Angel has worked on numerous local, state and national campaigns. In addition to his work with the Chicago Young Republicans, Angel also has served as President of The John Marshall Law School Federalist Society and Chairman of the Republican National Hispanic Assembly of Cook County. Angel has also been a political commentator for NBC Telemundo where he advocated the GOP position against a number of elected Democrats.
Angel has a J.D. from The John Marshall Law School and is an MBA candidate. He currently works as a white collar crime investigator and was a candiate for Cook County Clerk in 2010. Angel is a lifelong Chicago resident.
Cathryn Biga was born and raised in the Chicago area and currently resides in th Bachelors Degree in Communications from Elmhurst College and her Master's Degree from National Louis University in Human Services and Counseling. She is employed in a professional staff position at a psychiatric hose North Central neighborhood of Chicago. She has a private practice in family counseling.
Cathryn is very active in politics and is a conservative Republican. She became very involved in the 2010 election and worked on behalf of the Republican nominee Bill Brady. In addition her involvement in politics has included working with the Chicago Republican Women's Network and the Illinois Federation of Republican Women.
Besides being involved in the Chicago Young Republicans Cathryn's interests include a passion for US History with a particular interest in Abraham Lincoln and Ronald Reagan.She is also actively involved in alumni groups of Elmhurst College, volunteers with the USO and in her spare time is writing a book.
Daniel was born and raised in Syracuse, NY and went on to spend his teen years in Mexico and Singapore working on various humanitarian aid projects with his family. He is fluent in Spanish. Daniel completed his B.A. in foreign languages and linguistics in Normal/Bloomington at Illinois State University and his MBA in international business at The Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School.
Daniel worked with a top global ideas company as a marketing strategy consultant. In this role he works with numerous Fortune 500 companies to build out their marketing strategy around issues of sustainability and corporate stewardship. Prior to this he was the Director of the National Youth Leadership Forum on Technology, a Washington, DC non-profit that focused on finding solutions to real-world problems through technology innovation.
Board Member Advisor
Kyle is a practicing lawyer in Chicago at a downtown firm. Beginning in 2009, he has served as CYR Membership Director, Executive Board Secretary, and now as a Board Member Advisor. Aside from the Chicago YRs, Kyle also serves as co-chairman of Maverick PAC Chicago, and is a Windy City Club Member for the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). He also enjoys membership with the Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) in Chicago, and has previously served as a youth coordinator for that organization.
Finally, Kyle's written political and social commentary can be found online through PJ Media, American Thinker, American Spectator, PolicyMic, the Chicago Tribune, and the Chicago Tribune's "Red Eye."
A Michigan native, Kyle graduated from the University of Michigan in 2005 with high honors in History, and earned his law degree from Loyola School of Law in 2008.
Shawn was born and raised in Wisconsin and moved to Chicago for graduate school in 2001. He currently works for a local nonprofit specializing in civic education and engagement. Shawn previously served as a social studies teacher at the high school level. A 2001 James Madison Fellow from the State of Wisconsin, he holds an MA from the University of Illinois at Chicago in political science and earned a bachelor’s degree with distinction in Political Science, History and Secondary Education from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Shawn is currently a doctoral candidate within the Political Science Department at the University of Illinois at Chicago specializing in American and urban politics.
Shawn’s political involvement reaches back to 1994, when he volunteered for Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson’s re-election bid. He campaigned in Iowa in 1996 with Senator Phil Gramm, and back in Madison for Representative Scott Klug. Upon moving to Illinois, Healy helped Jack Ryan in the 2004 U.S. Senate race, and then served as a 2008 delegate for Senator John McCain’s presidential bid. He also co-chaired Illinois Young Professionals for McCain. He has been a member of the CYRs since 2005, and served a previous stint on the board as Membership Director from 2008-2009.