Trevor Tejeda-Gervais, Organizing Director

Trevor

Trevor Tejeda-Gervais is the Midwest Organizing Director with Common Cause, where he works with staff and leaders across the region to fight for voting rights, redistricting, and getting money out of politics. Trevor has experience in electoral and issue-based organizing, movement building, communications, and lobbying. He is also a weekly panelist on Reverend Jesse Jackson Sr.’s nationally-syndicated radio program, “Keep Hope Alive.”

Prior to joining Common Cause, Trevor was the Southern Arizona Field Director and Central Las Vegas Get Out The Vote Director for President Obama’s reelection campaign. He also served as the White House Intergovernmental Affairs intern in 2013, and successfully organized a movement to limit class sizes in his hometown school district.

Trevor graduated from The University of Arizona with a double Bachelor’s degree in political science and Latin American Studies, where he was presented the Outstanding Senior award for the School of Government and Public Policy.