Meet The E-Board

Michael Barth - President

Michael Barth

Raised in the San Fernando Valley, Michael earned a B.A. in Political Science from UC San Diego before delving head-first into Los Angeles politics by working for the LA County Democratic Party and volunteering for various local campaigns. He served as Deputy Campaign Manager for Assessor Jeff Prang's successful primary campaign, coordinating operations and outreach throughout all of LA County.

Michael is a graduate of the USC Gould School of Law Class of 2017, where he served as President for his school's American Constitution Society chapter. As a law student, he gained hands-on experience working in local government law, special education advocacy, plaintiff-side employment litigation, and labor law. His current focus is in public interest and worker's rights law.

Julia Gould - Vice President

Julia serves as the Policy Deputy for Councilmember Paul Krekorian, who represents communities within the Southeast San Fernando Valley. In this role, she primarily handles issues related to housing and environmental sustainability. Before joining Council District 2, Julia worked as the Legislative Deputy for Long Beach City Councilmember Jeannine Pearce. With a background in public policy and community organizing, she was also part of a team at the nonprofit LA Alliance for a New Economy, where she organized community stakeholders to pass labor policies benefitting hospitality workers in Long Beach and Los Angeles.

Born and raised in Southern California, Julia graduated magna cum laude from Occidental College in 2015 and is a graduate of the Coro Fellows Program, an experience-based, cross-sectoral fellowship that trains ethical and effective leaders in the field of public affairs. 

Marco Santana - Treasurer

Xochitl Medrano - Communications Director

Sean Rivas - Political Director

Vanessa Carr - Social Media Director

Vanessa Carr is a Silicon Valley native who received her Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Santa Clara University. She is the proud daughter of a Filipino immigrant and a U.S. Army Veteran. Growing up in an interracial family and among other communities of color, Vanessa found her passion for advocating for issues relating to equity, social justice, and economic opportunity. Her passion for community driven leadership and advocacy has led her to work for various organizations and elected officials like the Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits, former Congressman Mike Honda, grassroots organizations like L.E.A.D Filipino, and Congressman Ro Khanna. 
As a new resident of the San Fernando Valley, she is excited to be working with the club to help bring progressive policies and elected leaders to the region. Vanessa currently serves as a Field Representative for State Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian.

Andrew Lewis - Legislative Director

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Born and raised in Los Angeles, Andrew is a longtime Democrat who has worked in a variety of progressive Democratic offices and campaigns, including as a Field Organizer for President Obama's re-election campaign, in the Office of Energy and Sustainability of former Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa, and with US Senator Dianne Feinstein. Andrew has also worked on several Democratic political campaigns at the local, state, and national level.

Andrew is a graduate of UCLA where he earned his degree in Political Science with an emphasis in American Politics, and currently sits on several UCLA Alumni Relations Boards.

Andrés Molina - Programs Director

Andres Molina

Andrés Molina is a proud graduate of California State University, Los Angeles, with a Bachelors in Public Administration. He is the son of a Carpenter and a Bilingual teacher and the youngest of two children. Currently, Andrés is the Government Relations Representative for a private firm that focuses on improving transportation/infrastructure issues at home and around the world.

Andrés is excited to bring his experiences in the private sector as well as his passions for the community, education, and transportation to the club’s leadership. He is also an active member of Los Angeles County Young Democrats. Finally, Andrés hopes to go back to school soon to get his Masters in Public Administration.

Cameron Onumah - Community Outreach Director

 

 

 

 

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