Abigail Bartels   -  Volunteer Faculty at the Leadership Institute

Abigail Bartels


As the former Youth Leadership School Intern at the Leadership Institute, Abigail recruited students and organized Youth Leadership Schools from Arlington to Seattle, including one of the largest Youth Leadership Schools in history. 

Originally from Ham Lake, Minnesota, Abigail is a junior at the University of Notre Dame and is earning a degree in Political Science with minors in Theology and Gender Studies. She is a member of the Notre Dame Parliamentary Debate Team and works as Editor of Culture & Thought for a student-run conservative publication on campus.

 Abigail worked full-time in 2012 as an events coordinator for the Kurt Bills for Senate campaign. She has also volunteered on campaigns for Michele Bachmann, Scott Walker, Tom Emmer, and Michelle Benson and has interned with the Minnesota State Senate.