John Funderburk for Congress | Our Team
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Ryan Trout, Campaign Manager

Ryan Trout is a Democrat who ran for the Maryland House of Delegates in District 3A. He is a father of two, a homeowner, and a community advocate. Ryan lives in downtown Frederick and is committed to helping working families obtain access to housing, employment, health, affordable food, healthcare, and a quality education.

Laura Angelica Valdes-Borsum, Campaign Communications Director


Laura A. Valdes-Borsum is a bilingual mental health therapist fluent in Spanish. Her education, training, and experience are primarily focused on therapy models such as CBT (Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy), EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing), and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Laura selectively integrates a variety of goal-oriented, solution-focused, and person-centered techniques into a uniquely individualized treatment approach for individuals, couples, and families. Her multicultural clinical expertise includes treating individuals of all ages, with post traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety, panic attacks, eating disorders, gender identity, sexual identity, adjustment, anger management, addictions, personality disorders, and grief issues. Laura obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, PA, Master of Science degree in Psychology from University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ, and Master of Arts degree in Community Counseling from Argosy University, Washington, DC. She is a single mother of two girls and several pets. Laura is passionate about advocating for human rights, animal rights, social justice, and environmental protection issues.

Mary Harmon, Senior Campaign Image Coordinator and Speech Writer


Mary Wesolek Harmon was born and raised in Frederick, MD. She continues a long time family tradition of active political participation. Mary received her Bachelor of Science degree in political science and communication from Central Michigan University. She is a married mother of 4 boys and passionate about politics.

Anhelika Maria Valdes-Borsum, Senior Millennial Message and Outreach Coordinator

Anhelika Valdes-Borsum is currently working on obtaining her License in Cosmetology. In addition, she is as a professional fashion and hair model in commercial, print, and runway. Anhelika is passionate about advocating for social justice, human rights, animal rights, environmental protection, and economic policies that affect her generation and the future ones to come.