Auditing Committee:

Provide an annual review of LCDC financial records. Perform an additional audit if necessary or upon transition to a new treasurer.

Co Chairs:  R. Edward Gardener & Kathy Pflueger

Budget & Finance Committee:

Develop and track annual budget; review major financial commitments and opportunities.

Chair: David Haller, Treasurer

Members: Cornell Wilson, LeAnn Burchik

Bylaws Committee:

Review current by-laws, solicit comments, and propose revisions as appropriate.

Chair: Pam Bishop

Members: David Haller

Campaign Committee:

Establish a plan to recruit candidates; develop candidate and campaign staff training; structure support for election activity.

Chair: Bea Brown

Members: LeAnn Burchik, Lois Herr, Ed Anspach, Ellen Gecker

Publicity & Communications Committee:

Present a unified message across all means of communication, internal and external; provide up-to-date and useful information to members of the Democratic Party of Lebanon County; maintain databases, website/online communications;  record meetings and other activities.

Chair: Joel Smith

Corresponding Secretary: John Harvey

Recording Secretary: Lorraine Scudder

  • Press Secretary(s): Monica vonDobeneck
  • Newsletter: TBD
  • Webmaster / Social Media: Joel Smith

Events Group:

Events: Arrange activities for members of the party to be together in celebration, encourage new member participation and party growth. Individual leaders assigned for specific events.

Events Coordinator:

Summer Picnic Leader – TBD

Holiday Party Leader –

Wine & Cheese Socials – TBD

Outreach Coordinators: 

Lebanon Area Fair – TBD

Old Annville Days – TBD

Fiesta Latina Table – TBD

Fundraising Committee:

Fundraising: Develop targets for fundraising to support the organization and its candidates through specific events, special solicitations such as the Century Club, direct solicitations, online solicitations, and gift-in-kind donations.  Work with the Treasurer and with the Budget & Finance Committee to set targets for each category of fundraising and track results.


Fundraising Event Coordinators:

  • Spring Dinner: Natalie Duvall
  • Picnic: TBD
  • Dem Store: Ellen Gecker
  • Century Club: TBD
  • Fall Dinner: Jason Schibinger
  • Special Revenue Initiatives: Susan Wood

Office & Property Management Committee:

Property Management: Attend to the business details of our building, its maintenance, and its tenants.

Chair: Doug Lorenzen –

Members: Harry Fenton, David Haller

Office: Organize and outfit our office to function best for the general election.

Office Staffing Coordinator: TBD

Recruitment & Engagement Committee:

Identify new people as volunteers and potential committee members and connect them to events and activities in the Party.


Community Events Coordinator:

Event Chairpersons:

  • Old Annville Days:  TBD
  • Lebanon Area Fair: TBD
  • Fiesta Latina: TBD
  • Salsa The Vote: Cornell Wilson
  • Holiday Party: LeAnne Burchik
  • Open House / Petition Parties: TBD
  • Other: TBD

Associate Members of the Lebanon County Democratic Committee:

Associate members will be appointed based on the recommendation of District Leaders, Officers, and Committee Chairs.

  • Kate Deisseroth

Affiliated Groups:

Annville-Cleona Dems: Matt Duvall

Hispanic Initiative: Cesar F. Liriano

L.E.A.D. (Lebanon Exchange for Accountable Democracy) – John Harvey –

Lebanon County Federation of Democratic Women – Lorraine Scudder

Lebanon County Young Democrats – TBD

Special Appointments

Events Coordinator –

Liaison to the State Committee Black Caucus – Cornell Wilson

Liaison to the State Committee Hispanic Caucus – Cesar F. Liriano –

Liaison to the State Committee Labor Caucus – Jake Long

Liaison to the State Committee Veterans Caucus –

Liaison to the State Committee Women’s Caucus – Lois Herr

Newsletter Editor –

Office Staffing Coordinator –

Parliamentarian – Jo Ellen Litz –

Press Secretary – Monica VonDobeneck

Tracker –

Training –

Volunteer Coordinator –

Votebuilder Administrator – Alan Olson –

Voter Registration Coordinator –