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The Executive Board consisst of the Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, Secretary, Treasurer, and Communications Director. The Executive Board meets monthly to plan membership meetings, club activities, and to assist the Chairperson in carrying out policies decided by the membership.

Meet the Tri-City Democratic Forum Executive Board

Brannin Dorsey, Chair

Brannin is a first grade teacher at Parkmont Elementary in Fremont.  She served as the president of the Fremont Unified District Teachers Association from 2009-2013.  She began her first term on the Fremont Planning Commission in January 2014.  Brannin is an alternate to Central Committee and serves on the CA Dems Resolutions Committee.  She has been honored for her work in politics by Assemblymember Bob Wieckowski in 2012 and received the Teacher in Politics award in 2013 from the California Teachers Association. 

Paddy Iyer, Vice- Chair

Biography coming soon.


Andrae Macapinlac, Treasurer

Andrae has been involved with the Democratic Party for most of his life. Founding the Benicia High School Young Democrats in 2004, Andrae got his first glimpse of Presidential politics, volunteering for John Kerry's presidential campaign.

He later attended San Jose State University, where he served as President of the Democratic Caucus of SJSU, served as campus campaign coordinator for the Barack Obama presidential campaign in 2008, and was a student organizer for the California Faculty Association. He then went on to work for former Assembly Majority Leader Alberto Torrico and served as a field operative in his campaign for California Attorney General. Andrae's accomplishments at a young age landed him on the list of "25 People Under the Age of 25 to Watch in Silicon Valley" in the Silicon Valley Metro Newspaper.

In addition to serving on the Board of Tri-Cities Democratic Forum, he is also on the board of the Silicon Valley Asian Pacific American Democratic Club, is the Secretary of the Santa Clara County Democratic Party, immediate past President of the Silicon Valley Young Democrats, and serves as a delegate to the State Central Committee. 

He currently resides in Milpitas, working as a district representative for Assemblymember Bob Wieckowski. 

Pat Danielson, Communications Director

Biography coming soon.


Emily Blackburn, Secretary

Biography coming soon.


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