Jana Morgan, Director
Jana Morgan is the director of the Declaration for American Democracy, a coalition of over 150 groups from the labor, racial justice, faith, women’s rights, environmental, good government, and many other important communities, on a mission to take back our democracy and restore power to the people.
She previously served as the Director of Advocacy and Campaigns at the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable, where she led the organization’s efforts to combat corporate capture and launched the Protect the Protest coalition. Before that, she was the Director of Publish What You Pay – United States where she led the coalition’s efforts to bring transparency and accountability to the oil, gas, and mining sector, and now serves on the organization’s steering committee. Jana also worked at Global Witness, advocating to break the link between natural resources, corruption and conflict, and conducting in country field research on Afghanistan’s extractive sector, conflict minerals exploitation in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, and the development of governance systems for Uganda’s emerging oil sector.
She previously served as the representative for North America and Europe both as a member of the board for the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative and the Publish What You Pay Global Council.
Jana holds an MA in International Relations from the Maxwell School of Syracuse University and a Certificate of Advanced Study in Conflict Resolution. She received her BA in Government from St. Lawrence University.
Aswar Rahman, Digital Content Creator
Aswar Rahman leads digital content creation for the Declaration for American Democracy. Aswar’s background is in electoral politics. He served as Digital Content Director for Senator Amy Klobuchar’s 2020 Presidential Campaign, and prior to that served as Digital Director for Representative Dean Phillips’ first Congressional run.
Aswar’s expertise is in digital strategy, graphic design and video production — he’s looking forward to be an asset to the over 150 members of the DFAD coalition.