LD 24 Chair - Patrick Seifter
Patrick Seifter is a native Arizonan from Cochise County originally, and has been a political activist for over fifteen years. He is also a painter that has had pieces featured in exhibits including the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMOCA), and has a degree in history from ASU's College of Letters and Sciences.
His first time volunteering was for Howard Dean in 2003 and then the Democratic Coordinating Committee in 2004. Since then he as been an activist, as well as volunteering for the campaigns of Harry Mitchell and Jim Pederson in 2006, Barack Obama in 2008, and Felicia Rotellini in 2010. In 2012 Patrick became a summer fellow with Obama for America and the senior organizer for Arizona State Students for Barack Obama.
In 2016 Patrick supported Bernie Sanders before going all in for Hillary Clinton and being elected as 2nd-Vice chair of LD 24 Democrats.
"This past year , in the Democratic Party, we saw the daughter of the first African-American President cast her vote for the first woman major party nominee for President, a nominee who won a primary against the most successful Jewish presidential candidate in American history."
That is the type of Democratic Party Patrick strives to foster in LD 24. He was elected chair in November of 2016 and will work to ensure that LD 24 remains one of the most inclusive, accessible, and active districts in the state.
LD 24 1st Chair - Krista Pacion
LD 24 2nd Chair - Jade Richardson
LD 24 Outreach Chair - Dominique Medina
Dominique is an award-winning New Media Manager with nine years of experience in digital organizing, content, list building, and web development. He creates and implements new media policies that exponentially increase voter and constituency engagement in campaigns, community groups, non-profits and elected officials.
LD 24 Treasurer - Whitney Walker
LD 24 Fundraising & Events Chair - Jack Hamblet
LD 24 Communications Chair - Dawn Gilpin
Dawn has been working in communication in various capacities for over twenty-five years. Much of that time was spent in Bologna, Italy, as an international communication strategy consultant working for clients in a variety of industries. She caught the research bug and headed to Philadelphia to pursue a PhD in Mass Media & Communication at Temple University, which she completed in 2008. Now an Associate Professor at ASU's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism & Mass Communication, Dawn teaches classes in public relations, social media, and research methods. She has published in numerous scholarly journals and books on topics such as crisis management, organizational communication, and emerging media; her current research involves online and offline social identity construction.