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Massachusetts Democratic Party State Committee Subcommittees

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List of Subcommittees and DSC members

Affirmative Action Outreach

Co-Chairs: John Barros, Gillian Hinkson, Nadeem Mazen, and John Reed

  • Felix Arroyo
  • Russ Ashton
  • Sandi Bagley
  • Tyler Carlton
  • Stephen Driscoll
  • Louis Elisa
  • Marilyn Flowers
  • Sophia Jeffery
  • Samson Liao
  • Melvin C. Poindexter
  • Ricardo Quiroga
  • Marcia Cruz Redding
  • Charlotte Golar Richie
  • Jay Manuel Rivera
  • Sarah Ann Shaw
  • Steve Tompkins
  • Jacquetta Van Zandt
  • Adrian Velazquez
  • Parwez Wahid
  • Michelle Wu
  • Gus Bickford

By-Laws

 Co-Chairs: Jim DiTullio, Teresa Walsh

  • Mary Gail Cokkinias
  • Gus Bickford
  • John Businger
  • Candy Mero Carlson
  • Patricia Deal
  • Ted Gross
  • Robert D. Peters
  • DJ Napolitano
  • Lesley Rebecca Phillips
  • Kate Donaghue
  • Sue Kennedy
  • Karen DeTellis
  • J. Michael Gilbreath
  • Scott A. Spencer
  • Tyler Carlton
  • George Barnoski
  • Jim Roosevelt
  • Diane Masters
  • Gerry McDonough
  • Andrew Strumfels
  • Steve Owens
  • Donna Smith
  • Leon Brathwaite
  • Carol Aloisi
  • Holly Ryan
  • Martina Jackson

Campaign Services

Co-Chairs: Joe Kaplan, Amanda Smith

  • Nazda Alam
  • Bill Bowles
  • Linda Broadford
  • Robert Colt
  • Cheryl Cumings
  • Jackie Curtis
  • Julie E. Curtis
  • Ray Drewnowski
  • Brian Dunn
  • Louis Elisa
  • Gena Frank
  • Christopher Jenkins
  • Joe Kaplan
  • Hailey Klein
  • Amy Kullar
  • Christine Lowe
  • Joe Martin
  • Thomas J. McGrath
  • DJ Napolitano
  • Claire Naughton
  • Dennis Naughton
  • Jason Palitsch
  • Ellen Parker
  • Tina Poindexter
  • Melvin C. Poindexter
  • Kevin Tagliaferri
  • Melanie Thompson
  • Eileen Gordon Zalisk
  • Gus Bickford

Charter Amendments

Co-Chairs: Sandi Bagley, Bryan Barash

  • George Barnoski
  • Mary Gail Cokkinias
  • Patricia Deal
  • Karen DeTellis
  • Kate Donaghue
  • Lida Harkins
  • Sue Kennedy
  • Bob LeBlanc
  • Lesley Rebecca Phillips
  • Jim Roosevelt
  • Scott A. Spencer
  • Teresa Walsh
  • Gus Bickford

Communications

Co-Chairs: Amy Kullar

  • Catherine Bayliss
  • Sally Cragin
  • Marsha Finkelstein
  • Gena Frank
  • Robin Hubbard
  • Diane Masters
  • Linda Monteiro
  • Ellen Parker
  • Marilyn Powers
  • Holly Ryan
  • Melanie Thompson
  • Gus Bickford

Credentials

Co-Chairs: Carol Aloisi, Alana Murphy, Steve Owens

  • Cathy Ashton
  • Tino Capobianco
  • Candy Mero Carlson
  • Peggy Curtis
  • Louis Elisa
  • Ted Gross
  • Christopher Jenkins
  • Curtis LeMay
  • Jay Manuel Rivera
  • Sally Rizzo
  • Ann Roosevelt
  • Susan Thomson
  • Gus Bickford

Disability Outreach

Chair: Cheryl Cummings

  • Amelia Peloquin
  • Rebecca Morris
  • John Businger
  • Sue Kennedy
  • Lesley Phillips
  • Robert Cassidy
  • Bob Massie
  • Chris Lorant
  • Gus Bickford

