Caucus Chairs

Kyle Ishmael

Kyle Ishmael

Caucus of Color Co-Chair

Coming Soon.

Jugba Santi

Jugba Santi

Caucus of Color Co-Chair

Coming Soon.

Jim Kane

Jim Kane

Disability Issues Caucus Chair

Coming Soon.

Brent Weitzberg

Brent Weitzberg

Jewish Caucus Chair

Coming Soon

Rebecca Lamorte

Rebecca Lamorte

Labor Caucus Chair

Coming Soon.

KC Hankins

KC Hankins

LGBT Caucus Chair

KC Hankins currently serves as the LGBT Caucus Chair. He grew up in New Jersey and moved to New York City to attend college at Pace University to study economics and mathematics. After graduating, KC joined Teach for America, which enabled him to become a mathematics teacher at John Dewey High School, a historic public school in South Brooklyn. A few years ago, KC moved to Staten Island and, shortly thereafter, became a member of the Young Democrats of Richmond County. KC currently serve as the Treasurer of the YDRC. As LGBT Caucus Chair, KC works to unify and empower the LGBT community in each of the chapters in the New York State Young Democrats.

Paolo Cremidis

Paolo Cremidis

Rural Caucus Chair

Coming Soon

Veronica Aveis

Veronica Aveis

Women's Caucus Chair

Veronica Aveis currently serves as the Political Director for Planned Parenthood of New York City. In this capacity she oversees the electoral and advocacy programs of PPNYC Votes, including the independent expenditures in city, state, and federal races. She previously worked for Rep. Yvette Clarke, focusing on health care, arts, and and immigration. Veronica earned a Masters Degree in interdisciplinary studies with a focus on gender from NYU, and Masters and Bachelors degrees in English from the University at Albany, SUNY. Veronica is the former fundraising chair of the Day One associate board, and a board member of LaunchProgress PAC. When not jumping in the fray for reproductive, housing and voting rights, Veronica is often yelling at the NY Giants, or hanging out in Prospect Park.