What Sets IDF Apart

Knowledge

You'll hear from hundreds of elected officials, nonprofit leaders and policy experts

Leadership

You'll learn not only about politics but also the fundamentals of servant leadership

Networking

With IDF, you just gained more than 30 political siblings and an extended family of more than 400 alumni

Fun

Politics doesn’t have to be boring. No, really. IDF is not only informative, but great fun too

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Our Staff

Reiny Cohen

Reiny Cohen

Executive Director

Reiny Cohen is a graduate of IDF’s class of 2014, and she had such an amazing experience she felt like she had to do it again! She jumped on staff as Program Director for the class of ’15 and is back again as the Executive Director.

What Alumni Say

Senator Kevin Van de Wege

Senator Kevin Van de Wege

State Senator, Class of 2004

IDF gave me the tools and knowledge to be ready to be a strong candidate. I was able to start my campaign with a solid background on state issues, fundraising and campaign planning, and knowing the work it takes to win.”

Amber Lewis

Amber Lewis

Class of 2004

"Don’t let being from Eastern Washington hold you back from the IDF experience. There is a true commitment from IDF to help people succeed in this program. I never once experienced a time when I felt “left out” from the program.”

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