About The New Jersey Young Democrats

Our Mission: Organize. Engage. Advocate. Elect.

The New Jersey Young Democrats are a chartered unit of the Young Democrats of America and represent Democrats under the age of 36 in the State of New Jersey.

For general inquiries, please email [email protected]

2021-2023  NJYD Executive Board

President: Fatima Heyward (Burlington)
Executive Vice President: Brian Boyell (Middlesex)
Northern Vice President: Ahmet Akdag (Passaic)
Central Vice President: Regina Appolon (Union)
Southern Vice President: Quinton Law (Burlington)
Treasurer: Joseph Johnson (Middlesex)
Secretary: Catherine Tung (Monmouth)
National Committeewoman: Samantha Minchello (Monmouth)
National Committeeman: Jason Bergman (Bergen)


Caucus Chairs

Black: Brittany S. Hale

College: Aileen Merino

Disabilities: Jesse Schwartzman & Priscilla Garces

High School: Marc Werner

Jewish: David Spector

Labor: Mayrose Wegmann

Latino: Rob Matos & Leslye Moya

LGBTQ: Ian Holmes

Military & Veterans Caucus: Timothy Awojobi

South Asian: Hira Shaikh and Krishna Martes

Women: Bryana De Veaux & Ameerah McCoy

Administrative Appointments

Community Service Director: Alysia Ons

Counsel: Shonti Tager

Creative Director: Josh Heredia

Digital Communications Director: Angelita Martinez

Economic Development Director: Parth Metha

Executive Assistant: Jordan Stewart

Fundraising Chair: Dan Stinger

Outreach Director: Stephanie Pabon

Political Director: Stephanie Casella

Political Deputy Directors: Mariel DiDato & Jasmine Metellus