Glenn Oldhoff, Jr. is the former President of the New York State Young Democrats, is a fourth generation union member, and a current Ossining District Leader. He completed Cornell University’s Labor Studies program. He has been a Fellow on a State Senate campaign, Campaign Manager for a successful insurgent Village Trustee campaign, and has served as Treasurer on multiple campaigns. Glenn organized a large union’s outreach efforts for a mayoral and congressional race. He also organized union members to join and be active in their union’s political Action Committee.
Deputy Legal Director
Mohammed is a graduate from The City College of New York, with a B.A. in Political Science. He helped establish and was President of the Roosevelt Institute Chapter, and was elected Executive Vice President of the student body. Mohammed has previously worked for U.S. Senator Gillibrand, U.S. Congressman Rangel, and NYC Speaker Quinn. Mohammed has also worked in The White House, the New York Attorney General’s Office, and the Center for American Progress. He is currently the External Affairs Manager at the Center for Court Innovation, which promotes new thinking about criminal justice reform. On a voluntary basis Mohammed served as a Finance Council Member with Hillary for America, is a New Leaders Fellow at the Carnegie Council, and was recently elected as Vice President of the Manhattan Young Democrats.
Jay is an active member of the Democratic Party; serving as Staff Assistant to Congressman Eliot L. Engel (NY-16), Recording Secretary and Assistant District Leader (NRCCD4) of the New Rochelle Democratic Committee, and a member of the Westchester Young Dems. Jay is a former candidate for the New Rochelle Library Board Trustees and was Executive Assistant to Noam Bramson for Westchester County Executive. Jay is a founding member of the White Plains Lions Club, Senior Volunteer at Hope Community Services, and a member of Washington Lodge 21 A&M. An Iona College Alumni Board Member, Jay believes Democrats should Fight the Good Fight! Jay hails from East Matunuck, Rhode Island and has lived in New Rochelle for almost a decade. He enjoys cooking, being a Yoga Teacher, and Spear Fishing. Jay was appointed Finance Director in 2016.
Disability Issues Caucus Chair
Seamus Campbell currently serves as the Disability Issues Caucus Chair. Seamus works professionally as a web programmer. He has worked for numerous candidates and elected officials, helping manage new, digital, and social media, including former Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, State Senate and Assembly candidate Jason Otaño, Orangetown Receiver of Taxes and Town Council Candidate Christopher Smith, and State Committeeman Kevin Peter Carroll. He has held numerous positions within College Democrats and Young Democrats including College Democrats of America Technology Director, NYSYD Deputy Director of Communications, YDA Northeast Regional Communications Director, and Brooklyn Young Democrats Secretary. Seamus holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Science from Fordham University.
YDA Credentials Committee Chair
Stephanie Hausner serves as the YDA Credentials Chair. She has served in this role since August 2015. Prior to that she was the YDA Democratic National Committeewoman National Secretary, and Downstate Vice-President for the New York State Young Democrats.
In addition to her YDA service, Ms. Hausner serves on the Clarkstown Town Council. She is the youngest Town Councilperson in the history of Clarkstown, a suburban town of 83,000 twenty miles north of New York City. She is currently the youngest elected official in Rockland County and the youngest female elected in the State of New York. The Eleanor Roosevelt Legacy Committee recently recognized Ms. Hausner as a rising star in NY politics. She also serves on the Board of Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic and the Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic Action Fund Board. Ms. Hausner graduated with a BA in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University in 2006, her senior honors thesis was on “Political Institutions, Culture, and Female Executive Power.”
College Democrats of New York President
Kevin Kowalewski is a senior at Cornell University majoring in Government, with concentrations in American law and inequality studies, In addition to being the current President of CDNY, he also serves as the President of the Cornell Democrats.
From a young age, Kevin has been interested in politics, and believes it is essential to promote engagement with the American political system, Beyond his involvement with College Democrats, he has served as an intern on Martha Robertson’s congressional campaign and a volunteer for numerous other Democratic candidates for office. Further, he has interned in the Buffalo district of State Senator Tim Kennedy, and more recently, in the Washington D.C. office of Congressman Brian Higgins.
Kevin is a lifelong resident of Cheektowaga, New York. In his free time, he enjoys reading, traveling, cheese, and friendly competitions of watching Jeopardy!