Bios Archive - HeadCount

Tyus Sheppard

By Laurie Lenninger on July 22, 2021

Right out of the Vegas summer heat Tyus Sheppard recently joined Headcount in 2021 as the first Election Research Associate. From a young age, Tyus was extremely active in activism work involving the LGBTQ+ community and raising awareness on the impacts of bullying. The more he volunteered for political activism causes, the more he realized…

Dani Pinkus

By Laurie Lenninger on

Dani Pinkus is a Team Lead Volunteer. She is a born and raised Angeleno with a heart full of feminism and a soul filled with music! At the University of Colorado at Boulder, she studied Women & Gender Studies, and Creative Writing. Professionally, she has worked in the music industry for five years. HeadCount is an…

Briana Boyd

By Laurie Lenninger on

Briana Boyd is from Brooklyn, NY, and joined the HeadCount family in June of 2021. She received her M.S in Media Management from The New School in 2017. Briana has worked in the music industry for over 10 years across the fields of booking, artist management, production, and more. She has a deep passion for…

Kate Siegrist

By Laurie Lenninger on June 23, 2021

As a native West Virginian, Kate can’t wait to bring HeadCount to the mountain state!  She won’t lie…the music is what first drew her in when she joined after moving to Denver in 2018.  However, once she registered a middle-aged, first-time voter on vacation at Red Rocks who looked at her square in the eye…

Miranda Finn Hyman

By Laurie Lenninger on June 17, 2021

Miranda Finn Hyman, she/her (Aka. Miranda Finn) is a musician, songwriter, activist, and student at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT. She has been writing, singing, and performing music since elementary school and is currently pursuing a major of her own creation entitled “Popular Music, Songwriting, Performance through a Feminist Lens.” As a queer white Jewish…

Kim Selig

By Laurie Lenninger on June 7, 2021

Kim Selig joined the HeadCount family in 2014, after meeting some wonderfully friendly folks at a Dr. Dog show in Philly. She thinks that HeadCount kicks butt because of the marvelous job it does to fight voter apathy in this country of ours. Kim believes that, by and large, we are good and decent, and…

Jessica Jackson

By Laurie Lenninger on May 24, 2021

Jessica Jackson is an Advertising and Film Studies student at the University of Georgia. She has been living in Athens, Georgia for nearly her whole life. She has always had huge passions for live music, social justice, and voting rights. This led her to begin volunteering with HeadCount during her senior year of high school….

Io Hernandez-Rivera

By Laurie Lenninger on

Io (she/her) grew up in Greenville, SC where she learned how to play the violin from a very young age. Growing up, she had a strong passion for social justice but was not sure how to mix it together with her love for music. Now at DePauw University, Io is pursuing her Violin Performance and…

Hunter Halliwell

By Laurie Lenninger on

Hunter Halliwell is a New Jersey native and is currently working toward his Bachelor’s degree in Communication at Loyola University Maryland. He grew up in a musical household where he learned at a young age the impact music can have on the world. Live music is incredibly important to Hunter and he will go to…

Aaron Posner

By Laurie Lenninger on May 20, 2021

Aaron Posner is an MPA-PNP candidate at NYU Wagner specializing in Advocacy and Political Action. He is a passionate advocate in issues around incarceration and immigration and is a strong proponent of the power of organizing. Among other community organizing efforts, Aaron is the Direct Action Chair of Wagner’s Students for Criminal Justice Reform. He…