Standing Committees

Campaign Committee

The Campaign Committee coordinates political campaigns on behalf of endorsed candidates, Democratic nominees, and ballot measures.
 
They also oversee all campaign-related activities of the Central Committee and promote membership involvement and other Democrats in Yolo County in campaigns on behalf of Democratic nominees and endorsed candidates.
 

Chair: Bob Schelen

Endorsement and Candidate Development Committee

The Endorsement and Candidate Development Committee recruits Democratic candidates of the highest quality for all elected offices in Yolo County, oversees the YCDP’s endorsement process, and assure the full participation of Members of the Central Committee at the California Democratic Party’s regional pre-endorsement conferences.
 

Chair: Don Stauffer

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee assists the Executive Director and Controller in developing a budget for upcoming election cycles that will allow the YCDP to raise money and operate.
 

Chair: Don Stauffer

Resolutions Committee

The Endorsement and Candidate Development Committee recruits Democratic candidates of the highest quality for all elected offices in Yolo County, oversees the YCDP’s endorsement process, and assure the full participation of Members of the Central Committee at the California Democratic Party’s regional pre-endorsement conferences.
 

Chair: Don Stauffer

Outreach Committee

The Budget and Finance Committee assists the Executive Director and Controller in developing a budget for upcoming election cycles that will allow the YCDP to raise money and operate.
 

Chair: Don Stauffer

Rules Committee

The Rules Committee reviews, interprets, and proposes amendments to the bylaws, ensure compliance with the CDP’s bylaws and state law.
 
They also make recommendations to the Central Committee regarding the By Laws submitted by an organization desiring chartering, and review the credentials and qualifications of Regular, Ex Officio, and Alternate Members, officers and candidates for Central Committee office, and participants in endorsement meetings.

Communications Committee

The Communications Committee shall coordinate publicity on behalf of activities of the Central Committee. This will include the composing and issuing of press releases, public statements of policy, maintaining of media relations and responsibility for publicizing the endorsements, resolutions and legislation that the Central Committee is supporting. The Communications Committee shall also be responsible for creating written and graphic content for the Central Committee’s official promotional and informational productions, including its websites, social media, and printed materials.
 

Chair: Elizabeth Oramas-Diaz

Fundraising Committee

The Fundraising Committee shall coordinate and, upon approval of the Central Committee, implement programs and events to raise funds for the activities and campaigns of the Central Committee as required in the budget process.
 
Chair: Norma Alcala