter

Deputy Research Director  Caroline Graham

(Aug. 2015)  Senior associate for competitive intelligence (Feb. 2014-Aug. 2015) and associate (Feb. 2012-Feb. 2014) at Global Strategy Group.  M.A. in elections and campaign management from Fordham University, 2011; B.A. in political science from College of the Holy Cross, 2010.

Senior Research Managers

Research Managers include
Jenna Davis

Senior Researchers

Senior Research Associates include
Zachary Aronow
Gabrielle Fournier Nebeker

Research Associates include

Justin Abello
Chris Bowman
Grace Evangelista

Megan Huang
Marcus Mills

Alexandra Ng

Video Research Associates include
Jacob Dickey

Daniel Maynard


 - digital outreach, online fundraising, and marketing -

Chief Mobilization Officer  Patrick J. Stevenson

(announced Mar. 4, 2019, promoted from donor mobilization director, started in that role Dec. 2017)  Principal strategist at Blue State Digital, March-Nov. 2017.  Director of state digital programs (April-Nov. 2016) and senior fundraising strategist (June 2015-March 2016) at Hillary for America.  Email director at the DNC, March 2013-May 2015.  Email writer for PIC 2013.  Outbound writer at Obama for America from April 2012.  Assistant account executive (Nov. 2010-March 2012) and account coordinator (Aug. 2009-Nov. 2010) at GYMR Public Relations.  B.A. in English and history from Xavier University, 2008.  twitter

Deputy Chief Mobilization Officer for Content and Creative  Shelby Cole

(announced Apr. 8, 2021)  Digital director for VP-Elect Kamala Harris, Aug.-Nov. 2020.  Digital director on Kamala Harris For The People, Aug.-Dec. 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

Deputy Chief Mobilization Officer for Grassroots Fundraising  Lauren Williams

(announced Feb. 23, 2021; previously director of direct marking from Jan. 2018...deputy director from Aug.-Dec. 2017)  Direct marketing manager (May 2015-Aug. 2017), direct marketing assistant (Jan. 2014-May 2015) and intern (Sept. 2013-Jan. 2014) at EMILY's List.  B.A. in psychology and studio art from University of Virginia.  twitter


Social Platforms Director  Alicia V. Oken

(Jan. 2021)  Digital director (Nov. 2020-Jan. 2021) and deputy digital director (Sept.-Nov. 202) for Kamala Harris on Biden for President.  Social media and digital director on Kamala Harris for Senate, Jan.-Aug. 2020.  Deputy social media director on Kamala Harris For The People, Apr.-Dec. 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

Social Media Platforms Strategists include

Christina Joy Millamena  (Aug. 2021)  Intern at A/B Partners, Feb.-May 2021.  Entertainer at Walt Disney World, Aug. 2016-Dec. 2020.  Digital fellow for the Florida Democratic Party, Sept.-Nov. 2020.  Social media editor for Literally, Darling, June 2015-Aug. 2020.  Bachelor's degree in business administration, management and operations from Fordham University, 2016.

Patricia M. Colón  (Aug. 2021)  Social media lead strategist (Feb.-Aug. 2021), social media strategist (Aug. 2019-Feb. 2021) and digital fundraising strategist (Jan.-July 2019) at Mothership Strategies.  Master's degree in political management from The George Washington University, 2020; bachelor's degree in international relations from University of Miami.  Raised in Miami; Columbian born.

Gabrielle Harris  (Oct. 2021)  Digital campaigns associate for Blueprint Interactive, July-Oct. 2021.  National president of College Democrats of America, Sept. 2020-Sept. 2021.  B.A. in political science and government from Stephen F. Austin State University, 2021.

Director of Email and SMS  Nick Andricola

(Apr. 2022; previously DNC deputy director of email and SMS, Aug. 2021-Apr. 2022)  Managing strategist (Feb.-Aug. 2021) and senior strategist (May 2020-Feb. 2021) at Authentic.  Digital production manager at Warren for President, Dec. 2018-May 2020.  Digital production assistant at Elizabeth for MA, May-Dec. 2018.  B.A. in political science from The George Washington University, 2018.

Email and SMS Strategists include

Michaéla Finneran 
(July 2019; previously DNC community management assistant, May 2018-July 2019)  Bachelor's degree in political science from Fordham University, 2018.

Arya Anand
(Sept. 2021)  Regional director for The Borgen Project, May-July 2021.  Social media manager for Citizens for Directo Action, June 2020-May 2021.  Bachelor's degree in political science and global security from Penn State University, 2021.

Distributed Organizing Director  Emma Friend

(June 2021)  Western states digital organizing director on Biden for President, Sept.-Nov. 2020.   Director of distributed campaigning on Ed Markey for U.S. Senate, Apr.-Sept. 2020.  National distributed events manager on Warren for President, Dec. 2018-Mar. 2020.  Digital writer on Elizabeth for MA, Sept.-Dec. 2018.  Communications director (2018) and communications and legislative aide (Jan. 2017-2018) for state Sen. Barbara L'Italien.  Field director on Barbara L'Italien for State Senate, Sept.-Nov. 2016.  B.S. in political communication from Emerson College, 2016.  twitter

Digital Organizing Director  Amanda Silva

(Sept. 2021)  Associate director of communications, digital at Feed the Truth, Mar.-Sept. 2021.  Organizing SMS director on Biden for President, Sept.-Nov. 2020.  Integrated marketing strategist (May-Sept. 2020), mobile specialist, digital fundraising and supporter engagement (Apr. 2019-May 2020) and coordinator, digital supporter engagement (Feb. 2018-Apr. 2019) at Planned Parenthood Federation of America.  Development and partnerships coordinator (Apr. 2016-Jan. 2018) and development fellow (Nov. 2015-Mar. 2016) for the National Peace Corps Association.  TEFL teacher and trainer in Indonesia for the Peace Corps, Apr. 2013-June 2015. B.A. in studio art: multimedia from American University, 2012.  twitter

National Community Organizing Manager  Ja'Bree Harris

(July 2021)  Civic engagement manager (Jan.-July 2021) and deputy field director (Oct. 2020-Jan. 2021) at Detroit Action.  Founder of Core Values PAC, June 2020-Jan. 2021.  Legislative director to MI Rep. Kevin Hertel, Feb. 2020-Jan. 2021.  SC deputy political director (Jan.-Feb. 2020), SC political assistant (Nov. 2019-Jan. 2020), NH political assistant (Sept.-Nov. 2019) and organizer (July-Sept. 2019) at Pete for America.  Legislative aide to MI Rep. Tenisha Yancey, June-July 2019.  Coach and assistant coach at Ann Arbor Public Schools, 2012-16; coach and assistant coach at Lakeview Public Schools, 2011-12.  M.S.W. from Howard University, 2019; bachelor of social work from Eastern Michigan University, 2017.


Creative Director  Andrew Gauthier

(announced July 20, 2021)  Director of video at Biden for President, May-Dec. 2020.   Self-employed consultant, Jan.-May 2020.  Director of video on Kamala Harris For The People, May-Dec. 2019.  Head of global strategic products for BuzzFeed Entertainment Group/executive producer for BuzzFeed Video; worked at BuzzFeed from Aug. 2012-Feb. 2019.  Previously video producer for Mediabistro, June 2011-July 2012.  twitter

Design Director  Christian Richard

(Apr. 2022; previously DNC senior graphic designer, Nov. 2018-Apr. 2022)  Senior graphic designer (Dec. 2016-Nov. 2018), graphic designer (June 2013-Nov. 2016) and design fellow (Sept. 2012-June 2013) at Bully Pulpit Interactive.  B.F.A. in graphic design from Miami International University of Art & Design, 2012.

Video Director  Deborah Wong

(June 2022; previously DNC deputy video director, Jan.-June 2022 and contract video producer, July-Dec. 2021)  Senior video producer for Meredith Corporation, May-June 2021.  Video producer on Biden for President, Sept.-Nov. 2020.  Video producer/editor for Thrillist, Oct. 2017-Apr. 2020.  Freelance video editor for The News Literacy Project, Mar. 2017-Sept. 2018.  Associate video producer at CBS Interactive, July-Sept. 2017.  Video intern at MSNBC, Sept.-Dec. 2016.  Master's degree in journalism from Columbia University - Graduate School of Journalism, 2016; B.A. in journalism from Boston University, 2015.  twitter

Video Producer  David Mason III

(July 2018)  Bachelor's degree in film/video production from George Mason University, 2018.

