Help Elect Aaron
Aaron began working on campaigns for Democrats at the age of 10 and has not stopped. Even though he is only 29 he has worked on twelve campaigns from Maryland House of Delegates races to
He has attended the Democratic National Convention as a guest of the Democratic Party.He has interned in the U.S. House of Representatives for Rep. Chris Van Hollen and in the U.S. Senate for Sen. Evan Byah. He has interned for the Montgomery County Council in the office of Councilman Roger Berliner. County Executive Ike Leggett appointed Aaron as a Commissioner to the Commission on People with Disabilities for Montgomery County on which he rose to become Vice Chairman. Governor O’Malley appointed him as a member to Maryland’s Developmental Disability Council and he now serves on the Executive Committee as the Vice Chairman.
The Governor also appointed him to the Operating Model and Insurance Rules Advisory Committee, Maryland Health Benefit Exchange as a consumer representative. Aaron also worked in Annapolis for Shelia Hixson, the Chair of the Maryland House Ways and Means Committee and interned for Del. Heather Mizeur and in the National Congressional Relations Office of Easter Seals.
Aaron sits on the board of two non-profits, the Jewish Foundation for Group Home (JFGH) and Sunflower Bakery. JFGH is a leading provider of housing and support for individuals (of all religions) with physical and developmental disabilities. Sunflower Bakery trains individuals with intellectual disabilities.
Aaron is a lifelong resident of Montgomery County and District 18. He is a product of our County and State school systems. He attended Walter Johnson High School and Montgomery College, in their Montgomery Scholars Honors Program from which he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He then studied at the University of Maryland, College Park, graduating with a Bachelors of Arts in American Studies with the American Studies Department Scholar Award (highest departmental GPA) and American Studies Department Outstanding Community Service Award. He also attended Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK.
Aaron worked for Project Search Montgomery where he instructed adults with severe developmental disabilities on life and job readiness skills. He worked in collaboration with job coaches and the Montgomery County Government liaison to facilitate successful job placements for his students within the Montgomery County Government.
He is currently employed as an advocate for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and those livinginpoverty.
Aaron is currently a member of the Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee (MCDCC) . He has worked diligently on the MCDCC for the past eight years and looks forward to serving for
four more years.
With your support and vote this incredibly accomplished and talented young man will return to serve the Democratic Party of Montgomery County and the State of Maryland. He will serve with enthusiasm, energy and intellect and will bring his youth, experience and diversity to the table.
SUPPORT AARON BY VOTING FOR HIM IN THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY PRIMARY ON JUNE 24, 2014.
Ensure that our party fully embraces all facets of diversity
Make sure all individuals feel welcome within the Democratic Party
Strongly support members of organized labor
Get more young people involved in the Democratic Party
Ensure that our teachers are highly valued
That we protect our environment
Increase outreach to residents of the up-county areas
DONATIONS APPRECIATED MAIL TO:
Friends of Aaron M. Kaufman
3203 Turner Lane Chevy Chase MD 20815
By authority of Friends of Aaron Kaufman, Joshua Kaufman, Treasurer
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