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Harry Pascal

Founder

Harry Pascal, Founder of Progressive Turnout Project and affiliated organizations Progressive Takeover and Stop Republicans, has served as Treasurer and Senior Advisor to some of the most high-profile congressional campaigns in the country. After spending more than 35 years as a practicing CPA, Harry began working in progressive politics, bringing his expertise to help campaigns strategically budget and plan. Harry received his B.B.A. from the University of Michigan and his M.S.T. from DePaul University.

Alex Morgan

Executive Director

Alex Morgan manages all aspects of Progressive Turnout Project’s organizing efforts as Executive Director for Progressive Turnout Project and affiliated organizations Progressive Takeover and Stop Republicans. Alex started his organizing career as a volunteer for Jennifer Granholm’s 2002 campaign for Michigan Governor. Since then, he has overseen grassroots efforts for presidential, congressional, state, and local campaigns. Alex received his B.A. in Political Science from Kalamazoo College and his M.A. in Urban Education from Cardinal Stritch University.

Priyal Amin

Communications Director 

Priyal Amin develops and executes communications strategy for Progressive Turnout Project and affiliated organizations Progressive Takeover and Stop Republicans. As an Illinois native, Priyal has worked on numerous campaigns starting as a volunteer for President Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign and then as an intern on Mike Frerichs’s 2014 campaign for Illinois State Treasurer. She is a passionate organizer and is eager to work toward increasing voter turnout across the country. Priyal received her B.A. in Political Science from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Connie Gao

Data and Analytics Director

Connie Gao serves as the Data and Analytics Director for Progressive Turnout Project, Progressive Takeover, and Stop Republicans, ensuring that our practices are innovative, efficient, and impactful. As a Regional Field Director on Jon Ossoff for Congress in Georgia and Gretchen Driskell for Congress in Michigan, her belief in the power of field organizing motivates her work in data and analytics. She received her B.A. in Political Science from the University of Michigan.

Brian Koppe

National Field Director 

Brian Koppe oversees field programs and grassroots organizing for Progressive Turnout Project and affiliated organizations Progressive Takeover and Stop Republicans. He has spent his career campaigning for Democrats and promoting progressive causes to ensure government represents the needs of all citizens. With a decade of political experience, he has worked within state government, held leadership roles in federal, state, and local campaigns, and established a record of success managing highly competitive campaigns for progressive and union-backed candidates in the Midwest. He received his B.A. in Political Science from DePaul University.

… and you!

We have ambitious plans for 2020, and we’ll be hiring field staff all over the country. For those with political or organizing experience, we’ll have opportunities for management and leadership roles. For those new to politics, we have roles for you too! If you care about your community and our nation and want to get off the sidelines, please join us!

You can find current open positions on our Careers Page, and you can always feel free to reach out to us at ​careers@progressivetakeover.org​. We can’t wait to meet you!