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Central Committee

What is the Central Committee?

The Santa Barbara County Democratic Central Committee is an elected body that makes up the Democratic Party in Santa Barbara County.

The Santa Barbara County Democratic Central Committee is an elected body that organizes the Democratic Party in Santa Barbara County. Members are elected every 4 years on the US Presidential ballot based supervisorial district. Each club also has a representative on the SBDCC. Meetings are held at 7pm on the FIRST Thursday of every month in the middle of the county at Pea Soup Andersens in Buellton, CA. Meetings are open to any registered Democrat.

For this purpose the Central Committee does the following

  • Recruits, trains, and endorses candidates
  • Charters democratic clubs
  • Sends voting delegates to party conventions
  • Coordinates campaign efforts for candidates and issues
  • Sponsors voter outreach and registration drives
  • Recruits volunteers to support candidates and issues

Committee Members

DISTRICT ONE

  • Elijah Ettenger (Secretary)**
  • David Atkins (South County Vice-Chair)**
  • Jordan Killebrew
  • Robert Handy
  • Carol Keator
  • Patrick McHugh
  • Miriam Flacks

DISTRICT TWO

  • Hillary Blackerby
  • Laura Smith
  • E.J. Borah
  • Daraka Larimore-Hall (South County At-Large)**
  • Lucille Boss Ramirez (Controller)**
  • Gail Teton-Landis (Chair)** – gail@teton-landis.org
  • Michael Cheng

DISTRICT THREE

  • Jacob Lebell
  • Bill Rosen
  • Justin Deckard
  • Jeffery Hall
  • Dana Senit Henry

DISTRICT FOUR

  • Janet Blevins
  • Lorraine Waldau
  • Elva Muñoz

DISTRICT FIVE

  • Roger Hart
  • John Weed

EX-OFFICIOS

  • Sonya Monique Limon – 37th District Assemblymember
  • Stephanie Ramirez – Ex-Officio Alternate for Monique Limon
  • Hannah-Beth Jackson – 19th District Senator
  •  – Ex-Officio Alternate for Hannah-Beth Jackson
  • Salud Carbajal – 24th District Member of Congress
  • Ex-Officio Alternate for Salud Carbajal
  • Dawn Ortiz Legg – 35th District Assembly Candidate
  • Joe Pierre – Ex-Officio Alternate for Dawn Ortiz Legg (North County At Large)**

EX-OFFICIO REPRESENTATIVES FROM DEMOCRATIC CLUBS

  • Wally Waldau – Club Rep for Lompoc Valley Democratic Club
  • Mary Ellen Brooks – Alternate Club Rep for Lompoc Valley Democratic Club
  • Cheryl Hermann – Club Rep for Santa Ynez Valley Democratic Organization
  • Vibiana Saavedra – Club Rep for Democratic Club of the Santa Maria Valley (North County At Large)**
  • Charlie Clouse – Club Rep for Democratic Service Club
  • Emily Murray – Club Rep for Campus Democrats at UCSB
  • Woodrow Davidson – Alternate Club Rep for Campus Democrats at UCSB
  •  – Club Rep for Democratic Women of Santa Barbara County
  • Alternate Club Rep for Democratic Women of Santa Barbara County
  • Alma Soriano – Club Rep for Democratic Club of Santa Barbara
  • Carlos Lopez – Club Rep for Santa Barbara Young Democrats

 

Director of Organizing: Tyler Gibson – wtylergibson@gmail.com

**Executive Board Member