Jonathan Parker is the Campaigns Director at EMILY’s List, leading the department that works directly with pro-choice Democratic women candidates at the national and gubernatorial level across the country and advising the EMILY’s List president on politics and strategy regarding these campaigns.
Before joining EMILY’s List in 2007, Jonathan spent four years at the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), where he managed health care reform efforts for the union, including serving as national campaign director for Americans for Health Care, a national grassroots advocacy campaign. In the 2002 election cycle, Jonathan was the political director for Senator Tom Daschle’s DASHPAC. From 1997 to 2001, Jonathan worked for EMILY’s List, where he assessed candidates and assisted campaigns in developing campaign plans and election strategies. From 1993 to 1997, Jonathan was a polling analyst with The Feldman Group, and prior to that he worked at the AFL-CIO.
Jonathan holds an M.A. in American history from the University of Maryland at College Park and a B.A. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He and his wife Tierney Hunt live in Washington, D.C. with their twins Jane and Everett.