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I love being on the Victory Campaign Board as it gives me an opportunity to support LGBTQ candidates who represent me and my values. Our voices are underrepresented and we need proper representation on the issues that affect our lives.

–Poonam Kapoor

Victory Campaign Board Members

VCB Co-Chairs

Sue Burnside, Los Angeles, CA
Samuel Garrett-Pate, Los Angeles, CA

Endorsement Committee Co-Chairs

Kate Maeder, San Francisco, CA
Jim Schmidt, Nashville, TN
John Klenert, Washington, DC, Chair Emeritus

 

Membership Committee Chair

Luke O’Connell, Philadelphia, PA

Fundraising Committee Co-Chairs

Kyle Ferari, Greenwich, CT
Jer Adrianne Lelliott, North Hollywood, CA

David Reid, Washington, DCEastern Caucus Chair
Oren Adam, Washington, DC
Matt Albert, Brooklyn, NY
Marti Allen-Cummings, New York, NY
Nick Autiello, Providence, RI
Lauren Baer, Palm Beach Gardens, NY
Kyron Banks, Brooklyn, NY
Khelan Bhatia, Washington, DC
Tom Blake, Brooklyn, NY
Andrew Bly, Brooklyn, NY
Tom Bonsaint, Washington, DC
Ted Bordelon, Philadelphia, PA
Bret Burman, Newton Square, PA
David Catania, Washington, DC
Benson Cohen, New York City, N
Matt Corridoni, Washington, DC
Mark Dann, Washington, DC
Hosseh Enad, Washington, DC
Ryan Enright, Washington, DC
Kyle Ferari, Greenwich, CT
Joe Forte, Bound Brook, NJ
Elvin Garcia, Brooklyn, NY
Jacob George, Pittsburgh, PA
Ashton Giese, New York, NY
Ed Harnaga, New York City, NY
Adalí Hernandez, Washington, DC
John Klenert, Washington, DC
Eric Koch, New York, NY
Lisa Kohn, Washington, DC

Joel Kopperud, Washington, DC
Alex Levy, New York City, NY
Desiree Lucky, Washington, DC
Kevin Mack, North Potomac, MD
Brian Maloney, Washington, DC
Carmen Neely, New York, NY
Ben Allatt, Harrisburg, PA

Jeffrey Marburg-Goodman, Arlington, VA
Phillip McCarthy, New York, NY
Matthew McClellan, Washington, DC

Patrick McCluskey, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ
Mark McLaurin, Baltimore, MD
Matt McDermott, New York City, NY
Marvin McMoore, Washington, DC
James Moses, Strafford, NH
Bill Murat, Washinton, DC
Sam Nitz, Washington, DC
Jill Normington, Washington, DC
Luke O’Connell, Philadelphia, PA
Charlie Panfil, Washington, DC
Daniel Penchina, Washington, DC

Catherine Pino, Bethesda, MD
Howard Pulchin, New York, NY
David Reid, Washington, DC
Adrián Rivera-Reyes, Philadelphia, PA
Dan Robbins, New York, NY
Gavin Rose, Washington, DC
Tyler Sadonis
, Liverpool, NY
Christopher Semenas, Washington, DC
Allyn Shaw, New York City, NY
Josh Siegel, Washington, DC
Stephen Skinner, Shenandoah Junction, WV
Ethan Smith, Washington, DC
Mark Spengler, Washington, DC
Tom Strong-Grinsell, New York, NY
Oliver Truong, Lancaster, PA
Dan Ward, Barnegat, NJ
Kevin Wei, New York City, NY
Scott Zumwalt
, Washington, DC
Alex (Boyer) Schaefer, Washington, DC
Thomas Fitzgerald, Brooklyn, NY
Steve Howard, Montpelier, VT

