OUR TEAM

EXECUTIVE BOARD

Lucy Frank – President
Lucy is serving her second term as president. In this role, she manages all of the executive committees, is the primary liaison with outside groups and organizations, and serves on the Franklin County Democratic Party’s Executive Committee. Lucy has been active in Ohio politics for six years. She works as the Legislative Assistant for Columbus City Councilmember Emmanuel V. Remy and is a proud University of Toledo alumna. Email Lucy at president@fcydems.com.


Levi Griffith – Vice President
The primary responsibilities of the Vice President is to assist the President. The Vice President also serves as the Chairman of the Membership Committee. The committee is charged with growing Franklin County Young Democrats membership. Levi is a graduate of The Ohio State University, where he served as President of the OSU College Democrats his fourth year. Levi is currently working as a Legislative Aide at the Ohio State Senate. Email Levi at vicepresident@fcydems.com.


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Kyndal Sowers – Treasurer
As Treasurer, Kyndal manages FCYD’s finances and ensures that all the group’s political activity is conducted according to Ohio Law. She is also the chair of the FCYD Finance Committee and the organization’s chief fundraiser. Kyndal is a graduate of The Ohio State University and works at the City of Columbus in the Office of the Mayor. Email Kyndal at treasurer@fcydems.com.


Stanley Gates – Secretary
The Secretary is in charge of noting all important FCYD business, such as keeping the minutes of general and executive meetings and managing the group’s archives. Stanley also chairs the Screening Committee which works to screen and recommend endorsements of local candidates in Franklin County. Stanley is a graduate of Howard University and The Ohio State University. He works at Columbus City Council as part of the Community Engagement team. Email Stanley at secretary@fcydems.com.


Maddy Lomax-Vogt – Communications Director
The Communications Director manages FCYD’s public relations, including emails, social media, event marketing, and the FCYD website. Maddy also chairs the Communications Committee which works to publicize FCYD events and endorsed candidates. She graduated from Alfred University and is currently a PhD student studying Analytical Chemistry at The Ohio State University. Email Maddy at communications@fcydems.com.


COMMITTEE CO-CHAIRS

Tate Wooding – Membership Committee
The primary responsibilities of the Co-Chair of the Membership Committee is to assist the Chairman of this committee. The committee is charged with growing Franklin County Young Democrats membership. Tate is TBD.


Jake Dretzka – Finance Committee
The primary responsibilities of the Co-Chair of the Finance Committee is to assist the Chairman of this committee. The committee is the main fundraiser arm of FCYD and works with the Screening Committee to establish political donations to young & local candidates. Jake is TBD.


TBD – Screening Committee
The primary responsibilities of the Co-Chair of the Screening Committee is to assist the Chairman of this committee. The committee is charged with creating the FCYD screening questionnaire and running annual screenings after the Franklin County Democratic Party has endorsed these candidates.


Andrew Gantt – Communications Committee
The primary responsibilities of the Co-Chair of the Comms Committee is to assist the Chairman of this committee. The committee works to publicize FCYD events and endorse candidates, as well as engage members on all social media platforms. Andrew is TBD.