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Our Team

New Virginia Majority (NVM) is led by a diverse and committed group of people who organize year-round for racial, economic, and environmental justice through political education, mass-scale voter outreach, mobilization, and intensive leadership development around dozens of issues. 


Our Executive Team      

Jon Liss, Co-Executive Director  

Tram Nguyen, Co-Executive Director

Thomas Assefa - Chief of Staff                                                  

Our Senior Leadership Team

Sakina Bennett - Political Director

Chlo’e I. Edwards - Policy Director

Debra Freeman - Communications Director

Aruna Jain- Digital Director

Boaz Young-El - Organizing Director

Hub Organizations

Tenants and Workers United (TWU): Immigrant organizing in Northern Virginia.

Virginia Student Power Network (VSPN): Public university students organizing on campuses across the state.

Virginia Black Organizing Collaborative (VA BLOC): Black-led organizing in Hampton Roads and Newport News.

Asian Pacific Islander Civic Engagement (ACE Collaborative): Organizing Asian communities in Northern Virginia.