Harry Pascal, Founder of Progressive Turnout Project, has served as Treasurer and Senior Advisor to some of the most high-profile congressional campaigns in the country. After spending more than 35 years as a practicing CPA, Harry began working in progressive politics, bringing his expertise to help campaigns strategically budget and fully support robust voter turnout programs. Harry received his B.B.A. from the University of Michigan and his M.S.T. from DePaul University.
For 20 years, Alex Morgan has been rallying Democrats to vote, leading grassroots efforts for presidential, state, and local campaigns. In 2015, he partnered with Harry Pascal to launch Progressive Turnout Project and invest in innovative voter turnout initiatives. Under Alex’s leadership, PTP has hired and trained more than 2,000 field staff who have made more than 59 million voter contact attempts. He won’t stop until every eligible Democrat is empowered to exercise their right to vote.
Chief Operating Officer
Anna McGreal manages the day-to-day efforts of Progressive Turnout Project’s various departments. Anna started in politics as a congressional fellow in 2014, quickly becoming a Field Organizer and later moving on to work in Chicago’s aldermanic races. In 2018, she joined PTP as a Regional Director, returning to politics after 3 years of learning project management at Epic Systems. Anna received her B.A. in Environmental Anthropology from North Central College.
Chief Political Officer
Colleen Martin oversees all aspects of Progressive Turnout Project’s political programming, and is a co-founder of PTP’s Stop Republicans initiative. She got her start in Democratic politics as an intern for Senator Dick Durbin and has since worked her way up to managing and advising high profile campaigns and influencers across the country. Colleen received her B.A. in Political Science from Baylor University, winners of the 2021 Men’s NCAA Championship (Sic ‘Em Bears).
National Distributed Organizing Director
Device and Account Security Specialist
GA Relational Organizing Director
Amber is a native Memphian and a graduate of Hodges University with a Master of Legal Studies degree, Summa Cum Laude. She has several years of experience as a political organizer, most recently working on the Senate runoff in Georgia and a County Executive race in Maryland. She is a nationally known political strategist, activist, organizer, and speech writer who enjoys using her voice and platform to inspire her peers and the next generation.
NV/NH Onboarding Coordinator
A former educator and Rotary Ambassador Scholar, Andrew has worked on numerous political campaigns across the country from local to congressional campaigns. He has served at the White House under President Obama and the U.S. Department of State overseas in the Madrid Embassy. Andrew recently worked in Arizona during the 2020 election and worked hard with other Democrats to turn Arizona blue.
Arina became passionate about politics and liberation work as a teen after she immigrated to the U.S. in her early years. She began working at Progressive Turnout Project as an intern during the 2020 General Election under their phone banking campaign to reach Democratic voters all over the country. Now, Arina assists the Compliance Manager with processing monthly reports and donor contributions.
Belle is a creative storyteller with a designer’s eye, who helps showcase our work by producing content to tell the story of who we are and what we do. Prior to joining PTP, she worked as a freelance graphic designer for women of color in entrepreneurship. She graduated from Southern Methodist University with degrees in Fashion Media and Journalism.
Deputy Data Director of Experimentation
Benno applies his mathematical modeling and data analysis experience to assist the progressive field organizers at PTP. Prior to working at PTP, he volunteered for many local and national progressive campaigns while also completing his PhD in applied mathematics at Princeton University and working as a data scientist for clinical trials. Benno currently lives in Brooklyn, NY.
Eastern & Federal Fellows program Manager
Postcard Program Organizer
Caitlin joined PTP in 2020 as part of the postcards program. She also works in Chicago’s theatre scene as a costume, puppet, and scenic designer. The pandemic led Caitlin to pursue her interest in activism, and she is happy to continue her work with PTP. She earned her BFA in Theatre Design Technology at the University at Buffalo, and her MFA in Stage Design at Northwestern University.
Midwest Fellows Program Manager
Grassroots Engagement Director
Human Resources Assistant
AZ Interviewing Coordinator
Dylan ventured into political organizing in 2018 as a means to fight back against Republicans’ relentless attacks against the transgender community, of which he is an advocate and member. Dylan is a Washington State Democrats alum and a PTP alum three times over. Dylan is an avid gamer and a proud dog Dad to a rescue Chihuahua named, Kaldr.
NV Distributed Organizing Director
Grassroots Grant Manager
Payroll and Benefits Manager
PA Onboarding Coordinator
Legislative Political Coordinator
Data & Analytics Director
Western Fellows Program Manager
HR & Payroll Specialist
Wisconsin Interviewing Coordinator
Kemp recently left behind a career in the corporate world to fight for a better future for his young son. As a State Interviewing Coordinator for Wisconsin, Kemp will help the Progressive Turnout Project field team find the passionate people who will help rally Democrats to vote.
Technology Support Coordinator
Keovan is passionate, driven by technology, and has more than eight years of experience in the IT field with multiple certifications. He studied exercise science at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Keovan will oversee all aspects of technology and application management, system configuration, and user implementation for all Distributed and Relational program staff.
Fellows Program Director
Alumni Engagement Manager
GA Interviewing Coordinator
Legislative Political Coordinator
GA Distributed Organizing Director
Lucas is a Columbus, Georgia native and a 2006 graduate of Shaw High School. He graduated from Florida A&M University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science with a minor in Pre-Law. As a college student, he became a leader in student engagement and activism on campus, which later turned into a career working for various causes and campaigns.
