Montezuma County Democratic Party Leaders
Montezuma County Democratic Party Officers are volunteers elected by the Montezuma County Central Committee for two-year terms in odd-numbered years. The current officers will serve until February 2023. Resignations are filled according to our Bylaws.
Chair: Mary Dodd
1st Vice-Chair - Political Engagement: Patrick Piller
Secretary: Dianne Daniel
Treasurer: Susan Rain
Candidate Development & Support: Chair: Lance McDaniel;
Members: MB McAfee, Mary Dodd
Finance: Chair: Susan Rain
Members: Mary Dodd, Steve Duncan, Alan Rolston
Outreach: Chair: Roanne Kuenzler
Members: Miriam Dunbar, Steve Duncan, Mary Dodd
Vacancy: The Executive Officers constitute the Vacancy in Nomination Committee
State Central Committee: Mary Dodd, Patrick Piller, Lance McDaniel
CD 3 Central Committee: Mary Dodd, Patrick Piller, Lance McDaniel
State Executive Committee: Mary Dodd, Patrick Piller
Monthly Business Meeting: 3rd Wednesday of the month, 6 pm. Meeting can be hybrid, in-person, or remote. All are welcome. Contact Mary Dodd for details. Attendance is required of Executive Committee members and only EC members may vote.
Composition: The Precinct Organizers (formerly called Precinct Committee people), the officers of each house, senate, congressional, judicial, and county commissioner district, the officers of the central committee, together with any state or national Democratic Party officers, elected county public officials, state senator and state representatives, United States senators and congressional representatives and other elected state public officials who are members of the Democratic Party and who reside within Montezuma County, shall constitute the membership of the MCDP central committee. Democrats elected to local office may vote but will not be counted in the quorum, as their attendance is not required.
Meetings: At the very least the central committee meets for the biennial re-organization meeting in February of odd-numbered years; and to approve the annual budget usually in November or December. Electronic voting by email is permitted in our bylaws. Special meetings may be called according to the rules specified in our bylaws.
Mailing: PO Box 1035 Cortez, CO 81321
Physical: 2409 E. Empire Cortez, CO 81321
Email: Executive Committee