Producer  Laney Kraus-Taddeo

(Apr. 2021)  Producer for the 59th PIC, Dec. 2020-Jan. 2021.  Producer for Biden for President, Aug.-Nov. 2020.  Video editor (contract) for the 2020 Democratic National Convention Committee, Aug. 2020.  Video production specialist-Iowa on Amy Klobuchar for America, Dec. 2019-Feb. 2020.  B.A. in digital media production from University of Northern Iowa, 2019.

Vertical Video Producer  Lauren Kapp

(Feb. 2022)  Freelance journalist on Medium from May 2021 and content creator on TikTok from Aug. 2020.  Undergraduate degree in political science and government from UC Berkeley, 2021.

Deputy Digital Ads Director  Keegan Gallery

(Jan. 2022)  Deputy digital ads director on Terry McAuliffe for Virginia, Apr.-Nov. 2021.  Senior media planner at Priorities USA, Feb.-Dec. 2020.  Digital media buyer and planner (Jan. 2019-Feb. 2020) and digital advertising associate (Jan.-Dec. 2018) at GPSIMPACT in Des Moines.  Data analytics and research associate at The Harkin Institute, Aug.-Dec. 2017.  B.S.B.A. in international business and marketing from Drake University, 2017.


Online Fundraising Director  Jessica C. Porter

(Apr. 2022; started as DNC email writer, Feb. 2018-Jan. 2019, then deputy email director, SMS program manager, Jan. 2019-May 2021, then email and SMS director from May 2021)  Associate strategist at Blue State Digital, June 2017-Feb. 2018.  B.A. in media and journalism from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2017.

Director of Grassroots Donor Relations  Olivia Hill

(May 2021; started as Leadership Circle donor manager in Oct. 2019)  Membership services and planned giving assistant at EMILY's List, June 2018-Oct. 2019.  Bachelor's degree in political science and human services from Loyola University Chicago, 2018.

Direct Mail and Telemarketing Director  Erin Conway

(May 2021, previously DNC deputy director of direct marketing, July 2020-May 2021, and direct marketing manager, Apr. 2018-July 2020)  Director marketing assistant at EMILY's List, Feb. 2017-Apr. 2018.  Account associate at The Pivot Group, July-Dec. 2016.  B.A. in political science and Spanish from College of Holy Cross, 2016; fellow on Hillary for New Hampshire, Dec. 2015-Feb. 2016.

National Phones Manager  Emily Frost

(July 2021)  Minnesota digital organizing director on Biden for President, Aug.-Nov. 2020.  Florida deputy organizing director on Warren for President, Nov. 2019-Mar. 2020.  Iowa regional organizing director on Beto for America, May-Nov. 2019.  Regional field director for the Arizona Democratic Party, Sept.-Nov. 2018.  Regional field director for Palm Beach County on Philip Levine for Governor of Florida, May-Aug. 2018.  Field organizer on Kriseman for Mayor of St. Petersburg, Aug.-Nov. 2017.  Studied communication and political science at Eckerd College.  twitter

Merchandising Manager  Hester Leyser

(May 2021)  Political webstore account executive at Bumperactive, Feb.-May 2021.  National phonebank coordinator for the Democratic Party of Georgia, Dec. 2020-Jan. 2021.  Deputy digital organizing director, distributed for the Texas Democratic Party, Sept.-Nov. 2020.  Mobilization director at MJ for Texas, Jan.-Sept. 2020.  Online volunteer manager at Kamala Harris For The People, May-Dec. 2019.  Digital organizing manager for the Nevada State Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2018.  B.A. in politics from New York University, 2018.


Director of Civic Engagement and Voter Protection  Reyna Walters-Morgan

(announced Apr. 10, 2019)   Principal attorney at Walters-Morgan Law PLLC from June 2017. Voter protection project manager for Democracy North Carolina, Aug.-Dec. 2018. Regional voter protection director for the Ohio Coordinated Campaign/Hillary for America, Aug.-Nov. 2016. Senior attorney with the Social Security Administration, May 2010-July 2016. Training specialist from DynCorp International, May 2009-Sept. 2013. Associate at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Sept. 2006-May 2009. Research assistant in Fiscal Research Division of the North Carolina General Assembly, April 2002-June 2003; special assistant for research and policy in the Office of the president pro tem of the North Carolina General Assembly, 1999-2002. J.D. from Howard University School of Law, 2006; B.A. in political science from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1999.

Deputy Director Jake Kenswil

(July 2021)  Deputy director of voter protection at the Maine Democratic Party, Feb.-Nov. 2020.  Deputy director of voter protection for the Montana Democratic Coordinated Campaign, Aug.-Nov. 2018.  Voting Rights Institute fellow at the Campaign Legal Center, Sept. 2017-Aug. 2018.  Cook at Roberta's, 2013.  Cook at Deshutes Brewery in the Portland, OR area, 2011-13.  English teacher in Brazil, 2010-11.  J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, 2017; bachelors degree in politics from UC Santa Cruz, 2010.

Director of Data and Technology for Voter Protection  Peter Nguyen

(Jan. 2022)  Legislative director (June 2020-Jan. 2022), senior legislative associate (Nov. 2019-June 2020),coordinator of legislative and community affairs (July 2018-Nov. 2019) and district office liaison (Jan. 2017-July 2018) in the New York State Assembly.  Campaign advisor (2020) and campaign manager (2018) on Yuh-Line Niou for New York, Mar. 2016-Dec. 2020.  Deputy data director for the Pennsylvania Coordinated Campaign, Aug.-Nov. 2020.  New York data director on Team Bloomberg, Jan.-Mar. 2020.  Field organizer and media on Barry Grodenchik for New York City Council, June-Nov. 2015.  Field organizer on John Liu for State Senate, June-Sept. 2014.  B.S. in public affairs from Baruch College, 2018. 

Northeast Regional Voter Protection Director  Herly Rosemond

Deputy voter protection director for the Florida Democratic Party.  During the 2016 and 2018 election cycle, she did voter protection work in New Hampshire and Massachusetts.  J.D. from Vanderbilt Law School; A.B. from Bowdoin College.  Daughter of Haitian immigrants.

South Regional Voter Protection Director  David Sullivan

Fair Fight consultant (2020), PA senior advisor, FL recount legal team, 2018, ND co-director (2018), FL senior advisor (2012 and 2016), FL voter protection director (2008), OH voter protection director (2004), FL recount legal team (2000).  Counsel and policy advisor to the Mass. Senate President, Dec. 2014-Aug. 2018.  General counsel for the Mass. Executive Office for administration and Finance, Jan. 2007-Dec. 2014.  Counsel to the Mass. Senate, June 1996-Jan. 2007.  General counsel for the Mass. State Ethics commission, Dec. 1991-Mar. 1993.  Chief legal counsel, elections division legal counsel for the Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, 1977-1991.  Elected councilor for the City of Cambridge, Jan. 1980-Jan. 1990.  J.D. from Harvard Law School; S.B. in political science from MIT.

Midwest Regional Voter Protection Director Maya Maravilla

Nevada voter protection director on Biden for President.  Special counsel (from Oct. 2005) and associate (from June 2006) at Calvo Fisher & Jacob, LLP.  J.D. from UC Davis School of Law; B.A. in design and visual communications from Mills College, 1995.

West Regional Voter Protection Director  Michael Levitin


Program Director  Reggie McKoy

(May 2021)  Nevada deputy voter protection director on Biden for President, June-Nov. 2020.  Organizing director on Rushern Baker for Governor, 2018.  Deputy national field director at DLCC, May 2016-Jan. 2017.  Director of constituent service for Gov. Terry McAuliffe, Jan. 2014-Feb. 2016.  Deputy field director on Campaign for Louisiana, May-Nov. 2014.  Regional field director in Hampton Roads on McAuliffe for Governor, Mar.-Nov. 2013.  Regional GOTV director (Sept.-Nov. 2011) and operations associate (June-Aug. 2011) at OFA-Virginia.  J.D. from Widener University Commonwealth Law School, 2010; B.S. in psychology from Davidson College, 2003.

Director of Operations  Ryan K. O'Neill

(Apr. 2022)  Senior advisor on Rita Joseph for NY City Council, Oct. 2020-Oct. 2021.  National states operations coordinator (June-Oct. 2020), national HQ operations fellow (Mar.-June 2020), NH HQ operations intern (June 2019-Feb. 2020) on Biden for President.  Field organizer for the NH Democratic Party, July-Nov. 2018.  M.Sc. in social and economic history from University of Oxford, 2021; B.A. in history, philosophy from University of New Hampshire, 2020.


