Ram Villivalam – Executive Director
As the Executive Director of the Stop Republican Governors (SRG) PAC, Ram works to ensure that the voice of SRG PAC’s grassroots supporters are represented as he coordinates with key Progressive stakeholders to put forth and implement a strategic plan to defeat Republican Governors.
Ram has most recently worked as a Legislative Coordinator for the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Healthcare HCIIMK, standing up on behalf of vital human service programs and workers’ rights against Illinois Republican Governor Bruce Rauner. Prior to this position, he was the Outreach Director for a Democratic Member of Congress, worked on three highly competitive Congressional campaigns, and one State Senate campaign.
Ram also co-founded the Progressive Turnout Project, an organization that focuses on getting Democrats, especially sporadic Democratic voters, to the polls. Finally, he serves on the Board of the Gun Violence Prevention PAC and on the Board of the Indo-American Democratic Organization.
Colleen Martin – Senior Advisor
Colleen Martin serves Stop Republican Governors as a Senior Advisor. In this role, she focuses on fundraising efforts and long-term strategic development. She most recently worked for Democratic Governor Steve Bullock’s successful re-election effort in Montana. Prior to this role, Colleen worked as a finance director for numerous campaigns and non-profits, raising millions of dollars for candidates and causes.