Levana Layendecker | Secretary

Levana Layendecker has been a political activist and professional organizer for over fifteen years. She started out as working as a campus organizer and canvass director for the State PIRG’s (Public Interest Research Groups) after finishing her undergrad degree and went on to become the Web Communications Director for the American Friends Service Committee while obtaining a Master’s degree in Governmental Administration from the Fel’s Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania. After receiving her degree, Ms. Layendecker worked on the health care reform campaign in Washington D.C. as the Director of Online Campaigns for Health Care for America Now, a grassroots coalition mobilizing millions to win a guarantee of quality, affordable health care. She is currently the Senior Strategist for MoveOn.org’s coordinated campaigns helping to support progressive candidates for Congress across the country.

A recent homeowner in South Philadelphia, Ms. Layendecker is an avid cook, and rumor has it that she makes a wicked eggplant parmesan. Levana is a prolific writer and shares insights about her work at levanalayendecker.com.