isabelle de brabanter, President  id96@cornell.edu  Isabelle De Brabanter is a senior double major studying French and Information Science with a concentration in Ethics, Law, and Policy. She is interested in the intersection of law and technology, specifically regarding the ethical ramifications of artificial intelligence. This past summer, Isabelle interned for Check Point Software Technologies, a cybersecurity company dedicated to protecting data from cyberattack. She is passionate about women's and minority's rights and is an active member of Cornell Hillel. Isabelle loves NPR, especially the podcast Hidden Brain by Shankar Vendantam.

isabelle de brabanter, President

id96@cornell.edu

Isabelle De Brabanter is a senior double major studying French and Information Science with a concentration in Ethics, Law, and Policy. She is interested in the intersection of law and technology, specifically regarding the ethical ramifications of artificial intelligence. This past summer, Isabelle interned for Check Point Software Technologies, a cybersecurity company dedicated to protecting data from cyberattack. She is passionate about women's and minority's rights and is an active member of Cornell Hillel. Isabelle loves NPR, especially the podcast Hidden Brain by Shankar Vendantam.

 maya cutforth, Vice President  moc23@cornell.edu  Maya Cutforth is a junior double majoring in American Studies and Spanish and minoring in Africana Studies. Outside of Dems, she is the Vice President of Citizenship, Diversity, and Inclusivity for the Panhellenic Council, a facilitator for Body Positive Cornell, and a popcorn person at Willard Straight Hall. She loves running by the horse stables, listening to Vulfpeck, and eating snacks.

maya cutforth, Vice President

moc23@cornell.edu

Maya Cutforth is a junior double majoring in American Studies and Spanish and minoring in Africana Studies. Outside of Dems, she is the Vice President of Citizenship, Diversity, and Inclusivity for the Panhellenic Council, a facilitator for Body Positive Cornell, and a popcorn person at Willard Straight Hall. She loves running by the horse stables, listening to Vulfpeck, and eating snacks.

 geneva saupe, Political Director  gs525@cornell.edu  Geneva Saupe is a sophomore in the College of Arts and Sciences, intending to double major in Government and Comparative Literature. She grew up in Madison, Wisconsin, and though she now lives in Tucson, Arizona, she remains a steadfast Packer fan. When not in class or canvassing for local candidates, she enjoys hiking, reading, and being outdoors.   

geneva saupe, Political Director

gs525@cornell.edu

Geneva Saupe is a sophomore in the College of Arts and Sciences, intending to double major in Government and Comparative Literature. She grew up in Madison, Wisconsin, and though she now lives in Tucson, Arizona, she remains a steadfast Packer fan. When not in class or canvassing for local candidates, she enjoys hiking, reading, and being outdoors.

 

 Luciano hamel, Treasurer  lmh252@cornell.edu  Luciano Hamel is a senior Government major with minors in Law and Society and Information Science. He is from Albany, New York. He is interested in the intersection of public policy and technology and intends to pursue a career in law. He is most passionate about net neutrality and income inequality. Outside of Dems, Luciano is a brother of Alpha Phi Omega and works as a Teacher’s Assistant for the Information Science Department. He enjoys working out, binge-watching Netflix, anime, and browsing memes.

Luciano hamel, Treasurer

lmh252@cornell.edu

Luciano Hamel is a senior Government major with minors in Law and Society and Information Science. He is from Albany, New York. He is interested in the intersection of public policy and technology and intends to pursue a career in law. He is most passionate about net neutrality and income inequality. Outside of Dems, Luciano is a brother of Alpha Phi Omega and works as a Teacher’s Assistant for the Information Science Department. He enjoys working out, binge-watching Netflix, anime, and browsing memes.

 Jack ross-pilkington, COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR  jsr328@cornell.edu  Jack Ross-Pilkington is a second year major in Industrial and Labor Relations. He is also involved with the Cornell DREAM team, the Roosevelt Institute, and the International Affairs Review. After graduating, he hopes to go to law school. Outside of school, he likes jogging, spicy memes and the TV show "The Office."

Jack ross-pilkington, COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

jsr328@cornell.edu

Jack Ross-Pilkington is a second year major in Industrial and Labor Relations. He is also involved with the Cornell DREAM team, the Roosevelt Institute, and the International Affairs Review. After graduating, he hopes to go to law school. Outside of school, he likes jogging, spicy memes and the TV show "The Office."

