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Servanie Sessions

Walker County Democratic Chair

The county chair is the leader and presiding officer of the county Democratic Party. The county chair is responsible for a multitude of duties and, along with the County Executive Committee, is responsible for organizing and strengthening the Party at the county level. A county chair should be outgoing, self-motivated, and organized.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

The county chair’s official and unofficial duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

    • Recruiting enthusiastic, responsible people to serve as precinct chairs or precinct coordinators in every precinct in the county

 

    • Training precinct chairs

 

    • Calling and chairing meetings of the County Executive Committee

 

    • Bringing together the diverse groups within the Democratic Party and local community

 

    • Raising funds for the local effort

 

    • Recruiting, training, and managing volunteers and volunteer program

 

    • Building and maintaining a local Party database

 

    • Organizing and assisting local Democratic clubs and organizations

 

    • Developing and maintaining a good working relationship with the local media and representing the Party with the media

 

    • Representing the county Party to candidates, officeholders, and local, state, and national Democratic organizations

 

    • Supervising party office staff authorized by the County Executive Committee

 

    • Recruiting and developing candidates

 

    • Executing/administering of the Primary Election and Primary fund

 

    • Establish a budget

County Chair