Greece


 

Welcome to Democrats Abroad Greece!

DAGR is the official country committee for US Democrats living in Greece. From the Lefka Ori to Rodopi, from Argostoli to Alexandroupoli, our members are engaged, informed and active both in community life here and in American politics.

Find out about our chapters in Athens or Thessaloniki or get in touch with an At-Large representative if you live outside a chapter area.

Watch this space for upcoming announcements of meetings and events - we have events planned throughout the year and encourage anyone interested to take part or pitch in.

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

Anastasia Harris-Papaioannou, Chair Democrats Abroad - Greece 
[email protected]

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DA Greece Leadership:

Stacey Harris-Papaioannou
| National Chair of Greece; Media Contact DAGR
Theodoros Milonas
| Vice-Chair
Nicholas Loisos
| Treasurer & IT Support
Karen Lee
| Secretary, Communications Chair & Global Black Caucus Steering Team
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  • News

    Vacancies in DAGR Executive Committee

    Special elections called

    Nominations/Elections Committee appointed

    At the September session of DAGR’s Executive Committee, two resignations from the board were accepted. Rebecca Lieb, Representative At Large submitted her resignation, as well as Richard Jackson, Athens Chapter Representative. Both individuals will be leaving Greece for professional commitments.

    The Executive Committee approved the following members to serve on the Nominations/Elections Committee for the special election filling the vacancies: Nikki Fellouris, Chair; Daniel Roberts and Anna Haughton. The Nominations and Elections committee for this special election will be receiving electronic or telephone nominations from now through November 1. Electronic elections will run from November 5 to December 2. If you are interested in serving on the Executive committee, please contact these individuals.

    By email: [email protected]

    Nikki Fellouris:  6936 618 493, 210 722 9654

     

    Below are the descriptions for each position.

    Representative At Large

    {Preferably lives outside Athens/Thessaloniki chapter areas}

    • Plans and organizes activities and events outside of Athens and Thessaloniki.
    • Membership development. Maintains outreach to non-Athens/Thessaloniki Chapter members.
    • Solicits a pool of volunteers to assist with events and activities.
    • Participates in GOTV activities/efforts outside of Athens/Thessaloniki.

    Athens Chapter Representative

    {Lives IN ATHENS}

    • Plans and organizes chapter-specific activities and events.
    • Maintains outreach to Athens Chapter members.
    • Coordinates with DAGR Secretary and Treasurer.
    • Solicits a pool of volunteers to assist with Athens Chapter events and activities.
    • Coordinates with DAGR Events Chair, Volunteer Chair. Assigned by Chapter Chair with focus on developing neighborhood groups around ‘precinct captains’
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    5 Reasons to Connect with Home States

    Gerrymander map

    When Jennifer von Estorff and Teresa Ritterhoff began looking at a Texas state team last spring, little did they know how crucial it would become. Now, with TX’s anti-choice law riddled with illegalities, a voter suppression law worst among more to come, TX is in the spotlight. And, the Dems Abroad ‘states teams’ idea has taken off.

    As co-coordinators, Jen and Teresa are helping other state teams get up and running. Kick off events -- online for worldwide join-in – are filling in the fall calendar.

    The idea of state-specific outreach isn’t new in DA. There have been state groups on Facebook, with varying levels of energy and activity, since 2012. They’re still there, a platform to share news and views. Just type in your state’s moniker with ‘abroad’ after it, e.g. Californians Abroad.

    States teams, however, will focus on state-specific issues while building co-operation between activists in the home state and abroad.

    2022 brings states to the forefront! Here’s why:

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