Columbia County Democratic Committee
The Home of the Democratic Party in Beautiful Columbia County, New York


Community. Accountability. Progress.


Keith Kanaga   Chair  • phone (518) 336-0356
Erin Stamper   Vice Chair
Brenda Adams   Second Vice Chair
Carol Peckham   Secretary
David Berman   Treasurer

Committees & Chairs
Candidates & Campaigns  Lee Jamison & Keith Kanaga
Communications   Tod Wohlfarth
Fundraising  D. Michael Dvorchak
Governance  Brenda Adams
Issue Development  Claire Ackerman & Larry Waite
Party Building  Greg Vogler & Cynthia Reichman
State & National Affairs  Pamela Kline

Town Democratic Committees:  
Chairs & Website or Social Media
(click on a name to send an email)

Ancram Madeleine Israel  
Austerlitz          Erlyn Madonia   
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Canaan            Brenda Adams  
Chatham           Joanne DelRossi
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Claverack         Stephanie Sussman   
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Clermont          Phyllis Heiko  
Copake            Marcia Becker   
Gallatin            Harry Franklin 
Germantown    Lee Wurtzburger 
Ghent               Koethi Zan 
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Greenport        George Super 
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Hillsdale Chris Kersten
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Hudson             Steve Dunn
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Kinderhook       Matthew Nelson
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Livingston          Pamela Kline 
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New Lebanon   Tom Gerety  
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Stockport           Louise Roback  
Stuyvesant        Lee Jamison  
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Taghkanic          Joyce Thompson and Stephen Fass
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All information accurate as of August 2019



CCDC Mission

The mission of the County Committee is to promote and establish Democratic principles and programs in the County, the State of New York, and the United States, and to provide the best possible government for the people of the County, the State of New York, and the United States.



The Columbia County Democratic Committee is governed by a specific set of rules. They are available to read here.


Get in touch

We welcome your questions, suggestions, and most of all, your involvement. Contact us or join our email list for weekly updates about events and issues. 


P.O. Box 507
Ghent, NY 12075

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CCDC Headquarters
3 Railroad Ave.
Chatham, NY 12037