The Democratic Party of Virginia is growing! Across the commonwealth, Democrats are networking based on common interests and goals. Our constituency organizations and caucuses are expanding and we've added several new groups just recently. Network with Democrats across Virginia and get involved in outreach events, projects and policy initiatives.
Virginia Association of Democratic Chairs
Chair: Tina Winkler, Goochland, firstname.lastname@example.org
Northern VA: Lissa Savaglio, Loudoun County, lissasavaglio@gmail.
Southeast VA: Jen Tierney, James City-Williamsburg, email@example.com
Southwest VA: Roberta Thacker-Oliver, Lee County, firstname.lastname@example.org
Virginia Democratic Women’s Caucus
Chair: Linda Brooks, email@example.com
The purpose of this organization shall be to unite the women of Virginia in support of the women of the Democratic Party and its candidates, encourage full and equal participation of women in the Party, encourage, educate, and finance Democratic women who aspire to public office, and raise awareness of women’s issues in the Commonwealth and the Virginia Democratic Party.
Democratic Black Caucus of Virginia
Chair: EJ Scott, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Democratic Black Caucus of Virginia (DBCV mission is to educate members of our communities about the value of the Democratic Party to improving our way of life. And to educate the members and leadership of the Democratic Party of Virginia and advocate for legislation that addresses the needs of our community. The DBCV consists of members from all corners of the commonwealth and various economic strata. Our members are committed to advancing Democratic values, increasing the number of Blacks and Democrats elected from the local grassroots level to the General Assembly, to Congress and to the White House.
The disAbility Caucus
Chair: Cyliene Montgomery, email@example.com
The DPVA disAbility Caucus aims to promote the interest of individuals with disAbilities in the political process and create awareness of their needs to the community and elected officials. Activities shall include voter registration, education, employment, outreach, recruitment of members of local Democratic committees and endorsement of candidates for political office.
Chair: Vee Frye, firstname.lastname@example.org
The mission of the Rural Caucus is to nurture connections between communities of people who may, or may not yet, vote Democratic in Virginia’s non-urban areas, to engage local people to determine the issues and priorities that matter to them, and to ensure sustainable rural life and progressive values throughout all of Virginia.
Small Business Caucus
Chair: Mark Cannady, email@example.com
The VADSBC mission and goal is to organize and document the Virginia Democratic small business base through local Democratic Party networking. Our goal is to create a Commonwealth-wide directory of Democratic friendly small businesses.
LGBT Democrats of Virginia
Chair: Maggie Sacra, firstname.lastname@example.org
The LGBT Democrats of Virginia present issues and act as an advocate for LGBT persons within the Democratic Party of Virginia; help elect Democratic candidates by providing a centralized repository of expertise and a clearinghouse for all LGBT campaign activities through working with various Democratic campaigns.
Virginia Young Democrats
Chair: Maureen Coffey, email@example.com
Virginia Young Democrats is the official youth organization for Virginia Democrats under the age of 36. Our goals are to support and elect Democratic candidates for public office, to train and develop Young Democrats for positions of leadership in their community and in the Party, to increase the role of young people in our Party, government, and society, and to serve those in need in our community.
Democratic Asian Americans of Virginia
Chair: Praveen Meyyan, firstname.lastname@example.org
The purpose of this organization is to promote the interest of Asian Americans in support of the Democratic Party and encourage participation of Asian Americans at all levels of the Democratic Party. We do voter registration & education, community outreach, recruitment of members of local Democratic committees, fundraising, and endorsements.
Latino Democratic Caucus
Chair: Jonathan Dromgoole, email@example.com
The mission of the Democratic Latino Organization of Virginia (DLOV) is to increase the number of active Latino/Hispanic members in the Democratic Party and to foster member participation at all levels of the Democratic Party. Our goals are to unify and empower Latino/Hispanic communities; ensure fair representation of the Latino/Hispanic interests; educate others on policy issues of importance to our community, and promote political participation.
Veterans and Military Family Members Caucus
Chair: Derek Kitts, DPVAvmfc@gmail.com
The Democratic Party of Virginia Veterans and Military Family Members Caucus makes it their mission to inform politicians in office about the needs of veterans, service members, and their families.
Chair: Julie Hunter, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Labor Caucus of the Democratic Party of Virginia is committed to increasing awareness of labor issues and through their actions, support and communications making a positive impact for today’s working class.