The Executive Leadership Team

IDYD 2013

The Idaho Young Democrats organization is lead by an experienced team of elected or appointed  Executive Leadership board members.  Each person on this executive board serves a two-year term and carries with them a variety of different responsibilities that help fulfill the mission set forth by IDYD members.  To learn more about the people leading this organization, please take a look at their bios below:

 

Jordan BradyJordan Brady | President:  Jordan Brady has been involved in Idaho politics since he began as an intern for the Idaho Democratic Party during his freshman year of college. Currently, Jordan is employed as the Office Manager for the Ada County Democrats, in which his duties include fundraising, volunteer coordination, event planning, and website/social media management. Additionally, he serves as President of Boise State University’s Speech and Debate Team, where he is studying as a double-major in Political Science and Communication. Issues Jordan is passionate about include political rhetoric, education, social justice, and combatting voter apathy — especially in young and disenfranchised citizens. When he’s not in school or at work, Jordan can be found hiking, traveling, or trying to pet any animal that’s nearby.

 

 

Kylie ReaganKylie Reagan | Vice President:  Kylie Reagan was born and raised in Boise, Idaho. In 2014, she received her Bachelor’s Degree in History from the College of Idaho, with minors in Pre-Law, Natural Sciences, and British Studies. She has interned for the Idaho Democratic Party and the Idaho State Senate, and is currently a student event planner at the College of Idaho. Kylie comes from a family of politically involved Idahoans, including three previous Legislators. Kylie was one of two individuals to create a College of Idaho Young Democrats Club. It is her desire to energize the younger voters and expand IDYD membership.

 

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Jennifer MartinezJennifer Martínez | Treasurer: Jennifer Martinez, an Idaho native, first became involved in politics by becoming the Secretary for the Spokane County Democrats while attending Gonzaga University. Upon graduation, Jennifer started working for United States Senator Patty Murray as the Eastern Washington Representative and did so until December 2011, when she decided to make the move back to Idaho to work as an Attaché for the Idaho House Minority Caucus.  Jennifer went on to manage the successful Erpelding for District 19 Primary campaign in 2012, and followed up by becoming a Field Organizer on the Vote No on Propositions 1, 2, 3 campaign.  She is currently serving as the Chief of Staff for the Idaho House Minority Caucus and remains passionate in her goal to grow Democratic, Latino, & Youth politics in Idaho.

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Morgan HillMorgan Hill | National Committee Representative 1: Morgan Hill is originally from Curacao in the Netherlands Antilles and immigrated to South Florida with his family when he was eight. Morgan grew up in Ft. Lauderdale attending public schools and has strong interests in aviation, science, and music. He dedicated most of his teenage years and early twenties learning how to fly, doing volunteer work at air shows, and touring the country with his heavy metal band. He attended Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and later graduated from Utah Valley University with a bachelor degree in Aviation Science and a Commercial Pilot License. He moved to Boise in 2008 to be with his wife, which also led to his first political involvement by volunteering on TJ Thompson’s campaign for the Boise City Council. He went on to manage various (all successful) legislative and municipal campaigns in the Treasure Valley, served as House Minority Chief of Staff in the Idaho State Legislature, and was the Communications and Social Media Director for the Vote No on Props 1, 2, and 3 campaign. Morgan also served as President of the statewide Idaho Young Democrats organization for nearly two years, a period in which the organization saw the most substantial growth, reorganizing, and rebuilding of membership, infrastructure, support, and funds. Today, Morgan is the Director of Operations at the Nels Mitchell for US Senate campaign. He is continuing to pursue his aviation career in the Idaho Army National Guard, and is returning to school to pursue a degree in Physics at Boise State University. Morgan is also a web and graphics designer and enjoys doing various web and branding projects for political candidates, nonprofits, and businesses. He hopes to one day pilot space vehicles for Space X or NASA.

 

Tom HamiltonTom Hamilton | Field Director: Tom began his political career as a staffer on the Obama campaign in the state of Nevada. Tom moved to Boise in the summer of 2012 when he became the Field Director on the Nicole LeFavour for Congress campaign in Congressional District 2.  He then went on to the Greater Boise Auditorium District races in the spring where he helped to win 2 out of 3 seats that were up for election. He also started The Activate Idaho Initiative to engage activists between traditional election cycles and to train our volunteers into future leaders and staffers.

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