Democratic Central Committee Members

2022 Roster

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DISTRICT ONE

Richard Miles, Chair

Calif. Convention Delegate and Exec. Board Delegate. Richard Miles is the co-founder of CLOSEM, an automated software sales tool for small businesses. He and his wife Dr. Michelle Roland moved to Jackson in 2019. He has been on the ACDCC since 2020, and became Chair in 2021. He is also a member of the Amador County Chamber of Commerce, and former CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area in San Francisco.

Marie Alvarado-Gil

Marie is a native Californian. Her parents immigrated to the US and worked in the service industry. Marie returned to college mid-career and achieved both a Bachelor and Master degree in Public Administration from the University of San Francisco as a widely recognized and awarded leader in public service.

Judy Jebian, Secretary

I moved here in 2004 and was active with PWC from the beginning. I also joined the Historical Society and became Director of the Museum in 2013. I joined the Central Committee in 2016 and became Secretary in 2017 all of which keeps me very busy and my life worth while.

John Ellyson

I am a retired general surgeon having practiced here in Amador County since 1989 and having lived here since 1993. We have raised our two sons here in the county. My wife has been a nurse nurse at Sutter Amador Hospital for the past 20 years. We love living here in Amador County.

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DISTRICT TWO

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DISTRICT THREE

Lynne Standard-Nightengale, Sergeant-at-Arms *Convention Delegate

Lynne moved to Amador County in 1996. She has owned small businesses in the marine industry and the tech world. In Amador she spent 12 years managing nonprofits including Hospice and the Interfaith Food Bank. She has been on the ACDCC since 2010 and the Chair since 2017. She also serves on the Commission on Aging and the Area 12 Agency on Aging.

Caryl Callsen

I retired from my position as a public school Business Official in 2001 in San Rafael and moved to Amador County. Shortly after moving here, I joined the Central Committee. I was Chair for six years and still serve as a member representing District 3.

Adriana Jenson   *Convention Delegate

Adriana Jenson is a native Californian who had a career in the elevator industry until becoming disabled. She now uses her productive time being a part-time care provider for her mother, a District 3 member of the Amador County Democratic Central Committee, Acting Vice President of the CA Democratic Council, and a participant of the Presidential Advisory Committee for SEIU 2015.

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DISTRICT FOUR

Liz McCulloch, Treasurer

Steve Christensen, Mother Lode Dem Club

Born and raised in Southern California. My father was a delegate at the 1960 Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles, where I saw John Kennedy accept the nomination for President. I met Senator Robert Kennedy in 1968. My wife and family moved to Amador County in 1982. I became active with Amador County Democrats in 1998. 

Mitchell Hodson

 

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DISTRICT FIVE

Amy Champ

Dr. Amy Champ has lived in Amador County for 20 years and works on a variety of community issues such as wildfire relief and raising awareness about the US Census. She is the past Regional Director for the CA Democratic Party (CDP) and the current Regional Chair for Gold Country of the CDP Rural Caucus. She lives in Plymouth with her daughter.

Hayley Hoopes

 

Brian Jobson

 
 

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