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Team Members

Fredrick Doss - Treasurer

Freddy and Elad met in the midst of a cold war. Freddy was working in Missouri's legislature when he volunteered for a day at the summer leadership program Elad runs in the Hyde Park neighborhood, and he quickly created international alliances between countries run by the middle schoolers and the upper elementary school students. Elad was left with the kindergartners and a pack of pipe cleaners. The world was never the same.

 

Today, Freddy works as the Communications and Policy Specialist for Civic Ventures, focusing especially on economic policies to benefit working Americans. Previously, Freddy served as the Public Information Officer for the City of Kirkwood, and, before that, he served as a Legislative Assistant for 5 years in the Missouri House of Representatives. Freddy has worked on many campaigns, including 7 winning ones in Missouri and 1 in Washington, D.C.

 

Freddy received his Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from Missouri State University and holds a Masters Degree in Public Relations from Webster University.
 

Email: freddy@elad4mo.org

Fredrick Doss

Clayton Herbst - Campaign Manager

Clayton is the former Executive Director of the Saint Charles County Democrats, current Student Body President of Lindenwood University, and proud Committeeman of the St. Charles County Democrats. He has been involved in community action, non-profit work, and politics since middle school as part of the Missouri Youth and Government Program, an Eagle Scout, a co-founder of Together in FIRST international action initiative, and a legislative intern in the offices of State Representatives Trish Gunby and LaDonna Appelbaum.

 

Clayton was honored as the 2023 Young Democrat of Missouri. He manages our day-to-day operations statewide and has become the coveted guardian of the campaign calendar.

When not working, Clayton enjoys spending time with his fraternity, working out, and reading a good book. 

 

Email: clayton@elad4mo.org

Phone: (636) 445-4083

Clayton Herbst

Allyn Harris Dault - Digital Manager

Allyn Harris Dault

Allyn is in charge of the Elad Squad App and our other digital magic. Born and raised in East Alabama, schools and churches ignited his passion for liberty, justice, and good government for all. He moved to St. Louis for college and remained there until 2023. Allyn and his family were so happy to make Missouri home, but, because Missouri's legislature, Governor, and Attorney General pushed laws and regulations targeting vulnerable families in our state, they had to leave. He now lives in Western New York but still hopes and fights for a better Missouri.

Allyn has worked as a campaigner, software developer, choir director, pastor, financial coach, barista, tennis instructor, and more.
 

Email: allyn@elad4mo.org

Beth Newman - St. Louis Organizer

Beth is an educator in St. Louis, so she knows firsthand how important it is for Missouri to have a responsive government dedicated to our children and willing to invest in their future. A graduate of the LeadMO training program and a self-described political nerd, Beth clearly likes to spend her free time thinking about how to elect more Democrats in Missouri.

 

Beth has helped multiple candidates reach voters, and she's excited to use her background to educate Missourians about the Attorney General's Office and what Missouri can be.

Email: beth@elad4mo.org

Phone: (314) 730-5825

Beth Newman
Maria Yepez Damian

Maria Yepez Damian - Central Missouri Organizer

Maria is a senior at Mizzou pursuing a degree in Political Science and International Studies. A KC native, Maria is the first member of her family to attend college, and she is passionate about education and giving back to her community. Maria has experience in federal government and constituent services.


On campus, Maria is part of the Association of Latin American Students and Treasurer for the multicultural sorority Sigma Lambda Gamma. Outside of school, she spends most of her time volunteering, reading Beverly Tatum novels, listening to pop chill music, and watching Scandal re-runs.

 

Maria ultimately plans to further her law and public policy education to pursue her passion for helping the Hispanic community and becoming an immigration lawyer.

Email: maria@elad4mo.org

Phone: (573) 340-9287

Clint Crabtree - Kansas City Organizer

Clint started with our campaign as a volunteer, and he consistently held the record for most calls made on phone banks. So now he's in charge of them!

 

Clint is a member of the Missouri Democratic Party Rural Caucus, LGBTQ Caucus, and the Progressive Caucus. Clint completed the LeadMO training program in 2023. He also volunteers with Missouri Jobs with Justice.

 

Clint enjoys walking around KC - especially Berkeley Riverfront Park - marveling in the achievements of his cat Hemlock, and playing his PS5. 

Email: clint@elad4mo.org

Phone: (816) 699-9687

Clint Crabtree
Elisa Neilson

Elisa Neilson - Kansas City Organizer

Elisa lives in Platte County with her husband, Dave, and her daughter, Olivia. She grew up in the Northland in a Republican home and graduated from Central Missouri as a Democrat.

Elisa became involved in local politics starting in 2016. She has worked on campaigns for school board and most recently worked on State Representative Jamie Johnson's successful campaign.

 

Elisa is involved in Missouri's Democratic Party and as an advocate for the LGBTQ+ community. She is very excited to help make sure Missouri has an Attorney General who will work for us.

Email: elisa@elad4mo.org

Phone: (816) 710-6474

Hunter Rehkop - Springfield Organizer

Hunter is a former intern for the Greene County Democratic Party, and he is the current Student Body Secretary at Kickapoo High School. He is a volunteer for Rescue One, a local cat and dog rescue, and regularly fosters rescue pets. Hunter has also earned his Eagle Scout rank.

 

Outside of being politically and civically engaged, Hunter likes to spend time with his fellow triplets, play video games, and hang out with friends.

 

Email: hunter@elad4mo.org

Phone: (417) 501-9507

Hunter Rehkop
Chloé Ray

Chloé Ray - Southeast Missouri Organizer

Chloé is a senior public relations major at Southeast Missouri State University. She is an ambassador for the Missouri Women's Political Caucus, a senator for student government, and executive member for SEMO'S public relations club. Chloé met Elad when she was in high school and he came to Poplar Bluff to speak about the threats of dark money in campaigns. 

 

Chloé really enjoys registering people to vote, hanging out with her cat Sirius, and collecting records.

 

Email: chloe@elad4mo.org

Phone: (573) 381-3290‬

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