May 11, 2023

Voting is On!

Voting is now open for the following positions: 

Candidates for DABR's Executive Committee positions and Voting Representatives for the 2023 - 2025.

Chair - Jessica Espadas

Vice Chair - Arthur Sevalho Goncalves

Vice Chair of Outreach and Development - Jacqueline de Britto

Secretary* - Open

Treasurer - Thomas Zulelo

Director of Communications & Social Media - Rachelle McCracken

GOTV Officer* - Open

Member-at-Large - Heather Motta

2nd Member-at-Large* - Open

DPCA Voting Representative (not on the Ex Com)

2 - Alternate Voting Representatives (not on the Ex Com)* - Open

* These positions remain open; Nominations will be taken from the floor at the May 25 Elections Meeting. Only members present may vote on floor nominations.

Note: Per DNC and DA inclusion guidelines, Chair and Vice-Chair, and Alternate Voting Reps must be of different gender.

Get to know the candidates here:

Candidates' Statements


Adoption of DABR's Bylaws revision for the new positions of Voting Representative and Alternate Voting Representatives is also on the ballot. Review the Bylaws here: DABR Bylaws with Revisions

Voting is Open - Vote Now!

Elections are now open, May 11 - May 24, 11:59 BRT. Results will be announced at the NEC Election Meeting May 25 at 7pm BRT, at the start of DABR's Annual General Meeting. (See RSVP below.)

To vote, you must have been a verified member of DA by May 10, 11:59PM BRT.

Contact the DABR Nominations and Elections Committee (NEC) for any questions concerning the election, candidate information, or voting. We look forward to the participation of candidates and to the participation of all our DA Brazil members in the election of their new leadership team. Hope to see you at the 2023 Elections Meeting at the start DABR's Annual General Meeting! (RSVP below).  

Ronny Rubin

Chair, Nominations and Election Committee

[email protected]

NEC members:

Miguel Madrigal, Balloting and Elections

Roz Reymers, Candidate Coordinator


For Elections Meeting & AGM


DABR's Annual General Meeting

Immediately following the Elections Meeting

We cordially invite you to attend the Democrats Abroad Brazil Annual General Meeting (AGM) on May 25th from 7:00 - 8:00 PM, Brasilia time, online. This meeting is an important opportunity for our members to meet thyour newly elected officers, and to gather and discuss important matters related to our organization.

As a valued member of our organization, your presence and participation in this meeting are highly appreciated. We look forward to hearing your thoughts, ideas, and feedback.

Please confirm your attendance. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us.

We hope to see you at the AGM!

Jessica Espadas, DABR Chair

[email protected]