Category Archives: Member Spotlight

Jessica Vanden Berg

Jessica Vanden Berg is a Democratic political consultant based in Des Moines, Iowa. She previously served as chief of staff for Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, and has worked for and ran numerous campaigns, including those of Senator Jim Webb, Senator Amy Klobuchar, and General Wesley Clark, as well as for Democratic Party organizations in Iowa and…
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Kristen Kavanaugh

Kristen Kavanaugh is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and a former Marine Corps Captain who deployed to Iraq. She later co-founded the Military Acceptance Project, a California-based social justice organization dedicated to promoting acceptance of marginalized populations within the military. She is now the CEO, President, and Owner of her own consulting…
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Welton Chang

Welton Chang is a Psychology PhD candidate at the University of Pennsylvania. He served as an Army officer and Defense Department analyst from 2005 to 2014, with deployments including 21 months in Iraq and a year in South Korea. Welton joined Truman as a Fellow with the class of 2012. He has shared his interest…
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