Leadership

Karundi Williams

she/her/hers

Executive Director

At the office:

  • Leads a national team of strategists, organizers, and technologists towards re:power’s bold mission of building transformative political power with and for communities of color, at all levels in our government and power structures
  • Manages the organization’s people, systems, and processes towards the goal of building political power to create social change for our people

I love:

  • My beautiful daughter Zoya
  • Hiking, photography, and a good meal with family and friends

Kavita Khandekar Chopra

she/her/hers

Managing Director, Organizational Strategy

At the office:

  • Lead our Development Team in building a responsive, inclusive, and engaged network of donors and funders
  • Ensure responsible financial management of our dollars and acquire funding for our organization aligned with our values

I love:

  • Yoga, cooking dinner, watching Bravo — Rinse. Repeat.
  • Being a mom to one human and two dogs

Uyen Doan

she/her/hers

Managing Director, Program & Partnerships

At the office:

  • Lead re:power’s Program Team in developing and executing a bold vision for our training programs
  • Build deep partnerships with individuals, organizations and coalitions across the progressive movement

I love:

  • Teaching my dog Bao new tricks
  • Cooking delicious Vietnamese food with my loving partner Michael

Staff

Sarah Allsbrooks

she/her/hers

Leadership Giving Manager

At the office:

  • Pushing against donor practices that perpetuate the habits of white supremacy and guide our major donors in understanding this work.
  • Amplifying the incredible work of re:power with donors who live across the country

I love:

  • Searching for ways to be near the water – lakes, rivers, ponds, oceans 
  • The hunt to find the best handmade pappardelle noodle and homemade bolognese sauce

Yterenickia “YT” Bell

she/her/hers

Project Director, Progressive Governance Academy

At the office:

  • Manage a centralized, multi-organizational commitment to training elected officials on progressive governance models and best practices
  • Run trainings, programs, and create curriculum for elected officials working at the local level

I love:

  • Exploring state parks around Georgia 
  • Working in radio editing and producing

Toria C. Boldware

she/her/hers

Operations Coordinator

At the office:

  • Get the team where they need to be, when they need to be there
  • Organize logistics and leading space planning for our trainers, partner organizations, and attendees to deliver a top-notch experience

I love:

  • Queen Bey and everything Harry Potter!
  • Traveling; I’m that friend who always says “yes” if you ask me to go somewhere!

Jamarr Brown

he/him/his

Director, Electoral Programs

At the office:

  • Run programs that train candidates on how to win with campaigns that utilize new and innovative strategies and tactics
  • Grow the leadership of those who are working in the electoral space to change the face of politics

I love:

  • Galivanting – about the world or my hometown
  • Dishing with friends

Louis Haut-Prokop

he/him/his

Grassroots Giving Manager

At the office:

  • Manage our fundraising data and grassroots donations
  • Collaborate on internal systems and processes around fundraising and compliance

I love:

  • Traveling the Twin Cities bike trails
  • Studying and performing improv comedy

Zhenqi Ong

she/her/hers

Graphic and Web Designer

At the office:

  • Brings re:power alive through graphic design and creative applications of our brand
  • Provides creative direction for the organization and ensures brand consistency across programs

I love:

  • Volunteering with a local pet shelter to help get cats adopted
  • Hand-building ceramics as well as kickboxing (they say I do a mean roundhouse kick!)

Carin Schiewe

she/her/they/them

Principal, Democracy

At the office:

  • Inspire frontline organizers fighting for democracy and fair courts to uncover their potential as strategists and campaigners
  • Build and nurture community space by convening leaders at the state and national level around democracy issues 

I love:

  • Being in a kayak, surrounded by trees, communing with my dog
  • Making art and casting horoscopes for newly arrived progressives

Jay Bulbulian Wells

they/them/theirs

Finance Manager

At the office:

  • Manage financial operations and processes
  • Encourage good financial practices to support our organizers, strategists, and technologists to have the greatest impact in their work

 I love:

  • To run/bike for transportation, lift weights, kayak, and rock climb
  • Reading giant piles of non-fiction books with my two senior cats

Board

Carmen Berkley

she/her/hers

Board Chair

Sara Totonchi

she/her/hers

Vice Chair

April Sims

she/her/hers

Secretary

Leah Boudreaux

she/her/hers

Treasurer

Sarah Audelo

she/her/hers

Board Member

Toni Carter

she/her/hers

Board Member

Aaron Dorfman

he/him/his

Board Member

Katrina Gamble

she/her

Board Member

Justin Myers

he/him/his

Board Member

Jess Morales Rocketto

she/her/hers

Board Member

Trainers

Sasha Ahuja

she/her/hers

Grassroots Organizing

Emma Akpan

she/her/hers

Data & Analytics

Lee Anderson

he/him/his

Digital Organizing

Brooke Butler

she/her/hers

Data & Analytics, Digital Organizing

Carl Camacho

he/him/his

Grassroots Organizing, Campaigns & Candidates

Vero Castro

she/her/hers

Grassroots Organizing

Victoria Cepeida-Mojarro

she/her/hers

Campaigns & Candidates

Jenn Cervella

she/her/hers

Data & Analytics

Anoa Changa

she/her/hers

Data & Analytics, Digital Organizing

Rose Espinola

they/them/theirs

Data & Analytics, Digital Organizing

Elie Farhat

he/him/his

Campaigns & Candidates

Martín Diego Garcia

he/him/his

Campaigns & Candidates

Jamecia Gray

she/her/hers

Digital Organizing, Data & Analytics

Prentiss Haney

he/him/his

Grassroots Organizing

Ekundayo Igeleke

he/him/his

Grassroots Organizing

Enchanta Jackson

she/her/hers

Digital Organizing

Karen Lopez

she/her/hers

Grassroots Organizing

Nia Martin-Robinson

she/her/hers

Grassroots Organizing

Juanita Monsalve

she/her/they/them

Digital Organizing

Sade Moonsammy

she/her/hers

Grassroots Organizing

Harold Moore

he/him/his

Data & Analytics

Calvin Orr

he/him/his

Grassroots Organizing

Kemi Oso

she/her/hers

Data & Analytics

Raymond Partolan

he/him/his

Campaigns & Candidates

Amber J. Phillips

she/her/hers

Digital Organizing

Adrian Reyna

he/him/his

Digital Organizing

Rebecca Ruechel

she/her/hers

Data & Analytics

Norma Ryan

she/her/hers

Campaigns & Candidates

Fresco Steez

she/her/hers

Digital Organizing, Data & Analytics, Grassroots Organizing

Rebecca Thompson

she/her/hers

Campaigns & Candidates

Nicole Thomas

she/her/hers

Data & Analytics, Grassroots Organizing

Britney Whaley

she/her/hers

Campaigns & Candidates

We believe in a future of inclusive politics where decisions about our communities are made by our communities at all levels.

Help Build This Movement