The New Leaders Council community is very civically engaged. Fellows and Leadership of NLC often go on to hold positions in local, state, and federal government.
You can see where these members of community are making an impact on their communities, below.
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Aixle Aman, Los Angeles Unified School District, Staff Assistant to BoardNLC Los AngelesRyan Arba, California Governor's Office of Emergency Services, Emergency ManagementNLCSacramento Joshua Barousse, Office of Councilmember Ash Kalra, Council AssistantNLC Silicon ValleyKerry Birnbach, City of Berkeley, Legislative Aide NLC San Francisco
Alessandra Brown, CA Department of Finance, Budget AnalystNLC SacramentoTristan Brown, California School Employees Association, LobbyistNLC SacramentoMargaret Buckles, United States District Court, AttorneyNLC Los AngelesJeffrey Cardenas, Santa Clara County Supervisors, Policy Aide NLC Silicon Valley
Karina Casillas, City of Los Angeles, Mayor's Office of Economic & Workforce Development, Administrative AssistantNLC Orange County
Chioma Chukwu, Department of Fair Employment and Housing, AttorneyNLC Sacramento
Claire Conlon, CA State Senate, Legislative/Press AideNLC Sacramento
Kristin Ford, Attorney General Kamala Harris, Press Secretary NLC San FranciscoEric Fredericks, Caltrans, Chief, District 3 Office of Transportation Planning - South NLC SacramentoTyler Frisbee, San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, Policy DirectorNLC Washington D.C.Kalen Gallagher, Campbell Union High School District, Board MemberNLC Silicon ValleyMai-Ling Garcia, City of Oakland, Online Engagement Manager NLC San FranciscoDavid Gray, City of Richmond, Office of the Mayor, Director of Projects and Programs NLC LouisianaSarah Greenseid, Office of Executive Programs and Policy Analysis at Governor's Office of Emergency Services, Chief NLC SacramentoKatelyn Hailey, Office of Senator Marty Block, 39th Senate District at California State Senate, Field RepresentativeNLC San Diego
Erin Haney, Habeas Corpus Resource Center, Attorney NLC San Francisco
Charles Harvey, California State Assembly, Legislative Assistant NLC SacramentoDylan Hayden, Department of Veterans Affairs NLC Capital District NYCliff Hong, Roosevelt Middle School, Principal NLC San FranciscoJacklyn Joanino, City of San Jose, Policy Aide NLC Silicon Valley Candace Joy, Santa Clara County, Board Aide NLC Silicon ValleyRebecca Kanter, U.S. Department of Justice, Attorney NLC San Diego
Anne Kim, Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Policy NLC Los Angeles
Kia Kolderup-Lane, Office of Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Field RepresentativeNLC San Francisco
Jeff Le, State of California, Deputy Director, External & International Affairs, Office of the GovernorNLC Sacramento
Alma Lopez, Policy AnalystNLC SacramentoAdam Maldonado, District Attorney's Office, Alameda County, Lawyer NLC San Francisco
Jane Mantey, California State Assembly, Science and Technology Fellow NLC Nashville
Rachel Marshall, Alameda County Public Defender, Attorney NLC San Francisco
Paul Elliott, Monge-Rodriguez, San Francisco Youth Commission, CommissionerNLC San Francisco
Mindy Nguyen, City of San Jose , Council Aide NLC Silicon Valley
Nelly Nieblas, State of California, Legislative Manager NLC Washington D.C.
