About The New Jersey Young Democrats

Our Mission: Organize. Engage. Advocate. Elect.

For general inquiries, please email [email protected].

2023-2025 NJYD Executive Board

President: Fatima Heyward (Burlington)
Executive Vice President: Eash Haughton (Mercer)
Northern Vice President: Ahmet Akdag (Passaic)
Central Vice President: Juan Carlos Nordelo (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: Regina Appolon

College: Aileen Merino

Disabilities: Jesse Schwartzman and Priscilla Garces

High School: Julien Catalon

Jewish: David Spector

Labor: Mayrose Wegmann

Latino: Rob Matos & Leslye Moya

LGBTQ: Larry Traylor & Mint Vu

Military & Veterans Caucus: Timothy Awojobi

South Asian: Hira Shaikh & Krishna Martes
Women: Bryana De Veaux & Ameerah McCoy

Administrative Appointments

Community Service Director: VACANT

Counsel: Shonti Tager

Creative Directors: Josh Heredia and Ruth Delgado

Digital Communications Director: Angelita Martinez

Executive Assistant: Jordan Stewart & Tyra Gibbs

Finance Director: Kasiphia Andrews

Outreach Director: Stephanie Pabon

Political Director: Stephanie Casella

Political Deputy Directors: Mariel DiDato and Jasmine Metellus