Introducing our 2018 WMC speakers:



Donald McEachin

Congressman Aston Donald McEachin is the current U.S. Representative from Virginia's 4th district. Born in Nuremburg, Germany, McEachin has a large history with Virginia and the Richmond area, studying at UVA School of Law and Virginia Union University. He has served in the Virginia House of Delegates from 1996 to 2002 and from 2006 to 2008 as a Democrat for the 74th district in addition to serving as the representative of the 9th district in the Senate of Virginia from from 2008 to 2017.  Thus far in Congress, McEachin has been elected to serve as co-president of the Freshman class, appointed as Regional Whip, and serves as a member of the Leader’s Environmental Messaging Team as well as his many leadership positons in House committees. 


Sam Louis Taylor

Sam Louis Taylor is the current regional director for U.S. Senator Mark Warner. He earned his B.A. in History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As a Democrat, Sam Taylor has previously been the Outreach Representative, Staff Assistant, and Legislative Correspondent, earning him over four years of experience under Senator Mark Warner.