Board of Directors

NDCO is governed by a thirty member Board of Directors.

The Board is made up of five officers and twenty five at large members that serve two years terms.

Board Officers


Debbie Goettel, Commissioner - Hennepin County, MN

Vice Chair

Adrian Fontes, Recorder - Maricopa County, AZ ​


Lenny Eliason, Chairman - Athens County, OH 


Tara Gaston, Supervisor - Saratoga County, NY

Past Chair

Unzell Kelley, Commissioner - Coosa County, AL

At-Large Board Members​

Denise Driehaus, Commissioner - Hamilton County, OH

Trevor Fuller, Commissioner - Mecklenburg County, NC

George Hartwick, III, Commissioner - Dauphin County, PA 

Bill Holen, Commissioner - Arapahoe County, CO

Jessica Holmes, Commissioner - Wake County, NC

Viviana Janer, Chairman - Osceola County, FL

Clay Jenkins, County Judge - Dallas County, TX

Larry Nelson, Supervisor - Waukesha County, WI 

Mark Poloncarz, County Executive - Erie County, NY

Donald Saylor, Commissioner - Yolo County, CA 

Barbara Sharief, Commissioner – Broward County, FL 

Christopher Shoff, Chairman - Freeborn County, MN 
Brian Sullivan, Councilman - Snohomish County, WA 

Jim Tedesco, County Executive - Bergen County, NJ

Arlanda Williams, Councilwoman - Terrebonne Parish, LA 

David Woodward, Commissioner - Oakland County, MI 

Electing Democrats to Countywide Office. Winning Democratic Majorities on County Boards. Defending Democratic Incumbents

and Assisting Democratic Challengers. Increasing Minority Representation in County Government.