Staff List

Ben Jealous, President (Bio)

Nick Ucci, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Margery F. Baker, Executive Vice President for Policy and Program (Bio)

President’s Office

Kevin R. Harris, Chief Campaigns Officer
Travis Tazelaar, Chief of Staff
Gina Kim, Director of Campaign Operations
Deanna Spence, Executive Assistant


Diane Laviolette, General Counsel


Laurie Kinney, Communications Director
Kawana Lloyd, Press Secretary
Bettina Ramon, Communications Manager
Connor Touhey, Communications Associate


Adele Stan, Research Director and Editor of Right Wing Watch
Kristen Doerer, Managing Editor of Right Wing Watch
Kyle Mantyla, Senior Fellow (Bio)
Peter Montgomery, Senior Fellow (Bio)
Jared Holt, Investigative Reporter

Digital Strategy

Ben Betz, Senior Director of Digital & Organizing
Zach VanHouten, Digital Communications & Advocacy Manager
Megan Simons, Digital Content Manager
Sarah Medeiros, Digital Campaigns Associate
Amol Pandit, Digital Campaigns Associate

Public Policy

Paul Gordon, Senior Legislative Counsel (Bio)
Jen Herrick, Senior Policy Analyst
Diallo Brooks, Senior Director of Field Mobilization (Bio)
Rio Tazewell, Senior Campaigns Manager
Elliot Mincberg, Senior Fellow (Bio)

PFAW Political

Lizet Ocampo, Political Director (Bio)
Rachele Clegg, Political Associate
Samantha Del Vecchio, Political Associate
Jason Alinsky, Political Research Manager

PFAW Foundation – Young Elected Officials Network

Svante Myrick, Director of Youth Leadership Programs (Bio)
Raquel Jones, YEO Network Program Manager
Linda Inge, Office Manager
Markus Batchelor, Communications and Program Coordinator
Josh San Miguel, Advanced Leadership Coordinator
Alana Byrd, Policy Coordinator
Michelle Landry, Membership Associate

PFAW Foundation – Young People For

Christin “CiCi” Battle, Director of Young People For (Bio)
Haley Miller, Fellowship Program Manager
Andrea Sosa, Policy and Civic Engagement Manager
Harper Thomas, Senior Communications Coordinator
Katie Harker, Curriculum and Leadership Coordinator
Gabe Colman, Alumni Coordinator

African American Religious Affairs

Reverend Leslie Watson Wilson, Director (Bio)


Kristen Smith, Chief Development Officer
Elise Convy, Senior Development Director
Scott Yanish, Director of Development Operations
Amenah Gulamhusein, Director of Institutional Giving
Jill Walling, Membership Director
Jenna Belisle, Major Gifts Officer
Casey Dachs, Major Gifts Officer
Kristin Peña, Senior Data Analyst
Pete Dohan, Legacy Giving Coordinator
Elysia Sarmiento Pope, Donor Stewardship & Events Coordinator
Jade Kling, Major Gifts Associate
Ashton Taylor, Membership Representative

Human Resources

A. Alexander, Director of Human Resources and Inclusion

Finance & Administration

David J. Perlman, Chief Financial Officer
Anne Walter, Accounting Manager
Michael Pollock, Staff Accountant
Rocky Samuel, Network Administrator
Quinton Weddington, Administrative Services Assistant