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Mike Burns

Mike Burns

National Director

Michael Burns is the National Director for Fair Elections Center’s Campus Vote Project.  He spent over five years working in electoral politics prior to law school, including two years as the Executive Director of the Fairfax County Democratic Committee.

Raaheela Ahmed

Raaheela Ahmed is the Deputy Director for Fair Elections Center's  Campus Vote Project. She is an experienced activist and organizer from Maryland and an elected official on the Prince George's County School Board, who has worked with several nonprofit organizations including America Reads*America Counts and New American Leaders.

Raaheela Ahmed

Deputy Director

Khaula Zafar

Khaula Zafar

Communications Director

Khaula is based in Columbus, Ohio where she attended The Ohio State University and earned a Bachelor of Science in Evolution and Ecology, with minors in Political Science and Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies.

Rachel Clay

Rachel Clay

Southeast Regional Manager

Rachel graduated from Appalachian State University with a B.A. in political science and a B.A. in women’s studies. While at Appalachian State, Rachel worked for two years as an organizer for Ignite NC...

Kassie Phebillo

Kassie Phebillo

Curriculum & Research Manager
       kphebillo@campusvoteproject.org

Kassie Phebillo is the Curriculum & Research Manager for Campus Vote Project. She is a Communication Studies PhD Candidate at the University of Texas Austin, where she studies the intersection... 

Dylan Sellers

Dylan Sellers

National HBCU Manager

Dylan Sellers is a husband, brother, son, and community activist. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, he has served as a member of the Children’s Defense Fund-New Abolitionist Association, the Cleveland Community Police...

Chuck Black

Chuck Black

Midwest Regional Manager

Chuck Black was elevated to Midwest Regional Manager after serving for three years as CVP’s Pennsylvania State Coordinator. Currently, he is a graduate student at Temple University in their Higher Education program, and also... 

Madeline Doane

Madeline Doane

Virginia, State Coordinator

Madeline Doane is a recent graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University where she double majored in Political Science and International Studies with a concentration in Latin America. She has been active in the Richmond and VCU...

Cirra Malone CVP Georgia State Coordinator

Ciarra Malone

Georgia, State Coordinator

Born and raised in Atlanta, Ciarra is a recent graduate of Kennesaw State University (KSU), with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science with a double minor in International Affairs and African/ African Diaspora Studies.

Alexis Crosby, CVP Ohio Deputy State Coordinator

Alexis Crosby

Ohio, State Coordinator

Alexis is a Cleveland native who has worked intensively in education, specifically in empowering youth and providing equitable access to marginalized kids in the areas of work force development and technology ..

Kristin Hansen

Kristin Hansen

Wisconsin, State Coordinator

Kristin Hansen is a skilled organizer with experience working with the Wisconsin Muslim Civic Alliance, the ACLU of Wisconsin, and other community organizations. She also has performed party political organizing activities in Wisconsin at the local and state levels. Kristin has a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from Carroll University

Ricardo Almodovar

Ricardo Almodovar

Pennsylvania, State Coordinator

Ricardo was born and raised in Lancaster, PA. He earned his Associate degree in Social Science from Harrisburg Area Community College. He continued at Millersville University and earned his Bachelor Degree with a dual major in Spanish Language and International ....

Bianca Avery

Bianca Avery

Texas State Coordinator

Louisiana born and Texas raised, Bianca is an educator, political strategist, and community organizer based out of Dallas,Texas. She is a graduate of Texas A&M University (WHOOP!) and completed her graduate studies in ...

Landon Myers

Landon Myers

Michigan, State Coordinator

Landon Myers recently graduated with a Master of Public Policy degree from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan. While attending graduate school, Landon was involved with the Program in Practical ... 

Arielle Mizrahi

Arielle Mizrahi

Florida, State Coordinator

Arielle is a community and campus organizer based in St. Pete, Florida. Prior to joining Campus Vote Project, she was a Campus Organizer and Organizing Director with Student PIRGs, a student-run and largely student-funded nonprofit. During her time with PIRGs ... 

