We are a committee of concerned citizens, activists and volunteers working to improve the lives and livelihoods of residents of Paulding County, Georgia and its cities, including Dallas, Hiram and Braswell. We are committed to a wide variety of progressive, pro-society causes, including the following:

  • Fiscal responsibility
  • civil and human rights
  • individual liberty
  • economic and labor justice
  • quality education
  • equitable and reliable transportation
  • veterans’ concerns
  • environmental protection

We are also the county branch of the Democratic Party of Georgia and a member of the 14th District Democratic Committee.

Party Documents

We abide by and support the charter, by-laws and platform of the Democratic Party of Georgia as well as our own county by-laws and platform.

Officers 2021 2023

The executive committee consists of (5) five officers: the chair, two vice chairs, secretary, and treasurer. Each executive committee member holds responsibilities and duties that they are tasked with according to our committee bylaws. The current executive committee term begins January 1, 2021, and ends December 31, 2022.

Andrea Baerwalde

1st Vice-Chair

Tracy Glowacki

2nd Vice-Chair

Ernest Morse

Treasurer, Appointee of the Paulding Board of Elections

Taurus Madric-Morris

Chair Emeritus

State Committee Members 2019 2023

State committee members are elected members to the Democratic Party of Georgia serving as liaisons between their county committees and the state party. Each member serves a four (4) year term. Paulding County is allowed three state committee members based on the county’s population. The current term of our state committee members ends on December 31, 2022.

Democratic Party of Georgia state committee members from Paulding County are:

Committee Post Seat Holders

Committee post seat holders serve officially as the governing body of the Paulding County Democratic Committee.

Vacant slots may be filled once an individual files its affidavit with the county committee and a commission post caucus occurs to vote the individual into the vacant slot. To file an affidavit, email us at democratsofpaulding@gmail.com.

County Commission Post I

  1. Mark Bell
  2. Tracy Glowacki
  3. Skyler Joseph
  4. Susan Mayberry
  5. Vacant
  6. Vacant

County Commission Post II

  1. Logan Lee Adams
  2. Celeste Graham
  3. Josh Smith
  4. Vacant
  5. Vacant
  6. Vacant

County Commission Post III

  1. Debra Chandler
  2. Montenia Edwards
  3. Taurus Madric Morris
  4. Marguerite S. Simmons
  5. Terrence White
  6. Vacant

County Commission Post IV

  1. Andrea Baerwalde
  2. Mike Blundell
  3. Sheila Garcia-Sanchez
  4. Cynthia Gatewood
  5. Ernest Morse
  6. Vacant

Subcommittees

Subcommittees serve the purpose of assisting our county committee in being productive and reaching our goals. Each subcommittee is overseen by a member of the executive committee. Each member of the executive committee appoints the subcommittee chair. A co-chair may be appointed as needed. Any member wishing to become a member of a subcommittee should contact its respective committee chair or subcommittee chair.

Committee Affairs Subcommittee

The Committee Affairs Subcommittee oversees and offers support to all of the Paulding County Democratic Committee’s official subcommittees.

  • Andrea Baerwalde, Committee Interim Chair
  • Vacant, Subcommittee Chair

Social Events Subcommittee

The social events subcommittee is responsible for organizing social events that bring our community together in building relationships consequently building the Democratic Party.

  • Vacant, Committee Vice Chair
  • Vacant, Subcommittee Chair

Diversity & Inclusion Subcommittee

The diversity & inclusion subcommittee, a required subcommittee deemed necessary by the Democratic Party of Georgia, is responsible for recruiting and retaining members that reflects the Democratic Party.

  • Terrence White, Committee Vice Chair
  • Vacant, Subcommittee Chair

Communications Subcommittee

The communications subcommittee is tasked with keeping our members informed by sending emails, making phone calls, and keeping the committee’s social media and website update.

  • Cindy Gatewood, Secretary
  • Vacant, Subcommittee Chair

Outreach Subcommittee

The outreach subcommittee is responsible for forming relationships with nonprofits and other community organizations to assist in Democrats becoming actively involved in return becoming a positive impact on our community.

  • Ernest Morse, Treasurer
  • Josh Mollenkamp, Subcommittee Chair