Board of LGBT Democrats of Virginia Elected for 2019-2021 Term

February 24, 2019

With the nominations for positions on the board of LGBT Democrats of Virginia not having any contested offices and being within the number of members allowable according to the bylaws of the organization, all nominees have been elected. The newly elected or re-elected members of the board are as follows:

Maggie Sacra – Chairperson
Don Davenport – Vice-Chair for Outreach
Luke Priddy – Vice-Chair for Membership
Vacant – Vice-Chair for Technology
James Lewis – Vice-Chair Communications
Crystal Suber – Vice-Chair for Development
Charley Conrad – Vice-Chair for Elections
Bob Martin – Vice-Chair of Candidate Endorsement
Chuck Unger – Secretary
Cindy Bray – Treasurer
Nick Benton – At-Large
Abbi Easter – At-Large
Caryl Quinn – At-Large
Brian Reach – At-Large
John Whitley – At-Large

You can find out more about our board members on our board page.

We are still looking for someone with great website development and maintenance skills, that would also be responsible for the security of electronic communications and devices utilized, and maintenance of email distribution networks and social media to be our Vice Chair of Technology. Additionally, we still are looking for five more At-Large Board members to fully staff our Board. If you are interested in any of these positions, please email Maggie Sacra at [email protected].

About the Author

Joel McDonald
Joel McDonald served as the Vice-Chair for Technology and Communications of LGBT Democrats of Virginia from 2009 to 2019. He's served in a number of roles within the Virginia Beach Democratic Committee, including webmaster, treasurer, and precinct and elections director. He also helped start Hampton Roads Young Democrats, serving as their first finance director and then as vice president. In 2012, he was elected to the Virginia Beach School Board, was reelected in 2016, and served as vice chair in 2018. Joel holds a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Old Dominion University. Professionally, he is the webmaster and English content manager for Affirmation: LGBTQ Mormons, Families & Friends and provides web design, development, hosting, and maintenance services through his business, McDonald Web Works.