Ward 1 Chair: Olivia Peña
Ward 2 Chair: Andrew Champagne
Ward 3 Chair: (Sign Up Here)
Ward 4 Chair: Noah Detzer & Martha Friedman
Ward 5 Chair: Ben Traverse
Ward 6 Chair: (Sign Up Here)
Ward 7 Chair: Abbey Duke
Ward 8 Chair: Hannah King
Publicity & Communications
IT Director:Steve McIntyre
Finance & Fundraising
Registration & Elections
Assistant Treasurer: Andrew Champagne
Democratic City Councilors (ex officio members)
Last party reorganization: 2017/09/12
Ward Committee Chair Responsibilities and Guidelines
Adopted July, 2014
- Hold a caucus once per year – pick the date and establish a location. Email / electronic, public-electronic notice with one week notice.
- Maintain a list of ward executive committee members.
- Make an effort and work with Burlington Executive Committee to recruit candidates (city council, school board, ward clerk, inspector of elections, all ward-wide offices).
- Act as a campaign resource – Connect candidates with volunteers, party experts and resources for the candidate and/or campaign manager.
- Assist with recruiting a campaign treasurer.
- Act as a conduit to electronic communications with Democrats in the ward and serve as point of contact with the city executive committee.
- Keep the City Chair current on activities in their ward.
Ward Chairs are volunteers who give a their time to the above described tasks. Candidates should be clear that the Ward Chair is not their campaign manager ie. campaign responsibilities vs. ongoing statutory tasks of the Ward Chair. The candidate can ask the Ward Chair to be their campaign manager.