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Young Democrats of America High School Caucus/ High School Democrats of America
Founded 2005 (National)
Headquarters None
Mother party Young Democrats of America/Democratic Party
International affiliation International Federation of Liberal Youth (IFLRY)
Website High School Democrats of America Website

The Young Democrats of America High School Caucus is the unofficial national federation/organization of high school students in the Democratic Party of the United States. It is also known by the names of the "Teenage Democrats of America", and "High School Democrats of America."

As part of the Young Democrats of America[1][2] the members of the High School Democrats of America represent high school students at all levels of the Democratic Party.

Although State Chapters for the organization and idea existed long beforehand, the High School Democrats of America itself was founded in December 2005, by Ahmed Kokon (NY) and Jonathan Padilla (CA). The caucus was approved by the YDA National Committee on December 2, 2005 in Phoenix, Arizona. The High School Democrats of America is headed by an Executive Board, consisting of national officers, and a National Committee consisting of representatives from individual states.

The organization, at its initial founding, claimed a quarter of the YDA's membership, or around 15,000 at the time.[3]

Its main alternate organization is the Teenage Republicans.

Current Officers: Executive Board 2009 - 2010[4]

National Committee Chair: Sania Rahim

Executive Vice Chair: Melissa Moskowitz

Political Director: Josh Hughes

Development Director: Molly Coleman

Finance Director: Elliott Minge

Communications Director: Jocelyn Fong

Parliamentarian: Chris Kramer

Chief of Staff: Kyle Dignoti

Executive Director: Jordan Rasmusson

Administrative Director: Samina Hydery

Northeast Regional Director: Samina Hydery

Mid-Atlantic Regional Director: Devontae Greene

Great Lakes Regional Director: Ryan Davis

Southeast Regional Director: Ryan Campbell

Southcentral Regional Director: Erik Roscom

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