Mae Whiteside is a member of the Leadership Circle of the Illinois Democratic County Chairs’ Association. A native of Chicago, she volunteered in her first mayoral campaign in 2011. In 2016, she was a presidential campaign fellow for Hillary For America.
Mae understands specifically what it takes to seek, train and retain volunteers. As a trained campaign fellow at the Democratic Party of Wisconsin for the 2016 presidential campaign, she learned the basics of recruitment, how to get volunteers, creation of a training program as well as social media aspects of a well run volunteer program.