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Welcome to Democrats Abroad Chile!

DACL is the official country committee for US Democrats living in the Chile. Watch this space for upcoming announcements of meetings and events - we have events planned throughout the year, and encourage anyone interested in participating to get in touch.

If you have questions or would like to help with Democrats Abroad in Chile please contact us.

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DA Chile Leadership:

Allison Engle
Christopher Meek
| Vice Chair
penelope knuth
| Secretary
Mary Laverty
| Treasurer
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  • News

    Election Information - Democrats Abroad Chile

    The nomination window has closed and today we begin the process of electing the officers of the Executive Committee for Democrats Abroad Chile.


    Candidate for Chairperson
    Dr. Bernardo Javalquinto-Lagos, PhD

    Candidate for Vice-Chairperson
    Mary Laverty

    Candidate for Secretary
    Christopher Meek

    Candidate for Treasurer
    rian Stout

    You can learn more about each candidate and read their statements here.

    Bylaws approval
    Please review the revisions to the bylaws here and be sure mark your ballot accordingly.

    Official Ballot
    The Official Ballot – 2019 AGM/Elections can be downloaded from here.

    Please print this ballot and bring it to the General Meeting on May 25, 2019 at 2:30 pm Holanda 129, Providencia (Metro Tobalaba - Luis Thayer Ojeda exit). Ballots also provided at the meeting.


    If you cannot attend the meeting on May 25th, please email this ballot, from your own email address (the email address you used to register with Democrats Abroad), to: no later than 2 pm (Chile Time) May 25, 2019. You must have been a registered DA member by May 11, 2019 to email ballot.  

    If you have any questions about this ballot or the election, please contact us at:

    Mark Your Calendar!

    The 2019 Annual Meeting of Democrats Abroad Chile

    When: May 25, 2019 at 2:30 PM

    Location:  Holanda 129, Providencia

    (Google Maps Link:


    Thank you,

    David Galvin
    Nominations & Elections Committee
    Democrats Abroad Chile

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    DA Chile ExCom Officers - Nomination Window Closed

    Dear Democrats Abroad Chile members:

    The nomination window for Democrats Abroad Chile Executive Committee Officers is officially closed.

    Thank you for your support and participation during this year’s nomination process for Democrats Abroad Chile Executive Committee Officers. We will be providing members with background briefs for each nominee via email and our Facebook page in the coming days.

    What’s next?

    On May 11, 2019, we will email to eligible members, post to our official DA Chile page, and place on our Facebook pagean announcement that will contain candidate statements, a downloadable ballot and Bylaws. 


    Mark Your Calendar!

    The 2019 Annual Meeting of Democrats Abroad Chile

    When: May 25, 2019 at 2:30 PM

    Location: Santiago Community Church, Holanda 129, Providencia

    (Google Maps Link:


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    Upcoming Events

    Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 02:30 PM · 1 rsvp
    Av. Holanda 129 in Providencia, Chile

    DA Chile Annual Meeting and Election of Officers

    The 2019 Annual Meeting of Democrats Abroad Chile will be held May 25, 2019 at the location and time noted above.  The agenda of the meeting is as follows:

    1. Approval of the accounts and the report of the Chairperson and the Treasurer for the preceding calendar year
    2. Election of Officers
    3. Approval of revisions to the DA Chile By-laws
    4. Other such business as may be properly brought before the Executive Committee