The Officers of the Orange County Democratic Executive Committee

Wes Hodge
Vice Chair
Nuren Haider
Deborah Ryan
Wanda Fitzgerald
State Commiteewoman
Lorraine Tuliano
State Committeeman
Doug Head
Board Members At-Large
Mel Lopez

The 10 Standing Committees of the Democratic Party of Orange County

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Campaigns Chair: Wes Hodge

With Chair, serves as a liaison between the DEC and Democratic political campaigns.  Under direction of Chair is responsible for implementing programs to increase Democratic voter turnout (e.g., early voting and vote by mail programs).

Communications Chair: Anthony Mamone

Promotes the image and vision of the DEC by obtaining media coverage and oversees DEC communication with the public including press releases, event publicity, website and social media content.

Development Chair: Vivian Lyte Johnson

Responsible for fundraising and capital development, more particularly for defining, implementing, and tracking fundraising programs (e.g. events, direct mail, pledges, memorial funds, etc.)

Diversity and Inclusion Chair: Johnny Walker

Works with the FDP Affirmative Action Committee and encourages development of leadership roles for and appointment of minorities and women to government positions as well as within the Democratic Party.

Events Chair: Rita Harris

Coordinates and implements DEC events, such as small fundraisers, visibility events, socials and monthly DEC meetings (e.g. locations and speakers)

Membership Chair: Toni Pollock

Maintains Membership records and interacts with and educates members about the processes and functions of the DEC.

Outreach Chair: Vacant

Interacts with and maintains relationships with influential constituency groups outside the DEC.

Precinct Activities Chair: John Harris

Coordinates activities relating to recruitment and training of zone and precinct captains, responding to their concerns and communicating with them.

Procedures Chair: Sammy Conde

Develops processes and procedures consistent with FDP and OCDEC Bylaws and serves as or helps choose a Parliamentarian when necessary.

Young Democrats Chair: Jared Herretes

Works with the Florida Young Democrats to encourage youth participation in Democratic Party functions.

Special Committees of the Democratic Party of Orange County

The Chair of the OCDEC may create such special committees as deemed necessary. Special Committees will generally be created for a limited period of time or to handle a specific project.

Select Committee on Labor: Theo Webster

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