Behrad Mahdi is currently the Special Projects
Assistant to the Executive Office of City Year,
Inc. CEO Alan Khazei in Boston, MA. He first arrived
on the east coast early in 2004 to work for Boston
2004, Inc., the host committee for the Democratic
National Convention as Operations Liaison. Following
the convention, Behrad led a successful re-election
campaign for Massachusetts State Representative
Alice Wolf (25th-Middlesex) as campaign manager.
Behrad's political experience includes work as
a Press Deputy for the California Democratic Party's
2002 Coordinated Campaign Headquarters in Los
Angeles, political organizing in Ohio and Michigan
for the John Kerry for President Campaign, and
political organizing with the Ohio Democratic
Party. He also assisted news coverage of the 2000
Republican National Convention and the 2000 Presidential
Inauguration for Reuters.
Behrad was born and raised in the Upper-Midwest
and received his B.A. in Mathematics and Politics
from Oberlin College.