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New York State Democratic Committee Holds Biennial Reorganization Meeting, Re-electing Chairman Jay S. Jacobs

For Immediate Release: September 22, 2022

New York State Democratic Committee Holds Biennial Reorganization Meeting, Re-electing Chairman Jay S. Jacobs

Party hosts first meeting with new State Committee Members and Elects Executive Committee Members, Passes Three Resolutions

Albany, NY - The New York State Democratic Committee today held its biennial reorganization meeting, re-electing Chairman Jay S. Jacobs, with the newly-elected State Committee members, electing Executive Committee members, and passing three resolutions. Chairman Jacobs was nominated by NAACP NY President Doctor Hazel Dukes and former State Senator and current Democratic candidate Monica Martinez. The resolutions passed focused on protecting abortion, ensuring equal rights and supporting the enviorntmental bond act. Chairman Jay S. Jacobs was re-elected unanimously by acclamation.

The Executive Leadership is as follows:

Chairman Jay S. Jacobs

Executive Committee Chair Christine Quinn

First Vice Chair Pamela Hunter

Secretary Latrice Walker

Assistant Secretary Timothy Perfetti

Treasurer Kenneth Jenkins

Assistant Treasurer Lynne Boecher

Sergeant-at-Arms Michael Reich

Policy Co-Chairs Michaelle Solages and Shawn Hogan

Labor Representative Stuart Appelbaum

“In New York, we have a model state committee that is supercharged, energized, and brings in people from all walks of life who believe in building a stronger state for all,” said Governor Kathy Hochul. “It's not just about the governor's race, it’s about every race on the ballot this year, and I’m proud of the strong team we’re building to defend our values and move New York forward.” 

“I am honored to have the support of the New York State Democratic Committee in pursuing another term as Party Chair,” said New York State Democratic Party Chairman Jay S. Jacobs. “Together, we will maintain the New York State Democratic Party’s reputation of excellence and leadership, fighting for lasting changes that impact all New Yorkers. We have set out a bold policy agenda for the coming year, and I look forward to executing our goals to make New York a more affordable and equitable state.” 

“I thank the New York State Democratic Committee for continuing to have confidence and trust in our leadership of the party,” said First Vice Chair and Assemblymember Pamela Hunter. “It has been an honor to do the work of leading this party in our state, and I look forward to working from the ground up to maintain a strong Democratic Party that fights for New Yorkers of all creeds and sets the standard for Democrats across the nation.” 

At Large Members include: 

Jen Hibit

Mayra Linares

Donna Lupardo

Kathy Sheehan

Kyle Bragg

Luis Montes

Santos Rodriguez

James Scheuerman

The Vice Chairs include: 

Elizabeth Ball

Emily Giske

Jenny G.H. Lam-Low

Eve Guillergan

Trudy Mason

Grace Meng

Crystal Peoples-Stokes

Kenesha Traynham-Cooper

Lisa Sacco

Julie Shiroishi

Melissa Sklarz

Irene Stein

Anastasia Somoza

Andrea Stewart-Cousins

Nydia Velazquez

Jo-Ann Yoo

David Alpert

Jamaal Bailey

Jim Carr

Jason Clark

Steven Cohn

Jeremy Cooney

Carl Heastie

Hakeem Jeffries

Todd Kerner

Dan McCoy

Willie Rosas

Joe Rossi

Richard Schaeffer

Keith Wright

Jeremy Zellner