The 2018-2020 Executive Board was elected on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 and took office January 1, 2018.
For more information, please contact the appropriate member below:
Michelle Ngwafon – President
Michelle Ngwafon is the child of Cameroonian immigrants who grew up in Montgomery County, attended MCPS through HS (S/O to RHS), and went on to Howard University. She’s volunteered on numerous county campaigns and was an organizer for the State Party in 2014. She was also a Community Outreach Specialist for Congressman Sarbanes (MD-03) serving East County constituents, and then went on to work for the Clinton Campaign in Flint Michigan. Michelle currently works for a non-profit in Washington D.C. This is Michelle’s third term on an MCYD Board after filling a Membership Director position on the 2014-2016 MCYD Board, continuing that position on the 2016-2018 MCYD Board and becoming Vice President in February 2017. She’s also served on the board of the Association of Black Democrats and works with a multitude of African Immigrants groups to secure equality.
firstname.lastname@example.org Steven Cenname is a lifelong resident of Rockville, Maryland (D19) and currently works as a government affairs and policy analyst for The American Association of Colleges of Nursing where he works on issues like health care and the DREAM Act. He is also the current secretary for the District 19 Democratic Club. Before his time at AACN, he worked on the staff for Del. Maricé Morales, where he worked on a bill to combat the over-medicating of students with ADHD, which passed unanimously in both houses. He also worked as a legislative affairs consultant for a mental health nonprofit in Towson and as a state policy fellow for The Arc Baltimore. In college, he was president of the Salisbury University College Democrats, and collaborated with other chapter presidents to revive the state chapter. He received his Master’s Degree in Public Policy from Johns Hopkins University and his dual-BA in political science and environmental studies from Salisbury University.
Michael DeLong – Treasurer
Michael DeLong grew up in California, went to a small liberal arts college in Oregon, and moved to Montgomery County in 2015. From 2013-2015 he worked to reduce gun violence and ran a successful campaign for County Commissioner. In 2017, Michael helped organize the successful consumer opposition to harmful health insurance mergers, and in 2017 he worked for Maryland State Delegates Ariana Kelly and Marc Korman. Currently he works for an antitrust lawyer advocating for lower prescription drug prices. He is also the Secretary and an active member of MCYD, and volunteers for numerous advocacy groups.
Sydney Harper – Communications Director
Sydney is a recent graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with concentrations in Political Science and Communications. A Silver Spring native, Sydney attended school in the MCPS system, graduating from John F. Kennedy High School on Randolph Road. Her experience ranges from marketing communications to journalism to politics, having been in positions such as Whitecoat Productions Marketing in London, England, the University of Pittsburgh Student Affairs Marketing team, and the morning show team at CBS News in New York City. In school, Sydney was Executive Vice President of the Student Government Board, multimedia editor at the daily student newspaper, The Pitt News, and one of the founders of the Pitt Women’s Leadership Organization and the campus-wide event, Women’s Empowerment Week.
Teresa Woorman – Programming Director
Teresa Woorman was born in Mexico and immigrated to the US at the age of 9. She grew up in Montgomery County and attended MCPS from 5th grade at Captain James E Daly Elementary School to graduation from Northwest High School. She went on to attend Montgomery College where she received her Associate’s degree in International Business before transferring to University of Maryland, College Park where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Government and Politics. She worked in the office of State Senator Roger Manno (D19) during her senior year of college. She is currently legislative director in the office of State Delegate Maricé Morales (D19). She is also Director of Finance at Maryland Lyric Opera, a non-profit opera and education organization.
Vikrum Mathur is from Potomac (D15) and currently works as an Aide to Councilmember Roger Berliner (District 1). He volunteers with and is a member of many diverse organizations such as Hospice Caring, Community Ministries of Rockville, Adventure Theater, Communities United Against Hate – Montgomery County and the Democratic Business Council of Maryland. He also was an organizing committee member for Indian Americans for Hillary Clinton (IAFHC). Vikrum is a graduate of Leadership Montgomery Emerging Leaders Class of 2017 and just completed his MBA at the University of Maryland.
Scott Brown – Political Advocacy Director
Scott Brown’s professional life has taken him on many great adventures. He is a professional actor and company member with Synetic Theater, small business owner in Information Technology, filmmaker, White House historian (according to the History Channel), political junkie and an activist, just to name a few. Scott grew up in Howard County but has been living in Montgomery County since 2007. Check out some of his political advocacy work at https://www.facebook.com/scottbrownforMD/