top of page

Meet our Board!

El Paso Young Democrats encourage everyone to play their part in our Political Movement. The only way we succeed is when the change comes from within, and we want to empower you to take an active role. 

Our Class of 2024 Executive Board is made up of our city's strongest fighters for change and we want you to join our board of officers! If interested please send an email to

Richard Genera



Richard Genera is a born-and-raised El Pasoan and UTEP grad. He is active with several local organizations, serves as a Precinct Chair in the El Paso Democratic Party, and spends his free time with various hobbies and looking after his Dachsund, Dobby.

Lianna "Li" Verrett

Vice President


My name is Li Verrett, I serve as the VP of the EPYD and ambassador to the WDEP. Currently I have an Associates in Advertising Graphic Design and am at UTEP for my Bachelors in Linguistics. I have been involved in the political community since I was 9 after attending Obama's 2nd inauguration. Outside of the professional world, I enjoy a multitude of video games, reading (especially Sci-fi), and studying languages!

Tim McDaniel



Tim McDaniel serves as EPYD treasurer and Membership Director for Texas Young Democrats. He earned his Bachelor's in Poli Sci at UT Permian Basin and his Masters of Public Administration at Texas State. He currently works as a transit planner and has been an active with the party since 2008.

Alexis Castillo



Alexis Castillo is an El Paso native. She was born and raised here. She graduated from Eastwood high school and went on to get a bachelors in government and a bachelor's in political communication at the Univeristy of Texas at Austin. She then got a JD at Penn State Law. Alexis is now a licensed family law attorney. She is also a part time portrait photographer. In her spare time, Alexis is a member of the El Paso Roller Derby League.

bottom of page