- includes security, engineering, data, community support -
more than 65 people on staff as of June 2022 (>) below is a sampling.  also note many work remotely.

CTO  Nell Thomas

(announced Apr. 19, 2019; from May 2019)  Data science at Facebook, Mar. 2017-May 2019.  Deputy chief analytics officer at Hillary for America, Sept. 2015-Dec. 2016.   Senior director of analytics and business intelligence (from Nov. 2013), group manager on data analyst team  (Jan.-Oct. 2013) and staff data analyst (June 2011-Jan. 2013) at Etsy.  Product and analytics lead at myJambi, Dec. 2007-Jan. 2009.  Research analyst at Majestic Research, Nov. 2005-07.  M.A. in history and sociology of science from University of Pennsylvania, 2011; A.B. in psychology, cognitive neuroscience from Harvard University, 2005.  twitter

Chief Security Officer  Steve Tran

(Feb. 2022; reported by Axios Jan. 10, 2022)  Chief information security officer for MGM Studios, Oct. 2017-Feb. 2022.   Confidential, 2002-17.  M.S. in computer information systems, computer security from Boston University; B.A. in criminal justice from Cal State Fullerton. twitter

Analytics Director  Catherine (Tarsney) Kahle

(from Jan. 2019)  Previously optimization lead (June 2018-Jan. 2019) and senior analyst (Feb.-June 2018) at the DNC.  Project manager (July 2016-Jan 2018), senior associate (July 2015-July 2016), associate (April 2014-July 2015) and seasonal associate (April 2013-March 2014) for 270 Strategies.  Also targeting analyst (July-Nov. 2016), data and analytics director for the Kansas caucus (Feb.-Mar. 2016) and organizing and analytics consultant in Des Moines (Dec. 2015-Feb. 2016) on Hillary for America.  Regional GOTV director for Battleground Texas, Sept.-Nov. 2014.  B.A. in public policy from University of Chicago, 2014.  twitter

Regional Data and Analytics Director  Emily Ross

(July 2021; also data analyst in LV area since Aug. 2018)  National data and research director at Mi Familia Vota, Mar. 2017-Aug. 2018.  Data and targeting manager in Las Vegas at America Votes, Jan. 2015-June 2017.  Director of the Coconino County Democratic Party (AZ), Dec. 2014-May 2015.  B.S. in political science from Northern Arizona University, 2015.

Analytics Lead, DNC Programs  Angela Su 

(from Aug. 2021; started as grassroots fundraising analytics lead, July 2020-Aug. 2021)  Senior director for research and audience insights at New York Public Radio, July 2018-Jan. 2020.  Director of business insights (Sept. 2017-July 2018), director of inventory strategy (Jan.-Sept. 2017) and lead buyer/planner at Bombfell.  Digital strategist at Trendalytics, Sept. 2014-Feb. 2015.  B.A. in sociology from Harvard University.

Lead Analyst, Counter Disinformation Program  Timothy Durigan

(Jan. 2019 initial title "data security analyst)  Deputy director of data and reporting at the DCCC, June 2017-Dec. 2018.  Business information consultant, provider analytics for Anthem, Inc, Aug 214-June 2017.  Technology analyst, corporate development program at JPMorgan Chase, July 2013-Aug. 2014.  Information and communication technology specialist in Dominican Republic with the Peace Corps, Mar. 2011-May 2013.  B.A. in economics from University of Notre Dame, 2010.  twitter

State Analytics Lead  Hudson Cavanagh

(May 2022)  Data engineer (contract) for Community Tech Alliance, Dec. 2021-May 2022.  Director of data science (July 2020-Dec. 2021) and targeting director (Oct. 2019-July 2020) for the Texas Democratic Party.  Data engineer for BounceX, Apr. 2018-Oct. 2019.  Data engineer at, Sept. 2016-Apr. 2018.  Analytics project manager (Dec. 2015-Mar. 2016) and marketplace operations team lead (Sept.-Dec. 2015) at Mighty.  B.A. in international and global studies from Middlebury College, 2014.

Data Community Analyst  Angeles Romero

(Oct. 2019)  Voter file manager for the New York State Democratic Party, June 2018-Oct. 2019.  Organizer for the Ohio Democratic Party/Coordinated Campaign in Lorain County, Aug.-Dec. 2016.  Logistics operations (Jan. 2015-Aug. 2016) and sales associate (Mar. 2012-Jan. 2015) at Nordstrom.  Studied biology, general at Roosevelt University; A.A in biology, general from East-West University, 2009.

Senior Fundraising Analyst  Sarah  Normoyle

(Oct. 2021; previously DNC fundraising analyst, Sept. 2020-Oct. 2021)  Product analyst, data science at Google, Jan.-Sept. 2020.  Applied data scientist II at Civis Analytics, Mar. 2018-July 2019.  M.S. in statistical science from Duke University, 2017; B.A. in statistics, visual and dramatic arts from Rice University, 2017.

Fundraising Analyst  Austin Steinhart

(Oct. 2021)  Program manager at Big Citizen HUB (Stockton), July 2019-July 2021.  Bachelor's degree in political science and economics from UCLA, 2019.

Data Science Lead  Viola Glenn

(Sept. 2021; started as senior data scientist July 2018-Sept. 2021)  Data science team lead (Sept. 2017-July 2018) and data scientist II (Aug. 2016-Sept. 2017).  Research coordinator at Rural advancement Foundation international USA, Mar. 2014-June 2015.  Agricultural economist at RTI International, Dec. 2012-Feb. 2014.  Economist at E.H. Pechan & Associates, Oct. 2007-June 2010.  Environmental economist at Triangle Economic Research, Jan. 2005-Oct. 2007.  Master of analytics, advance analytics )2016) and M.S. in natural resources (2012) from North Carolina State University; B.A. in economics from Stetson University, 2004.

Senior Data Scientist  James Wang

(from Dec. 2021; started as data scientist, Feb. 2020-Nov. 2021)  Data scientist at Boston Consulting Group, Aug. 2017-Jan. 2020.  B.A. in economics and statistics from University of Pennsylvania, 2017.

Data Scientist  Alene Rhea

(Dec. 2021)  Graduate research assistant, 2020.  Matchmaker (July 2013-June 2019) and data science intern (Sept. 2017-Feb. 2018) at Tawkify.  Production assistant at Saturday Night Live, Oct. 2015-Sept. 2018.  Hybrid paralegal at Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu, July 2011-Oct. 2013.  M.S. in data science from New York University, 2021; B.S. in biology and community health from Tufts University, 2011.

Head of Engineering  Arthur K. Thompson

(remote, Aug. 2021)  CTO at Jobcase, Inc, Jan. 2020-Aug. 2021.  Global head of operations engineering (Sept. 2018-Jan. 2020), global head of storefront and catalog engineering (feb. 2016-Sept. 2018), engineering director, customer interface (Sept. 2015-Feb. 2016), associate director, client interface (Feb.-Sept. 2015), associate director of full stack product engineering (Aupr. 2014-Feb. 2015) and software architect (Oct. 2009-Apr. 2014) at Wayfair.  Hub director for Obama for America, Aug.-Nov. 2008.  B.S. in computer science from William & Mary.

Staff Engineer  Thomas Garverman

(Nov. 2021)  Staff engineer (Mar. 2020-Oct. 2021), engineering manager (June 2018-Mar. 2020), senior software engineer-promotions team (May 2017-June 2018), senior software engineer-consumer guidance team (Sept. 2016-May 2017), software engineer 2 (Aug. 2014-Sept. 2016), software engineer 1 (July 2013-Aug. 2014) at Wayfair.  B.S. in computer science and engineering from MIT, 2013.

Staff Software Engineer  Fiona Hopkins

(Apr. 2022)  Staff software engineer at Upstream Tech, July 2019-Mar. 2022.  Software engineer for the City of Boston, Feb. 2017-May 2019.  Staff software engineer at Twitter, Aug. 2010-June 2016.  Senior software engineer at Google, July 2005-July 2010.  Master's (2005) and bachelor's (2004) degrees in computer science from Brown University.

Senior Software Engineer  Hope Paasch

(Nov. 2021)  Agile software developer-CompoZed Labs, Mar. 2017-Oct. 2021.  Journalist with The Charloitte Observer, Jan. 1995-Apr. 2016.  B.S. in journalism from Texas A&M University. 

