Standing Committees

                                                         

Our Standing Committees

 

Ballot Measures Committee 

Conducts research, analyses, hearings, and deliberations on statewide and local ballot measures; presents recommendations on ballot measure positions for LACDP consideration

Co-Chairs: Miguel Martinez & Adam Kroll

 

Budget Committee 

Assists in drafting the LACDP annual budget

Chair: Thom O'Shaughnessy

 

Campaign Services Committee 

Serves as an advisory body on campaign strategies

Chair: Uduak-Joe Ntuk

 

Candidate Interview Committee 

Conducts candidate endorsement recommendation process (i.e., candidate questionnaires and interviews) for countywide offices, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles

Community College District, and election jurisdictions covering over four Assembly Districts; presents recommendations on candidate endorsement positions for LACDP consideration

Co-Chairs: Jacob Heik & Diana Plotkin

 

Credentials Committee

Responsible for credentialing and member registration process at LACDP meetings

Co-Chairs: Nichelle Henderson & Marshae Kinney

 

Community Outreach Committee 

Work with community organizations to create community service opportunities for LACDP members and Democrats across Los Angeles County

Chair: Mary Ellen Early

 

Election Protection & Oversight Committee 

Serves as an oversight and advisory body on election integrity, voter rights, and voter protection issues

Co-Chairs: Carolyn Fowler & Connie Sullivan

 

Finance Committee 

Responsible for finance development, including donor research, outreach, and fundraising efforts

Chair: Thom O'Shaughnessy

 

Events Committee

Responsible for organizing the two annual LACDP fundraisers: the John F. Kennedy “Profiles in Courage” Awards Reception in the spring and the Franklin & Eleanor Roosevelt “Democrat of the Year” Awards Dinner in the summer

Chair: Evelyn Metoyer-Williams

 

Judicial Interview Committee 

Conducts candidate endorsement recommendation process (i.e., candidate questionnaires and interviews) for judicial offices; presents recommendations on candidate endorsement positions for LACDP consideration

Co-Chairs: Jeff Daar & Vivian Yoshioka

 

Labor Committee 

Advises LACDP on labor issues and labor advocacy actions

 

Legislative Action Committee 

Works with legislators and legislative offices to conduct research, analyses, and deliberations on legislation to create a list of recommended priority legislation for LACDP consideration; advocate on behalf of LACDP priority legislation

Co-Chairs: Deana Igelsrud & Paul Kujawsky

 

Organizational Chartering & Development Committee 

Charter Democratic clubs, organizations, and political action committees in Los Angeles County in adherence to the California Elections Code; develop new Democratic clubs/organizations

Co-Chairs: Joseph Cislowski & Jane Wishon

 

Program & Education Committee 

Develop special programs on topical issues for LACDP meetings and events, such as speakers or issue presentations

 

Resolutions Committee 

Conduct research, analyses, hearings, and deliberations on resolutions submitted to LACDP; present recommendations on resolutions for LACDP consideration

Co-Chairs: Tony Hale & Mary Rose Ortega

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Rules & Legal Committee 

Serve as the authority on the by-laws and rules governing LACDP; presents recommendations on by-laws amendments for LACDP consideration

Co-Chairs: Laurence Zakson & Anna Soto

 

Voter Registration & Development Committee 

Creates and implements voter registration strategic plan; conduct voter registration at special events including at every naturalization ceremony in Los Angeles County

Co-Chairs: Suzanne Reina & John P. Perez

 

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