NHHSD operates through ten high school students across the state, each with specific responsibilities and duties. Some brief information about each of these students is listed below, as well as their contact information.

Asma Akbar


Asma is rising senior at Nashua High School South. She became interested in politics at a young age after she met Obama, and started to take action in high school. She has worked for various campaigns including Andru Volinksy's gubernatorial campaign and the Elizabeth Warren campaign during the primaries. Asma is also a fellow at OurMoment PAC, and is a class officer at her school. In her free time, she enjoys outdoor walks and hanging out with friends.

Christina Menke

Vice Chair

Christina is a Senior at Nashua High School South. She first got involved in politics by joining her school’s Young Democrats club. As expansion director, Christina works to induct more NHHSD chapters and members. In her free time, she enjoys playing field hockey.

Asma and Max

Communications Directors


Ilinca Drondoe

Advocacy Director

Ilinca is a homeschooled junior from Bedford, NH. She is especially passionate about climate action and gender equality and is also a member of the NH Legislative Youth Advisory Council. Aside from activism and politics, Ilinca is the President of her Model United Nations team and enjoys playing piano and reading historical fiction. She is excited to be part of the Executive Board and can't wait to see what the year brings!


Lilly Tague-Bleau

Public Outreach Director

Lilly Tague-Bleau is a rising Junior at Manchester Central High School. Since sending letters for Obama’s campaign in 2012, she’s been hooked on politics, working for causes such as climate justice and reproductive rights. She looks forward to representing NHHSD as the Public Outreach Director, aiming to strengthen the organization’s connection to its communities.


Max Beckerman

Expansion Director

Max is a Senior at Timberlane Regional High School. He has been interested in politics since the 2012 election but became active as a Student Community Organizer for the Warren campaign in 2019-20. Max is also the co-founder of New Voters New Hampshire. Other than political activism, Max enjoys art and plants.


Christianna Kosta

Membership Director

Christianna (or Cece) is a senior at Timberlane Regional High School. Christianna is a co-founder of New Voters NH. Outside of politics, she likes music and is passionate about sustainable energy.


Maddie Daniel

Legislative Director

Maddie Daniel is a rising junior from Amherst NH who attends Souhegan High School, where she has served as a member of the community council. This past year, she served as a Youth Coordinator on a presidential campaign and was a member of NH’s Legislative Youth Advisory Committee.  In her free time, Maddie enjoys playing and teaching tennis as well as hanging out with her dog. 


Zoe McGuirk

Political Director

Zoe McGuirk is excited to serve as your Political Director for the 2020-21 school year! She is a senior at Newmarket High School, where she also serves as student body president. In her free time, Zoe loves to get smoothie bowls and go to the beach.


Akanksha Vasireddy

Diversity Director

Akanksha Vasireddy got into politics early on in her sophomore year and was the public outreach director last year! Other than politics she swims, is in DECA, and enjoys makeup. She also enjoys listening to music and some of her favorite artists are Tyler, the Creator, Kali Uchis, Joji, and Frank Ocean. She is so excited to get to know you guys and to help build diversity within NHHSD. 



Asma Akbar, Chair: aakbar@hsdems.org

Christina Menke, Vice Chair: cmenke@hsdems.org​​

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