Justa Lopez

Justa Lopez

Arizona, State Coordinator

Justa Lopez was born and raised in Arizona, where she has recently graduated from Arizona State University with her Bachelors in Political Science and Global Studies. She’s currently continuing her education at ASU to receive her MPA. Justa has a passion for educating and ...

Amanda LaRoche

Amanda LaRoche

North Carolina, State Coordinator

Amanda is the North Carolina State Coordinator for Campus Vote Project. She holds a B.A. in Communication from the University of California, San Diego, and a Ph.D. in English with a concentration in Folklore from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette...

Brianna Booker

Brianna D. Booker

HBCU Coordinator

Brianna D. Booker is an alumna of Prairie View A&M University where she majored in Sociology with a minor in African American Studies. She has served as an intern with the United Negro College Fund, an HBCU ambassador, and on the Texas NAACP Y&C division executive ...

Jenna Greene

Jenna Greene

Texas, Deputy State Coordinator

Jenna is a senior at Texas Lutheran University in Seguin, Texas. She is set to earn her bachelor's degree in political science and international relations this upcoming May. She previously served as a Democracy Fellow and as National Student Programming Intern ...

Noelia Nava

Noelia Nava

Georgia, Deputy State Coordinator

Noelia Nava was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. She recently graduated from Georgia State University, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science along with her Associate of Arts in Political Science and Government from Georgia State University’s Perimeter ...

Neuteyshe Felizor

Neuteyshe Felizor

Florida, Deputy State Coordinator

Neuteyshe, a south Florida native has graduated with a BA in Government and Int'l Politics and a minor in Philosophy and Law from George Mason University in May of 2021 and since then has been professionally active in grassroots organizing and nonprofit work in south ...

Noah Foster

Noah Foster

Wisconsin, Deputy State Coordinator

Noah Foster, out of Waukesha, Wisconsin, graduated from Carroll University in May of 2022 with a double major in political science and history. He worked as a Democracy Fellow during his junior and senior year and participated in other civic engagement organizations ... 

Adrian Maldonado Jr

Adrian Maldonado Jr

North Carolina, Deputy State Coordinator

Adrian Maldonado Jr. is a Junior majoring in Political Science at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Adrian has always had a heavy interest in the political field and he has worked tirelessly over the years to pursue..

Sithara Menon

Sithara Menon

Michigan, Deputy State Coordinator

Sithara is an organizer based in Ann Arbor, Michigan with a background in student organizing from her time as a Campus Organizer with the Student PIRGs, and as a student at UCLA, where she received a BS in Biology with a minor in Society and Genetics. During her ...

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Amber Wilt

Virginia, Deputy State Coordinator

Amber Wilt is a recent graduate from Shenandoah University with a B.A. in Political Science with a focus in law and legal studies. She found her passion for encouraging voting among her peers as a college student, and worked as a Democracy Fellow for CVP her final  ...

Joe Ola

Joseph Olah

Pennsylvania, Deputy State Coordinator

Joseph Olah out of Coal Township, Pennsylvania. Graduated from Elizabethtown College in May of 2022 with a major in political science. Worked as a Democracy fellow during my junior and senior year and interned in the PA ...

Armon Cook

Armon Cook

Ohio, Deputy State Coordinator

Originally from Akron, Armon is a recent graduate of the University of Mount Union where he studied Political Science and Legal Studies. During his undergraduate years, Armon served as the Vice President of the Black Student Union, where he used his platform ...

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Cisco Fernandez

Arizona, Deputy State Coordinator

Cisco Fernandez is a first generation Mexican American born and raised in Arizona. He graduated from Arizona State with a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice. Working at the Superior Court started his interest in policy and led him to work at Capitol Hill. After ... 

Aaron Lurin

Aaron Lurin

Communications Intern

Aaron is a communications intern for the Fair Election Center’s Campus Vote Project. From New York, he’s currently in Austin, TX where he studies political communication and computer science at the University of Texas at Austin. He has been a community organizer and ...

Janiah Henry

Janiah Henry