Michelle DeatrickFounder and Chair, DNC Environment and Climate Crisis Council
Michelle serves as the elected National Chair of the Democratic National Committee’s Council on the Environment and Climate Crisis. She is also a member of UAW Local 2320 and serves as a delegate to her regional labor federation.
Sean McBreartyMichigan Legislative and Policy Director,
Clean Water Action
Andrea is a citizen of the Little Traverse Bay Band (LTBB) of Odawa Indians. She is lead organizer of Idle No More Michigan, fighting for Native Rights and to SHUT DOWN LINE 5/NO TUNNEL. Andrea also co-founded and Chairs the Anishinaabek Caucus of the MDP.
Jeff IrwinState Senator (MI-15)
Jeff serves as a member of the Michigan Senate representing the 15th district.
Yousef RabhiWashtenaw County Commissioner
Yousef is a former member of the Michigan House of Representatives and served as Democratic Leader of the House. He currently serves as a Washtenaw County Commissioner.
Mahnoor ImranDirector of South Asian Awareness Network
Jackson KoeppelSuccession Supporter, Soulardarity
Desirae SimmonsCo-Director, Interfaith Council for Peace & Justice
Desirae is currently the Co-Director of Interfaith Council for Peace & Justice. She also holds leadership positions within the Washtenaw County Democratic Party and serves on a citizen committee for housing affordability and accessibility.
Officers + Team Members
Community organizer and software engineer committed to a green and publicly owned energy future.
Image processing engineer, raised Ann Arborite, passionate about fighting for democratization and against climate change, avid birder, biker, and gamer.
Kiplin KaldahlInternal Organizing
Research associate, health sciences.
Chris LewisMedia Liaison
Climate change researcher and communicator.
Environmental justice ph.d. candidate, climate and labor organizer.
Former editor of the Grand Rapids Legal News and other papers, and the current editor of Groundcover News, the street paper of the homeless in Ann Arbor. She is the founder or co-founder of several nonprofits and has served as treasurer for some of them as well as doing fund accounting at a governmental-related nonprofit in the early 2000s.