Mitchall Patel, Community Action Partnership of Kern, Outreach & Public Relations Coordinator NLC Orange County
Alex Randolph, Trustee of the City College Board, San FranciscoNLC San Francisco
Alex Shoor, Santa Clara County, Policy Aide NLC Silicon Valley
Hanna Snider, California State Assembly, Legislative Aide NLC Sacramento
Nicole Walker, Los Angeles Unified School District, Environmental Health Specialist NLC Orange County
Thomas Wong, CA State Controller's Office, External Affairs Liaison NLC Los Angeles
Alex Johnson, Delta County Public Libraries, Cataloger/Admin Assistant, Freelance Writer NLC Montana
Alex Barrio, Florida Senate, Legislative AnalystNLC TallahasseeMeredith Beattie, Public Sector Consultant NLC MiamiRon Bilbao, Florida Education Association, Legislative Specialist NLC MiamiSteven Camacho, Florida Assisted Living Association, Legislative Chairman, Brevard Chapter NLC OrlandoNereia Cormier, Hillsborough County Property Appraiser, Director of Strategic Planning and Development NLC Tampa BaySean Ford, State of Florida, Assistant Public DefenderNLC BrowardPeter Gies, Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization, Transportation Planner NLC BrowardCelia Glassman, Jacksonville Chamber, Coordinator NLC JacksonvilleSakeena Gohagen-Kenton, City of Tallahassee - Office of the Mayor, Fellow NLC TallahasseeSheria Griffin, Leon County Schools, Teacher NLC TallahasseeCesar Hernandez, City of Tampa City Council NLC Tampa BayAngela Horvath, City of St. Petersburg, Research Psychologist NLC Tampa BayChris Hudtwalcker, Florida House of Representatives, Legislative Aide NLC TallahasseeDotie Joseph, City of North Miami Beach, AttorneyNLC Miami
Joseph Kimok, Office of Criminal Conflict and Civil Regional Counsel, Attorney NLC BrowardSean Kolaskar, Broward County, Federal Legislative Coordinator NLC BrowardDomenic Laurenza, Corrections Officer NLC OrlandoJason Liechty, Broward County, Environmental Projects Coordinator NLC BrowardJuan Lopez, US Representative Alan Grayson, Deputy District Director NLC OrlandoAdrian Mood, State Attorney's Office, Second Judicial Circuit, Assistant State Attorney NLC TallahasseeCarlos Nathan, Florida House Of Representative, Legislative Analyst NLC TallahasseePamela Paultre, State of Florida, Public Administration NLC TallahasseeKelly Quintero, Orange County Tax Collector, Communications Director NLC OrlandoSarah Shuler, Florida House of Representatives, Attorney NLC TallahasseeDana Terry, Dept. Economic Community Development, Program Assistant NLC Tallahassee
Mike Thakur, U.S. Attorney's Office, Miami, Deputy Chief, Major Crimes NLC Miami
Kara Cooper, Cumberland CID, Community Development and Communications NLC AtlantaPercival Galloway, United States Government, Social Services Assistant NLC AugustaMyesha Good, City of Atlanta, CRM Business Analyst NLC AtlantaKristie Johnson, Augusta Technical College, Coordinator for Special Populations NLC Augusta
Sojourner Marable Grimmett, Fulton County Government, Director of Constituent Services for Fulton County Chairman John EavesNLC Atlanta Ashley Nealy, U.S. Dept of Treasury, IT Specialist NLC AtlantaLynthia Owens, City of Augusta NLC AugustaCharisse Price, Crescent River Consulting, Consultant NLC AtlantaEdmond Richardson, DeKalb County Government, Chief of Staff NLC Atlanta
Greg Aguilar, Illinois Department of Commerce Office of Regional & Economic Development, Northwest Region ManagerNLC Chicago
Chime Asonye, District of Columbia Commission on African Affairs, Commissioner NLC Washington D.C.Laura Garcia, City of Chicago, Program Management Consultant NLC Chicago
Ben Head, Schakowsky for Congress, Political DirectorNLC Chicago
Peter Kalenik, Chicago Police Department, Police Officer NLC ChicagoRyan O'Leary, IL Majority Leader Barbara Flynn Currie, Chief of Staff NLC ChicagoKwasi Obeng, Chicago Inspector General, Chief Analyst NLC AtlantaMorlie Patel, Cook County, Deputy Director NLC Chicago
Ruth Lapointe, Iowa House of Representatives, Clerk NLC Des MoinesVanessa Marcano-Kelly, State of Iowa, Administrative Support Staff NLC Des MoinesErica Shannon Stueve, State of Iowa, AttorneyNLC Des Moines
