Andrew Janz, Founder
Andrew is the City Attorney of Fresno and former Fresno County Deputy District Attorney and candidate for Congress whose insurgent campaign against Republican Devin Nunes received national attention and ignited grassroots activists and small dollar donors from all over the country — resulting in the most money raised of any Democratic challenger in the House.
Raised by immigrant parents, Andrew has lived the American dream and understands the promise that it holds — and has dedicated his life to protecting our rights and ideals. Andrew stepped down as a board member on Dec 1, 2022 when he was appointed to serve as the City Attorney of Fresno.
Stephanie Dominquez Walton, President of the Board
Stephanie is a third-generation Californian with more than 13 years of political and philanthropic fundraising experience and over 25 years in radio and television sales. She currently serves as the Director of Strategic Projects and Partnerships for Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, the largest affiliate in the country.
Stephanie is a reproductive justice champion who believes bodily autonomy, voting rights, and democracy are inextricably linked. She organized the most successful fundraiser in the history of Planned Parenthood Advocates Mar Monte’s political action committee, We Vote-Nosotros Votamos.
Stephanie has organized and fundraised for candidates at the local, state, and federal levels across the country. She also serves on the finance committee for national icon and the pride of Oakland, Congresswoman Barbara Lee.
Stephanie is a long-time resident of Oakland, California, where she and her husband, Zack Walton, are raising their two children and fighting the good fight!
Heather Grevenworth, Executive Director
A California native who has served as a campaign manager, field director, and pollster in key legislative and congressional across the country. In 2018, Heather ran Andrew Janz’s Congressional challenge to Congressmen Devin Nunes in California’s 22nd district. Raising over 9.1 million dollars and performing a 25+ point swing in this ruby-red district, bringing rookie candidate Andrew Janz within single digits of Nunes.
After the 2018 midterms, Heather joined NextGen America’s communications team, the nation’s largest youth voter organization, where she first served as the National Press Secretary before taking over as the Communications Director in 2020. Heather now serves as the Executive Director of the Voter Protection Project, a leading political action committee that fights back against voter suppression efforts directly at the ballot box by electing Democrats nationwide.
Heather currently lives in Sacramento with her wife and rescue dog named Bob.
Justice Mirzakhani, Digital Director
Justice has always been committed to social justice and believes increasing Black Democratic representation in politics is necessary to eliminate barriers that disenfranchise marginalized people at the ballot box. Before she joined VPP, she guided the CBCPAC towards their first online multi-million dollar fundraising month in June 2020. This achievement led to the CBCPAC successfully growing the largest Congressional Black Caucus in history.
Currently based in the bustling city of Washington, DC, she’s happily raising an adventurous toddler with her fiancé.