Field Services

Co-Chairs: Jason Palitsch, Karen Payne

  • Catherine Bayliss
  • Christine Crean
  • Hailey Klein
  • Jennifer Mieth
  • Kevin Tagliaferri
  • Lauren Mattison
  • Marsha Finkelstein
  • Melvin C. Poindexter
  • Nancy Stenberg
  • Parwez Wahid
  • Patrick McDermott
  • Sharon Stout
  • Steven Leibowitz
  • Sue Kennedy
  • Tom Larkin
  • Tom Lawnsby
  • David Perelman
  • Eileen Gordon Zalisk
  • J. Michael Gilbreath
  • Jackie Curtis
  • Joe Kaplan
  • Marilyn Powers
  • Mary Anne Dube
  • Robert D. Peters
  • David Albright
  • Karen DeTellis
  • Kate Chang
  • Linda Broadford
  • Nazda Alam
  • Randall Tatum
  • Ray Drewnowski
  • Thomas J. McGrath
  • Tina Poindexter
  • Jacquetta Van Zandt
  • Doreen Goodrich
  • Michael Lanava
  • Gus Bickford

JFK Scholarship

Co-Chairs: Brenda Brathwaite, Charlotte Golar-Ritchie

  • Robert Colt
  • Peggy Curtis
  • Joan Gancarski
  • Linda Dorcena Forry
  • Marilyn Hazel
  • Sarah Ann Shaw
  • Lisa Stevens- Goodnight
  • Gus Bickford

Judicial Council

forthcoming  

Labor Outreach

Chair: Ed Collins

  • Mark Flaherty
  • Mary Richards
  • Cathy Ashton
  • Christine Crean
  • Jessica Finocchiaro
  • Patricia Duffy
  • Randall Tatum
  • Dave Holway
  • Donna Kelly- Williams
  • Angela Cristiani
  • John Dumas
  • Edward Mills
  • Archie Gormley
  • Karen Hansmann
  • Marilyn Petitto Devaney
  • Gus Bickford

Latino 

forthcoming  

LGBT

Co-Chairs: Steve Driscoll, Tyler Carlton, Holly Ryan

  • Carol Ann Aloisi
  • Christine Lowe
  • Dan Kelly
  • Jacquelyn Ryan
  • Jeremy J. Comeau
  • Ray Drewnowski
  • Rhonda J Bourne
  • Thomas J. McGrath
  • Amelia Peloquin
  • Claire Naughton
  • David Albright
  • Dennis Naughton
  • E. Denise Simmons
  • Linda Sophia Pinti
  • Paul J. Giorgio
  • Tina Poindexter
  • Jackie Curtis
  • Joe Kaplan
  • Melvin C. Poindexter
  • Diego Sanchez
  • Steve Camara
  • Lesley Phillips
  • Matt Murray
  • Dori Dean
  • Hilary McCamic
  • Karen Payne
  • Eileen Duff
  • Steve Kerrigan
  • Christine Tron
  • Jay Rivera
  • Ronald “RJ” Cross
  • Michael Lanava
  • Gus Bickford

Public Policy

Co-Chairs: Ralph Edwards, Jamie Eldridge, Martina Jackson, Ann Roosevelt

  • David Albright
  • Elaine Almquist
  • Sandi Bagley
  • Rhonda J Bourne
  • Carol Coakley
  • Mary Gail Cokkinias
  • Ashley Coulombe
  • Liz Coughlin
  • Christine Crean
  • Cheryl Cumings
  • Patricia Duffy
  • Brian Dunn
  • Ralph Edwards
  • Gena Frank
  • J. Michael Gilbreath
  • Robin Hubbard
  • Sue Kennedy
  • Steven Leibowitz
  • Diane Masters
  • Jennifer Mieth
  • Rebecca Morris
  • DJ Napolitano
  • Claire Naughton
  • Robert D. Peters
  • Linda Sophia Pinti
  • Mary Richards
  • Holly Ryan
  • Jacquelyn Ryan
  • Jon Santiago
  • William Shemeth
  • Ben Tafoya
  • Marie Turley
  • Alice Wolf
  • Eileen Gordon Zalisk
  • Gus Bickford

