Our Team

Meet the team of Board Members, StaffAdvisors, and Trustees who make VoteRiders the first and leading voter ID organization in the US!

 Board of Directors

KATHLEEN UNGER, ESQ.

Founder, Chairman of the Board and President

Kathleen Unger, the nation’s foremost expert on voter ID, has been devoted to voting rights and election protection for over 16 years... (read more)

TIM HOY, ESQ.

Secretary and Treasurer

Tim Hoy is Senior VP of Business & Legal Affairs, Team Sports at Wasserman Media Group... (read more)

YOLANDA “COOKIE” PARKER

Cookie Parker is an entrepreneur with over 45 years of experience in technology...(read more)

MONA STRASSBURGER

Mona Strassburger’s experience in international and governmental affairs includes the World Bank...(read more)

STEPHEN A. UNGER

Stephen Unger is a leading executive recruiter who has served as Managing Partner of the media and entertainment divisions... (read more)


Staff

SHANNON ANDERSON, JD

Chief Operating Officer

Prior to joining VoteRiders, Shannon Anderson spent the better part of the decade working for President Obama in numerous capacities, most recently as California State Field Director at Organizing for Action...(read more)

MARQUESE K. AVERETT

Georgia Voter ID Coalition Coordinator

Marquese Averett has worked on many campaigns (electoral to issue based) all across the country for the last decade...(read more)

JAZLYN GALLEGO

Florida Voter ID Coalition Coordinator

Jazlyn Gallego has worked worked and interned to increase civic engagement, from voter registration in Hispanic communities to City Commissions...(read more)

SELENE M. GOMEZ, MPA

National Outreach Director

Selene M. Gomez, MPA, also serves as VoteRiders’ Texas Voter ID Coalition Coordinator. For four years prior to her joining VoteRiders, Selene worked with Mi Familia Vota Education Fund...(read more)

DAVE GRIGGS, JD

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director

David Griggs, JD has spent 15 years working in campaigns and election protection, and is an ardent innovator as to how to overcome barriers to voting... (read more)

REBA HOESCHLER

Special Projects Manager

Reba Hoeschler's experience leading teams and initiatives for the country’s top agencies gives her a unique perspective on marketing, branding and communications...(read more)

ANITA JOHNSON

Wisconsin Voter ID Coalition Coordinator

Anita Johnson is one of Wisconsin's foremost voting rights organizers, with decades of service in election protection and election administration programs...(read more)

SYLVESTER JOHNSON III 

National Volunteer Manager

Sylvester Johnson III has a passion for civic engagement, including work with the Special Olympics of Georgia, Jumpstart AmeriCorps and electoral organizing...(read more)

LAINA REYNOLDS LEVY, PHD

Director of Communications & Development

Laina Reynolds Levy, PhD, has been engaged for two decades in democracy promotion and citizen participation... (read more)

PAMELA PEARSON, ESQ.

General Counsel and North Carolina Voter ID Coalition Coordinator

Pam Pearson, ESQ. was a senior in-house litigation attorney for 25 years at one of the country’s largest financial services companies. At the same time, she served on and led several non-profit boards...(read more)

HANNAH PIERCEY

Digital Media Manager

Hannah Piercey has a diverse background at the intersection of marketing, digital media and nonprofit communications work...(read more)

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