Senior Software Engineer  Larry Person

(Aug. 2020)  Senior software engineer at Shutterstock, Dec. 2019-Aug. 2020.  Senior software engineer at Grailed, Oct. 2018-June 2019.  Senior software engineer at Spring Inc., July 2017-July 2018.  Senior software engineer at MarketFactory, Jan. 2016-June 2017.  Senior software engineer at International Securities Exchange, July 2008-Jan. 2016.  Vice president at TradeWeb, Jan. 2006-June 2008.  Software developer at Askari Risk Management, Apr. 1999-Jan. 2006.  Studied at Hamilton College.

Software Engineer II  Alex (Alexandra) Hare

(Oct. 2021)  Full stack web developer at Coat Rack Web Services, LLC, Feb. 2020-Oct. 2021.  Events and catering coordinator (Feb. 2016-Mar. 2019) and cook (Oct. 2015-Feb. 2016 at Nico Osteria in Chicago.  Baker and cook in New York, Oct. 2011-May 2015.  Flatiron School, 2019.  International Culinary Center, 2011.  B.A. in French language and literature from Binghamton University, 2010.

Software Engineer  CM (Chris) Lubinski

(Aug. 2018)  Backend lead, 18F at GSA, Sept. 2014-Aug. 2018.  Technology and innovation fellow (backend developer) at Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Dec. 2012-Sept. 2014.  Chief developer at Toodalu, Aug. 2010-Nov. 2012.  Web developer for Network Ninja, June 2008-Aug. 2010.  M.S. in computer science from DePaul University, 2014; B.A. in computer science from Grinnell College, 2008.

DevOps Engineer  Will McCutcheon

(July 2019)  Lead systems engineer at Two Bulls, June 2017-May 2019. Site reliability engineer on Hillary for America, Aug.-Nov. 2016. Senior consultant at Intersection (formerly Control Group), Oct. 2011-Apr. 2016.  Performance technology consultant at M.I.A., July 2008-Nov. 2013.  Mac Genius for Apple in NYC, July 2004-July 2008.  Systems administrator for [e]morphic, May-Dec. 2012.  Web designer for Tovaris, Sept. 2000-Feb. 2002.  Systems administrator for Gibson Design Associates, Nov. 1999-Sept. 2000.  Systems administrator for High RezSolutions, Oct. 1998-Oct. 1999.

Analytics Engineering Lead  Drew McDonald

(Sept. 2021; previously DNC senior analytics engineer, Feb.-Sept. 2021, and data scientist, Mar. 2019-Feb. 2021)  Analyst + data science(Jan. 2018-Feb. 2019), analyst (Jan. 2016-Dec. 2017) and junior analyst (Aug.-Dec. 2015) at Clarity Campaign Labs.  B.A. from the School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, 2015.

Analytics Engineer  Jesse Presnell

(Mar. 2021; previously senior analyst, Apr. 2019-Mar. 2021)  Director of data for the North Carolina Democratic Party, Mar. 2015-Mar. 2019.  Director of data and analysis for the Missouri Democratic Party, July 2014-Mar. 2015.  Campaign manager on Sue Counts for NC House, Dec. 2013-July 2014.  Executive director for the Watauga County (NC) Democratic Party, Apr. 2013-July 2014.  Senior partner at Socialtopia Consulting, Nov. 2010-July 2014.  Deputy voterfile director for the North Carolina Democratic Party, Aug.-Nov. 2012.  Campaign manager on Culie Tarleton for NC House, Mar.-Nov. 2012.  Field director (Mar.-Nov. 2010) and deputy finance director (Jan.-Mar. 2010) on Billy Kennedy for Congress.  B.A. in political science from Applachian State University, 2012.

Analytics Engineer  Ethan Epping

(Feb. 2021; previously a DNC senior analyst, June 2018-Feb. 2021)  Analyst at RowdMap, May 2017-May 2018.  Director of data and analytics for the Iowa Democratic Party, May-Nov. 2016.  NE data director (Feb. 2016) and VAN administrator (Nov. 2015-Feb. 2016) on Hillary for America.  Field director for the Democratic Party of Virginia, May-Nov. 2015.  Regional field director for the Kentucky Democratic Party, Mar.-Nov. 2014.  Field organizer in Fairfax on Terry McAuliffe for Governor/Virginia Coordinated Campaign, June-Nov. 2013.  Field organizer in Southeastern Ohio on Organizing for America, Aug.-Nov. 2012.  B.A. in history and religious studies from Centre College, 2012.

Engineering Manager (applications engineering team)  Jaclyn (Jackie) Cohen

(Jan. 2022; started as  senior software engineer, June 2019-Jan. 2021,  then engineering manager on the core infrastructure team, Jan. 2021-Jan. 2022)   Lecturer III at the University of Michigan, Jan. 2017-May 2019.  Developer consultant (June 2015-Jan. 2018) and software developer (June 2014-May 2015) for the University of Michigan Schol of Social Work.  Software engineer at Local Orbit, June 2015-Aug. 2016. M.S. in information from University of Michigan (2015) and  B.A. in linguistics (2011) from University of Michigan.  twitter

Engineering Manager  Andrew Callahan

(Feb. 2022; started as data acquisitions manager, Dec. 2015-May 2018, then software engineer, May 2018-Feb. 2022)  Freelandce political consultant, Jan. 2013-Sept. 2014.  IE director for SEIU MD/DC State Council, Apr.-June 2014.  Data and targeting manager for The Baughman Company, June-Nov. 2012.  GOTV director on Ben Cardin for Senate, Feb.-June 2012.  Chief of staff to MD Sen. Victor Ramirez, Jan.-Nov. 2011.  Targeting and data director on Derrick Leon Davis for County Council, July-Sept. 2011.  Legislative aide to Delegate Victor Ramirez, Jan. 2009-Dec. 2010.  Deputy PG County GOTV director, Sept.-Nov. 2010.  Campaign manager on Victor Ramirez for Senate, Apr.-Sept. 2010.  Deputy campaign manager on Jane Mitakides for Congress, June-Aug. 2008.  Assistant at Devine Mulvey, Sept. 2007-June 2008.  Studied at University of Maryland.

Lead Product Designer  Clayton Hopkins

(rJune 2021)  Product designer and user researcher for Darby, Oct. 2021-Jan. 2022.  Product designer for Huckleberry, Nov. 2020-June 2021.  Product designer for Lab Zero Innovations Inc. in San Francisco, Apr. 2016-Sept. 2020.  Product designer for MeterHero in Oakland, CA, June 2015-Jan. 2016.  Associate (Jan.-June 2015) ande analyst (July 2012-Dec. 2014) at ICF International in San Francisco.  Account coordinator at WPP in San Francisco, May 2011-July 2012.  B.A. in liberal arts, economics from DePauw University, 2009.  twitter

Senior Product Manager  Elise Ogden

(tarted as product manager in Dec. 2018)  Product owner at Clockwork Interactive, Dec. 2017-Dec. 2018.  Founder of Hustle Co., Jan. 2017-Sept. 2018.  Product manager at Launchpad, Nov. 2015-Nov. 2017.  Program manager at the Minnesota Elementary School Principals' Association, Sept. 2014-Oct. 2015.  Projects and theater coordinator for Project SUCCESS, Aug. 2009-June 2010.  M.B.A. from University of Minnesota, 2016; bachelor's degree in rhetoric and Spanish from Bates College, 2009.

Product Manager  Adam Garner

(Sept. 2021)  Technical project manager at Civitech, Jan.-Sept. 2021.  Senior project manager for, Aug.-Nov. 2020.  Senior project manager for web content at Warren for President, Dec. 2019-Mar. 2020.  Senior project manager, web editorial for UNICEF, Jan.-Dec. 2019.  Project manager, special projects (Aug. 2017-Jan. 2019) and campaign manager (May 2015-July 2017) at  Campaign manager (May 2014-May 2015) and program associate (May 2012-May 2014) at Interfaith Youth Core.  B.A. in philosophy from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2012.

Product Manager  Jill Brownfield

(Mar. 2022)  Product manager (June 2021-Mar. 2022), partner support manager (Dec. 2019-June 2021), nonprofit partnerships manager (Mar. 2017-Dec. 2019) and  .  Client success coordinator at Causecast, Mar.-Dec. 2015.  Senior technical recruiter for Expanxion, Sept. 2013-Mar. 2015. AmeriCorps volunteer in DeLand, FL, Sept. 2012-Aug. 2013.  B.A. in international relations from Stetson University, 2012.

