Campaign Directors

Meet our Fall 2018 Campaigns Directors


Lucas Anderton (he, him, his)

Lucas is one of the Campaigns Directors for American University College Democrats. He is a sophomore, majoring in the Interdisciplinary Major: Communications, Legal Institutions, Economics, and Government. Lucas is responsible for organizing campaign efforts for AU College Democrats, like phone banks, canvassing trips, GOTV efforts, and text banks. Outside of AU College Democrats, Lucas has worked on local, state, and national political campaigns. Most recently, he has worked as a digital strategist at the Control Point Group with clients such as Congresswoman Gwen Moore, DCCC Chairman Ben Ray Lujan, Stacey Abrams, Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, and more. 

Lucas is a professional at meeting politicians in bathrooms. The list includes: Congressman Bobby Scott, Congressman Tom Perriello, and Governor Bob McDonnell.

Hometown: Virginia Beach, VA

Favorite 2018 Candidate: Beto O'Rourke (TX)

Vice President - Yazan Hanouneh   Yazan's bio   Hometown:  Danville, CA   Major:  Political Science   Favorite President:  Lyndon B. Johnson

Catie Davis (she, her, hers)

Catie serves as one of the Campaigns Directors for American University College Democrats. She is a rising Senior studying Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies and is pursuing a certification in Women, Public Policy and Political Leadership. Previously, Catie worked as a full-time field/ campus organizer on the Hillary Clinton campaign in 2016 turning out students to vote and has also interned on campaigns across the country in Iowa, New York, Georgia and Virginia. On campus Catie can be found listening to Call Your Girlfriend Podcast, hiking around VA and serving as a mentor for Run For Something’s Volunteer Program through mentoring first time candidates to elect more progressive, young people to office! 

Hometown: Ithaca, NY

Favorite 2018 Candidate: Erin Collier (NY-19)



Sam Wolf (he, him his)

Sam serves as one of the Campaigns Director’s for American University College Democrats.Together with the other Campaigns Directors, Sam manages the creation and execution of the AU Dems campaigns plan, which includes canvasses, phone banks, and a Campaigns Fellows program. Sam has campaign experience working for Lindsey Davis Stover in Virginia, David Trone in Maryland, and Leland Cheung in Massachusetts. He currently also works for Warchest, a company dedicated to helping progressive candidates with their budgeting and campaign needs. He also serves as Chief Advocate of Conduct for CASE at American University, which is a Student Organization that defends student rights. In his spare time you can catch Sam shouting at the T.V. when the Celtics play, bobbing his head to the new Travis Scott album, and reciting random Game of Thrones facts that can only be known through extensive study of Game of Thrones Wiki.

Hometown: Acton, MA 

Favorite 2018 Candidate: Stacey Abrams (GA)