Dylan BurdVice President
Thomas HuffmanAssistant Treasurer
Faith RiveraKansas Chair
Born, raised and still residing in Wyandotte County, Faith Rivera is a single, hispanic mother of two children. She went to Kansas City Community College where she became a certified electrician. Faith also went to Metropolitan Energy Center to become a Certified Weatherzation Technician in 2011. Faith became active in politics in 2016 when she began registering voters while volunteering at many events for different organizations. She is currently a precinct leader in Rosedale. Deciding to run for Board of Public Utilities At-Large Position 3 after asking others to run for office. She found that BPU was her passion and wanted a seat at the table. She wanted to help others in her community who are like her struggleing to pay their BPU bills. She worked along side the ACLU to move a polling location from South Patrol Police Department Community Room to return to the Amayo Argentine Community Center. Faith has been an active voice in Wyandotte County from the objection of higher taxes, Metro 24 Fitness lease agreement with the Wyandotte County Unified Government, Kansas City, Kansas having only one public pool and the Board of Public Utilities fluctuation of bills. You can find Faith at one of the many Unified Government or BPU meetings, because she feels it is her duty to go and educate the community about what is going on within the UG. Faith is a member of the Wyandotte County Democratic Party, Dotte Votes and is a founding member of Connect the Dotte. With all of her community involvement, some have called her a radical in which she has embraced by also referring to herself as Radical Rivera. Faith’s 2020 goal is to help engage and register latino voters on both state lines. She sees the importance and the impact the latinos will have on upcoming elections.
Andrew BergersonMissouri Chair
Richard BorlazaKansas Vice Chair
Richard Borlaza grew up the Bay Area but moved to Kansas City in 1997. He attended DeVry University studying Electronics Engineering but later transitioned to Information Technology at Centriq Training. He is currently serving his 8th year as the Director of Information and Instructional Technology and Technology Teacher for Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy.
Richard joined Our Revolution Kansas City in 2018. As an new member of ORKC, Richard assisted the board with technology needs. He is involved in the Communications Committee where he manages the ORKC website and other social media and is also involved in the Research & Endorsement Committee where he helped now MO Chair Drew Bergerson draft the initial proposal for two MO statewide ballot initiatives: Medicaid Expansion and VOTE2020.
Richard also became a liaison and member to other groups including Never Again Action and KC Tenants.
Kathleen MurrayMissouri Vice Chair
Kathleen Murray moved to Kansas City 5 years ago, after receiving a degree in Graphic Design and Printmaking from Kansas State University. She currently works as an art director at an ad agency. But she’s always had an interest in public service and social justice, and has done design work for nonprofits such as Unbound, KC Care Health Centers, Give a Kit, and Outskrts Music Festival. She attended her first ORKC meeting in July of 2019, and the following weekend went to Iowa for the first time to volunteer for Bernie Sanders. And it just took off from there, with more volunteer trips, becoming a signature gatherer for Medicaid Expansion, and ultimately leading to accepting the position as Missouri Vice-Chair here at ORKC in October 2019. She has gladly taken on our design needs as an organization, and you may know her as the one who designed and painted the “Not Me. Us.” mural.
As a resident of midtown Kansas City, Kathleen is passionate about preserving KC’s historic neighborhoods and preventing gentrification in the east. She believes in keeping Kansas City affordable for its long-time and young residents and is passionate about ending the Kansas/Missouri corporate welfare war that drains our tax dollars and does nothing to generate jobs. She’s a huge supporter of the LGBTQ+ community and strives to constantly be a better ally and act as a safe space for those of all genders and sexualities.
She is also involved with Sunrise Movement, is a regular volunteer with the Bernie Sanders campaign, and a member of Democratic Socialists of America.