Program Lead  Rachel Knight

(Apr. 2022)  Product director (Sept. 2021-Apr. 2022) and senior product manager (Jan. 2020-Sept. 2021) at Democracy Works.  Product manager at Granicus, Mar.-Dec. 2019.  Product manager at ShapeShift, 2017-18.  Product management and market research consultant, 2016-17.  M.B.A. from Penn State University, 2010; B.A. in art history and psychology from Barnard College, 2005.

Director of Ecosystem Strategy and Partnerships  Gautham Arumilli

(Apr. 2022; started as senior product manager, Apr. 2019-Apr. 2022.  Director of product for, June 2017-Mar. 2019.  Associate, operations practice at McKinsey & Company, July 2014-Apr. 2017.  Senior design engineer (Feb. 2011-Aug. 2012) and design engineer (July 2007-Feb. 2011) at Silicon Laboratories.  M.B.A. from Northwestern University-Kellogg School of Management, 2014; M.Eng. in electrical engineering and computer science (2007) and S.B. in electrical engineering and computer science (2006) from MIT.

Technical Specialist  Cody Voyles

(Oct. 2021)  Voter activation on Biden for President, Sept.-Dec. 2020.  Senior IT support at Venture Global LNG, July 2019-Mar. 2020.  Mac support specialist for GetWellNetwork, Jan.-July 2019.  Business expert (Jan.-Aug. 2018) and specialist (June 2017-Jan. 2018) at Apple in the Wash. DC area.  Regional organizing director in Lansing, MI on Hillary for America, Feb.-Nov. 2016.  B.B.A. from Indiana University - Kelley School of Business, 2012; B.A.Sc. in political science from Indiana University Southeast, 2009.

IT  Warren Linam-Church

IT Help Desk Associate  Dave Rooney

(Apr. 2020)  System administrator (Oct. 2017-Aug. 2019), IT help desk/administrator (Jan. 2016-Oct. 2017) and help desk analyst (June 2011-Jan. 2016) at GQR.  Technician II at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Mar. 2009-June 2011.  IT specialist at Greenberg Quinlan Rosner, Feb-Nov. 2008.  IT support technician (contractor) for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Feb. 2007-Jan. 2008.  Technology consultant for Robert Half Technology, Mar. 2005-Jan. 2008.  A.S. in general studies from Northern Virginia Community College, 2004.

IT Help Desk Technician  Egburonu Uduka

(Oct. 2018, with leave Nov. 2020-Feb. 2021 to work on the transition team)  IT technician for Dynamic Network Solutions Inc., June 2012-Oct. 2018.  Studied computer science at University of Maryland.

Tech Chief of Staff  Jody Heck Wortman

(Sept. 2021; started as data science lead (Jan. 2018-Oct. 2019) then director of data science Oct. 2019-Oct. 2021)  Ph.D. in statistical science from Duke University; undergraduate degree in statistics from Harvard University 2014.  Originally from Asheville, NC.

Tech Team Operations Manager  Priyanka Mishra

(Aug. 2021) B.S. in computer information systems from Caldwell University, 2020.


Finance Director  Michael Pratt  

(announced Mar. 9, 2022)   Previously served as a senior adviser to the Biden-Harris Campaign and the DNC.   Briefly finance director on Warren for President, but resigned Feb. 2019.  National finance director to Sen. Elizabeth Warren from 2011-2019; national finance director for the Markey Committee, Jan.-July 2013.  Independent development consultant, Aug.-Nov. 2011.  Business development manager for Gerson Lehrman Group, June 2010-Aug. 2011.  Senior development advisor at New Partners, Aug. 2009-Mar. 2010.  Mid-Atlantic finance director for the Presidential Inaugural Committee, June-Nov. 2008.  Deputy finance director for Committee for Change/DNC, June-Nov. 2008.  Independent fundraising consultant, Aug. 2006-May 2007.  J.D. from University of Iowa College of Law, 2009.  B.A. in political science, philosophy from Loyola University Chicago, 2000.

Deputy Finance Director  Colleen Coffey  

(announced Mar. 9, 2022)   Previously served as a senior adviser to the Biden-Harris Campaign and the DNC. She was also finance director for Sen.Ed Markey, and a consultant to the DSCC, Sen. Kamala Harris, and Reps. Katie Porter and Lauren Underwood. She was also a longtime aide to Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

Regional Finance Directors include
Midwest   Michael Woicekowski

(Oct. 2021)  Assistant to the Secretary and Director of Special Projects at the Wisconsin Economic Development  Corporation, Nov. 2019-Oct. 2021.  Wisconsin deputy political director on Biden for President, Sept.-Dec. 2020.  Special projects liaison in the Office of Gov. Evers, Jan.-May 2019.  Deputy personnel director on the Evers Transition Team, Nov. 2018-Jan. 2019.  Wisconsin finance director on Tammy Baldwin for Senate, Mar. 2017-Nov. 2018.  Deputy finance director on Russ for Wisconsin, Feb.-Nov. 2016.  Finance associate on O'Malley for President, June 2015-Feb. 2016.  Deputy finance director (May-Nov. 2014) and call time manager (Sept. 2013-Apr. 2014) on Callis for Illinois. Bachelor's degree in international relations and affairs from American University, 2012.

South Central  Mark Hickey

(June 2021)  Senior political finance associate (Jan. 2020-Mar. 2021) and political finance associate (Jan. 2019-Jan. 2020) at Fulkerson Kennedy & Company.  Political and finance assistant at Benchmark Strategies, June 2017-Dec. 2018.  Bachelor's degree in politics from Hendrix College, 2017.

Mid-Atlantic, Abroad and PAC  John Tuttle

(Apr. 2021)  DE and PA fundraising on Biden for President, June-Dec. 2020.  Deputy Northeast finance director on Bullock for President, May-Dec. 2019.  Advance director/deputy finance director on Welle for Congress (NJ), June-Nov. 2018.  Finance director (Feb.-June 2018) and finance assistant (June 2017-Jan. 2018) on Gareth Rhodes for Congress (NY).  Bachelor's degree in political science and government from American University, 2017.

Deputy Regionals include: Angela Elder (Tri-State)

Finance Associates include: Megan Diggins (SoCal), Mona Ghalbi (Northeast), Debbie Majano (Midwest)

Director of Coalitions Fundraising  Raymond Pham

(announced Mar. 9, 2021)  National coalitions finance director for the  Presidential Inaugural Committee, Dec. 2020-Feb. 2021.  National coalitions finance director on Biden for President, June-Nov. 2020.  Northeast director on Team Bloomberg, Feb.-Apr. 2020.  Chief of staff in the Parliament of Australia, Nov. 2016-May 2019.  AAPI organizing on Hillary for President, Sept.-Nov. 2016.  Consultant at EY, Nov. 2013-Nov. 2016.  Executive director at Enactus Sydney, Jan. 2013-Nov. 2016.

Latino Finance Director  Jeremy Martinez

(Nov. 2021)  Annual fund director for The Key School in Annapolis, July 2020-Nov. 2021.  Development manager for the Latino Economic Development Center, Sept. 2019-Mar. 2020.  Director of development for the Veterans Memorial Civic and Convention Center Foundation in Lima, OH, Jan. 2017-Sept. 2019.  Technician/stage manager in Orlando, Feb. 2016-Jan. 2017.  Worked at Walt Disney World, May 2015-Aug. 2016.  B.A. in political science, theatre arts and Spanish from Ohio Northern University, 2015.

LGBTQ+ Finance Director  James Conlon

(Feb. 2022)  Associate at Flanagan, Fulkerson & Company, LLC, June 2021-Feb. 2022.  Deputy finance director at Senate Majority PAC, June 2021-Feb. 2022.  Finance director on Josh Gottheimer for Congress, Nov. 2019-Mar. 2021.  New Hampshire field manager (Apr. 2018-Nov. 2019), development coordinator (Oct. 2017-Nov. 2018) and outreach coordinator (Oct. 2017-Mar. 2018) for No Labels.  Bachelors degree in political science and government from University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2017.

Director Women's Leadership Forum  Emma Rosenthal

(Dec. 2021)  Deputy finance director (Nov. 2020-Nov. 2021), development manager (Jan. 2020-Nov. 2020), development coordinator (Oct. 2018-Jan. 2020) at No Labels.  Studied political science and government at Tufts University.