Eric Wilkerson, Midwestern Caucus Chair
David Black, Omaha, NE
Justin DeJong, Chicago, IL
Belinda Drake, Indianapolis, IN
Justin Hill, Chicago, IL
Jon Hoadley, Kalamazoo, MI
Manilan Houle, Chicago, IL
Ashley Kendrick, Leawood, KS

 

John Loprto, MI
Clark Pellett, Chicago, IL
Chris Pfauser, New Buffalo, MI
Garrett Webb, St. Louis, MO
Eric Wilkerson, Chicago, IL
Daqavise Winston
, Indianapolis, IN
Travis Worl, Chicago, IL
Jason Burns,  MI

Mark Alvarez, Houston, TX
Evan Bergeron, New Orleans, LA
Eric Blackwell, Houston, TX
Aaron Bos-Lun, Miami Beach, FL
Wendi Clifton, Atlanta, GA
Isaiah Cochran, Daytona Beach, FL
Glen Paul Freedman, Atlanta, GA
Michael Grover, Atlanta, GA
Nick Hellyar, Houston, TX
Bryan Hlavinka
, Houston, TX
Ted Jackson, Houston, TX
Eric Johnson, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Poonam Kapor, Houston, TX
Chris Massicotte, Key West, FL
Erin Moore, Dallas, TX
Laurie Morrison Sauer, The Woodlands, TX
Christopher Morter, Atlanta, GA
Mark Phariss, Plano, TX

Amanda Nelson, Austin, TX
Matt Okeson, Dallas, TX
Kevin Perry, Atlanta, GA
Phil Perry, Jacksonville, FL
De’Andre Pickett, Atlanta, GA
Greg Pizarro, Dallas, TX
Jerred Price, Memphis, TN
David Prophitt, Atlanta, GA
Ray Purser, Houston, TX
Robbie Rikard, Raleigh, NC
Jake Riley, Houston, TX
Arnel San Pedro, Palm Beach, FL
Jim Schmidt, Nashville, TN
Kaleb Schumann, Fort Worth, TX

Rob Sikorski, Nashville, TN
Lionel Sims III, Houston, TX
Carlton Smith, Holly Springs, MS
Chuck Smith, Austin, TX
David Taylor, Nashville, TN
Heather J. Taylor, Houston, TX
Jovon Tyler, Atlanta, GA

Mona Smith, Seattle, WA, Western Caucus Chair
Cliff Alburger, San Aanselmo, CA
Neal Baer, Los Angeles, CA
Ashley Brown
, Seattle, WA

Sue Burnside, Los Angeles, CA
Joey Castaneda, San Francisco, CA
Martin Campos, Lemon Grove, CA
Ben Schuster, Denver, CO
Clifford Davidson, Portland, OR
Linda di Lello Morton, Seattle, WA
Ritchard Engelhardt, Salt Lake City, UT
Patricia Flynn, Chicago, IL
Samuel Garrett-Pate, Los Angeles, CA
Kevin Geiger, Seattle, WA
Janessa Goldbeck, San Diego, CA
Kim Hunt, Chicago, IL
Leslie Katz, San Francisco, CA
Matt Kaczmarek, Los Angeles, CA
Jer Adrianne Lelliott, North Hollywood, CA
Shanta (Shay) Franco-Clausen, Hayward, CA

Stephen Massey, Portland, OR
Kate Maeder
, San Francisco, CA
Michael Mattmiller, Seattle, WA
Blake Oshiro, Kaneohe, HI
Jonathan Patterson, Portland, OR
Neil Penick, San Francisco, CA
Tom Perrault, San Francisco, CA
Skip Perry, San Francisco, CA
Abe Rakov, Los Angeles, CA
Daniel Ramos, Denver, CO
Thomas Ranese, San Francisco, CA
Victor Reyes, Albuquerque, NM
Keifer Rowlands, Phoenix, AZ
Darrell Tucci, Palm Springs, CA
Mario Vasquez Zuniga, Sacramento, CA
Jordan James Harvill, San Francisco, CA
Sean Walker, Tacoma, WA

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