• SLSV Advisory Board

    The SLSV Advisory Board helps lead Coalition strategy, establish goals, and determine recipients of subgrants. The current cohort serves until June 30, 2019.

    Sara Clark

    Democracy Works

    Sara supports TurboVote partner colleges and universities across the country, helping transform students into lifelong voters through technology. Her interest in civic engagement started at Williams College where she studied political science and grew during her time on campaigns. For the past two years, Sara has worked from the Democracy Works Brooklyn, NY office, and she is particularly passionate about incorporating voter registration into online processes.

    Julie Wu

    APIAVote

    Julie Wu is the Programs Associate at APIAVote and is a recent graduate of The Ohio State University as part of the class of 2018, with a B.A. in studio art. She has previously been involved with APIAVote as an ambassador, summer intern, and currently works as the Programs Associate. During her time as an undergraduate student, she has served as President of the Asian American Association (AAA) on campus and has been actively involved with the Midwest Asian American Students Union (MAASU) as Executive Chairperson and Vice Conference Director.

    Arielle del Rosario

    Project Pericles

    Arielle del Rosario is the Program Manager at Project Pericles, where she leads initiatives that promote social responsibility and participatory citizenship as essential elements of their member institutions’ educational programs. In collaboration with faculty and the SLSV network, she developed a set of curricular Voting Modules for faculty across all disciplines who are interested in incorporating nonpartisan voter education and deliberative dialogue into their courses.

     

    She also manages Student Choices - Student Voices, a student-led voter registration/education program, and Debating for Democracy (D4D)™, a program where students acquire the tools and tactics they need to advance their issues and get their messages across to elected officials. Her previous experience includes roles at the Schuler Scholar Program in Illinois and the “I Have a Dream Foundation” of Boulder County, Colorado. Arielle graduated Phi Beta Kappa, Summa Cum Laude, with a B.A. in Psychology from Rutgers University and holds an M.Sc., with Distinction, in Cognition in Science & Society from the University of Edinburgh.

    Jennifer Domagal-Goldman

    Civic Nation

    Jennifer Domagal-Goldman is the associate director for strategic initiatives of the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge at Civic Nation. Prior to joining The Challenge, Dr. Domagal-Goldman directed the American Democracy Project, a national civic learning and democratic engagement network of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU).

     

    Dr. Domagal-Goldman earned her PhD in higher education from Penn State. She received her MA in higher education and student affairs administration from the University of Vermont and her bachelor’s degree from the University of Rochester. Dr. Domagal-Goldman dissertation focused on how faculty learn to incorporate civic learning and engagement in their undergraduate teaching within their academic discipline, for which she received the 2011 IARSLCE honorable mention dissertation award.
     

    Mike Dean

    LeadMN

    Mike Dean is the Executive Director of LeadMN - College Students Connecting for Change, which represents the 180,000 students attending Minnesota's Community and Technical Colleges. Over the past three years, Mike has transformed this statewide student association to be the leading advocate for students at the state capitol and has built a culture of civic engagement with college students. Previously, Mike led Common Cause Minnesota to fight for voting rights issues and government reform.

    Marissa Corrente

    Orange County Supervisor of Elections

    Marissa’s career began in higher education, but her passion for civic engagement led her to her current role as an Elections Coordinator with the Orange County – Florida, Supervisor of Elections. This past election cycle, Marissa coordinated Orange County’s 16 Early Voting sites with a total of over 250 support staff, culminating in record-breaking Midterm turnout numbers. Prior to her county elections role, Marissa was at Rollins College where she worked with students, staff, and faculty to institutionalize voter engagement across campus. She has presented at national conferences, written in local news outlets, and been recognized through the Florida Campus Compact for her contributions to this work.

    Emily O’Hara

    Student PIRGs, University of Connecticut

    Emily O’Hara has been an activist with the Student PIRGs since her freshman year, during which she organized in-class voter registration sessions for the 2016 presidential election. She then devoted a year to coordinating the Save the Bees campaign, helping her campus to earn certification from the Bee Campus USA program. In 2018, Emily coordinated the UConnPIRG New Voters Project, helping to increase voter turnout at the local polling site by nearly 90% in the 2018 midterm election. Emily is the newly elected chair of UConnPIRG, and continues to coordinate the New Voters Project. She is a pre-law junior, double majoring in political science and English at the University of Connecticut.

    Stephanie King

    NASPA

    Stephanie King is the Assistant Director for Civic Engagement, Knowledge Community, and Social Justice Initiatives, formerly the Assistant Director for Knowledge Communities and Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement (CLDE) Initiatives at NASPA where she directs the NASPA LEAD Initiative and co-manages the Voter Friendly Campus program. She has worked in higher education since 2009 in the areas of student activities, orientation, residence life, and civic learning and democratic engagement.

    Stephanie earned her Master of Arts in Psychology at Chatham University and her B.S. in Biology from Walsh University. She has contributed to a few publications including Effective Strategies for Supporting Student Civic Engagement (May 2018) and Higher Education’s Role in Enacting a Thriving Democracy: Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Theory of Change (June 2018).

    Clarissa Unger

    Young Invincibles

    Clarissa Unger is the Director of Civic Engagement for Young Invincibles. In this capacity, she leads the Students Learn Students Vote Coalition, which promotes nonpartisan civic engagement on college campuses. Clarissa has a background in advocacy, communications, fundraising, and political campaigns, and has worked on strategic campaigns both nationally and internationally. Prior to joining YI, Clarissa served as the Development Coordinator for the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas where she helped to promote civic engagement on campus. She holds a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Kansas and a Masters of Science in Comparative European Politics from Trinity College Dublin in Ireland.

    Mike Burns

    Campus Vote Project

    Michael Burns is the National Director for Fair Elections Center’s Campus Vote Project. He spent over five years working in electoral politics prior to law school, including two years as the Executive Director of the Fairfax County Democratic Committee. During law school Mike was enrolled in CUA’s Law and Public Policy Certificate program and was awarded a Dulin-Haynes fellowship upon completion. Mike has worked with all kinds of institutions of higher education from across the country to help them understand the effects different election administration systems have on their campus community and how they can help their students register to vote and cast a ballot. He has a J.D. from The Catholic University of America and a B.S. in political science with a minor in history from Longwood University. He is a member of the Virginia Bar.