Mid-May 2021, Democrats Abroad leaders from all over the world gathered virtually for the 2021 Annual Global Meeting and Elections. We are very pleased to introduce the newly elected 2021-2023 International Executive Committee:
Chair, Candice Kerestan (Germany)
Vice Chair, Art Schankler (Serbia)
Secretary, Beth Landry (Sweden)
Treasurer, Quyen Nguyen (Colombia)
General Counsel, Orlando Vidal (United Arab Emirates)
Regional Vice Chair, Asia Pacific, Nicholas Gordon (Hong Kong)
Regional Vice Chair, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Jennifer Rakow-Stepper (Austria)
Regional Vice Chair, the Americas, Steve Nardi (Canada)
We want to take this moment to thank outgoing International Executive Committee members for their years of dedication and service, as well as for all that they accomplished during their tenures. We also want to thank all of the other candidates for putting themselves forward, and for their time, energy, ideas, and passion. Finally, we want to thank all of the electors -- which included country chairs, country vice chairs, DPCA voting representatives, DA DNC members, and members of the outgoing International Executive Committee -- for their time, diligence, and attention.
Upcoming EventsIt’s been a long time coming, but "enfin", an in-person event! Fred Hoffman, Co-Chair of the DA France LGBTQ+ Caucus, and Jamie Perosi-Doughty, Executive Chair of the DA France Bordeaux Chapter, look forward to welcoming you at Café Voulez-Vous in Paris for an early evening Fall get together.Join Fred and Jamie for some social conversation as well as discussions concerning strategic planningin anticipation of the 2022 and 2024 elections. LGBTQ+ friends and allies are of course welcome to attend.*** Please note that Café Voulez-Vous is graciously providing a comfortable indoor space for us: they offer a large selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks as well as a variety of food choices for purchase. ***Please RSVP here to let us know you’ll be attending, because there is only space for 25 people.Fred and Jamie hope to see you there!
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