EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE


PRESIDENT

Dayna Colbert, Fishers


Presides over meetings of the Executive Committee and the general membership; exercises general managerial tasks with respect to the operation of the organization; establishes and terminates special committees as needed and appoints a chair to such special committees; shall be notified of each committee meeting; and shall exercise such other powers and duties as may be assigned to the office of President by other provisions of the Constitution and under the Bylaws.

About Dayna:

  •  Top Three Political Issues: Net Neutrality, Gender Equality, Health Care
  •  Hobbies: Watching bad TV, Reading, Cosplaying, Musicals
  •  Hoosier Fact: Never learned how to play euchre.

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VICE PRESIDENT

Patrick Lockhart, Fishers


Presides over the organization in the absence of the President; oversees the schedule and the presentations of meetings of the general membership and programs outside of regular general membership meetings; shall be notified of each committee meeting; shall become President in case of the removal of the President from office or of his or her death or resignation; and shall exercise such other powers and duties as may be assigned to the office of Vice President by other provisions of the Constitution, under the Bylaws, and as delegated by the President.

About Patrick:

  •  Top Three Political Issues: Education, Climate Change, Health Care
  •  Hobbies: Playing music, Hiking with the Dog, Watching Movies, Reading
  •  Hoosier Fact: Can quote the films Rudy and Hoosiers all the way through; Treats the Indy 500 like a holiday

 

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SECRETARY

Julian Hayes, Carmel


Transcribes minutes of the meetings; provides a written report of meetings of the Executive Committee and the general membership; shall maintain and set agenda for all HCYD meetings and Executive Board meetings; shall exercise such other powers and duties as may be assigned to the office of Secretary by other provisions of the Constitution, under the Bylaws, and as delegated by the President.

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Hamilton County Young Democrats together on Georgia Street during the Young Democrats of America National Convention in Indianapolis 2019

TREASURER

Megan Schaefer, Indianapolis


Establishes procedures to handle disbursements and expenditures; tracks and reports all receipts and disbursements; maintains all financial records; should the need arise, prepares filing reports to the State Board of Elections; ensures financial records are open to inspection by any member of the HCYD at any reasonable time; and shall exercise such other powers and duties as may be assigned to the office of Treasurer by other provisions of the Constitution, under the Bylaws, and as delegated by the President

 

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OUTREACH DIRECTOR

Aaron Tellez, Carmel


Responsible for maintaining involvement with political races locally and statewide, with the following specified duties: maintaining awareness of political activity in Indiana that directly impacts Hamilton County, develop and maintain contact with Indiana Democratic Party and any elected officials or campaigns determined to be of importance to the success of Hamilton County Young Democrats, keep current members up to date on any relevant events coordinated by elected officials or campaigns, and shall endeavor to attend every officially convened meeting of the Executive Committee or designate a qualified proxy to serve instead.

About Aaron:

  •  Top Three Political Issues: Health Care, The Future of Education, Infrastructure
  •  Hobbies: Canvassing, Football, Researching Election Results #ElectionNerd
  •  Hoosier Fact: Went to High School where two NBA players graduated from.

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COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

A. Brando Corsaro, Fishers


Maintains and updates all social media platforms, as well as the web page (once established) and email, of the Hamilton County Young Democrats, and updates each platform at a minimum of once weekly when applicable; uses said platforms to keep members engaged and informed on IYD and HCYD events and meetings (if/when applicable). The Communications Director shall endeavor to attend every officially convened meeting of the Executive Committee or designate a qualified proxy to serve instead.

About A. Brando:

  •  Top Three Political Issues: Cyber Security, Criminal Justice, Election Reform
  •  Hobbies: Travel, Infosec, Event Organization, Arcade/Fighting Games
  •  Hoosier Fact: Knows the Indianapolis Skywalk by heart.

 

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APPOINTED POSITIONS


EVENTS COMMITTEE CHAIR

Jessica Irvine, Carmel


Presides over the events committee.  Notifies President of all meetings of the events committee.  Plans, arranges and attends volunteer, activism and fundraising events.

About Jessica:

  •  Top Three Political Issues: Climate Change, Reproductive Rights, Education
  •  Hobbies: Volunteering with cats at the shelter, Crafting, Painting, Euchre
  •  Hoosier Fact: The Exotic Feline Rescue Center in Center Point, IN is one of the largest rescue centers in the US for abused, unwanted and neglected exotic felines.

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