Welcome to the Class of 2024! We have selected outstanding fellows from across Washington with a rich collection of backgrounds and experiences.
Andrew Mark Carlos (he/him/his) is a community organizer with a passion for community engagement especially among younger voters and historically underrepresented communities.
Andrew Mark started his leadership journey when his middle school history teacher recruited him to join student government. He stayed involved and engaged in student leadership until he served as Legislative & Finance Director in his Associated Student Government in college. Among his proudest achievements are working with student activists and administrators to revive the historic Red Nations Club, reorganizing the LGBTQ+ Alliance, and leading the committee for “The Week of the Woman, A Women’s Suffrage Centennial Celebration” that featured US Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers and the diverse women leaders who served at Spokane Falls Community College at the time while highlighting the necessary work for women to access positions of power.
Andrew Mark is currently serving on the Executive Board of the Spokane NAACP, as the Third Legislative District’s State Central Committeeman and is the Chair of Community & Economic Development for Nuestras Raíces, which is the parent organization of the Hispanic Business Professionals Association, Spokane County’s largest Hispanic/Latinx business & social association. He is also active in the Young Democrats of America, Young Democrats of Washington State and previously served as the co-chair of the Young Democrats of Spokane County. When he finds the time, Andrew Mark likes to go out with friends, attempt his hand at gardening, try new recipes, volunteer at his church, and spend time with his family.