Sara Gangelhoff, JD 

Campaign Director

Sara Gangelhoff has been with Team Schroeder since October and loves working on such a diverse, well-organized and positive campaign. She especially enjoys meeting the residents of Ward 11. Before working on the campaign she worked for the University of Minnesota and directed an English Language Program in Boston.  She currently serves on the board of the Guatemalan Society of Minnesota.  Sara is active in her local DFL party including helping on local races and is passionate about veterans’ causes, diversity, labor and teen homelessness.

Koshin Jimcali 

Volunteer Director

Koshin Jimcali is a veteran of the US Army. He is actively involved in community affairs, and strives to make a positive impact. He loves taking on initiatives designed to provide resources to the underprivileged. He's passionate about the democratic process and aims to spread political literacy to Minneapolitans. Outside of the campaign, he is a lobbyist for Eagles Healing Nest (a veterans home in Sauk Center) and is a business & political consultant. 

Tina Wong 

Field Director

Tina Wong lives in the Wenonah neighborhood of Ward 11. She is a Contracts and Policy Analyst at the Department of Administration for the State of Minnesota. She's also very active with her labor union, MAPE, and is a steward and the Negotiations Representative for her local. Tina currently serves on the Nokomis East Neighborhood Association and earned her law degree at William Mitchell.

Kyle Smestad

Fundraising Director

Kyle Smestad has worked in progressive politics since college at North Dakota State University. He interned with OutFront Minnesota and served as a campus organizer for Minnesotans United for All Families in Moorhead. He has worked on election campaigns for Senator Al Franken and Minneapolis Councilmember Alondra Cano. Kyle has also worked in nonprofit development with College Possible.

Karlee Weinmann

Communications Director

Karlee Weinmann is a policy researcher and former journalist. Her work focuses on the economics of localism, sustainability, and housing. She is passionate about making Minneapolis more equitable and inclusive, and serves her community as part of the Lowry Hill East Neighborhood Association board.


Eloi Descamps

Junior Campaign Strategist

Eloi is a french college student from Chartres. He is studying social sciences at Sciences Po Paris, and is very interested in politics. During the 2014-15 school year, he was an exchange student in Minneapolis, and attended South High School as a senior. He is coming back for 6 weeks in Minnesota, and wants to get involved in American local politics. Jeremy's campaign is the perfect opportunity, as he shares the liberal values of the candidate!

Alicia Sforza

Junior Political Communications Strategist

Originally from Austin, MN Alicia Sforza is currently a junior at the University of Minnesota studying Communications and Political Science on a pre-law track. 

Andrew Nader

Junior Political Communications Strategist

Andrew is a public policy and leadership Master’s Degree graduate of the University of St. Thomas with a desire  to make our community a better place through grassroots campaigning and policy research.  He believes that democracy only works through active citizen participation.  While he does enjoy facetime with voters, his true passion is writing.  He hopes to use these skills to help elect Jeremy Schroeder to Minneapolis Ward 11 city council.  While campaigning is new to Andrew, it is very exciting to be involved.  I am hoping to get my foot in the door, gain some experience, and continue my career development.

Stephen Schrichfield

Junior Campaign Strategist

As a recent graduate of the University of Iowa, Stephen has experience in communications, politics, and non-profits. He's passionate about job growth as well as equality and looks forward to growing his repertoire.

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