Leadership

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President - Katie Sullivan

A Leawood, Kansas native, Katie is a junior at Kansas State University majoring in Social Work. She also serves as the president of KSU Young Democrats, as well as an active member of the Social Work Organization. Due to her experience with political organizing at K-State, Katie believes she can bring a unique perspective to KYD. She is thrilled to be apart of the change that will inevitably be brought this coming year. 

She can be reached at kpsullivan7@gmail.com or at (913) 620-9995.

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1st Vice President - Alejandro Rangel-Lopez

 

Born and raised in Dodge City, Alejandro is a senior at Dodge City High School and currently serves as the President of the DCHS Young Democrats. This past year, he served as a co-plaintiff in the lawsuit LULAC, Rangel-Lopez v. Cox after his county clerk moved the sole polling site in town outside of city limits. He volunteers for the Ford County Democratic Party as well as the ACLU of Kansas. His goals moving forward are to help elect more people of color to local offices throughout the state as well as ensure that voting rights are protected for everyone, regardless of their zip code. In the fall of 2019, he plans to attend the University of Kansas to major in Public Administration and Political Science while organizing for the 2020 election cycle in Western Kansas. 

He can be reached at (620)-339-6899, or at rangel.alejandro@outlook.com

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2nd Vice President - Aliyah Shaw

 

Aliyah Shaw is 3rd district native, and currently resides in Wyandotte County where she is the Student Senate President at Kansas City Kansas Community College. Aliyah plans to graduate from this institution in May, and has been an executive member of her college, county, and state Young Democrat chapters for over a year. She plans to one day influence public policy, and works to bolster student and community success.

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Treasurer - Christian Ramirez

Christian is a second-generation Kansan, where he was born and raised in Kansas City. In addition to being its co-founder, he served as the Chair of the Wyandotte County Young Democrats until 2018. In 2017, he served as a Legislative Intern for state Senator Pat Pettey. He also had the opportunity to work as the Volunteer Coordinator and Finance Assistant for the Brent Welder for Congress campaign in 2018. Christian was recently elected the County Treasurer for the Wyandotte County Democratic Central Committee. Christian currently attends the University of Missouri-Kansas City where he is majoring in Political Science. 



 He can be reached at (913) 231-0537, or at chrram13@gmail.com.

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Secretary - Ryan Reza

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KDP State Committeewoman - Jamie Hawley

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KDP State Committeeman - Dillon Heter

"Raised in Hiawatha, KS. Dillon is a graduate of Carolina School of Broadcasting and is a current member of the Douglas County Young Democrats. He is a former Community Organizer for Paul Davis in North East Kansas and currently works with Kansas House Democrats. His main goals are to improve Democrat participation in rural Kansas."

(785)288-0586 or  dillonheterks@gmail.com

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YDA National Committeewoman - Emily Stanley

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YDA National Committeeman - Ben Cohen

1st Congressional District Chair - Jack Lynch

2nd Congressional District Chair - Nick Hinman

3rd Congressional District Chair - Gary Enrique Bradley Lopez

4th Congressional District Chair - Haley Kotter