Chairs / Officers
Rep. Lauren Necochea
1st Vice Chair
2nd Vice Chair
Jared DeLoof is a native of Central Pennsylvania where he got his organizing start with rural voters in red counties. He has spent the last 15 years working to grow the Democratic Party in the places that need it most. Most recently he was the National States Program Director for NextGen America where he focused on registering and turning our voters 18-35. He lives in Boise with his partner, their two dogs, one cat, and two ducks.
Nick Phalen has been organizing for Democratic campaigns across the country for the past 5 years. Most recently, he was the statewide Organizing Director for the Montana Democratic Coordinated Campaign in 2020. Before that, he worked on campaigns in Nevada, Colorado and Virginia. He is passionate about organizing in rural, Western communities and showing Democrats in GOP-heavy states that their voices matter. Nick loves the mountains––in his free time, he likes to bike, hike, read, go to concerts and travel.
Operations & Training Director
Morgan Hine is the Operations and Training Director for the Idaho Democratic Party. She has been working in Idaho politics since graduating from the University of Idaho in 2018. She is passionate about connecting with candidates, elected officials, volunteers, and county leaders to provide them with the tools and resources they need to be successful in our mission to elect more Democrats across the state of Idaho.
Dakota has been working to support Democratic causes for the last 4 years. Most recently, as the Field Director for the Community for Sustainable Energy where he worked to engage community members around renewable energies in Northern Colorado before returning home to the Idaho Democratic Party in 2019. He first got involved with Idaho Democrats as an intern and volunteer in high school, and has since dedicated himself to moving the needle for Democrats by raising the funds we need. He lives in Boise with his fiancé, two cats, and a parrot, and he’s an avid skateboarder and backpacker.
Avery is passionate about sharing democratic values. Named after a small community nestled in the St. Joe River Valley, she is a lifelong Idahoan. Avery first became involved in Idaho politics when she served as a campaign manager for a state legislative race in competitive West Boise. Since then, she has dedicated her professional career to engaging and working with Idahoans to bring about positive change in our state. Avery lives in Boise with her elderly cat. In her free time, she enjoys playing softball, restoring vintage furniture, and getting outside.
Hispanic Outreach Organizer
Raquel was raised in the small agricultural town of Wilder, Idaho to immigrant parents. Her father a prominent community member and Pastor of a bilingual church, her mom a housewife, babysitting local families childrens so they could work. Raquel has done advocacy work since a teenager, fighting the Non Spanish speaking mandate at her high school. Prior to coming to work for the Idaho Democratic Party as the Hispanic Outreach Organizer, Rquel worked for the Community Council of Idaho with the Families Unidas, Immigration Legal Services programs, doing outreach. Raquel has dedicated her life to providing outreach, assistance, referrals, information and services to the Hispanic Community.