2017 – 2019 Board Members
Chair: Donna West
Donna became politically active as a teenager marching for the Equal Rights Amendment and in
support of Roe v Wade. She spent 30 years as a public employee spending most of her time
leading the Department of Motor Vehicles offices across the state, working to improve
customer service through training and technology. Once Donna retired she began volunteering
for campaigns beginning with John Kerry for President. She works to elect Democrats up and
down the ticket in each election. Donna is also an active volunteer with organizations who
partner with the Democratic Party such as Planned Parenthood and Battle Born Progress. She
loves to garden, growing her own vegetables. Donna is the grandmother of two boys.
1st Vice Chair: Jessica Rosenfeld
Jessica was elected in Febrary 2018 after previously serving as Commission F Representative (Summerlin). Where she was instrumental in fighting off the capricious recall efforts against duly elected State Senators. Jessica works in technology sales and has spent many years helping train sales representatives to become successful and improve not only their own lives but the lives of their family’s.
Jessica was born in New York, NY and moved to Vegas in 2011. Bernie Sanders got Jessica interested and involved in politics. Jessica was a Bernie Sanders delegate for Clark county. Since then she has worked on numerous campaigns to help Democrats win up and down ticket.
Jessica hopes to help Nevada continue to be a blue state and looks forward to working with people in commission f to make sure that we not only get a veto proof majority in the state senate and assembly but we get a Dem governor.
When Jessica isn’t working at her job or working to help elect dems she likes to spend time with her good friends her three dogs. She also enjoys reading and following criminal court trials.
2nd Vice Chair: Judith Whitmer
3rd Vice Chair: Matt Kimball
Matt Kimball is a dedicated Democrat and also serves as the Second Vice-Chair in the Asian American Pacific Islander Democratic Caucus. Born in Maryland, Matt moved to Las Vegas to attend the University of Nevada Las Vegas, and has remained here since graduating with a degree in Political Science. He has worked diligently on numerous political campaigns. Matt has a long history of LGBTQ advocacy and also served as a founding father of a National Service Fraternity at UNLV. Matt is the 2017 recipient of the Sandy Eddy Grassroots Activist Award from the Clark County Democratic Party. Matt currently works as a union stagehand and is committed to preserving the rights of workers.
Treasurer: Kara Freeman
Recording Secretary: Asbury Edens
Corresponding Secretary: Lynnette Hull
Lynnette Hull is a 19 year old Political Science Major at UNLV. She currently serves as the President of the UNLV Young Democrats, an intern at Congresswoman Jacky Rosen’s Office, and your Corresponding Secretary of the Clark County Democratic Party. Lynnette has been working on Democratic issues and campaigns for the past two and a half years beginning immediately after Hillary Clinton announced her candidacy for President. From being elected as an Alternate Delegate to the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to attending the 2017 Young Democrats of America National Convention in Dallas, Texas, Lynnette is honored to represent UNLV, Clark County, and the great state of Nevada.
Commission A Rep: Jennifer Webb-Cook
Hi, I’m Jennifer Webb-Cook, your District Representative A of the Democratic party. I am a 28 year retired special education teacher from the Clark County School district and have been active within the party for the last nine years.
I have participated as a Precinct Captain, Permanent Chair, Neighborhood Team Leader, Site Coordinator, Voter Registration Captain, Phone Bank Captain, Data Captain, hosted house parties and trained high school students to partcipate in voter registration. I am also an Emerge graduate (Gary Gray’s Class of 2015) and a National Delegate at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and a past member of the Clark County Resolutions Committee.
Commission B Rep: Sakina Turner
I was born and raised in The Bronx, New York. I am the youngest of three children to a single mother. I moved to Las Vegas in 1998. I work at Clark County School District for 17 years. I am a Proud member of ESEA. I am a member of the Clark County Central Committee and the Nevada State Central Committee. I was a National Delegate to Hillary Clinton 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. I was a Site Co-Coordinator to Democratic Caucus . I was summer intern for OFA. I was a Neighborhood Team Leader for President Barrack Obama. I made it my personal mission to elect Democrats up and down the ticket.
Commission C Rep: Kris Kolhoss
As a native Nevadan and longtime Democrat, I have deep roots in this state and I’ve lived in both rural and urban Nevada.I attended elementary school in Fallon, middle school in Las Vegas and high school in Moapa Valley. I attended the University of Nevada at Reno and earned a degree at Southern Nevada Community College. I worked in the construction management and transportation field in the public sector for almost 30 years and in the private sector for almost 8 years, all in Clark County. My wife and I presently own and operate a medical billing business. As a 48-year resident of southern Nevada, a board member of the Red Rock Democratic Club, and a 20-year resident of Commission “C”, Assembly District 34, and Senate District 6, I have a unique perspective of the area and a strong commitment to the state of Nevada.
Commission D Rep: Laura Perkins
Commission E Rep: Loretta Harper
My name is Loretta Harper, I am currently a high school counselor at Desert Pines High School. I have served as an active member of the County and State Democratic Party (2008-2017), Neighborhood Team Leader (2012), Precinct Captain for the Democratic Caucus (2008, 2012, 2016 and Site Coordinator (2012 & 2016.
I was a National Delegate at the 2012 Democratic National Convention (Charlotte North Carolina. Also was named one of the National Co-Chairs of President Obama’s re-election campaign in 2012. I am an Emerge 2015 graduate of the Gary Gray Class of 2015.
I graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Platteville with a major in Sociology, minor in Psychology and received a Masters of Arts Degree: Guidance and Counseling
Commission F Rep:
Position Open pending Special Election
Commission G Rep: Matthew DeFalco
Matthew, who was raised largely in Henderson, is an longtime public servant and Southern Nevada community leader.
Matthew previously soldiered in the Army and he deployed overseas in support of the Global War on Terrorism and Operation Enduring Freedom. He also is a wild-land firefighter, having fought more than a dozen wildfires on public lands in 8 different states. Additionally, Matthew serves on the board of the Nevada Democratic Veterans and Military Families Caucus, the PLAN Action Fund, and Nevada Veterans for Common Sense. Matthew is a UNLV alumnus, and is currently a volunteer with Team Rubicon. During his free time, he enjoys hiking and running, riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle, and competing in amateur boxing and other athletic competitions.