Ten DNC Finance Councils including

African American Leadership Council
Futuro Finance Council 

LGBT Leadership Council

Small Business Council
Young Professional Leadership Council
Democratic Lawyers Council  Diana Saxon

Events Director  Carly Spraggins

(Dec. 2021)  Account manager for speaker relations at The Harry Walker Agency, Feb.-Nov. 2021.  Finance events assistant on Biden for President, Sept.-Nov. 2020.  Special projects manager for the 2020 Democratic National Convention Committee, Mar.-Sept. 2020.  Manager for audience engagement and partnerships (Apr. 2019-Feb. 2020), senior audience coordinator (Apr. 2018-Mar. 2019), event coordinator (June 2017-Mar. 2018) and fellow (July 2016-June 2017) for The Atlantic.  M.P.P. (2016) and B.A. in government and media studies (2015) from University of Virginia.

Senior Advisor  Andrew Wright

(senior advisor since Jan. 2013, worked for DNC finance starting Feb. 2005)  Consultant at AWright Consulting since May 2009.  B.A. in government from The University of Texas at Austin, 1999.

Finance Director of Operations  Liz Berliant

(Mar. 2021; previously DNC finance operations coordinator, Aug. 2020-Feb. 2021, convention coordinator, Jan.-Aug. 2020 and national finance assistant Feb. 2019-Jan. 2020)  Field director on Jill Schiller for Congress, May-Nov. 2018.  Lead field organizer in Cincinnati area on the Ohio Together Coordinated Campaign, May-Nov. 2016.  Deputy campaign manager on PG Sittenfeld re-election campaign (Cincinnati), Jan.-Nov. 2013.  Bachelor's degree in political science and government from University of Cincinnati, 2018.

Finance Operations Coordinator  Madeleine Murphy

(May 2021; previously DNC finance associate and call time manager, May 2019-May 2021, finance assistant, May 2018-May 2019)  Bachelor's degree in political science and history from The George Washington University, 2019.


Compliance Director  Preston (Alan) Reed

(Jan. 2008)  Previously worked as a consultant for LexisNexis specializing in public records research for non-profits, 2001-07. Deputy director of compliance at the DNC, 1996-2001. M.A. in international relations from University of Kentucky, 1994; B.A. double major in history and political science from Northern Kentucky University, 1992.

Deputy Compliance Director  Chad Rivard

(Apr. 2018; senior research supervisor, May 2013-Apr. 2018)  Senior research associate at the DNC, Feb.-Nov. 2012.  Vetting research associate (Sept. 2011-Jan. 2012) and correspondence intern (May-Sept. 2011) on Obama for America.  Regional field director on Friends of Susana Mendoza (for Chicago City Clerk), Jan.-Feb. 2011.  Field organizer for the Illinois Democratic Party, Aug.-Nov. 2010.  B.S. in history , political science from Illinois State University, 2010.


CFO  Patrick Stauffer

(Aug. 2022)  Director of finance, Office of Management and Administration at the White House, Mar. 2021-July 2022.  Deputy CFO on Biden for President, May 2020-Jan. 2021.  Deputy budget director at Pete for America, July 2019-Mar. 2020.  Director of budget operations (Jan.-Aug. 2017) and financial analyst (Sept. 2013-Jan. 2016) at The University of Chicago.  Business analyst at McKinsey & Company, July 2011-Aug. 2013.  M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business, 2019; M.S. in management science and engineering from Stanford University, 2011; B.S. in industrial engineering from University of Central Florida, 2010.

Controller  Emanuel Banks

(May 2021)  Audit supervisor at Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman, CPAs, Dec. 2014-Apr. 2021.  Studied accounting and finance at Old Dominion University.

National States Budget Director  Lianna Stroster

(June 2020; state operations director, June 2019-May 2020)  Senior director for national training (Feb.-June 2019), training director (May 2017-Feb. 2019) and training consultant (Feb.-May 2017) at EMILY's List.  Virginia training director on Hillary for America, May-Nov. 2016.  Director of the Office of the President  (July 2014-May 2016) and executive assistant to the President and Board of Directors Secretary (June 2013-July 2014) at Enroll America.  B.A. in political science from Clark University, 2013; president of Democrats of Clark University, 2012-13.  Campus organizer on Warren for Senate, Aug.-Nov. 2012.


Director of People and Culture  Beth Barefoot

(Apr. 2020)  Administrative director to Sen. Mazie Hirono (HI), Jan. 2013-Sept. 2015.  Office manager/scheduler to U.S. Rep Dan Boren (OK), Jan. 2005-Jan. 2006.  J.D. from Catholic University Columbus School of Law, 2015; B.A.S. in women's studies from University of Oklahoma, 2003.

Deputy Director of Human Resources  Mary George Shemon

(Dec. 2021; started as human resource generalist, May 2021)  Human resources manager, EEO/compliance on Biden for President, July 2020-Apr. 2021.  Administrative coordinator II for Charleston County (SC), Dec. 2018-May 2019.  Project office manager for The Walsh Group-Walsh Construction and Archer Western, Sept. 2017-July 2018.  Finance and administrative manager at Midwest Rem Enterprises in Melrose Park, Mar. 2005-Sept. 2017.  B.A. in political science and government from Northeastern Illinois University, 2016.

Human Resources Specialist  Stuti Mainali

Director of Community  Sarah Chabolla  HR

(Apr. 2021)  Self-employed political consultant, Sept. 2017-Nov. 2019; customer success analyst at Pear Deck, Nov. 2017-June 2019; and community builder with ActWorthy, Oct. 2017-Feb. 2018, all in Iowa City.  Organizing director on Cathy Glasson for Governor, May-Aug. 2017.  Project coordinator for Pearson, Feb.-Apr. 2017.  Deputy organizing director for the Colorado Democratic Party, Apr.-Nov. 2016.  Regional organizing director in NV and WA (Feb.-Mar. 2016) and organizer in Coralville (July 2015-Feb. 2016) on Hillary for America.  Field organizer in Coralville for the Iowa Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2014.  B.A. in political science and government from Muhlenberg College.


Director of Party Affairs and Delegate Selection  Veronica Martinez

(Mar. 2022)  Executive director of the Massachusetts Democratic Party, Feb. 2017-Mar. 2022.  Assistant to David Gergen at Harvard Kennedy School, July 2015-Feb. 2017.  Executive assistant at Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, Jan.-July 2015.  Advance lead in the Office of Gov. Deval Patrick, Sep. 2013-Jan. 2015. Campaign manager on Leland Cheung for Cambridge City Council, June-Sept. 2013.  Field organizer on Ed Markey for U.S. Senate, May-June 2013.  B.A. in political science, history from Wellesley College, 2013.  Campus organizer on Elizabeth Warren for U.S. Seante, Feb.-Nov. 2012.  Worked on Joyce Knott for Congress (2012) and John Spratt for Congress (2010) in SC-5.

Advisor  Rick Boylan

(May 2011)  Experience includes director of scriptwriting for the 2012 and 2008 Democratic National Conventions.  Director of party affairs and delegate selection (1994-2002) and deputy director of DNC Affairs/Rules and Bylaws Committee (1990-94) at the DNC.  B.A. in political sicence from University of Montana-Bozeman, 1980.


Counsel  Graham Wilson

Partner at Elias Law Firm from Sept. 2021.  Partner and previously associate at Perkins Coie.  Attorney at the Federal Election Commission, Office of General Counsel, Litigation Division, 2008-09.  Attorney at Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP, 2005-07.  J.D. from University of Virginia, 2004; B.A. from Carleton College, 2001.

Andrea Levien

Associate at Elias Law Group from Sept. 2021.  Associate at Perkins Coie LLP, Sept. 2018-Sept. 2021.  Law clerk for the U.S. District Court in Washington, DC, Sept. 2017-Sept. 2018.  J.D. from Yale Law School, 2017.

Special projects

Director of Special Projects  Mansoor Abdul Khadir

(announced July 20, 2021...previously senior advisor to the political and organizing department (2020-21), 50-State strategy director (Mar. 2019-July 2020) and Northeast director (Aug. 2017-Mar. 2019) at the DNC)  National field team at the DCCC, 2015-17.  Field manager for No Kid Hungry at Share Our Strength, 2013-15.  Political parties trainer/resident program officer at the National Demcratic Institute, 2011-12.  Coordinated campaign manager at Diane Denish for Governor, 2010.  Field director on Tom Udall for U.S. Senate, 2008.  Regional field director in Waterloo, IA on Bill Richardson for President, 2007-08.  Campaign staff on Spencer for Congress, 2006.  Field organizer on Blouin for Governor (IA)), 2005-06.  Campaign coordinator for a city council campaign in Ames.  Field organizer in Ames for U.S. PIRG, 2003-04.  B.S. in economics at Iowa State University.