Patrick Broderick, U.S. Army Reserve, Captain NLC Kentucky Courtney Daniel, Governor's Office of Early Childhood, Public Awareness NLC KentuckyKerry Holleran, KY Justice Cabinet, Attorney NLC Kentucky Hunter Kendrick, United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, Judicial Clerk NLC KentuckyZachary Myers, Legislative Research Commission, Legislative Secretary NLC KentuckyTerrance Sullivan, Commonwealth of KY, LegalNLC KentuckyJustin Thurman, Andy Beshear for Attorney General, Finance DirectorNLC Kentucky
Wesley Whistle, Cabinet for Economic Development, Research Specialist NLC Kentucky
Elizabeth Whitehouse, KY Department of Charitable Gaming, Deputy CommissionerNLC Kentucky
Jeremy Babers, 26th Judicial District Public Defender's Office-State of Louisiana, Attorney NLC LouisianaDaniel Druilhet, Louisiana Workforce Commission, Administrative Law Judge NLC LouisianaTed James, Louisiana House of Representatives, RepresentativeNLC Louisiana
Gordon Kuehl, District Attorney, Orleans Parish, Assistant District, Attorney NLC LouisianaTroave' Profice, Louisiana Department of Education NLC LouisianaErin Spears, Councilman James A. Gray II, Chief of Staff NLC LouisianaLauren Stuart, State of Louisiana, Business Development NLC LouisianaBenjamin Swig, City of New Orleans, Paramedic NLC Washington D.C.Trang Tieu, Department of DefenseNLC LouisianaTinicia Turner, Mentorship Academy, Career Education Instructor NLC Louisiana
Alex Cornell du Houx, U.S. Navy Reserve, Public Affairs OfficerNLC Maine
Angela Gustus, Maryland State Government, Director of the Bureau of Program Evaluation NLC Baltimore
Marcela Betancur, Providence Housing Authority, Project Coordinator NLC Rhode IslandAaron Chalek, Massachusetts Health Policy Commission, Health Policy Analyst NLC Boston
Charles Francis, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Portfolio Management Specialist NLC BostonDan Futrell, City of Somerville, School Committee, Ward 2 NLC BostonSonya Khan, Commonwealth of MA, Deputy Medicaid Director for Administration NLC BostonSibu Malaba, Commonwealth of MA, Executive Director of a Legislative Caucus NLC BostonS. Atyia Martin, Chief Resilience Officer, City of Boston NLC BostonDavid McGowan, Suffolk County District Attorney's Office, Assistant District Attorney NLC BostonArthur Natella, City of Boston, Aid to City Councillor Tito Jackson NLC BostonRobert Orthman, Boston Water & Sewer Commission, Attorney NLC BostonDave Rini, City of Boston, Housing Inspector Supervisor/Regulator NLC BostonCharlie Ticotsky, Metropolitan Area Planning Council, Government Affairs Specialist NLC Boston
Rakiba Mitchell, Detroit Public Schools, Counselor NLC Detroit
Robert E. Thomas, Vice Chairman of the City of Detroit, Board of Zoning Appeals; Board of Director at Public Charter SchoolsNLC Detroit
Carl Filler, City of St. Louis, Health Planner NLC St. LouisMiriam Keller, City of St. Louis, Urban Conservation Planner NLC St. LouisMichele Watley, Missouri Secretary of State, Director, Kansas City Office NLC St. Louis
Matthew Lowy, Missoula County, Prosecutor NLC MontanaKelly McGuire, Missoula County, Prevention Coordinator NLC MontanaQuinlan O'Connor, MT Department of Labor & Industry, Attorney NLC MontanaMorgan Slemberger, University of Montana, Media Specialist NLC Montana
Noelle Obermeyer, Douglas County, Attorney NLC Omaha
Patrick Leahy, Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District Board Member NLC Omaha
Tony Vargas, Omaha Public Schools Board of Education MemberNLC Omaha
Raimy Cheyne, Port Authority of NY NJ, Transportation PlanningNLC New JerseyJackie Cornell-Bechelli, US Dept of Health and Human Services, Region 2 Director NLC New JerseyNeil Eicher, NJ Hospital Association, VP, Gov't RelationsNLC New JerseySergio Granados, City of Elizabeth, Managing Assistant NLC New Jersey Leonard Jones, State Judiciary, Law ClerkNLC New JerseyAndrea Katz, Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Chief of State NLC New JerseyStephanie Lagos, New Jersey General Assembly, Legislative Director for Assemblyman Gary Schaer NLC New JerseyCarlos Ivan Merino, Assemblyman Tim Eustace, NJ's 38th Legislative District Office, Deputy Chief of Staff NLC New Jersey William Moen, Jr., Office of U.S. Senator Cory Booker, Southern NJ Office Director NLC New Jersey
