Campus Representatives

2021 -2022 JMI Campus Representatives

Thomas Gilmore
Thomas Gilmore Ave Maria University
Thomas is a junior at Ave Maria University completing a double major in Economics and Politics with a minor in Data Analytics. He is considering graduate school and is interested in researching topics such as demographics, energy efficiency, and historical economics. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, biking, and cooking. On campus, he works as a tutor for his fellow students, alongside his duties as a representative for the James Madison Institute.

Brandon Dellinger
Brandon DellingerFlorida Atlantic University
Brandon is currently a Senior at Florida Atlantic University in beautiful Boca Raton Florida, studying Political Science with Honors, while minoring in Military Science and Business Law. Over the summer he held an internship position at the premier business litigation firm of Faruki PLL in Dayton and Cincinnati, Ohio. In addition to his JMI responsibilities, he is involved with Reformed University Fellowship, Army ROTC, and is the Vice President of College Republicans. Upon graduating, Brandon plans to attend Law School in the state of Florida and commission into the United States Army Reserves.
Corey Adamyk
Corey AdamykFlorida State University
Corey is a graduate student at Florida State University studying in the Masters of Applied American Politics and Policy program. He is the President and Founder of FSU’s Alexander Hamilton Society chapter and was the former Chairman of the FSU College Republicans. He graduated from Florida State Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a degree in political science and history, with minors in international affairs and communications and while also earning a certificate in U.S. National Intelligence Studies.
Daniel Elliott
Daniel ElliottRollins College
Daniel is a junior at Rollins College studying Public Policy and Political Economy. Outside of class, he is the President of the Rollins Student Government Association and works on campus. Daniel has experience in legislative affairs, communications, and constituent services, previously interning for Senator Marco Rubio, Governor Ron DeSantis, and Representative Virginia Foxx. Upon graduating, he plans to pursue a JD-MBA and commission into the U.S. Air Force.
Steve Villanueva
Steve VillanuevaUniversity of Central Florida
Steve is a junior at the University of Central Florida studying Public Administration with a minor in Emergency Management and Homeland Security. Steve is currently an intern at the Office of Senator Marco Rubio and works as a teaching assistant at his old high school. In addition to his work with the James Madison Institute, Steve is the Secretary of the College Republicans at UCF and is an active member of Turning Point USA at UCF. Steve hopes to pursue a career in the administration of public policy and constituent services.
Leana Dippie
Leana DippieUniversity of Florida
Leana is a current junior at the University of Florida on the pre-law track. She is heavily involved in College Republicans, TPUSA, and other political and law-related organizations. Leana also works for Campus Reform reporting liberal bias on college campuses. In her free time, she enjoys travelling across the country and the world, reading books, and staying active. In the future Leana hopes to become a lawyer and continue working in the media industry.
Vincent Cortellessa
Vincent CortellessaUniversity of Miami School of Law
Vincent is a Rhode Island native, and is currently a second year student at the University of Miami Law School. Vincent previously served as the Campus Representative of JMI at Florida Atlantic University, where he majored in Political Science and graduated summa cum laude. He is also a US Navy reservist, where he serves our nation out of Naval Operational Support Center West Palm Beach. Upon graduation from law school, Vincent hopes to pursue a career in civil litigation and public policy.