State Voices

Sara Vernon

National VAN Administrator

Sara serves as State Voices’ National VAN Administrator. In this role, she helps non-profit partners participating in the Tools for All program utilize the Voter Activation Network.

After graduating from SUNY Buffalo State College in 2011 with a BA in cultural anthropology, Sara enrolled in her first AmeriCorps VISTA term with the Serve New York VISTA Program. As a three-term VISTA alumna, Sara comes to State Voices with a strong capacity-building skill base. While serving in AmeriCorps VISTA, Sara also volunteered with Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York and took a position as their Grassroots Organizer at the conclusion of her third term of service.

When Sara isn’t at work, she enjoys exploring rust belt cities, watching stand-up comedy, and volunteering.

State Voices Welcomes New Deputy Director East of Data and Technology

State Voices is pleased to announce that Brandon A. Jessup has joined our staff as Deputy Director East of Data and Technology.

State Voices Strategic Planning

State Voices is beginning a strategic planning process that will redefine our vision to advance our work and build political power through 2022 and beyond.

Silver State Voices Director named to Nevada Complete Count Committee

Emily Zamora, Executive Director of Silver State Voices, has been named to Nevada's Complete Count Committee.