About the OCDP

The Oakland County Democratic Party is a 527 organization whose mission is to promote social and economic justice by building an engaged, diverse, Democratic majority in Oakland County in order to enhance the quality of life for all.

Membership is open to all Oakland County residents who are eligible to vote.  Our Executive Committee meets the second Tuesday of each Month at 7:00 PM. Currently, meetings are held in-person only at the OCDP Headquarters in Southfield, MI.  These meetings are free and open to the public. Please join us!

OCDP Officers

  • Nancy Quarles, Chair, E-mail
  • Kermit Williams, Statutory Vice-Chair
  • Kevin Hrit, First Vice-Chair
  • Wanda Anderson, Second Vice-Chair
  • Dr. Melanie Hartman, Third Vice-Chair
  • Gloria Spann, Corresponding Secretary
  • Corinne Shoop, Recording Secretary
  • Phillip Reid, Treasurer
  • Murray Gorchow, Parliamentarian


  • Brittany Pinnock, 6th District Representative
  • Brian Dunphy, 10th District Representative
  • Nikhol Atkins, 11th District Representative
  • Ghana Goodwin-Dye, 12th District Representative  
  • Gerald Lang, Officer-at-Large, Elected
  • Debbie RosenmanOfficer-at-Large, Elected
  • Timothy Ciechorski, Officer-at-Large, Elected
  • Jaron Garza, Officer-at-Large, Elected
  • Theresa Brooks, Officer-at-Large, Elected
  • Derryl Reed, Officer-at-Large, Elected
  • Val Nicolai, Officer-at-Large, Appointed
  • Mykale "Kelly" Garrett, Officer-at-Large, Appointed
  • Mikal Goodman, Officer-at-Large, Appointed
  • Ernie McLellan, Officer-at-Large, Appointed
  • Jenni Ring, Officer-at-Large, Appointed
  • Rebecca Hutsell, Officer-at-Large, Appointed


OCDP Staff

Paige Holstine, Director of Operations, E-mail

Sharon Trumpy, Membership CoordinatorE-Mail

Jonathan Barlow, Communications Administrator, E-Mail

To read the OCDP Bylaws, visit this page.