Meet the Board


Matthew Craffey

Matthew Craffey is the President of Log Cabin Republicans of Los Angeles, as well as the Chairman of Log Cabin Republicans of California. He has been active with LCR for the past 5 years, but got his start in LGBT activism in 2000 when he became the youngest member on the board of the Ventura County Rainbow Alliance. In his spare time. Matthew writes political opinion-editorial pieces for various publications, writes and records music, and is active with his local car clubs. He ran for the 50th Assembly District seat in the California State Assembly in 2016, and currently is the Director of Prospect Management and Analytics for UCLA.



Ben Coleman

Ben Coleman is a current West Hollywood Public Safety Commissioner and resident, former business owner, a charity consultant and our current Vice President of the Log Cabin Republicans of Los Angeles. Ben was born and raised in the suburbs of California's capital city, Sacramento. There he was exposed to California's government and history on a first-hand basis.

Ben's conservative and Christian upbringing, his extensive experience as a principal in a local Sacramento dry cleaning chain, plus the time he has spent living in the big cities of San Diego and Los Angeles, have shaped his political views today. Ben considers himself to be a true small government, states rights, Constitutional conservative. He joined the Log Cabin Republicans of Los Angeles as a board member at large in 2013 and was elected as Vice President in 2015.

Charles Moran

Charles Moran

Charles T. Moran - a native of Los Angeles - is a political & non-profit fundraising professional with many years of experience working on campaigns and initiatives from local races to presidential-level events. He has worked extensively in California with clients of all sizes to develop and execute fundraising and public affairs programs and provide executive management of organizations/associations. Charles earned a B.A. in Politics from Occidental College in Los Angeles, and his Masters of Public Policy (MPP) from Pepperdine University in Malibu.

DJ Hamburger

DJ Hamburger

Mr. Hamburger graduated from the American University with an emphasis in U.S. Foreign Policy and National Security. His regional focus was Transatlantic Security. He has worked for the Lieutenant Governor of California, several members of Congress, and on Donald Trump's campaign for President. He is fluent in French, lived in Paris, and presently resides in Santa Clarita where he works for a nonprofit..

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commented 2019-02-25 15:26:14 -0800 · Flag
I’d love to get involved. The “Join Chapter” on the national site isn’t working. The email updates on the national site isn’t working. Your local site here has no contact information screen. Oh and this website sucks. I gladly make you a real one for free. Get in touch with me:
commented 2017-11-28 17:02:38 -0800 · Flag
😊 love y’all cuties :)
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