Regional Organizing Director
Vaughn Beal is a community activist and Regional Organizing Director for Equal Ground in Pinellas County Region. He is responsible for recruiting, training, and managing a team of canvassers by doing community events, voter contacts, and voter registration. He also maintains political relationships with local leaders and increase buy-in and trust in the community at large. Before he joined Equal Ground, he worked with local churches advocating for fathers and families. His past work experience spans organizations like Organize Florida, For Our Future, and Florida Rights Coalition collecting petitions, signing up voters to vote by mail, voter registration, and turn them out to vote. In 2014, he worked with Fight for $15 traveling the country fighting for a living wage for low wage workers. Notably, he has worked in Florida and Mississippi politics since 2012 for Congressman Alan Grayson, Tiffany Moore-Russell for Clerk of Court, Mike Espy for Congressman, Bill Nelson for Senate, and Andrew Gillum for Governor. In his downtime he loves empowering people through his ministry Hope 61:3. Currently he resides in Ruskin, FL with his beautiful wife Sharmon Beal and youngest son Chanden Beal.