Kat Allikian

  • Congratulations to the 2021-2023 Regional Vice Chair: Nicholas Gordon

    The Asia Pacific Region unanimously elected Nicholas Gordon (DA Hong Kong) as the AP Regional Vice Chair for the 2021-2023 term.  Congratulations Nick!  You can reach out to Nick at [email protected].

    Our AP Nominations and Election Committee elevated the bar for regional elections and conducted a fair, transparent, and inclusive election.  Thank you Mike, Michael, Phong, and Christine!

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  • published Reviving DAROK! in News 2019-10-24 21:36:04 -0400

    Reviving DAROK!

    After a long quiet period, Democrats Abroad South Korea is excited to be on its way toward revitalization!  We will be holding elections for local leaders and a General Meeting of the membership at the end of November 2019 so we can be fully prepared to hit the ground running in 2020.  

    We are now accepting nominations for leadership positions within DAROK.  Any member of DAROK may stand for election.  You may nominate yourself or another member by completing THIS FORM.

    Nominations close on 16 November 2019, so act fast!

    Please contact the DAROK Nominations and Elections Committee at [email protected] if you have any questions.

  • Congratulations to the 2017-2019 DANZ Executive Committee

    DANZ held its 2017 Annual General Meeting and biennial elections on Saturday 18 March.  In addition to hearing an engaging speaker talk about his experiences in Venezuela under the Chavez regime and the parallels between Chavez's and Trump's rise to power, we elected a full Executive Committee for the 2017-2019 term.  Congratulations to:

    Melanie Dutt (Auckland), Chair
    Ronald Nelson (Wellington), Vice-Chair
    Christine Valverde (Wellington), Secretary-Treasurer
    Amanda Claire Richards (Wellington), Counsel
    Dawn Dromgool (Katikati), At-Large Member
    Wendy R. London (Hawera/Wellington), At-Large Member

    Many thanks to everyone who attended and voted, either in person in Auckland and Wellington or by Webex from across New Zealand.  The DANZ Excom looks forward to hearing from you, so please do get in touch.

  • published DA-Cambodia is on Facebook! in News 2016-09-20 04:36:17 -0400

    DA-Cambodia is on Facebook!

    Be sure to join us on the Democrats Abroad Cambodia Facebook group

    It's a great place to connect with other local Democrats.  Hope to see you there!

  • published The 2016 Debate Schedule is Here! in News 2016-07-31 21:01:40 -0400

    The 2016 Debate Schedule is Here!

    The 2016 Presidential and Vice-Presidential debate schedules have been announced.  Here are the corresponding dates and times for us here in New Zealand:

    Presidential debates
    Tuesday, 27 September 2016, 2:00-3:30 PM
    Monday, 10 October 2016, 2:00-3:30 PM
    Thursday, 20 October 2016, 2:00-3:30 PM
    Vice-Presidential debate
    Wednesday, 05 October 2016, 2:00-3:30 PM
    We hope to have debate parties in the evenings to watch recordings of Hillary smashing Trump in the debates.  If you’re interested in hosting a debate watch party, please get in touch with Kat.

  • published Welcome to Democrats Abroad New Zealand in News 2015-12-09 02:55:54 -0500

    Welcome to Democrats Abroad New Zealand



    Photo courtesy of Christine Valverde

    Kia ora! 

    Welcome to the Democrats Abroad New Zealand page.  We are the official country committee for American Democrats living in New Zealand.  Here you will find information about our upcoming events across the country and how to contact the DANZ Executive Committee.

    Feel free to get in touch with any of us if you have questions, suggestions, or just want to meet up for a cuppa.

    Please send press inquiries here.

    Don't forget to join DANZ on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DemsAbroadNZ!


    Christine Valverde, Chairperson
    Democrats Abroad New Zealand