Alex Veloria, Operations Directoralex@nonprofitvote.org
Alex brings over 10 years of finance, accounting and operational experience. He has worked with nonprofit organizations to help improve their financial and operational environment. Previously, Alex has worked at the Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House, handling all aspects of the finance and operational areas while also lending a hand in the running of the various programs and fundraising.
Travis Morin, Communications Coordinatortravis@nonprofitvote.org
Originally from Connecticut, Travis made a political pilgrimage to the first-in-the-nation primary state of New Hampshire in 2009 for college and hasn’t left since. After an internship with WMUR-TV during the 2012 presidential primary, Travis got a taste for media and went on to do internal communications work for Southern New Hampshire University between 2013 and 2015. After that, he jumped back into the world of civic engagement as a press and media specialist with NextGen America and later AARP during the 2016 election cycle.
Over the last two and half years, Travis has worked as a print journalist for the "New Hampshire Union Leader" (the state’s largest daily paper,) during which he covered everything from local town meetings to 2020 presidential primary happenings.
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Kimberley is the Communications and Development Coordinator at Nonprofit VOTE. Originally from England, Kimberley is a graduate of Goldsmiths, University of London and holds a BA in Media and Communications with First-Class Honors.
Combining her love of communications and development, she has worked previously for small to medium sized nonprofits both in Massachusetts and at home in London. Prior to joining the team at Nonprofit VOTE, Kimberley worked at Northeast Legal Aid (NLA), a nonprofit law firm that works to provide free legal assistance to low-income and elderly people in Northern Massachusetts. During her time at NLA, she assisted with the firm's development and communications needs, particularly through the organization of the 2019 community listening sessions, created to bring together organizations in Essex and Northern Middlesex County to better identify the needs in their communities. "
Director of Partner Engagement
Debi Lombardi, Director of Partner Engagementdebi@nonprofitvote.org
Debi is the Partner Engagement Manager at Nonprofit Vote. Her work in voter engagement started eight years ago with Forward Montana Foundation (an affiliate of the Alliance for Youth Organizing) where she led statewide voter registration drives and supported an effort to defend same-day voter registration. To this day, she serves on the board of Forward Montana Foundation. Debi first came to DC to work with Fair Elections Center’s Campus Vote Project in 2016 where she honed her knowledge of voting rights and election best practices nationally.
As the partner engagement manager, Debi leads support and recruitment for strategic nonprofit partners on both the national and state level.
Lauren Kunis, Program Directorlauren@nationalvoterregistrationday.org
Lauren Kunis is the program director for National Voter Registration Day. Lauren has spent her career working to strengthen democracy at home and around the world, designing and managing civic engagement, government accountability, and election integrity programs. She worked most recently as a senior program manager at the National Democratic Institute (NDI), a nonpartisan organization that promotes democracy across the globe. In her eight years at NDI, Lauren managed large-scale voter registration, mobilization, and election observation efforts in the Middle East, North Africa, and Francophone West Africa. Before that she worked on governance and civic engagement programs at the World Bank.
Domestically, she has worked on national political campaigns and spent two years working as an Urban Fellow in the Mayor Bloomberg administration. Most recently, she was actively engaged with the successful DC Paid Family Leave campaign. Lauren received her BA with honors in Government from Cornell University and a MPA in Public and Nonprofit Management from New York University.
Research and Field Coordinator
Caroline Mak, Research and Field Coordinatorcaroline@nonprofitvote.org
Caroline is a recent MIT graduate with focuses in behavioral economics, computer science, and data science. As part of her academic studies, she worked with Catalist voter files to author a paper on how having children may impact their parent's voting behavior. Outside of academics, she was also an active campus organizer. She co-founded MITVote which focuses on registering, mobilizing, and informing MIT students around national, state, and local elections. And immediately following the 2016 election, she helped create a "Hopes and Fears" installation on campus to facilitate healthy dialogue in the community.
Continuing the focus on student engagement, she also led a startup that released a web-app that streamlined checking one's voter registration by state, tackling the challenge students have about where to register (Mass. or their home state). Outside of voting, she spent an internship helping document data privacy practices with the Census Bureau. Both her Census and voter engagement experience will be brought to the fore in her role as research coordinator.
Director of Communications
James Hill, Director of Communicationsjames@nonprofitvote.org
James has worked for 20 years in the field of communications and digital communications. He has worked previously with TVOne, BET, and the Washington Post. He received his masters in communications from Georgetown University and his BA in journalism from Hampton University. Originally from Philadelphia, James has lived in Texas, New Jersey, Virginia, D.C. and now resides in Maryland.
Caitlin Donnelly, Program Directorcaitlin@nonprofitvote.org
Caitlin is the Program Director at Nonprofit VOTE. She has over eight years of experience designing and leading workshops and presentations for nonprofits and grassroots organizers across the country. Prior to coming to Nonprofit VOTE, Caitlin worked at Youth on Board where she supported high school students leaders in Boston to shape school policy and foster civic engagement. Based in Cambridge, MA, Caitlin manages the monthly webinar series and builds the capacity of organizational partners to expand their approaches to voter engagement.
Brian Miller, Executive Directorbrian@nonprofitvote.org
Brian joined Nonprofit VOTE as its new Executive Director in 2014, bringing 20 years of nonprofit management experience with him. Since then, he has worked successfully to raise the visibility of Nonprofit VOTE's work on the national stage, with recent stories in the New York Times and USA Today, as well as industry journals like the Chronicle of Philanthropy and The Nonprofit Times. At the same time, Brian has worked to bring the voter engagement strategies of Nonprofit VOTE to scale, leveraging new resources, documenting the impact of its work, and forging new partnerships.
Prior to his tenure has Nonprofit VOTE, Brian served as Executive Director of Boston-based United for a Fair Economy (UFE), an organization recognized for its sentinel work to raise the veil of growing economic inequality. While at UFE, he co-authored the book The Self Made Myth, with a forward by Bill Gates, Sr. Brian also served 12 years as Executive Director for Tennesseans for Fair Taxation, a statewide coalition working to pass comprehensive tax reform. A south Louisiana native with Cajun roots, Brian started his career as a community organizer for Louisiana Citizen Action and Louisiana Coalition for Tax Justice before moving on to organize in Kentucky and Tennessee.