Eva R. Lewis
Executive Director Eva R. Lewis served as the Northeast Regional Director for the Association of Democratic State Committees (ASDC) at the Democratic National Committee (DNC) advising and building the groundwork for Democratic State Parties to win up and down the ballot. Prior to the DNC, Eva served as the Political Director for the Maryland Democratic Party building and implementing statewide political programs and managing the Party’s political relationships with local committees, candidates and organizations. She has worked many years as an attorney, grassroots organizer and political operative building coalitions and increasing political engagement.
Eva is a proud resident of Prince George’s County. She graduated from Spelman College in Atlanta, GA and Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago, IL. When not engaging the community, Eva enjoys performing improv comedy in the Washington, DC area.
Jamie is the Fundraising Director for the Maryland Democratic Party. He is in charge of ensuring the Party has the necessary funds to carry out its goals. He started at the Party as an intern. He then came on staff as the Finance Assistant, then the Finance Associate, before heading the department. Prior to this, he interned for Congressman Steny Hoyer.
Jamie was born and raised in Annapolis. He graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with a bachelor’s degree in Government & Politics.
Outside of work, Jamie’s hobbies include skiing, traveling, and working on his 1989 BMW.
Morgan currently serves as Digital Director. In this capacity, she handles everything from graphic design to the Party’s website and social media accounts.
Morgan served the Party as Operations Director from 2019 to 2021. She previously worked for DC Vote and the ACLU of DC, where she did grassroots organizing and lobbied for D.C. statehood and voting rights.
Morgan is originally from Southern California and holds a bachelor’s degree in Criminology from Florida State University. She moved to D.C. in 2006 and earned a Juris Doctorate from the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law.
In her spare time, Morgan enjoys abstract painting, cooking, and talking politics.
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Brandon is the MDP Communications Director, handling media relations and press details. He previously served as Del. Anne Healey’s Chief of Staff in the Maryland General Assembly.
He’s a 31-year-old Baltimore native who has a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Temple University and is completing his Master’s in Government at Johns Hopkins. Prior to working in Del. Healey’s office, Brandon spent time as an intern for Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer, Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, and Delegate Brooke Lierman.
Brandon’s Maryland roots run deep, his family first came to the Eastern Shore in the 1600s. Outside of work, Brandon’s hobbies include hanging out with his dog, Omar, going to Orioles and Ravens games, spending time with friends in Fell’s Point, and studying Maryland history.
Justin is the Organizing Director. He works on activating, mobilizing, and organizing volunteers.
A typical day for Justin includes: solving volunteers’ technical issues, calling local activist leaders, and preparing scripts, turfs, and lists for the day’s field activities.
Mikayla was born and raised in Calvert County and graduated from St. Mary’s College of Maryland with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science. She currently serves as Secretary-Treasurer for the Young Democrats of Maryland. In her spare time, Mikayla enjoys reading, plant shopping, and volunteering at animal shelters.
Andrea grew up in New Jersey and came to the DMV area to attend American University. Andrea spent several years in Los Angeles as an unscripted television producer before returning to Maryland. In addition to working as a political organizer, Andrea has volunteered and worked as an advocate for cancer patients.
Outside of work, Andrea enjoys photography, performing stand-up comedy, pet-sitting, all things Canadian, and days at the beach.
Bradley Knott is a political and communications consultant and election law attorney with specific expertise in using technology in strategic communications, marketing, and training large and diverse audiences.
Mr. Knott has deep roots and experience in voter protection and election administration. He began his career with the Iowa Democratic Party running get-out-the-vote programs and field operations. He has managed campaigns in Iowa, and New York City and had senior roles in several campaigns the presidential campaigns of Bill Clinton and Barack Obama.
Knott was a presidential appointee in the Clinton Administration where he eventually became an Administrative Judge at the US Labor Department. In 2000 he served on the staff of Senator Edward Kennedy’s Labor Policy Committee.
In 2005 Knott created HAVA Partners, an online training and technology business that worked with state and election officials on recruiting and training election judges; as well as the Democratic state parties and the DNC on voter protection.
HAVA Partners trained over 100,000 election workers across the country every 4 years. As managing partner at HAVA Partners, the company was the recipient of several prestigious grants from Pew Charitable Trust’s Make Voting Work project to develop best practices for the role of technology in training and to develop best practices in using technology to recruit and train college students as election judges and to teach high school students how to run elections.
Mr. Knott also teaches graduate-level courses in political and strategic communication at The University of Iowa where he earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Political Communication. He earned his law degree from Catholic University. Knott is an Associate Professor at University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) where he teaches employment law and labor relations.
He lives in Kensington, MD with his wife, Kimberly, his 12-year-old sheltie, Tucker, and two-year-old collie, Hazel. Pictures of the dogs are available on request. -☺
Ernest is the Maryland Democratic Party’s communications advisor, focused on the gubernatorial election. Ernest most recently served as research director for the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee, where he led the organization’s insurrection accountability project and independent expenditure research operation. During the last midterm election in 2018, Ernest was the research director for the Nevada State Democratic Party, where he helped elect the first Democrat in two decades to serve as governor, the first Black person ever to hold statewide office as attorney general, and the first majority-woman state legislature in U.S. history. Ernest grew up in Las Vegas, NV, and holds bachelor’s degrees in political science and history from UNLV.