CDA Executive Board

National President

Marv McMoore Jr.

Fordham University

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Marv McMoore Jr, a native of Long Beach, New York, has worked in politics at all levels, including the City of Long Beach, the Massachusetts Democratic Party, the office and campaign of United States Senator Ed Markey, the Kostas Institute for Homeland Security, and Obama for America 2012. Before becoming National President, Marv served as president of the Northeastern University College Democrats and the College Democrats of Massachusetts.

National Vice President

Ellen Lindblom

Northern Michigan University

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Ellen is a proud Democrat and Yooper. Born and raised in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, she strongly believes in protecting our environment and great lakes. Ellen is a Senior at Northern Michigan University (Go Cats!) and will complete her degree in Political Science this spring. Ellen loves the Green Bay Packers, everything about fall, and road trips. Her greatest passion is helping students register to vote on her campus and helping bring politics to campus. Ellen is very honored to serve as Vice President of the College Democrats of America and is #Ready to help elect our first woman President and Democrats up and down the ballot.

National Council Chair

Ebony West

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Ebony, a native of Charlotte, North Carolina, has experience in both the non-profit and political world, having interned for Kay Hagan for Senate, Democracy North Carolina, and the Office of Congressman G.K. Butterfield. She is the immediate past President of the College Democrats of North Carolina and is currently the Executive Vice-President of the Young Democrats of North Carolina. She is currently pursuing her Master of Public Administration (MPA) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

National Council Vice Chair

Austin Wadle

Grinnell College

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Aust Wadle, a native of Florida, transplanted to Iowa in the summer of 2014 to elect Democrats up and down the ticket before he started at Grinnell College in the fall. He then served as a campus organizer and got involved with his local chapter and as the Precinct Caucus Chair during this past Iowa Caucuses. He currently serves as the President of the College and Young Democrats of Iowa, Chair of the Grinnell Campus Democrats, and a committeeperson of the Poweshiek County Democrats.

National Council Secretary

Raven Omojola

University of Nevada Las Vegas

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Raven Omojola has held a variety of positions within multiple Young Democrats chapters in Nevada and is the current National Committeewoman & College Caucus Chair of Young Democrats of Nevada. In addition, Raven currently serves as the President of UNLV Young Democrats and is the Co-Chair/Co-Founder of the Black Caucus of YDNV. She has previously served as the Vice-President of the UNLV Criminal Justice Club and the Vice-President/Co-Founder of Rebels for Bernie. In her spare time, she volunteers with reentry/reintegration organizations and her local police department.

National Director of Communications

Marcus Ismael

San Francisco State University

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Marcus Ismael, a native of San Francisco, California, has worked in politics before he could even vote having phone banked into Nevada for Obama in 2012. Following his admittance into San Francisco State University as an Economics and Urban Planning student, Marcus decided to engage in local politics with the College Democrats at SFSU and volunteered for the San Francisco Democratic Party. Through both organizations, Marcus worked on field campaigning for local candidates and ballot initiatives. After serving as his local campus College Dems chapter president, Marcus moved to a statewide role when he was appointed to be the Chief of Staff for the California College Democrats - a post he holds today, two years later - and worked as field and fundraising staff on State Assembly, Congressional, and ballot initiative campaigns. Marcus Ismael is a staunch supporter of social justice movements, youth engagement in government, and the San Francisco Giants.

National Director of Development

Joseline Mata

University of Arizona

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A junior at the University of Arizona, Joseline Mata studies Political Science and Communications. Joseline cut her teeth in politics during the 2012 election season when she worked as a field intern for Congressman Ron Barber, which she followed up by serving a one-year internship with the Pima County Democratic Party. In 2014, she had two roles: working as part of the finance team for Congressman Barber’s re-election campaign and as Deputy GOTV Director for the Pima County Democratic Party. Today she is proud to be the Southern Arizona Consultant for Arizona List, a group that helps elect pro-choice Democratic women to Local & state office as well as an Organizer for the Arizona Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee. Joseline has come a long way from the first leadership position she held in High School Democrats of Arizona. Today she holds the titles of President Emeritus of UofA Democrats, President of College Democrats of Arizona & National Development Director of College Democrats of America.

National Director of Membership

Kyle Campbell

University of Alabama

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Kyle Campbell, a native of Enterprise, Alabama, has been involved in politics since watching State Senator Obama’s 2004 convention speech as an eight-year-old. He previously served as State Federation President of Alabama College Democrats, and in various executive positions in his chapter, the University of Alabama College Democrats. He is especially passionate about labor rights, racial justice, and Alabama football.

Director of Political Affairs

Erica Lee

George Mason University

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Erica Lee, a native of Raleigh, North Carolina, is currently a student at George Mason University where she studies communication with a concentration in politics. She began her journey as the National Committeewoman for the North Carolina Teen Democrats, then moved on to become the Secretary for the Young Democrats of North Carolina’s Women’s Caucus, and then the National Financial Director for the High School Democrats of America. She has previously served as the national chair for the Asian-American and Pacific Islander Caucus for the College Democrats of America.

Director of Programs

Erica Fuller

Oregon State University

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Erica Fuller is a Senior Political Science Student at Oregon State University in Corvallis,OR. She began her career in politics at the age of 18 when she decided to begin her college education at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham,OR. For the last seven years; she has worked both within the nonpartisan and political party structures. Lobbying multiple times at all three levels of government for funding for education,women resources and mental illness awareness. Developing statewide programs through College Democrats; as well as helping to recruit, develop and mentor women, women of color and LGBT women within her state. She was recently nominated by NEW Leadership Alumni for her contribution throughout the leadership and political community to encourage women to run for a leadership position.

Deputy Chief of Staff

Daniel Eggerding

Michigan State University

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Daniel is a student at Michigan State University studying political science. He also went to the local community college in Grand Rapids, MI, his hometown. In the past, he has worked in the Michigan House of Representatives and for his US Senator, Debbie Stabenow. Daniel loves to engage students and youth in the democratic process and fight for justice!