Rachel Moody, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Leadership FellowNLC New Jersey
Paul Nedeau, New Jersey Department of Education, Education Policy NLC PhiladelphiaCrystal Pruitt, Bo Robinson Assessment and Treatment Facility, Assessment Counselor NLC New JerseyJorge Santos, Newark CEDC, VP, Economic Development NLC New Jersey
Ted Anastasiou, New York State Department of Financial Services, Assistant Counsel NLC New York CityAlessandra Biaggi, NYS Governors Office of Storm Recovery, Attorney NLC New York CityJerry Bruno, NYC Department of Homeless Services, Special Assistant to the Deputy Commissioner for Family Services NLC New York CityAaron Carr, New York State Assembly, Chief of Staff NLC New York CityPatricia Ceccarelli, Office of the Manhattan Borough President, Community Liaison NLC New York CityNeha Dewan, Office of the Mayor, AttorneyNLC New York CityAlejandra Diaz, New York State Department of Health, Office of Health Systems ManagementNLC Capital District
Kelly Dougherty, NYC Department of Small Business Services, Executive Director, Workforce Development / Public Servant NLC New York CityKeith Dumanski, New York City Economic Development Corporation, Politics/ Analytics NLC New York CityElvin Garcia, City of New York, Borough Director NLC New York CityMediha Gega, NYC Dept of Health and Mental Hygiene, Director of Special Initiatives NLC New York CityOmar Gonzalez-Pagan, Lambda Legal, Civil Rights Attorney NLC BostonJacob Heyman-Kantor, U.S. Department of Labor, Lawyer NLC New York CIty Heidi Iyok, NY State Deptartment of Health, Public Health NLC Capital District NYShari James, City of Long Beach, Deputy Comptroller NLC New York CityGregory Jette, New York City Office of Management and Budget, Senior Budget Analyst NLC BostonGiovanna Joseph, New York State, Fellow NLC Capital District NYTom Kaczmarek, New York State, Public Administrator NLC Capital District NYMadeline Kennedy, Albany County Department of Health, Supervising Community Health Worker NLC Capital District NYImran Khan, New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, Empire State Fellow NLC Capital District NYAntonia Koch, City of New York, Budget Analyst NLC New York CitySean Maguire, Capital District Regional Planning Commission, Economic Development Planner/Project Manager NLC Capital District NYMax Markham, NYC Mayor's Office, Special Assistant NLC New York CityJorge Montalvo, State of New York, Deputy Secretary of State of New YorkNLC New York CityChristopher Ortiz, NYS Governor's Office, Attorney NLC Capital District NYHilary Papineau, NYS Comptroller's Office, Research Analyst NLC New York CityLilian Pascone, Department of State, Attorney NLC Capital District NYKristina Pecorelli, NYC Economic Development Corporation, Senior Project Manager NLC New York CityBronce Perez Matos, Department of State, Consumer Protection NLC Capital District NYStephen Randazzo, Suffolk County Government, Executive Staff NLC New York CityNicole Richmond, New York State, Analyst NLC Capital DistrictDavid Rozen, New York State Health Department, Lawyer NLC Capital District NYCharlie Samboy, New York City Economic Development Corporation, Government Relations NLC New York CityKate Spaulding, NYC Department of Probation, Director of Intergovernmental & Legislative Affairs NLC New York City
Sara Valenzuela, Office of NYC Public Advocate, Director of External and Government AffairsNLC New York City
Andrew Velo-Arias, New York City Economic Development CorporationNLC Miami
Greg Young, Fulton County Board of Supervisors, Supervisor NLC Capital District NY
Laura Bender, Office of the Governor of North Carolina, Education Policy Analyst NLC North CarolinaGrayson Cooper, Northampton County Schools, Teacher NLC North Carolina
Crystal Bryant, Cuyahoga County, Program Officer NLC ClevelandJason Russell, City of Lakewood, City Planner NLC Cleveland
