Cathy Nichols

Cathy Nichols

Senior Political Consultant
Claire Knipe

Claire Knipe

Southern Arizona Political Director

Claire was born and raised in Tucson and graduated from the University of Arizona. She has been interested in politics since she started a Young Democrats Club at her high school and began volunteering with Pima County Dems. Outside of politics, she loves reading, hiking, and coaches a Special Olympics team and a youth cycling group.

Allison Bodnum

Allison Bodnum

Finance Director

Allison recently joined Arizona List as Finance Assistant. She is originally from Illinois, but could not stand the cold any longer. So, she traded in the cold for heat and went to the University of Arizona. In her free time, Allison enjoys playing with her bunny, Winnie.

Kristen Pierce Kent

Kristen Pierce Kent

Maricopa County Outreach Director

Kristen is a native Phoenician, ASU alum, American Express Leadership Academy graduate, wife, mother, artist and activist. Prior to joining Arizona List she worked in state government for seven years and before that spent nearly two decades in the nonprofit sector. She is also an advocate for the disability community, serving as Board President for ARTabilityaz.org and a bit of a policy wonk, serving on the Policy Council of the Alliance of AZ Nonprofits for nearly three years

Alana Johnson

Alana Johnson

Political Consultant

Alana is currently a senior at Arizona State University pursuing a degree in Public Service & Public Policy with a business concentration and a certificate in Marketing & Sales. After graduating, she is hoping to either attend law school or enroll in a graduate program.

Yunmeng Deng

Yunmeng Deng

Political Consultant

Yunmeng is recent graduate of the University of Arizona majoring in Public Management and Policy. She had previously completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree emphasis in piano performance in 2017. Yunmeng is an international student who could speak 5 languages fluently and interested in politics and non-profit organization.

Erika Burkhart

Erika Burkhart

Political Consultant

Erika holds Bachelors and Masters degrees from the University of Arizona. In addition to her work in politics, Erika is an active classical music performer and sings with True Concord Voices & Orchestra. She enjoys sipping iced tea on her porch with her husband and her dog.

James Gravitt

James Gravitt

Political Consultant
Following the passing of his mother his junior year of college, James found the passion and desire to work on campaigns to primarily to help elect those that would defend the Affordable Care Act, but that isn’t where his initial interest in politics began, but rather what set him on a path fo a career in politics. He first worked on the Hillary for America campaign in Pennsylvania in 2016 and following the loss was determined to come back to Arizona and work to better his home state through working to elect leaders that would defend healthcare, believe in climate change, and uplift communities in need.