Meet the Leadership of Canvass for a Cause, a group of inspired activists who, with your support, are able to change the world one day at a time! Below you’ll find info, video interviews, and links to written bios!


LEADERSHIP BIO VIDEOS:

Executive Director Matt Riordan

Office Manager Nico dAmico

Communications Director Shannon Dove

Field Director Holly Hellerstedt

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LEADERSHIP BIOS:

>> MATT RIORDEN
Executive Director

HOMETOWN: Kansas City, Missouri
SECRET IDENTITY: Pet Enthusiast
EMAIL: Matt@canvassforacause.org

“We take direct action, and we get people involved on the ground. It’s people this directly affects and are passionate about the issue and we seem to get instant results.” – Matt

>> NICO D’AMICO
Office Manager

HOMETOWN: San Diego, California
SECRET IDENTITY: Mob Descendant
EMAIL: Nico@canvassforacause.org

“We just keep growing as an organization. Not only is CFAC growing in leaps and bounds while I am here, I am growing with it.” – Nico

 

COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT

>> SHANNON DOVE
Communications Director

HOMETOWN: Bakersfield, California
SECRET IDENTITY: Roller Dancer
EMAIL: Shannon@canvassforacause.org

“There have been days when I have said ‘I cannot do this anymore,’ but then I have gotten up the next day. I cannot stop because I will not stop.” – Shannon

 

>> SUHAILA DEVDASI
Communications Representative

HOMETOWN: The Stars
SECRET IDENTITY: Kendo Warrior Princess
EMAIL: Suhaila@canvassforacause.org

“Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.” – Malcom X

>> JACK
Communications Representative

HOMETOWN: Pomona, California
SECRET IDENTITY: Jacqueline La Strange’ the Bearded Lady
EMAIL: Jack@canvassforacause.org

“In order to be unforgettable, one must always be different” – Coco Chanel

Other communications representatives:
Kevin Donalson

FIELD PROGRAM

>> HOLLY HELLERSTEDT
Field Director

HOMETOWN: Moreno Valley, California
SECRET IDENTITY: Intrepid Biker
EMAIL: Holly@canvassforacause.org

“I’d like to see us getting back to a sustainable community, where everyone has their right to be autonomous and can be who they want to be. ” – Holly

 

>> GABE CONAWAY
Solidarity Field Coordinator

HOMETOWN: St. Marys, West Virginia
SECRET IDENTITY: Fabulous Hillbilly Singer
EMAIL: Roosterfontaine@gmail.com

“There is no thing as a single-issue struggle because we do not live single-issue lives.” – Audre Lorde

 

>> SOFIA A. ZIEBELL
Youth Field Coordinator/em>

HOMETOWN: Rochester, Minnesota
SECRET IDENTITY: Blue Faery Crystal
EMAIL: Holly@canvassforacause.org

“Wherever there is injustice you will find us. Wherever there is suffering, we’ll be there.” – Mario Defilippo

 

 CANVASS TEAM

Cathy Carmack: Lead Canvass Coordinator
Jon Rogers: Canvass Coordinator
Josh Funn: Canvass Coordinator
Heather McKenzie: Canvass Coordinator