Kristen Jackson

Third Year Civil Engineering Major 

Kristen Jackson is a third year Civil Engineering major and the UFCD Interim President. She is pursing a minor in history and Sustainability and the Built Environment. Having a teacher mother and a park ranger father she has a full understanding of the importance of education and how crucial state budget and policies are. She hopes to be an Imagineer working for Disney in the future. In her spare time you can find her doing puzzles, playing video games or eating tacos from Flaco’s because she has no self-control.

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Jamie Lee

Fourth year political science and statistics major

Jamie Lee is the UFCD Interim Vice President. She is a fourth year Statistics and Political Science major. Jamie has been involved with UFCD since 2015 and previously served as a co-chair for the Women’s Caucus. She is passionate about several women’s issues such as parental leave and the elimination of the gender pay gap. She also cares about protecting public education and working against gun violence. She loves John Oliver and Stephen Colbert, and she has become addicted to West Wing thanks to her Dems family. You can contact her at



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Matt Barocas

Second Year Political Science Major

R. Matthew Barocas is UFCD’s Treasurer. Originally from the Village of Pinecrest in Miami, Matt is a second-year Political Science major and joined UFCD instantly after arriving on campus. As Treasurer, he is committed to expanding membership, prudent spending, and transparent financial operations. Protecting Florida’s natural resources, improving the nation’s infrastructure, and ensuring the progressive expansion of rights for all citizens are a few of the many issues he finds important.

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John Etienne

Political Science and Public Relation Double Major with a Minor in Innovation

John Etienne is Political Director for UF College Democrats. He’s sophomore from West Palm Beach! He also serves as the Southern Regional Director for the College Democrats of America, and a Campus Digital Captain with the Florida Democratic Party’s Coordinated Campaign

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Aanchel Shah

Fourth Year Political Science Major

Aanchel Shah is a fourth year Political Science major. She transferred from Valencia College in Orlando, Florida. Last year, she joined UFCD and held an Appointed Position for Muslim American issues. Aanchel’s family is from Pakistan and hopes to make the club more diverse.

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Bailey Triggs

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Maia Crook

Second Year Economics and Sustainability Major with a Minor in Nonprofit Organizational Leadership

Maia is from Winter Springs, Orlando, and is currently serving as our secretary! She is also serving as campus team leader for the Florida Democratic Party.

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