Regional Vice-Chair, Asia-Pacific Region

  • New Leader Orientation 2021, Session 2 (Americas/EMEA-friendly time)

    2021 New Leader Orientation (Session 2)

    (photo from the 2019 EMEA Regional Meeting in Athens)

    Saturday, 08 May 2021, 12:00-3:00 PM EDT (check your local time HERE)

    Newly-elected leaders are invited to attend a New Leader Orientation session, facilitated by the Asia Pacific and Europe, Middle East, and Africa regional teams.  Current leaders and volunteers are also welcome to join as a refresher, as are those who are candidates for local office where elections have not yet taken place.

    During this three-hour orientation, we will cover the following Democrats Abroad basics:

    • Our purpose, our organizational structure, and how we conduct business (45 minutes)
    • Our IT Team and key resources (30 minutes)
    • Our Comms Team and how we share our messages (20 minutes)
    • Our other teams and committees that support leaders and Country Committees (40 minutes)
    • Upcoming and regular regional and global meetings (20 minutes)

    There will also be a ten-minute break, along with Q&A opportunities.

    Please RSVP for the WebEx link.

    A second New Leader orientation session, covering the same topics, will also be held at an AP/EMEA-friendly time on Saturday, 24 April between 3:00-6:00 AM EDT.  To register for that session, please visit this event page to RSVP.

    WHEN
    May 08, 2021 at 12pm
    WHERE
    WebEx
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  • New Leader Orientation 2021, Session 1 (AP/EMEA-friendly time)

    2021 New Leader Orientation (Session 1)

    (photo from the 2019 EMEA Regional Meeting in Athens)

    Saturday, 24 April 2021, 3:00-6:00 AM EDT (check your local time HERE)

    Newly-elected leaders are invited to attend a New Leader Orientation session, facilitated by the Asia Pacific and Europe, Middle East, and Africa regional teams.  Current leaders and volunteers are also welcome to join as a refresher, as are those who are candidates for local office where elections have not yet taken place.

    During this three-hour orientation, we will cover the following Democrats Abroad basics:

    • Our purpose, our organizational structure, and how we conduct business (45 minutes)
    • Our IT Team and key resources (30 minutes)
    • Our Comms Team and how we share our messages (20 minutes)
    • Our other teams and committees that support leaders and Country Committees (40 minutes)
    • Upcoming and regular regional and global meetings (20 minutes)

    There will also be a ten-minute break, along with Q&A opportunities.

    Please RSVP for the WebEx link.

    A second New Leader orientation session, covering the same topics, will also be held at an Americas/EMEA-friendly time on Saturday, 08 May between 12:00-3:00 PM EDT.  To register for that session, please visit this event page to RSVP.

    WHEN
    April 24, 2021 at 3am
    WHERE
    WebEx
    62 rsvps rsvp

  • donated 2021-03-12 15:40:06 -0500

    $2,024.89 raised
    GOAL: $2,021.00

    Kendra Borgen's 2021 Birthday Fundraiser

    Having volunteered in politics since I was a teenager I have found a wonderful home within Democrats Abroad – an all volunteer organization.

    We run on blood, sweat, tears, & donations!

    During my time in Democrats Abroad leadership I’ve noticed how expensive it is to be involved. Going to regional and global meetings is fundamental in getting good work done and is important and instrumental in team building. However, it comes at each individual’s own expense.

    I believe everyone should be able to volunteer at the highest level and want to help keep these meetings accessible to people, who may not be as financially flexible, by fundraising for Democrats Abroad Travel Fund.

    I had hoped to spend my 40th Birthday in an exotic location but luckily I’m in Amsterdam and you can help me celebrate my 40th birthday virtually. Please help me reach my fundraising goal: $2021 in 2021 

    Got $40 for my 40th? – Or even $4, or $400 if you’re so inclined –  hit that donate button.

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    I cannot wait until we can celebrate in person together again.

    Thanks in advance!!!

    Donations are made to Democrats Abroad (Democratic Party Committee Abroad) and not to any candidate for Federal Office.

    Donations to Democrats Abroad are not tax-deductible.

    Donate

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    LET'S CONTINUE THE FIGHT

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    Make a donation using the form on the left or join our sustaining donors Margin of Victory Club.

    Are you interested in joining the Democrats Abroad Margin of Victory Club and making a monthly donation? Would you like to use Paypal to make a donation? Contribute to Democrats Abroad through ActBlue

    Every dollar you give supports our work to elect Democrats who will fight to make a better life for ALL Americans.   Join us by making a donation today.

    Julia Bryan, Chair - Democrats Abroad

    We need Democrats like you to commit to Democrats Abroad - your Democratic Party for overseas Americans. Contribute to Democrats Abroad today and help us register Americans all over the world for the 2021 and 2022, reach out on issues that concern you and build a brighter future for our country and the world. With your help, we can make the difference. We did it all over the country in 2018! And we MADE the difference in 2020! And in Georgia in 2021! And we will continue to fight for Democratic victories and for issues that our members care about!

    If you are unable to contribute online, send us a US Dollar check with this form to the following address.

    Democrats Abroad
    PO Box 15130
    Washington DC 20003
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    Donations to Democrats Abroad are not tax-deductible.

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  • Announcing the 2019 Candidates for DA South Korea Leadership

    Get ready, the Democrats Abroad South Korea 2019 election is coming!

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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.


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  • 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

     

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    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!

    Cheers!

    Christine Valverde, Chairperson
    Democrats Abroad New Zealand