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Join the YDs at Georgia State University to hear from State Rep. Park Cannon this Wednesday! This is an event you do not want to miss. #YDStrong
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TOMORROW, #HB481 will be heard in the Senate. Join us in calling our State Senators to tell them to vote NO! #WeWillBeHeard
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Do you believe schools should be a safe place for students to learn and grow? We do too. Join the advocates of March for Our Lives for an activism and advocacy training day this Sunday to learn how you can make a difference!

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The Young Democrats of Georgia is the state’s official youth arm of the Democratic Party. Members of the organization strive to make a positive difference in the community by working within the political process and upholding the principles of the Democratic Party. The membership base reflects the broad diversity of Georgia and the party, including high school students, college students, young workers, professionals and families.

Elect Democratic Candidates

Encourage Youth Involvement

Instill values for which the Democratic Party stands

Support the ideals of the Democratic Party

Provide young Democrats with skills and experience

Our Board of Directors


Rachel Paule

President

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Randy Goss

Treasurer

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Tyler Tucker

Secretary

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Sharece Naomi Thomas is your current Young Democrats of Georgia Secretary. She is a graduate of Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School “AJMLS”. She served as the 2015-2016 Black Law Student Association “BLSA” President, and the National BLSA Editing Specialist.

She currently serves as the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys “GABWA”’s Newsletter Committee Co-Chair. Sharece also serves as the Young Democrats of Atlanta Social Chair.

Sharece assisted on Tom Brown for Congress’s campaign (2014), Hilary for Georgia and Hilary for Florida (2016), Mike Thurmond for Dekalb CEO (2016), Tom Perez and Michael Blake for DNC Chair and Co-Chair(2016), and Planned Parenthood Southeast GOTV (2016).

In 2015, Sharece also worked for Razor Solutions Group, a political fundraising firm, where she organized and assisted candidates in raising funds, and organizing fundraising events. In 2016, Sharece Naomi started her company, The Write To Freedom, LLC, to help young, and second career professions learn the art of good writing and persuasion.

Jaylan Scott

Executive Vice President

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Justin Holsomback

National Committee Representative

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Mathew Plott grew up in Young Harris, GA but attended high school and college in Chattanooga, TN. While there, he took on a number of leadership rules within Democratic politics, including serving as College Democrats of Tennessee president and Tennessee Young Democrats national committeeman. Mathew has worked on a number of political races at the local, state, and federal level and managed two campaigns in 2014.

Plott returned to Georgia in 2015 to pursue a JD at Emory University School of Law. In addition to serving as Georgia Young Democrats national committeeman, Mathew is the current chair of Young Democrats of America’s Chapter Building Committee. Mathew is deeply committed to ensuring that local chapters, particularly here in Georgia, feel connected to Young Democrats of America.

Maria Andrade

Vice President of Programs

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Constance Wallace

Vice President of Membership

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Hannah Perkins

National Committee Representative

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Deja Frederick is an avid Atlanta, GA transplant with neighboring South Carolina roots. Her passion for business and culture led her to the capital and heart of Georgia upon finishing college 2 years ago.

She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Integrated Marketing Communications and a Master’s of Business Administration with a concentration in International Business from Winthrop University. She studied abroad in Paris, France and Barcelona, Spain while earning her MBA and was President of the university’s international business program, Enactus for 3 years.

Deja is currently the Commercial Effectiveness Sr. Coordinator for international hospitality company, IHG. With an affinity for brand consumer strategy, she focuses on creating compelling consumer experiences through integrated marketing approaches and operational programming all driven by the brand’s positioning and strategic vision.

Passionate about the intersection of business & politics, she began her political career in 2010 by interning for the South Carolina House of Representatives’ Democratic Caucus where she leveraged her PR and marketing background to write proposals, press releases & press kits, editorials, and web content for the Caucus. She is now the President of Cobb County Young Democrats of Georgia and working to launch her own strategic PR firm consulting on sociopolitical, business, and disruptive technology issues through an informed millennial lens.

Parker Short

High School Democrats of Georgia

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Patrick Chappel is a dedicated Democrat and high school activist. Patrick was born in Columbus, Georgia and currently is a junior at Columbus High School. Patrick has been involved with the Democratic Party throughout his life and served as a volunteer for the Hillary Clinton campaign and worked to organize high school volunteers for the Hillary campaign.

As the president of the Columbus High School Young Democrats, he has grown the chapter membership from 10 members to over 70. In addition to the Democratic Party, Patrick is involved in the Columbus High School Thespian Troupe. As the Chairman of the High School Democrats of Georgia, Patrick works to connect high school students to political leaders and foster civic, and party, engagement within high school students.

Maria Banjo

Vice President of Finance

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Adia Aidoo

College Democrats of Georgia

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Tamelonie grew up in Adel, Georgia and graduated from Cook High School.  She attended Valdosta State University and will receive a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Business, Spanish and Journalism in May of 2017.

She is passionate about education, economic development and women’s rights. She is a member of the American Association of University Women and served as a delegate to the 2016 United State of Women conference in Washington DC. She serves on the board of Code Blue, a progressive grassroots organization, whose goal is to rebuild a progressive majority at the federal, state and local levels. She will be attending graduate school in the fall at Georgia Southern University.

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For the 2017-2018 Term, Young Democrats of Georgia is embarking on a series of plans to help Democratic candidates, and promote Young Democratic involvement in politics. Amongst these programs are YDG University, the 2018 Campaign Plan, and the YDG Voter Registration and Activation Plan.

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