 Elizabeth sherman, Secretary  egs66@cornell.edu  Liz is a sophomore planning to major in Civil Engineering. She is from Melrose, MA. In addition to Dems, Liz is a member of the Society of Women Engineers and loves her job working for Cornell’s PMA department in their scene shop. Liz originally joined the Dems to learn more about politics, but has found a passion for it, particularly in advocating for common sense gun laws and minority, LGBTQ+ and women’s rights. After graduating, she hopes to get her MEng in Civil Engineering and connect her two loves of traditional engineering and theater in her professional life. Beyond the academic, Liz enjoys building things, technical theater, and unreasonably long trips to Target.

Elizabeth sherman, Secretary

egs66@cornell.edu

Liz is a sophomore planning to major in Civil Engineering. She is from Melrose, MA. In addition to Dems, Liz is a member of the Society of Women Engineers and loves her job working for Cornell’s PMA department in their scene shop. Liz originally joined the Dems to learn more about politics, but has found a passion for it, particularly in advocating for common sense gun laws and minority, LGBTQ+ and women’s rights. After graduating, she hopes to get her MEng in Civil Engineering and connect her two loves of traditional engineering and theater in her professional life. Beyond the academic, Liz enjoys building things, technical theater, and unreasonably long trips to Target.

 alex adamek, Social Chair  ada56@cornell.edu  Alex Adamek is a junior in the School of Hotel Administration minoring in real estate. He grew up in Toms River, New Jersey, gateway to the Jersey Shore. As the son of a public school employee, he has always been passionate about Democratic values like fully funded pension systems, increased aid for public education, and commonsense gun control.   Alex is eager to see Democrats win seats in the midterm elections and yearns for the return of moderate Democrats like Blanche Lincoln, Kay Hagan, and Heath Shuler. Outside of school and politics, he enjoys the tanning at the beach, Olive Garden, Parks and Recreation, and helping family members and friends score great car leases.  

alex adamek, Social Chair

ada56@cornell.edu

Alex Adamek is a junior in the School of Hotel Administration minoring in real estate. He grew up in Toms River, New Jersey, gateway to the Jersey Shore. As the son of a public school employee, he has always been passionate about Democratic values like fully funded pension systems, increased aid for public education, and commonsense gun control. 

Alex is eager to see Democrats win seats in the midterm elections and yearns for the return of moderate Democrats like Blanche Lincoln, Kay Hagan, and Heath Shuler. Outside of school and politics, he enjoys the tanning at the beach, Olive Garden, Parks and Recreation, and helping family members and friends score great car leases.
 

 Ava pacheco, Philanthropy and Events Chair  agp67@cornell.edu  Ava Pacheco is a Sophomore double majoring in Spanish and Linguistics in the college of Arts and Sciences. She is also learning Chinese, and plans to find a career where she will be able to use both languages. Being from California, she joined Cornell Dems to learn more about NY state politics and to become engaged in the Ithaca community while attending Cornell. This summer, she participated in a study abroad program in Madrid, Spain. In her free time, Ava enjoys bullet journaling and meeting friends for boba!

Ava pacheco, Philanthropy and Events Chair

agp67@cornell.edu

Ava Pacheco is a Sophomore double majoring in Spanish and Linguistics in the college of Arts and Sciences. She is also learning Chinese, and plans to find a career where she will be able to use both languages. Being from California, she joined Cornell Dems to learn more about NY state politics and to become engaged in the Ithaca community while attending Cornell. This summer, she participated in a study abroad program in Madrid, Spain. In her free time, Ava enjoys bullet journaling and meeting friends for boba!

 vale lewis, Historian and alumni chair  vl283@cornell.edu  Vale Lewis is a sophomore majoring in Government and minoring in International Relations. She grew up in Newport Beach, California and has always had an interest in politics, but got involved in activism following the 2016 election. She is passionate about social justice and human rights, hoping to pursue a career in law following graduation from Cornell. This summer, she interned with the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee to help the effort to flip the House of Representatives. Aside from Dems, she is a writer for the Cornell Daily Sun and enjoys playing Spikeball with her friends, watching Netflix, and doing crosswords.

vale lewis, Historian and alumni chair

vl283@cornell.edu

Vale Lewis is a sophomore majoring in Government and minoring in International Relations. She grew up in Newport Beach, California and has always had an interest in politics, but got involved in activism following the 2016 election. She is passionate about social justice and human rights, hoping to pursue a career in law following graduation from Cornell. This summer, she interned with the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee to help the effort to flip the House of Representatives. Aside from Dems, she is a writer for the Cornell Daily Sun and enjoys playing Spikeball with her friends, watching Netflix, and doing crosswords.