Committees

Helping the District Succeed

Diversity & Membership

This committee is responsible for formulating and coordinating strategies to increase membership and member participation as well as promoting diversity and encouraging the participation of under represented minorities in the membership of the 21st LD.

Members

Christine Awad Schmalz
Joel Ware IV
Brandi Okano
Jeremy Holmes
Roger Pence

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Endorsements & Elections

This committee monitors upcoming elections, identifies declared and/or potential candidates, interviews candidates on the ballot and reviews initiatives. They then present their recommendations to the membership for endorsement. Once endorsements have been made, this committee plans, recommends, and coordinates campaign efforts for endorsed candidates and initiatives.

Members

James Wirth
Bret Chiafalo
Christine Awad Schmalz
Alex Hendrickson
Larry McIntosh

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Education & Issues

This committee is responsible for developing and overseeing training of members and PCOs in meeting process and canvassing efforts (including Vote Builder). In addition, this committee facilitates education on issues relevant to the 21st including producing briefs for use in canvassing and seeking out speakers for presentations at general meetings and special events. This committee also helps craft our platform.

Members

Shaun Olsen
Thomas Garrard
Christopher Fife
Chad Byers
Larry McIntosh
Leilani Howes
Stephanie Schindler
Scott Marshall

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Rules

This committee is responsible for reviewing all proposed bylaws amendments and presenting recommendations to the membership. This committee may also recommend changes in policies, special rules and standing rules as needed. This committee conducts a full review of the bylaws, policies, and special/standing rules every 6 months and presents to the membership recommendations for proposed amendments.

Members

Shaun Olsen
Micah Rowland
Chad Byers
Ahamad Ceesay

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Events & Fundraising

This committee is responsible for strategizing, reviewing, recommending, and coordinating fundraising activities to the membership. In addition, this committee is responsible for planning events for the 21st Legislative District.

Members

Brandi Okano

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Technology

This committee is responsible for the planning, development, and maintenance of the technological assets that support the efforts of the 21st LD. This committee is responsible for moderating online forums used for communication and advancement of the 21st LD, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, and administering any websites owned by the 21st LD.

Members

Micah Rowland
James Wirth
Sharon Holt
Jeremy Holmes
Stefan Lewis
Chad Byers
Ahamad Ceesay

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