Chairs / Officers

Rep. Lauren Necochea

Chair

Evan Koch

1st Vice Chair

Elle Casner

2nd Vice Chair

Brent Robinson

Treasurer

Staff

Jared DeLoof

Executive Director

jared@idahodems.org

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.

Lily Pannkuk

Field Director

lily@idahodems.org

Lily was born and raised in Moscow, Idaho, and started working in politics in 2018. She loves learning about effective strategies employed by Democrats across the country, and is a huge proponent of the power of door knocking. She cares deeply about protecting the most vulnerable people in our communities, and combating climate change. She has developed her skills working in Field in North Idaho and Ada County, and at the Arena Academy. At home, she lives with her partner and their dog, and she enjoys watching all kinds of movies.

Morgan Hine

Operations & Training Director

morgan@idahodems.org

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 Sharette

Development Director

dakota@idahodems.org

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 Roberts

Communications Director

avery@idahodems.org

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.

Raquel Reyes

Hispanic Outreach Organizer

raquel@idahodems.org

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.