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Trevor Ostbye

Senior Program Associate, Elections

Trevor Ostbye is a Senior Program Associate at Democracy Fund. He leads the organization’s work on pro-voter reform and voting rights at the state level.

Prior to joining Democracy Fund, Trevor was a National Coordinator at the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, where he worked on Election Protection, the nation’s largest nonpartisan voter protection coalition. He managed Election Protection efforts and outreach in key states, as well as core components of the national program. He has previously served as Manager for Jobs and Project Planning at Hope Street Group, coordinating the creation of a bipartisan coalition around innovative strategies for workforce development.

Trevor is also interested in exploring issues of identity and inclusion through dialogue. He has consulted with the Sustained Dialogue Institute, with a focus on bringing more open dialogue to college campuses and workplaces.

Trevor holds a J.D. from the Wake Forest University School of Law, and a B.A. in Public Policy from Duke University.