It’s time for Chatham Democrats to gather and start the process leading to the 2020 General Election!
We broke the majority!
Next we need to win the majority!
Come out on March 30th for fellowship and to find out the latest news. Our keynote is Cal Cunningham, 2020 Candidate for Lt. Governor.
We will convene at Horton Middle School in Pittsboro. Registration and our social hour start at 9 AM. The convention starts at 10 AM and should adjourn around 1 PM.
Convention documents follow the keynote profile.
Please RSVP if you plan to attend the convention.
We will be electing the 2019 - 2021 County officers, State Executive Committee Delegates, District Convention Delegates and State Convention Delegates.
If you want to be a State or District delegate please contact Erika Lindemann or Jan Nichols.
Keynote Speaker: Cal Cunningham, 2020 Candidate for NC Lt. Governor
Cal Cunningham is leader of a nationally-recognized environmental services and waste reduction company based in Raleigh. During his tenure, the company has expanded to 120 jobs, all covered by health insurance, in part thanks to the Affordable Care Act.
In 2017, Governor
Roy Cooper named Cal as Vice Chair of the Governor’s Crime Commission where he has been leading efforts to address school gun violence, curb the opioid addiction crisis and fund services for women and families affected by domestic violence and sexual assault.
Cal recently founded and chaired the Exploris School Foundation that supports an award- winning “Green Ribbon School” of the same name for its comprehensive approach to environmental education and practices. He served for twelve years as a Trustee of Davidson County Community College and as an ex officio member of the UNC Board of Trustees.
A former member of the North Carolina Senate (representing Davidson, Rowan and Iredell Counties), Cal served on the Education Committees and was a leading advocate for clean air policy on the Environment Committee.
Cal is an Army veteran of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. He continues to serve as a Judge Advocate in the US Army Reserve (rank of Major). In his current assignment, he helps train Special Operations Forces on the Law of Armed Conflict. He has been recognized for his military service with awards that include the Bronze Star Medal and General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award.
In addition to a Juris Doctor from UNC Law, Cal’s education includes a Master of Science from the London School of Economics. He also holds a Bachelor degree with Honors from UNC- Chapel Hill. At UNC he served as the Student Body President and later as the Chief Justice of the Student Supreme Court.
Cal’s wife Elizabeth works in the field of education policy and law, and they have two high school-aged kids, Caroline and Will.
More at https://www.calfornc.com/