Alana Mounce, Executive Director
Alana joined the Nevada State Democratic Party as Executive Director in July 2017. She has extensive experience working on competitive campaigns in battleground states, including Nevada, and a strong background in field organizing. Alana most recently worked as the Deputy National Political Director for former Labor Secretary Tom Perez’s successful campaign for DNC Chair. During the 2016 general election, Alana was the Organizing Director for the Democratic coordinated campaign effort in Colorado. Before that, Alana was the Deputy Organizing Director for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign in Nevada, overseeing Washoe County through the First in the West caucus. Alana has also worked at the White House during the Obama Administration and on statewide campaigns for Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and former Alaska Senator Mark Begich. She got her start in politics as a Field Organizer in Las Vegas for President Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign.
Stewart Boss, Communications Director
Stewart is working to support and promote Nevada Democrats up and down the ticket while holding Republican politicians accountable. During the 2016 campaign, Stewart led efforts at the state party to promote our First in the West presidential caucus, build a strong rapid response and research operation, and help Democratic candidates get their message out to voters. In 2014, he worked in the digital and communications operation for Senator Kay Hagan’s re-election bid in North Carolina, a campaign that was called one of the best in the country. Stewart has also previously worked on Capitol Hill for Democratic Senators Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada and Gary Peters of Michigan. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Sarah Abel, Press Secretary
Sarah’s primary focus at the Nevada State Democratic Party is holding Republican Senator Dean Heller accountable and reminding Nevadans how he has betrayed their trust in Washington. Sarah most recently served as the Communications Director for the Nevada Assembly Democratic Caucus during the 2017 legislative session. During the 2016 election cycle, Abel served as Press Secretary on Arizona Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick’s high-profile campaign for Senate and as the Communications and Digital Director for the Nebraska Democratic Party. Sarah Abel got her start in politics interning for the Democratic National Committee and Senator Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin.
Sabrina Maki, Office Manager
Sabrina manages the daily operations for the Nevada State Democratic Party and provides critical administrative support for our staff. Prior to joining the NV Dems, she worked as a Graduate Researcher for the Center of Migration, Demography, and Population Studies and the Political Science Department at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Sabrina has also worked as the Community and Medical Outreach Coordinator for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Nevada, and as the Volunteer Coordinator for the Outside Las Vegas Foundation. As a native Nevadan, Sabrina got her start in politics as a fellow for the NV Dems and as a congressional intern for Congresswoman Dina Titus. Sabrina is currently a graduate student at UNLV studying American politics, with an emphasis on the Nevada Legislature.