LCDC Leadership



Chair Al Nevarez
Vice Chair Shelley Tamres
Vice Chair Lissa Savaglio​
Secretary  David Bauer
Treasurer Robert Latham


Standing Committee Chairs

Activities and Fundraising

Sharafat Hussain

Plan, organize, and conduct all special events and other social and fundraising activities held by or on behalf of the LCDC, including without limitation the annual Gala Dinner and the annual Harvest Dinner.
Candidate Recruitment Avi Fechter Identify and recruit viable Democratic candidates, and provide support for such candidates in running a successful campaign.
Communications Matt Leslie Responsible for internal and external communications. Maintains website and social media outreach.
Diversity and Outreach Larry Roeder To adopt and implement programs and strategies designed to (i) fulfill the LCDC’s outreach obligations under Section 3.1 of the Virginia Democratic Party Plan dated December 4, 2010, or any successor Plan; and (ii) diversify the makeup of the LCDC’s membership in order to improve the committee’s ability to connect with all of Loudoun’s residents.
Finance Kannan Srinivasan Assist the Treasurer to ensure that an internal audit of the operations of the LCDC is conducted at least once each year as directed by the LCDC Chair.
Former Chairs Advisory Evan Macbeth Provides knowledge and experience regarding running the LCDC, competing in the county and maintaining relationships with our major stakeholders.
Issues Chris Tandy Conducts research on local, state, and national issues of importance to LCDC’s mission and to Democratic candidates or office-holders. Collaborates on wording of Issues Resolutions and issues reports on resolutions with recommendation for adoption or denial.
Membership Karen Knobloch Increase membership in and volunteer support for the LCDC to the maximum extent feasible; to help members find roles within the LCDC and to assist other Standing Committee chairs in ensuring full staffing for all Committees. Track attendance at Membership Meetings and support calculation of quorum. Maintain the Membership database.
Precinct Ops Val Suzdak Build and train a permanent network of committed Democratic volunteers sufficient to staff  Loudoun County precincts throughout each election day and to build a precinct-led system that understands and can service constituent issues and needs. Plan and implement programs to provide LCDC members with such training as is required to promote the election of Democrats to county, state, and federal office.
Presence Sonia Ballinger Monitor, track, and document public statements, votes, and actions of officials elected or appointed to represent or govern the people of Loudoun County. Notify LCDC membership of upcoming public input hearings, or other meetings or events at which matters of public interest are likely to be addressed, and at which public participation is expected or would be worthwhile. To solicit participation by LCDC Members and members of the public at any such meetings.
Young Dems TBD Plan and execute strategies designed to attract individuals under the age of 36 years to membership in and activities supporting the Democratic Party in general and the LCDC in particular including, where appropriate and consistent with these By-laws, high school and college age individuals who are not yet eligible to vote.


Sub-Committee Chairs

DemoCrafts under: Diversity and Outreach Charlotte McConnell Create buttons, T-shirts, etc. with Democratic issue messages.


Ad Hoc Committee Chairs

Presentations Joan Kowalski Arranges for guest speakers at our monthly Membership meetings.


Loudoun County Democratic Committee
PO Box 544, Leesburg, Virginia 20178 
Phone: 703-771-3366