President - Matt Barocas
R. Matthew Barocas is a third-year majoring in Political Science and History. Matt previously as Treasurer of College Democrats, working to manage dues for members and fund the club's presence in the local community and at national conferences. Matt has previous experience in Democratic campaigning as well as in non-partisan human rights laws compliance. He currently serves as a Senator for the College of Liberal Arts and Science in UF's Student Government Senate, where he works to ensure inclusive transparent student government operations. Hailing from coastal Pinecrest in Miami, Florida, Matt has seen firsthand the impact of rising sea-levels and climate change in Florida. The issue, as well as rebuilding our nation's infrastructure, securing our progressive expansion of civil rights all drive his commitment to College Democrats at the University of Florida.
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Vice President - Ryan Wilder
Ryan is a third-year public relations and political science dual major at UF. He has previously served as the campaign co-chair and LGBT caucus co-chair of UFCD and the LGBT caucus chair of the Florida College Democrats. He hopes to attend graduate school and find a job in either the field of political consulting or corporate public relations. In his spare time, he is a Starbucks barista, where his favorite drink is an iced coffee. His goals are to continue the inclusivity, opportunity and the sense of family the organization brings to its members. Building a positive relationship between Alachua County and the Gator Nation through civic education and community engagement projects is a priority and a plan for the 2019-2020 school year. The most important political issues to him are climate change, the wealth gap and improving civil rights.
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Treasurer - Eric Marsh
Eric is a second-year economics major from Weston, Florida. Prior to coming to UF, he was involved with Model UN and a mental health advocacy group. His involvement in UFCD began in his first year during which he served as the Labor Caucus co-chair. In addition to economics, he enjoys attempting to learn new languages (currently Spanish and Portuguese). Issues of foreign policy are of particular importance to him. He is a big fan of Latin American politics and follows policies and tensions in the region closely. Following graduation, he hopes to become an economics professor specializing in international political economy and development. When he's not managing the club's finances, he enjoys reading about twentieth century history and watching historical miniseries on Netflix.
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