Angie Wells is the newest member of the Democracy Initiative/Democracy Initiative Education Fund serving as the Senior Strategist and Organizer, she has been a tireless advocate for working people across the country for over twenty years.
Prior to joining Democracy Initiative/Democracy Initiative Education Fund, Angie served as Senior Campaign Lead in North Carolina for the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and has served as the MEC Governmental Affairs Chair of the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA). She served on the Executive Board of the Harris County AFL-CIO and has worked on behalf of the International Association of Machinist’s (IAM) in Texas, California and North Carolina.
Angie has worked in two Texas gubernatorial administrations. First, at the Department of Labor and Standards in Governor Mark White’s administration and next with Governor Ann Richard’s administration as Ombudsman for the Texas Department of Commerce. Angie also served as Governor Richard’s African American Field Director organizing 254 counties statewide.
She has a Bachelor of Social Work degree from the University of Texas at Austin.