Operations Coordinator Jacob White has extensive experience in professional politics and campaigning.
Since writing his first letter to his local council at the age of 7, Jacob has gone on to have a hand in several federal and territory election campaigns and has worked for progressive parliamentarians in Canberra for nearly a decade. During the marriage equality campaign, Jacob was seconded to be the Field Director of the campaign in the ACT.
He went on to found Canberra’s annual pride festival, ‘Yes!Fest’, which marks the anniversary of the successful campaign to reform Australia’s marriage laws.
Jacob is an out and proud HIV+ gay man and continues his advocacy in these two spaces from the boards of the AIDS Action Council and Yes!Fest.