Ethan Nichols is a rising senior from Cincinnati, Ohio. Ethan is committed to gun violence prevention advocacy, and has seen firsthand the devastating effects of gun violence. He has worked with multiple political advocacy organizations, including work with Ohio Climate Strike, Cincinnati Indisible, Sunrise Movement, Our Revolution, March For Our Lives, and other organizations. Ethan runs Nichols Consulting, a political consulting firm specializing in small-budget campaigns, and has experience working on numerous campaigns, including as the Campaign Manager for both Marlena Brookfield and Derek Bauman, and a Field Organizer for Gabe Davis. Ethan also worked as an Intern for the Ohio Democratic Party in 2018.
Deputy Executive Director
Director of Chapter Development
Originally from the Chicago, Illinois, area, Quinton has spent his life in Nebraska. Quinton enjoys reading and drinking coffee, listening to music, and getting involved in politics and activism. Quinton is committed to making the world a better place!
Legislative Outreach and Reporting Director
Ellie Jose, a Cincinnati native, is a current student at Yale University studying environmental science. She graduated from Clark Montessori with a passion for ameliorating abused natural areas and strengthening environmental policy. Since then, Ellie has increased her presence in gun-sense groups and other political organizations. She campaigned with the Washington State Democrats leading up to the 2020 election and is a recent member of the Yale Chapter of Every Vote Counts. Ellie is also an avid Ultimate Frisbee and competitive steelpan player!
Matthew Doron is a high-school sophomore in the Columbus, Ohio area who is passionate about effective change through policy. In addition to advocating for gun legislation, Matthew works to promote bipartisanship in politics, climate crisis awareness, and accesibility. He is also a student journalist with the Arlingtonian and an avid film fan.
Regional Organizing Director - NE Ohio
Connor Marrott is a rising senior from Chardon, Ohio. Connor first saw the devastating impact gun violence can have on a community when, in 2012, three students were killed in a shooting at Chardon Highschool. Ever since then, Connor has been passionate about passing sensible gun legislation. He worked with March for Our Lives CLE to organize a community-wide school walkout, he worked with his school to hold a prayer vigil for people who have lost their lives to gun violence, and his written work on gun and community violence has been published in the Plain Dealer. He also is involved with the Catholic Dioceses of Cleveland, OH Climate Strike, Highschoolers for Biden, and Generation Ratify.
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