Staff Directory

Capital District

Taurean Lewis

Taurean Lewis

Community Organizer

Central New York

Senya Bekui

Senya Bekui

Lead Organizer

Enoshja Ruffin

Enoshja Ruffin

Community Organizer

315.360.1982

Hudson Valley

Tyler VanderHaag

Tyler VanderHaag

Lead Organizer

616.204.7372 [email protected]

Yupha Lwin

Yupha Lwin

Community Organizer

315.723.3469

Long Island Progressive Coalition

Nia Adams

Nia Adams

Community Organizer

516.541.1006 ext. 12 [email protected]

Ryan Madden

Ryan Madden

Sustainability Organizer

516.541.1006 ext. 13 [email protected]

Lisa Tyson

Lisa Tyson

Director

516.541.1006 ext. 11 [email protected]

New York City

Cléo-Devina Acevedo

Cléo-Devina Acevedo

Community Organizer

917.727.5435
Symone Green

Symone Green

Lead Organizer

917.565.9237 [email protected]

Rochester

Barbara Rivera

Barbara Rivera

Community Organizer

585.369.4212 [email protected]

Madeline Funchess

Madeline Funchess

Community Organizer

585.943.0120 [email protected]

Southern Tier

Salka Valerio

Salka Valerio

Community Organizer

607.322.6261 [email protected]

Western New York

Kelly Camacho

Kelly Camacho

Community Organizer

716.818.9586 [email protected]

Niasha Hamilton

Niasha Hamilton

Community Organizer

716.292.7466 [email protected]

Angel Rosado

Angel Rosado

Lead Organizer

716.909.3529 [email protected]

Regional Directors

Kylynn Grier

Kylynn Grier

Regional Director - Central New York I Capital District | Hudson Valley | New York City

845.264.8459 [email protected]

Stevie Vargas

Stevie Vargas

Regional Director - Western New York | Rochester | Southern Tier

585.420.6485 [email protected]

Strategic Communications Staff

Samee Ahmad

Samee Ahmad

Worldview Content Developer

571.594.4099 [email protected]

Dana Balter

Dana Balter

Director of Strategic Communications

518.618.2790 [email protected]

April Glick Pulito

April Glick Pulito

Regional Communications Coordinator

Tyler Hazard

Tyler Hazard

Digital Associate

Samantha Rini

Samantha Rini

Worldview Organizer

518.929.9077 [email protected]

Shaeleigh Severino

Shaeleigh Severino

Digital Campaigns Coordinator

347.355.4598  [email protected]

Campaigns Staff

Bob Cohen

Bob Cohen

Policy Director

518.465.4600 x 104 [email protected]

Stanley Fritz

Stanley Fritz

Movement Politics Director

347.208.4919 [email protected]

Mel Gagarin

Mel Gagarin

Deputy Legislative Director

Rebecca Garrard

Rebecca Garrard

Legislative Director

845.797.9210 [email protected]

Shoshana Hershkowitz

Shoshana Hershkowitz

Statewide Organizer for Education and Childcare

516.381.3417
 
Jesse Koklas

Jesse Koklas

Statewide Organizer for Ending Mass Incarceration

203.577.8474
 
 
Carolyn Martinez-Class

Carolyn Martinez-Class

Invest in Our New York Campaign Coordinator

Genevieve Rand

Genevieve Rand

Statewide Organizer for Housing

Ursula Rozum

Ursula Rozum

Statewide Healthcare Organizer

315.414.7720
[email protected]

Erica Vladimer

Erica Vladimer

Invest in Our New York Communications Coordinator

732.245.9517 [email protected]

Karen A. Wharton

Karen A. Wharton

Democracy Coalition Coordinator

917.821.1828 [email protected]

Central Staff

 Sherry Crescini

Sherry Crescini

Finance Coordinator

Aidan Faiella

Aidan Faiella

Operations Director

518.465.4600 ext. 122 [email protected]

Anthony Lloyd

Anthony Lloyd

Finance Director

518.465.4600 ext. 026 [email protected]

Jalil Muntaqim

Jalil Muntaqim

Special Projects Coordinator

Rosemary Rivera

Rosemary Rivera

Co-Executive Director

585.520.6542 [email protected]

Edmund Ruge

Edmund Ruge

Grant Writer

914.893.7417 [email protected]

Andrew Tarwerdi

Andrew Tarwerdi

Development Associate

518.925.1316 [email protected]

Najee Walker

Najee Walker

Operations Coordinator

518.456.4600 ext. 122 [email protected]

Jessica Wisneski

Jessica Wisneski

Co-Executive Director

845.901.0264 [email protected]

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