Jeannette Hickman, County of Allegheny, Manager NLC PhiladelphiaKirk Holbrook, State Rep. Wheatley, Legislative Assistant NLC PittsburghJeff Hom, Philadelphia VA Medical Center, Physician NLC San FranciscoStephen Rudman, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Attorney NLC PhiladelphiaLindsay So, City of Philadelphia Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy NLC PhiladelphiaMorgan Vierling, Citizens for Kenyatta Johnson, Deputy Campaign Manager NLC PhiladelphiaJulie Wertheimer, City of Philadelphia, Assistant Managing Director NLC PhiladelphiaKellan White, Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown, Constituent Services RepresentativeNLC PhiladelphiaJeffery Young, Office of Council President Darrell L. Clarke, 5th Councilmanic District, City of Philadelphia, Legislative Counsel NLC Philadelphia
David Allard, Governor Gina Raimondo, Outreach Manager NLC Rhode IslandJordan Day, City of Providence, Service Representative NLC Rhode IslandDavid Ellison, Public Defender, Attorney NLC Rhode Island Heather Hudson, State of Rhode Island, Policy Advisor to Governor NLC Rhode IslandJonathan Jacobs, State of Rhode Island, Income Support Specialist NLC Rhode IslandEmily Koo, City of Providence, Deputy Director of Policy NLC Rhode IslandChad McFarlane, U. S. House of Representatives, Field Representative NLC Rhode IslandRobin McGill, Rhode Island Office of Postsecondary Education, Communications, Consultant NLC Rhode IslandSara Mickelson, Rhode Island Department of Education, Education Specialist / State Government NLC Rhode IslandCharon Rose, State of Rhode Island - Office of General Treasurer Seth Magaziner, Director of Constituent Relations NLC Rhode IslandShawn Selleck, State of Rhode Island, Project Manager NLC Rhode Island
Lauren Bilton, Political Consultant NLC CharlestonBryanta Maxwell, Richland County, Legal Researcher NLC Charleston
Herbert Brown, Tennessee Higher Education Commission, Analyst NLC NashvilleFrank Cardenas, United States Federal Government, EEO Counselor NLC NashvilleAlfred Degrafinreid, Criminal Court Clerk's Office, Chief Clerk NLC NashvilleCraig Holcomb, Political Consultant NLC NashvilleLonnell Matthews, Metro Government of Nashville , Councilmember, District 1 NLC Nashville
Stanley Hardy, U.S Department of Housing & Urban Development, Program Analyst NLC TallahasseeDevin Potts, Texas Senate Research Center, Policy Researcher NLC New York City
Aj Bhadelia, Tax and Budget at U.S. Department of the Treasury, Presidential Appointee: Special Assistant NLC Washington D.C.Brianne Burger, USDA, Disability Affairs NLC Washington D.C.Dylan de Kervor, U.S. Dept. of Justice, Attorney NLC Washington D.C.
Sam Drzymala, Office of Senator Cory Booker, Digital Director NLC Washington D.C.Adam Duffy, U.S. DOT, Analyst NLC Washington D.C.
Emily Dulcan, Peace Corps, Digital Director NLC Washington D.C.
Amber English, US Senate, Sen. Al Franken, Correspondence ManagerNLC Atlanta
Diana Epstein, Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), Senior Research Analyst NLC San Francisco
Jared Evans, Mayor of DC, AttorneyNLC Louisiana
Van Freeman, Office of the Executive Secretariat at U.S. Department of Commerce, Deputy Director NLC Washington D.C.
Brendon Gehrke, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Senior Legislation Associate NLC Washington D.C.
Josh Harris, Office of Washington D.C. Deputy Mayor, Chief of StaffNLC Louisiana
Racine Harris, Henry M Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Program Manager NLC Washington D.C.
Shantrice Jones, Peace Corps, Program Analyst NLC Atlanta
Matt Kaplan, United States Congressman Tim Ryan, Campaign ManagerNLC Washington D.C.
Brian Lucas, US Department of Agriculture, Equal Employment Opportunity SpecialistNLC Washington D.C.
Yuh Wen Ling, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Operations Program Manager NLC Washington D.C.
Rajesh Nayak, U.S. Department of Labor, Policy NLC Washington D.C.
Evan Piekara, BDO USA LLP, Consultant NLC New York City
Andrew Schwab, AARP, Lobbyist NLC New Jersey
Samantha Slater, The Office of the Democratic Leader, Co-Director and Senior Advisor of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee NLC New York CityJustin Tanner, U.S. Small Business Administration, Senior Advisor NLC Atlanta
Jason Tengco, White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, Deputy DirectorNLC Washington D.C.
Cathy Yu, U.S. Senate, Attorney NLC Washington D.C.
David Crowley, Wisconsin State Senate, Policy Director NLC MadisonJacob Hollnagel, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Education Consultant NLC Madison