Leadership Positions & Opportunities


Like DSA, Young Democratic Socialists is proudly grassroots funded and member-run. Our members play a critical role in the leadership and growth of our organization by participating in elected and skill-or-interest-based volunteer positions.
YDS-Coordinating Committee (YDS-CC)
These positions are electoral positions voted into annually by YDS members.
Kayla Pace, Co-Chair
Spencer Brown, Co-Chair
Meghan Brophy, At-large member
Jack Suria Linares, At-large member
Andrew Shelton, At-large member
Hannah Zimmerman, At-large member
The Activist Editorial Committee (#TheActivistYDS)
Sean Bailey, Editor
Social Media Leaders
David Duhalde, Twitter Lead
The Red Letter (#RedLetterYDS)
Dustin Guastella, Design & Layout Editor


Interested in getting involved? Looking to build your resume? In addition to looking for chapter leaders, we are always looking for students with the following skills and interests for volunteer leadership roles within YDS:

  • The Activist Editors/Contributors
  • Artists/Graphic Designers/Cartoonists
  • Social Media Leaders
  • Videographers
  • Other skills or interests? Let us know!

Positions last for an academic semester (Fall, Spring, and Summer) with the option of being renewed. View position descriptions here!

APPLY: To apply for a non-electoral YDS Leadership Position, send a copy of your resume as well as a cover letter in the body of the email to the YDS National Organizer (yds@dsausa.org). Specify within your cover letter your interest in the position as well as any relevant experience you may have. In certain cases, we are happy to help you receive credit through your academic institution for your time.

Priority for leadership roles given to YDS members. Not yet a member? Join today!

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