State Director with The League of Conservation Voters
Avohom grew up fascinated with politics and government and calling of wanting to make a difference. That calling led him to Hampton University where he majored in Political Science and minored in History. At HU, Carpenter helped start a Students for Obama Chapter in 2007 and was a member of the Political Science Club.
In 2008, Avohom was offered his first position as the Campus Coordinator for Hampton University with the Obama for America campaign. Since then he has worked in various roles for 10 campaigns on a Federal, State and local level.
Over the last couple of years, he has worked as the Regional Field Director and Interim State Director with New Virginia Majority. During his 2 year tenure, we registered more than 200,000 people to vote, help restore the civil rights to thousands in our community and have done countless educational presentations to local high schools and college classrooms.
Recently, Avohom took over the position of State Director with The League of Conservation Voters, where he will look to register thousands of voters, educate the community on environmental justice issues, mobilize people to action and turnout citizens across the Commonwealth of Virginia in the upcoming elections.
Carpenter is the Chair of the Political Action and Voter Engagement Committees with the Chesterfield County NAACP, Magisterial Chair for the Bermuda district with the Chesterfield County Democratic Committee, and Member of the Metro Richmond Area Young Democrats.
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