Campaign Tech Academy
Learn the tools of the trade
The new Campaign Tech Workshop will equip you with powerful yet accessible tools to recruit volunteers, event attendees, and donors. Learn cutting edge political technology that will reach and engage more supporters than ever.
Ideal attendees for the Campaign Tech Workshop are campaign staff or volunteers, canvassers, event coordinators, and grassroots and student organization leaders. Anyone who wants to recruit and retain more volunteers, and earn more votes, will be able to put this technology into action.
This fast paced, information-packed workshop will teach you proven methods used by organizations, public policy groups, and campaigns for every level of office. It will also give you useful resources to adopt, adapt, and apply for your campaign or cause.
We'll cover materials used on campaigns at every level across the country, including:
- The BACON Method for Recruitment
- Recruit volunteers on Facebook
- Recruiting and Motivating Volunteers
- Mass Texting
- Google sheets and forms
Nathan is the Grassroots Program Coordinator at the Leadership Institute, where he provides Get Out the Vote, volunteer recruitment, and more training to elected officials and candidates. He was also the former Pacific Regional Field Coordinator, overseeing campus programs in California and Hawaii, and has trained over 1500 leaders and activists from across the US and Europe. His activism led to a lawsuit that resulted in free speech policy change in the University of California System, including UC Berkeley, and a lawsuit against the Los Angeles Community College District, the largest in the country and the world.
As a two time Regional Director and Massachusetts State Chair at Young Americans for Liberty, he oversaw the creation of over 100 student groups and managed more than 20 YAL State Chairs.
In the 2016 Presidential Primaries, Nathan was the Northeast Regional Coordinator of Students for Rand Paul, where he redesigned the volunteer recruitment and engagement system to produce over 100,000 voter contact calls in 13 states.
During the 2014 election cycle, Nathan was a Deputy Field Director for the Massachusetts Republican Party, where he mobilized volunteers to canvass over 12,000 households for a successful gubernatorial campaign. He also volunteered on local races in New Hampshire.
Originally from Boston, he has a degree in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and a minor in Spanish from the Pontifical University of Salamanca, Spain.
StartGoogle Sheets (27:43)
StartSheets: Split & Capitalize Names (4:38)
StartSheets: Merge Names (1:07)
StartSheets: Sorting & Timesavers (1:51)
StartSheets: Cleanup Phone Numbers (1:08)
StartSheets: Type Emails Fast (1:42)
StartSheets: Automated Color-Coding (4:00)
StartSheets: Dropdown Menus (4:29)
StartGoogle Forms (7:02)
StartSheets: Scoreboards & Targeting (7:19)