The IVN Team
IVN prides itself on being the least-political political news team around. From the grant writing to server configuration, this is the squad that does it all.
Design and Development
IVN is the platform that James built. He also fixes the printers and builds the desks. James hails from the land of the Torrey’s, but his work ethic is 1940′s American. Having launched successful marketing campaigns for everyone from the local taco shop to multiple fortune five-hundred companies, James has provided the engine for all kinds of campaigns. At IVN, he sails the ship.
Chad is the Director of Operations and Founder of IVN. He graduated from UCLA with degrees in Economics and Philosophy, and has a law degree from the University of San Diego where he also served as the President of the International Arbitration Team. He has also worked as a property and asset manager, campaign manager, and a political consultant.
Jane is the Social Media manager at IVN, administering all social media channels for the network. With a B.A. in Political Science and Religion from the University of California, San Diego, she has always been involved in politics, working as a government relations intern in the Sacramento Office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations and down in the San Diego Office of Arnold Schwarzenegger. Focusing on the growing importance of online communications in the political sphere, her role is to facilitate conversations, allow for open dialogue, and update you on what’s going on with IVN and in politics.
Lucas is a French traveler on a journey to understand the arcane of American politics while enjoying life in San Diego. He is also a grant writer and moderator for IVN and holds law degrees in both France and the United States.
Shawn is located in the Dallas-Fort Worth area in Texas and has been actively involved in grassroots efforts in the state since 2005. His political philosophy is founded on the principles of individual liberty, limited government, and fiscal responsibility. He is not affiliated with any political party, and has great appreciation for intellectual independence and objective truth.
Office Contributors and Writers
Recent graduate from UC San Diego with a B.A. in Political Science. Aspiring educator in hopes of being the coolest high school teacher or college professor your kids ever had.
Alex manages new and potential contributors for IVN. He recently graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from San Diego State University. He also contributes on a wide range of topics including fiscal policy, state and local policy, and local events.