About Us

This is the official website of the San Mateo County Democratic Central Committee.

Activities and Mission

The Committee makes the official Democratic Party endorsements in non-partisan municipal, local district and county elections, operates the County's official Democratic Party headquarters, and generally coordinates Democratic activities in the County.

Our mission is to support Democratic candidates and elected officials at all levels of government, and ballot measures promoting Democratic values in San Mateo County and the State of California.

Bylaws, Code of Conduct, and Meeting Agreements

Current Bylaws (updated March 21, 2024)
Code of Conduct (effective July 2020)
Meeting Agreements


The Committee is comprised of (1) "elected members," who are elected by Democratic voters in the five County Supervisorial Districts in the primary election in each even-numbered year, and (2) "ex officio members," who are the County's Democratic state and federal legislators. Both elected and ex officio members are allowed two alternates who may vote if their elected and officio members are absent. In addition, any Democrat in the County may become a non-voting Associate Member.

Click here to become an Associate Member.

Click here to become an Alternate Member.


Officers (2021-2025)


Chair: Karen Maki (email)





Northern Vice Chair: Victoria Sanchez De Alba

Southern Vice Chair: Diana Reddy





Corresponding Secretary: Alexis Lewis 

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Communications Director: Alex Melendrez

Recording Secretary: Heather Zimmerman

Controller: Denton Murphy



Central Committee Elected Members


First Supervisorial District

Nicklas Akers, Burlingame   
David Burruto, Burlingame   david burruto
Ashleigh Evans, San Mateo  ASHLEIGH EVANS
Sandra Lang, Burlingame   sandra lang


Second Supervisorial District

Nicole Fernandez, San Mateo
Alexis Lewis, Foster City alexis lewis
Cliff Robbins, San Mateo   cliff robbins
Ginny Stewart, Foster City 
Sam Hindi, Foster City 


Third Supervisorial District

Steven Booker, Half Moon Bay
Victoria Sanchez De Alba, Pacifica
Jon Levinson, San Carlos Image result for jon levinson san mateo
Nicole Kemeny, Menlo Park
Helen Wolter, Portola Valley
April Vargas, Montara  


Fourth Supervisorial District

Andrea Reyna, Menlo Park
Karen Maki, Menlo Park
Diana Reddy, Redwood City
John Woodell, Menlo Park    Image result for john woodell voters


Fifth Supervisorial District

Judith Christensen, Daly City   
Annette Hipona, Daly City  Image result for annette hipona
Ray Buenaventura, Daly City  
Juslyn Manalo, Daly City


Ex Officio Members

Hon. Kevin Mullin, U.S. Congress

15th District

Hon. Anna Eshoo, U.S. Congress

16th District


Hon. Scott Wiener, California State Senate

11th District


Hon. Josh Becker, California State Senate

13th District

Hon. Phil Ting, California State Assembly

19th District


Hon. Diane Papan, California State Assembly

21st District

Hon. Marc Berman, California State Assembly

23rd District   




State Executive Board Representatives


Karen Maki
Alex Melendrez   
Andrea Reyna  



Additional State Delegates

Belinda Arriaga  
Jim Lawrence  
Sam Manneh   
Alexander Melendrez
Lisa Petrides  
Elsa Schaefer  



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