Deputy Special Projects Director  Chelsey Cartwright
Deputy White House liaison with the U.S. Department of the Interior from Feb. 2021.  Southern regional political desk on Warren for President, Jan. 2019-Mar. 2020.  Deputy political director on Elizabeth for MA re-election campaign, Jan.-Dec.  2018.   Director of constituent services (Jan. 2015-Dec. 2017) and scheduler and neighborhood liaison (Dec. 2014-Jan. 2016) for Boston City Councilor at large Ayanna Pressley .  Deputy director of the Office of Boards and Commissions (Feb.-Dec. 2014) and constituent services aide, July 2013-Feb. 2014 to Gov. Deval Patrick.  B.S. in broadcast journalism from Emerson College, 2012.  twitter

Special Projects Manager  Malik Haughton

Director of the DNC's Democratic Lawyers Council from Sept. 2017.  Fund development for the Florida Justice Association, Aug. 2015-Aug. 2017.  Paid canvass director for the Florida Democratic Party.  Finance manager on Val Demings for Orange County Mayor, Apr.-June 2014.  Campaign manager on Re-Elect Cheh 2014 (Washington, DC), 2013-Apr. 2014.  Field organizer/ward captian on Matt Frumin for DC Council, Mar.-Apr. 2013.  Field organizer in Philadelphia area on Obama for America, Mar.-Nov. 2012.  Legislative intern in the U.S. House, Nov. 2011-Feb. 2012.  Financial specialist at Wachovia/Wells Fargo, Sept. 2009-Sept. 2011.  B.S. in finance from UCF College of Business, 2008.


Director of Convention Planning  Alex Hornbrook

(Jan. 2022)  Title unclear (May 2020-Feb. 2021) and director of debate planning (Apr. 2019-Apr. 2020) at the DNC.  Director of operations at Democracy Forward, May 2017-Apr. 2019.  Director of scheduling and advance on Hillary for America, Apr. 2015-Nov. 2016.  Deputy Assistant to the Vice President and director of scheduling (Biden).  Scheduling desk for Joe Biden on the Obama campaign in 2008, and earlier assistant to the director of scheduling on Hillary Clinton for President.  B.A. degree from The George Washington University, 2007.  twitter



DNC Meetings

The Charter of the DNC requires at least one full membership meeting per year.  In most years there are two such meetings.

Fall - Sep. 8-10, 2022 at Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, MD.
- Mar. 10-12, 2022 at the Washington Hilton, Washington, DC.


From Jan. 1, 2021 through May 31, 2022, the DNC reported total receipts of $207.6 million, total federal disbursements of $191.5 million, and cash on  hand of $54.9 million.


Speechwriter  Dhruv Singh  ...Sept. 2022; Oxford University

(July 2021)  Bachelor's degree in international relations from Brown University, (class of 2019.5) 2020.

Broadcast Media Manager  Erin O'Donnell  ...Aug 2022; communications associate manager for strategic response at Meta

(June 2021)  Production and project manager (Apr.-June 2021) and executive assistant to president (Jan. 2017-Apr. 2021) at Fox News Media.  B.S. in broadcast journalism from Boston University, 2016.

Senior Software Engineer  Christopher Walsh  ...July 2022; principal engineer at

(Mar. 2019)  Data engineer at Prospect, Sept. 2018-Mar. 2019.  Software engineer (Sept. 2016-Aug. 2018), associate software engineer (Feb.-Aug. 2016) and lead test engineer (Feb. 2015-Jan. 2016) at Leapfrog.  Web content specialist at Groupon, Mar. 2011-Feb. 2015.  Foreign teacher at Anyang Normal University, Sept. 2008-June 2010.  M.A. in writing and rhetoric from DePaul University, 2008; B.A. in English language and literature from Texas A&M University, 2005.

Deputy Rapid Response Director  Adonna Biel  ...July 2022; director of public affairs at SKDK

(Apr. 2021)  Deputy national press secretary on Biden for President, May 2019-Nov. 2020.  Campaign communications assistant at EMILY's List, Jan.-Dec. 2018.  B.A. in political science and government from North Carolina State University, 2017.

Tri-State Finance Director Michaela Gaughan  ...June 2022; special assistant to the director for travel and events at the Peace Corps

(May 2020; previously tri-state deputy finance director, Sept. 2017-May 2020. Events coordinator at the DLCC, May-Sept. 2017. Dual degree in political science and gender and women's studies from Saint Mary's College, 2017.

Communications Outreach Director  Danai Pointer  ...June 2022; VP, social good and advocacy at Sunshine Sachs Morgan and Lylis

(Los Angeles; Mar. 2021; communications strategist, July-Dec. 2020)  Principal at Bergen Consulting Group from Nov. 2018.  Senior program manager for The Aspen Institute, Dec. 2016-Nov. 2017.  Cultural assets management consultant for Bloomberg Associates, Jan. 2014-Jan. 2016.  Director of external affairs for the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, Aug. 2008-Jan. 2014.  Assistant account executive at Rubenstein Communications, Inc., Oct. 2007-July 2008.  B.A. in music, community action from Trinity College-Hartford, 2007.

Communications and Rapid Response Strategist  Allyson Bayless   ...June 2022; press assistant at The White House

Started at the DNC as press assistant (Aug. 2020-Apr. 2021) then communications associate (Apr.-Oct. 2021) and strategist from Oct. 2021.  B.A. in English language and literature, general, political science from Villanova University, 2020.

Political and Organizing Director  Alana Mounce   ...June 2022?; White House Special Assistant to the President and deputy director of the Office of Political Strategy and Outreach

(announced Feb. 23, 2021)  Nevada state director on Biden for President, June-Nov. 2020. Executive director of the Nevada State Democratic Party, announced July 13, 2017.  Deputy national political director for former Labor Secretary Tom Perez's campaign for DNC chair.  Organizing director for the Colorado Democrats Coordinated Campaign in the 2016 general election; earlier served as director of Hillary for America in Alaska and started as deputy organizing director (Washoe County) on the Nevada caucus campaign.  Has also worked at the White House during the Obama Administration and on statewide campaigns for Terry McAuliffe in Virginia and Mark Begich in Alaska.  Regional field director (March-Nov. 2012) and field organizer (Aug. 2011-Mar. 2012) for the Obama campaign in Las Vegas, NV.  B.A. in political science from Chapman University, 2011.

CFO  Joseph Smolskis June 2022; assistant head of school for finance and operations at the National Cathedral School

(Aug. 2017)  Finance officer and treasurer for St. John's College in Annapolis, MD, Aug. 2014-Aug. 2017.  CFO/senior vice president of finance and administration at the Center for American Progress, Oct. 2011-Aug. 2014.  Executive vice president/COO of the Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation, April 2002-Oct. 2011.  Vice president of finance and administraiton at Trinity Washington University, Mar. 1998-Mar. 2002.  Vice president of finance and administration for the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives, March 1997-March 1998.  Vice president of finance and administration for the National Food Brokers Association, April 1994-Mar. 1997.  Controller at Trinity University in Washington, DC, Mar. 1991-Mar. 1994.  Accounting manager with Deloitte, July 1984-Mar. 1991.  M.B.A. from University of Maryland University College, 2001; B.S. in accounting from Georgetown University.

Native American Coalitions Director  Theresa Sheldon

(announced as Native American political director Aug. 22, 2019)  Most recently consultant to EMILY's List.  Enrolled citizen of the Tulalip Tribes in Washington state; served two terms on the Tulalip Tribal Council and seven years as a policy analyst in Tulalip’s Governmental Affairs Department.  twitter

Chief Security Officer  Bob Lord  ...reported Apr. 25, 2022 as a senior tech. advisor to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

(Jan. 2018...San Francisco)  Chief information security officer at Yahoo, Nov. 2015-Oct. 2017.  CISO in residence for Rapid 7 LLC, April-Nov. 2015.  Information security consultant/Lord Consulting, Nov. 2014-Nov. 2015.  Director of information security (July 2012-Nov. 2014) and manager of network security and infrastructure (Mar. 2010-July 2012) at Twitter.  Senior director, directory and security engineering at Red Hat, Dec. 2004-May 2008.  Senior director, client and security engineering (Nov. 2001-Dec. 2004) and director of security engineering (Feb. 1998-Nov. 2001) at AOL/Time Warner.  Manager of corporate electronic security at Netscape Communications Corp., Feb. 1996-Jan. 1998.  President and co-founder of Emerge Consulting, Sept. 1995-Nov. 1996.  IS manager at Andersen Consulting, Jan. 1989-Sept. 1995.  B.A. in political science from University of Chicago, 1988.