Resolutions

Co-Chairs: Alex Pratt, Marianne Rutter

  • Rhonda J Bourne
  • Julie Curtis
  • Stephen P. Driscoll
  • Gena Frank
  • Michael Gilbreath
  • Robin Hubbard
  • Jay Manuel Rivera
  • Nancy Stenberg
  • Ben Tafoya
  • Gus Bickford
  • Kara Le Treize
Contact: Resolutions@massdems.org

2019 Deadlines for Resolutions:

For the November 13 meeting:
Submission deadline:  Mon Oct. 28
Hearing date:  Mon Nov. 4

Resource Development

Co-Chairs: Tom Holloway, Nicole LaChapelle

  • Jessica Finocchiaro
  • Julie E. Curtis
  • Marsha Finkelstein
  • Rebecca Morris
  • Gus Bickford

Rules

Chair: Bill Eddy

  • Alice Wolf
  • Candy Glazer
  • Candy Mero Carlson
  • Claire Naughton
  • Dennis Naughton
  • Gus Bickford
  • Jim Roosevelt
  • John Businger
  • Lesley Rebecca Phillips
  • Lida Harkins
  • Linda Monteiro
  • Mary Anne Dube
  • Patricia Deal
  • Patty Perry
  • Steve Owens
  • Ted Gross
  • Tyler Carlton
  • Carol Ann Aloisi
  • Ervin L.”Tootsie” Russell
  • James DiTullio
  • Jason Palitsch
  • Ronald Valerio
  • David O’Brien
  • Leon Brathwaite
  • Donna Smith
  • Teresa Walsh
  • Kate Donaghue
  • Roberta Goldman
  • Diane Masters
  • Paul Giorgio
  • Sue Kennedy
  • Gus Bickford

Rural Issues

Co-Chairs: Lee Harrison, Lisa Mosczynski

  • Gus Bickford
  • Jessie Cooley
  • Ashley Coulombe
  • Patricia Duffy
  • Amy Kullar
  • Tom Lawnsby
  • Mary Palmer
  • Amelia Peloquin
  • Patty Perry
  • Jacquelyn Ryan
  • William Shemeth
  • Bob Walhagen
  • Gus Bickford

Senior Outreach

Co-Chairs: Russ Ashton, Allyne Pecevich

  • Cathy Ashton
  • Linda Broadford
  • John Buckley
  • Cheryl Clyburn Crawford
  • Peggy Curtis
  • Ralph Edwards
  • David Kazis
  • Amy Kullar
  • Tom Larkin
  • Zelda MacGregor
  • Linda O’Malley
  • Marilyn Powers
  • Ricardo Quiroga
  • Mary Richards
  • Blessing Rogers
  • Gus Bickford

Site Selection

Co-Chairs: Sally Rizzo, Ron Valerio

  • Carol Ann Aloisi
  • Brian Corr
  • Sally Cragin
  • Michael Demaras
  • Mary Anne Dube
  • Paul J. Giorgio
  • Lida Harkins
  • Marilyn Hazel
  • Sophia E. Jeffery
  • Curtis LeMay
  • Joe Martin
  • Linda Monteiro
  • Rebecca Morris
  • Gus Bickford

Veterans & Military Families

Co-Chairs: Chuck Battle, Christine Tron

  • Bill Dooling
  • David Kazis
  • Sue Kennedy
  • Hailey Klein
  • Karen Payne
  • Ervin L.”Tootsie” Russell
  • Gus Bickford

Women’s Outreach

Co-Chairs:  Norma Shulman, Megan Costello, Gena Frank

forthcoming  

Youth Services

Co-Chairs: Jeremy Comeau, Alicia Delvento

  • Elaine Almquist
  • Bryan Barash
  • Amanda Westlake
  • Brian Dunn
  • Jessica Finocchiaro
  • Dan Kelly
  • Kristin Leathers
  • Patrick McDermott
  • Santiago Narino
  • Jay Manuel Rivera
  • Gus Bickford

 

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