ADP Data Director

Chris Kurent James

Chris is the Arizona Democratic Party's Data Director. He grew up in the small town of Dallas, Pennsylvania before moving to Tucson, Arizona. He attended the University of Arizona, studying History and Political Science. His career in political work began as an intern for the Kirkpatrick for Senate Campaign in 2015. He joined the Arizona Democratic Party in early 2016 and has remained there ever since. In his time with the party, he’s gained experience in a number of different campaign roles including Finance, Operations, and Data. He lives in Ahwatukee with his wife, daughter, and cats, Tiberius and Carmilla.

Course Highlights

  • VAN Basics

    What is VAN?

  • What does the VAN do?

    Manage list, keep data current


  • What is VAN?

    VAN is the leading technology provider to Democratic and progressive campaigns and organizations, as well as nonprofits, municipalities, and other groups, offering clients an integrated platform of the best fundraising, compliance, field, organizing, digital, and social networking products.

  • Who can access VAN?

    VAN is reserved for Registered Democrats who are active Precinct Committee members.

  • Where do we access VAN?

    VAN is managed by ADP's Data Director. You must contact [email protected] to request access. You will be provided a username and password as well as the link to log in.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Intro to VAN

    • ADP Academy Video Lesson- Intro to Van

    • Intro to VAN Syllabus

    • Intro to VAN Transcript

  • 2

    Knowledge Check

    • Intro to VAN Knowledge Check

  • 3

    Follow Up Survey (Optional)

    • Intro to VAN Survey

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