AZ Onboarding Coordinator
PA Fellows Coordinator
Martin approaches his political work fueled by his experiences getting to know those who have been most failed by our society. He has worked with unhoused communities, those living on Death Row, and students in an under-resourced school district. In addition to political work, he is an artist and documentary filmmaker.
Supporter Engagement Specialist
Wisc. Distributed organizing pilot director
Relational Organizing Director
Postcard Program Organizer
NC Interviewing Coordinator
Federal Political Director
Georgia Fellows Coordinator
NH Interviewing Coordinator
Federal Fellows Coordinator
Nate coordinates the training of fellows on Congressional races across the U.S. Since 2014, they have worked as an organizer and consulted for a number of campaigns on outreach and turnout best practices. Nate received an MA in International Relations from the University of St Andrews in 2013 and completed an MS in Instruction and Curriculum at the UW-Madison in 2020. They believe in making tiny changes to Earth, one conversation at a time.
NV Relational Organizing Director
AZ Distributed Organizing Director
Paul began organizing at an early age, always curious about the movers and shakers in his community. He has been organizing and managing campaigns at all levels, working in 27 states over the past 20 years. Paul is constantly looking for ways to innovate and improve operations and processes while uplifting the most vulnerable in our communities. He is an OFA, Biden/Harris, NDTC, and PTP Alum; an avid outdoor enthusiast, triathlete, and singer/songwriter.
WI & OH Relational organizing Director
National Onboarding Manager
Rachel has been involved in progressive activism and mission-driven entrepreneurship for over 25 years. A strategic systems thinker and operations leader with the heart of a former psychotherapist, she is passionate about the intersection of organizational effectiveness and sustainable, empowered changemaking. Rachel is a proud alum of the Georgia Dems’ Senate runoffs cure canvass team, and excited to create a seamless onboarding experience for our field team this fall.
Human Resources Director
Rebecca’s background includes corporate HR and nonprofit leadership roles. Most recently, she put those two skill sets together helping newly arrived immigrants and refugees enter the U.S. professional workforce. After years of volunteering as a canvasser for democratic campaigns, Rebecca is thrilled to join PTP. She received her B.S. in Human Resources from Ohio State University.
Postcard Program Director
AZ Regional Organizing Director
Rosario serves as our Arizona Regional Organizing Director. They are a formerly undocumented poultry plant worker born in Mexico to two USA migrant farmworkers. Rosario is a chicanx poet, nationally-recognized public speaker/academic debater, and Southern politico who has run for local office twice. When not working, Rosario likes to spend time with their four children, their partner, and houseplants.
Deputy Data Director
Legislative Political Coordinator
Deputy Data Director of Engineering
National Recruitment Manager
Sasha recruits candidates for our Distributed and Relational Organizing programs. She most recently was a writer for the 2020 Biden-Harris Digital Correspondence Team. She launched social media accounts in support of the 2020 Democratic races. Sasha received her BSBA from the University of San Francisco and a Masters in Political Management from George Washington University.
Technical support coordinator
NC Onboarding Coordinator
Shannan’s background includes administrative and office management support. Somewhat new to politics Shannan joined Progressive Turnout Project to help aid in the change she wanted to see and looks forward to making history with such a resilient and innovative organization. Beyond work, Shannan is also a practitioner and owner of a beauty business.
Deputy Distributed Organizing Director
Shaynna began organizing with the Hillary Clinton campaign in 2016. Since then, she has worked on over a dozen campaigns in various leadership roles. Shaynna is a trusted leader and is very passionate about serving her community in any capacity possible. She received her B.A. in Political Science from Delaware State University.
NC & SC Fellows Coordinator
Shelly has fought for social justice and equity all her life, professionally organizing for progressive issues and Democratic campaigns over the last decade. She believes that in-depth conversations with voters will win elections and ultimately create a more equitable society. She also serves on the board of directors for both Southeastern NC’s LGBTQIA+ Center and the region’s public radio station.
Federal Political Coordinator
Technology Logistics Manager
NV Interviewing Coordinator
Postcard Program Organizer
Sue joined PTP in the Fall of 2021. Since 2017, she has actively volunteered with her local democratic organizations and was involved with Postcards to Swing States in 2019. Her background as a Business Analyst and other corporate positions gives her the skills to interact with our volunteers to meet their needs and to help manage their questions or issues that arise.
Wisconsin Onboarding Coordinator
TaQuilla became involved in community work as a teen, providing safe modern playgrounds to underfunded CPS schools with Chicago Cares and Playground Pilots. She is passionate about continuing to do meaningful work, and having earned a B.S. in Human Resources Management, her goal is to support the PTP team as they set out for progressive change.
Regional volunteer coordinator
National Interviewing Manager
Tiffany’s interest in politics began in high school when she joined a student-run organization in Chicago called Youth in Government. In college, she pursued a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. In her role as a National Interviewing Manager, Tiffany looks forward to finding passionate people who will help rally Democrats to vote.
NH Distributed Organizing Director
Wes Lathrop has been working in the field of social change for 20 years. He is a cofounder of POWER (PA), has led multiple grassroots organizations, and has managed campaigns leading to wage and benefit increases and the expansion of voting rights. Recently, Wes has been consulting with social change organizations, seeking to help organizations and leaders make high quality decisions, plan for the future, and solve problems.
Will learned the value of face-to-face conversations and direct voter contact in 2014, while working as an organizer for Brad Schneider’s re-election campaign in IL-10. After honing his customer service and writing skills the past few years, he’s energized to manage our cybersecurity, supporting team members in keeping all aspects of our work secure.