Indiana Democratic Party Staff


Megan Huntzinger, Data and Organizing Director

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Megan Huntzinger serves as Data and Organizing Director for the Indiana Democratic Party. After seeing the turmoil caused by the outcome of the 2016 election, she decided to make a career change and step away from working as a Project Manager for a corporate training company. She got her professional political start in 2018 as an Indiana Democratic Party Intern. Megan quickly fell in love with field organizing and worked as a Regional Field Director with the 2018 Indiana Coordinated Campaign, primarily focused on Senator Joe Donnelly’s reelection. Shortly after that, she started organizing with Planned Parenthood Illinois Action throughout the south suburbs of Chicago. In her time with PPIA, she also worked closely on the Illinois 3rd Congressional District 2020 Democratic Primary and several state-level legislative projects centered around expanding and protecting access to reproductive healthcare, including the passage of the Reproductive Health Act. Megan graduated from Indiana University Bloomington with a BA in Telecommunications.

Sam Barloga, Communications Director

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Sam Barloga serves as the Communications Director for the Indiana Democratic Party. A lifelong resident of The Region, he first was involved volunteering for local campaigns and working as a field organizer for John Gregg for Governor in 2016. Since then, Sam served as campaign manager for Chris Chyung for State Representative in 2018 and Michael Griffin for State Senate in 2022. Sam is a graduate of Ball State University.

Daniela Contreras Cuervo, Fundraising Coordinator

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Daniela Contreras Cuervo serves as Fundraising Coordinator for the Indiana Democratic Party. She started her career in politics as Congressional Intern for Congressman André Carson in 2018. She has recently worked as Finance Assistant for the André Carson for Congress Campaign, as well as Finance Director for the Bechtold for Indiana Campaign. Before joining IDP, she was a Legislative Intern for Market Street Group, Inc.

Neil Koglin, Voter File Administrator

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Neil Koglin serves as Voter File Administrator for the Indiana Democratic Party. He got his start in politics as a fellow with Christina Hale for Congress in 2020. Neil has served as an IDP Data intern and fellow before joining the staff at the state party. When not navigating the voter file for IDP, Neil serves in the leadership of the Hamilton County Young Democrats and the Westfield Democrats, his hometown’s Democratic club.

Remell Bryant, Regional Organizing Director

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Remell serves as Regional Organizing Director for District 1. Although she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry, her interest in politics stems from 12 years of dedicated union, community and political activism. Prior to joining the state party, Remell was a steelworker for 15 years. She also was a member and sat on the board of The A. Philip Randolph Institute. She has been a key organizer of “Black Labor Week” which is now nationally recognized amongst Steelworkers across the country for the past 9 years. Remell is currently the Coalition of Black Trade Unionist Region 6 Women’s Committee Chair.

Chrissie Geels, Regional Organizing Director

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Chrissie serves as the Regional Organizing Director for Southern Indiana. Born and raised in Monroe County, she first became involved in politics during Barack Obama’s historic run for President in 2008, volunteering to knock doors, register voters, and hand out literature. After college, she began working on more campaigns in Indiana – Congressional, state, and municipal. Today, her love for Southern Indiana still drives her ambitions to help create a better quality of life for all Hoosiers.

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