Frankfurt and Greater Hessen

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Welcome to Democrats Abroad Frankfurt and Greater Hessen!

DA Frankfurt and Greater Hessen is a chapter of DA Germany, the official country committee for US Democrats living in Germany. 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 Frankfurt and Greater Hessen, please contact us.

Democrats Abroad Germany - Frankfurt and Greater Hessen Chapter
[email protected]

DA Frankfurt and Greater Hessen Leadership:

Katherine Sawyer
| Frankfurt and Greater Hessen Chapter Chair
Carl Landon Taylor
| Frankfurt Chapter Vice Chair
Antoinette Kruckel
| DAG Frankfurt Chapter Secretary and Co-Chair of the Communications Committee, Global Women's Caucus
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  • News

    DAG Frankfurt and Greater Hessen 2023 Chapter Elections

    DA Germany Frankfurt and Greater Hessen 2023 Elections

     

    Overview

    All DA Germany chapters hold elections for new officers in the first quarter of every odd-number year.

    The DA Germany Chapter Nominations and Elections Committee oversees the full process.

    You must be present to vote.  Online attendance is considered present.   Please RSVP for the meeting so we know how many people plan to attend.

    ELECTION RULES

    The election rules are defined in the DA Germany By-Laws and the DA Germany Chapter Election Rules.  

    2023 ELECTION TIME

    Date:  Thursday, March 9

    Meeting Start Time:  19:00

    Election Start Time:  19:30

    Location: online via Zoom

    RSVP Link: Click here

    Note that the RSVP confirmation will include the link for the on-line meeting.   Please be sure to save it.

    ELECTED POSITIONS

    The chapter will be electing officers for the following position:

    • Chair
    • Vice-Chair

    Please note that per DA rules, the Chair and Vice-Chair must be of different gender. Gender rules do not apply to any other positions.

    Click here to read the job descriptions.

    NOMINATION PROCESS

    Any member of the chapter can self-nominate or be nominated by any other member of the relevant chapter of DA Germany. All nominees must have been a member of DA Germany for at least 30 days prior to the election date and also must be a member of the chapter.

    The cutoff for nominations is 14 days prior to the election.   Click here for the nomination form.

    Each nominee must confirm they are willing to serve.   They will be given an opportunity to submit a candidate statement and up to 3 endorsement letters.

    Additional nominations will be accepted on the day of the election but the nomination will require a second from another DA member of the chapter for the candidate to be added to the ballot.

    CANDIDATES

    Here is the list of candidates.   Click on their name to pull up a pdf with their candidate statement.

    Chair Candidates:

    Vice-Chair Candidates:

    INFORMATION SESSIONS AND QUESTIONS

    We will be hosting some online information sessions where you can ask about the election positions, election rules, chapter information or other related DA questions. Please RSVP to receive the link to the session. 

    • Sunday, February 5, 14:00-15:00 - RSVP here
    • Monday, February 13, 19:00-20:00 - RSVP here

    If you have any questions, you can send them to the Chapter Nominations and Elections Committee at [email protected].  

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    July Newsletter for Frankfurt and Greater Hessen Americans

    We hope you are enjoying the summer. Here's the latest from the Frankfurt and Greater Hessen Chapter of Democrats Abroad Germany.

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    Upcoming Events

    Sunday, February 05, 2023 at 02:00 PM Berlin Time · 9 rsvps
    Zoom in Berlin, Germany

    Information Session for Potential Candidates for DAG Chapter Elections

    DAG chapter elections are right around the corner! Are you interested in running for a position in your chapter’s elections? Learn more about opportunities in your chapter and all you need to know about being a candidate at the Information Session for Potential Candidates on Sunday, February 5, 2023 from 2-3pm CET. We'll be there to answer any of your questions! Please RSVP to receive the meeting link.

    Monday, February 13, 2023 at 07:00 PM Berlin Time · 3 rsvps
    Zoom in Berlin, Germany

    Information Session for Potential Candidates for DAG Chapter Elections

    DAG chapter elections are right around the corner! Are you interested in running for a position in your chapter’s elections? Learn more about opportunities in your chapter and all you need to know about being a candidate at the Information Session for Potential Candidates on Monday, February 13, 2023 from 7-8pm CET. We'll be there to answer any of your questions!

    Please RSVP to receive the meeting link.