Digital Advertising Director  Hal Irish Apr. 2022; account manager, elections at Google

(June 2021)  Associate director for digital ads at Authentic Campaigns, Aug. 2020-July 2021.  Associate campaign director at Lockwood Strategy Lab, Feb.-Aug. 2020.  Seriior digital ad strategist at Aisle 581 Strategies, Apr. 2018-Feb. 2020.  Digital ad coordinator for Rising Tide Interactive, Apr.-Aug. 2017.  Fellow at Bully Pulpit Interactive, Aug. 2016-Apr. 2017.  Citizen outreach coordinator/canvass director afor Fund for the Public Interest, June 2015-Aug. 2016.  Studied at Sacramento City College.

Coalitions Director and Senior Spokesman  Lucas Acosta Apr. 2022; director of broadcast media at the White House

(Apr. 2021)  Deputy comunications director (Sept. 2020-Apr. 2021) and national press secretary for campaigns (June 2019-Sept. 2020) at Human Rights Campaign.  Director of broadcast media at the DNC, Mar. 2017-June 2019.  National radio broadcast manager at Hillary for America, July-Nov. 2016.  Senior communications associate at Marathon Strategies, LLC, Dec. 2015-July 2016.  Director of communications and legislation in the Office of NY City Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez, Sept. 2014-Nov. 2015.  B.A. in political science, religious ethics from Middlebury College, 2014.

Vice Chair  U.S. Rep. Filomon Vela (TX)   ...resigned from Congress effective March 31, 2022 to join the Akin Gump law firm.  

(Jan. 2021)  Congressman from Texas, elected in 2012 representing TX-34 (Brownsville).

Progressive Coalitions Director  Helen Brosnan   ...Mar. 2022; executive director of Fight Corporate Monopolies

(announced July 20, 2021)  IE director for Justice Democrats, May 2020-Jan. 2021; and political advisor on Be A Hero campaign, May 2020-Jan. 2021.  Northeast political director on Warren for President.  Organizing director of Families Belong Together campaign for the National Domestic Workers Alliance, Aug. 2018-July 2019; organizing and program director of the Be A Hero campaign, Feb. 2018-Jan. 2019.  Director of Rise to Run, Feb. 2017-Feb. 2018.  National political engagement team on the Women's March, Dec. 2016-Feb. 2018.  Surrogates and communications associate on Hillary for America, July-Nov. 2016.  B.A. in government and justice and peace studies from Georgetown University, 2016.  twitter

Deputy States Communications Director  Cassidy Geoghegan   ...reported by Politico on Mar. 11, 2022 to Bully Pulpit Interactive

(announced Apr. 22, 2021; previously battleground press secretary covering Southern states)  Wisconsin outreach director for Priorities USA from Aug. 2019.  Deputy press secretary for Everytown for Gun Safety. Graduate of Montana State University.  Madison, WI native.  

West Press Secretary  Karely Hernandez   ...Mar. 2022; senior communications officer at Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

(Nov. 2021)  Executive board member and fellow at New Leaders Council, Jan.-Dec. 2021.  Communications manager at, Jan. 2019-Nov. 2021.  Communications manager for The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Feb. 2017-Jan. 2019.  Hispanic media spokesperson for the North Carolina Coordinated Campaign, Oct.-Nov. 2016; coalitions communications in Brooklyn on Hillary for America. Hispanic media press secretary (May-Aug. 2016) and deputy press secretary to U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid.  Researcher (April-July 2015) and intern in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug. 2014-July 2015.  Bachelor's degree in global and international studies from UC Santa Barbara, 2014.

Latinx Coalition Director  Maria Martinez   ...Jan. 2022

(June 2021)  Deputy campaign manager on n Stringer for Mayor, Dec. 2020-June 2021.  Deputy political director at Climate Power 2020.  National Latinx engagement director (Oct. 2019-Mar. 2020) and Southwest organizing director (June Oct. 2019) on Warren for President.  Political organizers/program and operations associate at 32BJ SEIU (NY), Oct. 2018-June 2019.  Studied public affairs at Baruch College; A.A. in political science and government from SUNY Orange.

ASDC Southern Regional Director  Will Alexander   ...Dec. 2021; comms. operations analyst for Palantir Technologies

(Jan. 2020)  Convention CEO and operations and events director (from Apr. 2019) and programs director (May-Dec. 2018) at the SCDP.  Intern at the DNC, Sept.-Dec. 2017.  Field organizer for the SCDP, June-Sept. 2017.  B.A. in political science and government from University of South Carolina, 2019.

Finance Chief of Staff, Finance  Sarah Hasenfuss  ...Oct.. 2021; director of development services at The Brookings Institution

(July 2020)  Associate director of event operations (Apr. 2019-Apr. 2020) and senior manager of event operations (Feb. 2017-Apr. 2019) at Human Rights Campaign.  Finance events associate (Oct.-Nov. 2016) and finance events assistant (June 2015-Oct. 2016) at Hillary for America.  Finance and administrative assistant at EMILY's List, Jan. 2014-June 2015.  B.A. in international affairs, sociology from The George Washington University, 2013.

Party Affairs Senior Advisor  Patrice Taylor  ...announced July 9, 2021 as deputy chief of staff at HUD

(announced as senior advisor Feb. 23, 2021; started with Party Affairs in June 2006 after working in the Research Department from Sept. 2005)  Director of party affairs, and Politico reported Feb. 14, 2018 that Taylor was promoted, given additional responsibilities including "liaison between the DNC and its party officers")  Deputy director in the 2008 cycle.  Previously worked in Gov. Mark Warner's office and in Rep. Bobby Scott (VA)'s office.

Hispanic Media Director  Enrique Gutierrez   ...July 2021; press secretary for DC Public Schools
(July 2018)  Communications director for the Arizona Democratic Party, Mar. 2016-Mar. 2018.  Press secretary on Sylvester Turner for Mayor (Houston), May-Dec. 2015.   Communications assistant on Leticia Van De Putte for Lt. Governor, July-Nov. 2014.   Press/staff assistant for U.S. Rep. Raul Ruiz (CA), Jan. 2013-May 2014.  Member services associate at the DCCC, Nov. 2011-Jan. 2013.  Deputy field director/paid canvass director on Dr. Raul Ruiz for Congress, Oct.-Nov. 2012.  Legislative intern to U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan, July Nov. 2011.  Part-time hub supervisor for UPS, Feb. 2004-Jan. 2011.  Master's degree in political management from The George Washington University, 2014; bachelor's degree in political science from Cal State University Northridge, 2009.

Deputy National Finance Director for Regions  Kate DiLello  ...June 2021; director of development at The Hub Project

(June 2018)  Director of individual and foundation giving (Jan 2016-June 2018) and interim managing director of development (July 2017-May 2018) for City Year.  Major donor officer at Teaching Matters, Feb. 2012-Oct. 2015.  Assistant Event Coordinator at Inez Weinstein Special Events, Feb. 2010-Feb. 2012.  B.A. in communication and media studies from West Chester University of Pennsylvania, 2009.

ASDC Deputy Executive Director and Midwestern Regional Director  Lauren Harmon Murphy  ...May 2021

(from 2019; started as Southern regional director Sept. 2017-Jan. 2019)  Senior vice president at Bergmann Zwerdling Direct, from Mar. 2016.  Director of voting and democracy campaigns (Jan.-Mar. 2016) and associate director of voting and democracy campaigns (Jan.-Dec. 2015) at CAP Action (Center for American Progress).  Campaigns director for the Ohio Democratic Party, Jan.-Dec. 2014.  Executive director of the Democratic Party of Virginia, Feb.-Dec. 2013.  Deputy political director at the Ohio Democratic Party, Mar. 2012-Feb. 2013; also Women's Caucus director for the ODP, June 2011-Feb. 2013.  Campaign manager on Adriana Martinez for Ward 3 Counci in Las Vegas, Feb.-June 2011.  Senior deputy finance director for the Arizona Democratic Party, July 2010-Feb. 2011.  Campaign manager on Felecia Rotellin for Arizona Attorney General, Oct. 2009-July 2010.  Government relations account executive at Torres Consulting and Law Group, Nov. 2008-Oct. 2009.  Deputy field director on Bob Lord for Congress (AZ), June-Nov. 2008.  Studied political science and public policy analysis at University of Arizona.