Nicholas Kitchel was a Senior Advocacy Associate for Generation Progress. Most recently, he worked as a White House advance associate and as a field organizer for the Iowa Democratic Party’s 2014 coordinated campaign. Additionally, Nicholas served on the College Democrats of America National Executive Board and interned for the White House Office of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs, Public Citizen, the Democratic National Committee, and California Gov. Jerry Brown (D). Driven to promote public higher-education accessibility, Nicholas co-founded the California Public Higher Education Caucus in Congress in 2014.
Nicholas is an alumnus of the Young People For fellowship, the Berkeley Political Review, and the Phi Alpha Delta pre-law fraternity. He graduated with honors from the University of California, Berkeley, in 2014 and hails from rural northern California.