Key Global Spokespeople

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JULIA BRYAN
Global Chair

Lives in: Czech Republic
Votes in: North Carolina

Julia Bryan is the Global Chair of Democrats Abroad, having previously served as International Secretary and co-Chair of the Communications team, Deputy Regional Vice Chair for the EMEA region, and Chair and Vice Chair of the Czech Republic, where she was one of the founding members of the Democrats Abroad country committee. 

Outside of Democrats Abroad, Julia’s career spans more than two decades in the IT and organizational management sector. She has owned a software consulting firm since 2001, working with clients such as T-Mobile, Vodafone, Apple, the BBC and RadioFreeEurope, including a multi-year project establishing European print and distribution facilities for one of the largest IT companies in the world. 

Julia moved to Prague in 1999 but originally hails from Charleston, South Carolina and is a lifelong Democrat. Civil rights and voting are deeply important to her, and are the driving forces behind her passion for getting out the vote around the world. She lives in Prague with her husband and two children, and votes in North Carolina.


AlexMontgomery.jpgALEX MONTGOMERY
Global Vice Chair

Lives in: Hong Kong
Votes: North Carolina 
Alex Montgomery is the Global Vice Chair of Democrats Abroad, having previously served as Regional Vice Chair of Asia Pacific, co-Chair of the Communications team, and Chair of Hong Kong.

Alex grew up in Raleigh NC, in a family that cared deeply about local activism. He worked on his first political campaign in 5th grade, helping his mother get elected to the local school board. Alex moved to Asia in 1999 and has been based in Hong Kong since 2001. 

Outside of Democrats Abroad, he is a software developer, with a background in usability and an interest in the intersection of politics and process.


REGIONAL VICE CHAIRS

KATHY ROTHSCHILD
Regional Vice Chair, Americas

Lives in: Costa Rica
Votes in: New York

KAT ALLIKIAN
Regional Vice Chair, Asia Pacific

Lives in: New Zealand
Votes in: Virginia
WILL BAKKER
Regional Vice Chair, Europe, Middle East and Africa
Lives in: Luxembourg
Votes in: Illinois

Press Requests

In person, phone, or on-camera interviews are available upon request. Democrats Abroad leaders around the world possess a wealth of knowledge on key issues facing citizens abroad and the elections process. To reach any of these individuals, please visit democratsabroad.org and select your location under “Countries.”

For global enquiries, please contact press@democratsabroad.org

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