Democratic Party of Guam swears in incoming officers
The Democratic Party of Guam this evening hosted a virtual inauguration for its incoming party leaders. On Oct. 22, the Democratic Party of Guam held its party elections for its leadership positions, as well members of the Central Executive Committee, and leadership of the Young Democrats of Guam. In total 1,208 votes were cast, and the results are as follows:
State Party Officers
Chair: Anthony “Tony” Babauta
Vice Chair: Jennifer Louise Dulla
Secretary: Michael D. Weakley
Treasurer: Arlene P. Bordallo
District Representatives of the Central Executive Committee
Agana Heights: Scott Cruz & Josefa “Pep” Pangelinan
Asan: Leslie V. San Nicolas & Celeste S.N. Hernandez
Maina: Peter John Cruz & Eliza “Lisa” Dames
Barrigada: Joseph P. Mafnas & Rikki Rae Orsini
Chalan Pago: Wayne Santos & Ariana Villaverde
Ordot: J’Kin Santos & Candise Aragon
Dededo: Marcus G. Finona & Evangeline Cepeda
Hågat: Gerard “Jerry” Toves & Elaine V. Tajalle
Hagåtña: Antonio “Tony” A. Benavente & Michaelene Arroyo
Humåtak: Carl C. Sanchez & Loraine Aguon
Inalåhan: Joseph R. Meno, Jr. & Angie R. Taitague
Mangilao: Dominic Muna & Ina V. Carillo
Malesso’: Carlos Garrido & Rosie Tainatongo
Mongmong-Toto-Maite: John T. Burch & Natasha Suba
Piti: Ian Taitano & Christina T. Cruz
Sånta Rita-Sumai: Ernie Candoleta & Lillian P. Kosaka
Sinajana: Brandy-Jose Martinez & Marian P. Muna
Talo'fo'fo’: Daniel P. Quinata & Antonette Pitter
Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon: Julian C. Janssen & Angela Camacho
Yigo: Venido “Coy” Torres & Taling M. Taitano
Yona: Ignacio “Ike” Peredo & Nicole B. Nelson
Officers of the Young Democrats of Guam
Chair: Al Edrich Labang
Vice-Chair: Stephanie Lorenzo
Secretary: Matthew Makepeace
Treasurer: Tihu Lujan
National Committeeman: Lawrence Jay Alcairo
National Committeewoman: Whitney A.C. Quinley
Babauta will name individuals to serve on various committees as outlined by the Democratic Party of Guam's charter and bylaws.
“The Democratic Party of Guam is known as the Party of the People, and our party’s success ultimately depends on the countless Democrats who all have a seat at the table and a role to play in ensuring that we keep Democrats in office,” Babauta said.
"The Democratic Party has always been the party of the people, and we are committed to continuing our work to secure a better, brighter, and fairer future for our island," Dulla said.
Labang said "the future of this island is our youth, and I am grateful that the Democratic Party of Guam is committed in making sure that the Youth of Guam are involved in our political process."
Lorenzo said, "ow more than ever is the time for us to unite and reflect on the best way we can move Guam forward. The Young Dems of Guam are ready to collaborate with our party’s counterparts to look at new ways that we bring our party and our island together. I look forward to the term ahead."