• Spencer Dole

    House Campaign Director

    Spencer joined the Democratic Party staff as Director of the House Campaign in February of 2019. Born and raised in Hartland, Spencer left Vermont to attend James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. He stayed connected to Vermont - working for the State Park system during his summer’s home from school, interning with Senator Leahy in the Fall of 2015, and working as a Field Organizer for Matt Dunne’s Campaign for Governor in 2016.

    Spencer Dole
  • Scott McNeil

    Executive Director

    Scott joined the Vermont Democratic Party's team in September of 2019, but he was no stranger to the complicated nature of a state party, having led the North Dakota Democratic Party since July of 2017.  Before moving to North Dakota, Scott successfully managed Suzanne Bump’s campaign for Massachusetts State Auditor and then served in her office as an external affairs assistant.  In edition to managing a statewide campaign, he has also worked on multiple congressional races around the country, serving in the roles of Regional Field Director and Field Director.

  • Kate Olney

    Finance Director
    Kate recently joined the Vermont Democratic Party as finance director in March of 2020.  With more than 16 years of fundraising, marketing and public relations experience in both the nonprofit and for profit sectors in Montana and Vermont, Kate looks forward to working with fellow democrats as they work towards real, lasting change that will benefit all Vermonters. A “native Vermonter” by marriage, Kate moved to Vermont in 2017 with her husband Kelton, two children Grace and Quinn, and two dogs Dewey and Brady to be closer to their family in the Northeast Kingdom. 
  • Andy Hatem

    Data Manager

    Andy joined the Vermont Democratic Party as data manager in May of 2020. Before joining the party, he worked for an anti-poverty nonprofit, held multiple teaching and research positions, and advised several state and local campaigns. Andy will graduate from the University of Chicago in June with a degree in Public Policy and Political Science. He's also a long-suffering Red Sox fan.

  • Asha Carroll

    Digital Organizing Director

    Asha joined the Vermont Democratic Party as Digital Organizing Director in March 2020 after working as Regional Organizing Director for Burlington City Council races since January. In 2018 she was a VDP Leahy Fellow for four House campaigns in Rutland County.

  • Claire Cummings

    Organizing Director

    Claire Cummings joined the Vermont Democratic Party as Organizing Director in July 2020. She has been working on and volunteering for a variety of progressive campaigns and organizations since 2012; most recently on the Bernie 2020 field team in New Hampshire and Maine. Before that, Claire worked at Planned Parenthood as a community organizer, focusing on mobilizing Mainers to contact Senator Collins about opposing Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination.