Hanover County Democratic Committee

Moving Hanover Forward

About HDC



The Hanover County Democratic Committee is committed to reaching out to the community, building a broad-based political committee, and raising money to nominate and run candidates for federal, state, and local office. Located in Virginia, electing Democrats is the key to making our country the best it can be for all citizens.


Please feel free to contact the following executive committee members with questions or concerns:

Chair- Dan McGraw

Past Chair - Toni Radler

Past Chair - Gordon Silver

Vice Chairs

Political Strategy- Morgan Goodman

Technology - Steve Johnson

Outreach- Ashley Hall

Fundraising- John Suddarth

Treasurer - Sandy Fellerman

Corresponding Secretary - Mary Ann Pugh

Recording Secretary - Joette Mitchell

District Chairs


Chair - Don Barth; Co-Chair- Cathy Lee


Chair - Betsy Farley; Co-Char- 


Chair - June Bohrer; Co-Chair - Jennifer Byrnes

Cold Harbor

Chair - Louise Smith Evans; Co-Chair- Wendy Brooks


Chair - Jeni CarrCo-Chair - Coleen Berry


Chair - Rita DowlingCo-Chair - Joette Mitchell

South Anna

Chair - Mary KnightCo-Chair -

Committee Chairs

Voter Registration - Vacant

Black Caucus - Sandra Howard

Women's Coffee - Diane Neergaard

Men's Forum - Nelson Vaughan

Immigration - Woodi Sprinkel

Take Action Now - Jen Chambers, Christiane Riederer von Paar, Mary Anne Pugh

Social Media -  Mary Anne Pugh

Facebook - Mary Anne Pugh

Sgt. at Arms - Allen Neergaard

Special Projects - Lyn Hodnett

Central Committee Representatives

Rita Dowling

Howard Ostergren

Gordon Silver

Trevor Southerland

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To complete your membership application, please mail your $30 fee to:

Hanover Democratic Committee of Virginia
Membership Application
PO Box 22
Ashland, VA 23005

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This new resource from the Hanover Democratic Committee is designed to help citizens take strategic acts that will protect our Democracy.  Watch for weekly action items here on the HDC webpage, in your inbox and on Facebook. 

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