Campus Vote Project Democracy Fellows


Jacob Demree

Swarthmore College

Jacob Demree, a student at Swarthmore College, is a medical anthropology major and Latin American and Latino Studies minor from Mount Laurel, New Jersey.  Since his first phone bank with Organizing for Action with his family, he has discovered grassroots engagement in the electoral and political processes can be a powerful tool for change making at many levels.  As a Democracy Fellow, he is excited to have the opportunity to continue working to further the accessibility of political action and prepare a collaboration-oriented network of students and organizations at and beyond Swarthmore College to facilitate future electoral efforts.

Rebeccah Ambrosy-Stephens

California University of Pennsylvania

Rebeccah Ambrosy-Stephens is a senior at California University of Pennsylvania with a major in international studies, a minor in biology, and anticipated minors in political science, tourism, and Arabic. Her career goal is to become a foreign affairs officer or to work in a U.S. Embassy. She is very active around her campus, and is the leader for multiple organizations. Rebeccah is also a brother of Phi Sigma Pi National Honors Fraternity. Upon graduation, she hopes to attend the University of Nebraska for a master’s degree in international relations.

Simran Singh

Swarthmore College

Simran Singh is a rising senior at Swarthmore College, where she studies honors political science and economics. she first became engaged in the political process through canvassing in the 2008 presidential election, and continues to promote civic engagement and activism in her role as an associate at the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility at Swarthmore and on the Swarthmore College Get Out the Vote Steering Committee. After interning at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia last summer, Simran further understood the importance of promoting economic and civic literacy through engaged citizenry, beginning at a college level. She is excited to have the support of the Democracy Fellows program in working toward this goal.

Zach Kelley

California University of Pennsylvania

Zach is a senior majoring in accounting and economics at California University of Pennsylvania and minoring in forensic accounting and criminal justice. He is from Lancaster, Pennsylvania and graduated from Hempfield High School. Zach is a member of the Economics Honors Society as well as the National Society of Leadership and Success. He plans to go onto graduate school and pursue a career in accounting or economics. Zach enjoys bettering his community by volunteering in his free time. He is very excited about the opportunity to participate in the Democracy Fellowship and work with CVP. He is excited to educate Cal U students about the importance of voting and educating themselves about the candidates.