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 - Toni Radler

Past Chair - Gordon Silver

Vice Chairs

Political Strategy- Gordon Silver

Technology - Daniel McGraw

Outreach- Ashley Hall

Fundraising- Josh Briere

Treasurer - Sonya Arrington

Corresponding Secretary - Mary Ann Pugh

Recording Secretary - Kerry Brown

District Chairs


Chair - Don Barth; Co-Chair- John Schuiteman


Chair - Betsy Farley; Co-Char- Alexia Miles


Chair - Shawnae LacyCo-Chair - Britt Quigley

Cold Harbor

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


Chair - Jason DunklebargerCo-Chair - Jenny Carr


Chair - Rita DowlingCo-Chair - Stan Scott

South Anna

Chair - Mary KnightCo-Chair - Sarah Gipson

Committee Chairs

Voter Registration - Vacant

Black Caucus Chair - Sandra Howard

Women's Coffee Caucus Chair - Diane Neergaard

Men's Forum - Nelson Vaughan

Immigration Committee Chair - Woodi Sprinkel

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

Social Media:  Sonya Arrington, Kerry Brown

Facebook: Sonya Arrington

Sgt. at Arms - Allen Neergaard

Special Projects - Lyn Hodnett

Central Committee Representatives

Rita Dowling

Howard Ostergren

Gordon Silver

Trevor Southerland

2013 Membership Form

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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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