Committees

Alaska Young Democrats is led by its Executive Committee. There are three other main committees: Volunteer Coordinating Committee, Outreach Committee, and Finance Committee.

2019-2021 AKYD Executive Committee

  • President - Genevieve Mina
  • Vice-President - Jacob Sears
  • Secretary - Mackenzie Pope
  • Treasurer - Sterling Huntington
  • National Committee Representative - Lynette Pham
  • National Committee Representative - Erik Gunderson

CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE

The Campaign Committee (CC) is a team of experienced campaign workers and community organizers. Their goal is to connect dedicated volunteers to crucial political campaign opportunities for local, statewide, and Federal races. CC also works on the AKYD candidate endorsement process, and leading trainings on Alaska politics.

OUTREACH COMMITTEE

The Outreach Committee focuses on events related to AKYD recruitment and community engagement. Events include: family-friendly Happy Hours, meet and greets with politicians, tabling at Pridefest and Juneteenth. Outreach works closely with various nonprofit organizations and groups across the political spectrum. They also volunteer in the community (cleaning facilities, serving at Bean’s Cafe).

FINANCE COMMITTEE

The Finance Committee focuses on the financial management of AKYD, and coordinates fundraisers. Funds raised are used to support Young Democrats traveling to Democratic meetings, host educational trainings and conventions, and support statewide political canvassing.