President - Emily Lovette
Emily Lovette is a senior, graduating in May 2016 from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a Bachelor Degree in Political Science. Fairly new to the political scene, Emily got involved with CDNC in 2015, after winning her election for Membership Director. As Membership Director, Emily chartered six new chapters in 2015, and is looking forward to taking this number even higher in 2016 with the help of the newly elected CDNC Board.
Vice President - Anniken Williams
Anniken Williams is a senior at East Carolina University where she is a Political Science and International Studies double major. She joined the college democrats her sophomore year and later became the President of the ECU chapter. She was a co-chair of Students for Kay and also worked with the Kay Hagan for Senate campaign. As Vice President, she is looking forward to helping democrats get elected down the ballot.
State Council Chair - Drew Tawes
State Council Vice Chair - Stacy Partin
Stacy Partin is a freshman studying environmental science at NC State. She became interested in politics my sophomore year in high school when she became passionate about racial issues and LGBTQ+ rights. Shortly after, she got involved with the Teenage Democrats club in her high school. Her involvement took off when she began to work with the Whit Whitley and Carr Ipock campaigns in 2014. In early 2015, she attended her first convention, where she was elected treasurer of NC Association of Teenage Democrats. This summer, she was appointed Environmental Caucus Chair in CDNC. She is excited to become even more connected with CDNC through the State Council.
State Council Secretary - Lindsay Macchio
Lindsay Macchio is currently a sophomore studying biology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Living near the pristine beaches of the Outer Banks has brought her to care deeply about the environment and sustainability, but she also puts her efforts into the issues of women's rights, healthcare reform, education, and economic equality.
Political Director - Aron Johnson
Aron Johnson is a student at UNCG. He is looking forward to working to make CDNC a more diverse organization that can appeal to all parts of our party.
Communications Director - Anderson Clayton
Anderson Clayton is a sophomore at Appalachian State University studying Journalism and Political Science. She became involved with politics as a freshman, when she witnessed an apathy in voting on her college campus. Currently, she serves as Vice President of the ASU College Democrats Chapter and Director of Governmental and External Affairs for the Student Government Association. Anderson is looking forward to working with the CDNC Board to enhance student voice both on campus and off.
Programming Director - Alaina Doyle
Alaina Doyle is a senior studying Economics and Religious Studies at Appalachian State University. She currently serves as the Director of Operatiosn for the Watauga County Democratic Party. Alaina got involved with the Democratic Party after serving as a plaintiff in a student voting rights case that resulted in the on-campus voting site remaining at ASU. Since then she’s been a passionate advocate for voting rights. Alaina looks forward to programs that will help unite young democrats across the state in our fight for a progressive future in North Carolina.
Membership Director - John Easterling
John Easterling currently serves as Membership Director of the College Democrats of NC and Minority Affairs Chair of the 8th Congressional District Democratic Party. He got his start in the Democratic Party in 2013, when he elected State president of the North Carolina Association of Teen Democrats (2013-2015) and afterwards, began serving as the Young Democrats of America High School Caucus Chairman (2014-2015) and the College Democrats of NC Rural Caucus Chair. He has worked with multiple political campaigns and organizations, including Former Congressman Larry Kissell's office, Gene McLaurin for NC Senate, Chris Rey for Senate, and the Up to Us Campaign. John is a sophomore Political Science major at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.