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Welcome to the Washington County Democrats! We are pleased that you are interested in getting involved with us. The Training and Education Committee has a program designed for you. These classes will give you the information to feel comfortable with WashCoDems. You will understand the structure, know how things are done, know what roles you want to play, know how to participate, and how to enjoy large group meetings, and know the many ways you can get involved and make a difference!

These classes will be offered on Zoom, they are free of charge, and all last an hour to an hour and a half. The classes are designed to encourage lively conversations amongst all the participants. The Zoom address of each class will appear on the WashCoDems calendar, here > You are welcome even if you have not registered in advance, but registration helps us plan the classes better.

Please register for the class by sending an email to  — please include:

  • the name of the class(es) you wish to take,
  • your name,
  • your email address and phone number

If there is a class, you wish to take, and the time does not work for you contact me so I can set up a class at a time convenient for you.

Thank you for your interest in learning and growing with our party!

Sincerely, Nancy Lewis, Washington County Democrats Training and Education Cha

Welcome to Washington County Democrats
⋆ August 29th 4-5:30 pm ⋆

This class explains the overall structure and purpose of our organization, how we operate, fundraise, and spend our money. It details the committees and caucuses that function in our group and explains many of the ways in which you can get involved. Sunday, August 29 at 4:00 in the afternoon.

Where: ONLINE! Join Zoom Meeting


Roles of the Precinct Committee Person (PCP) and the Neighborhood Leader (NL)
⋆ September 1st 7-8:30 pm ⋆

The PCPs are the people who run the Washington County Democrats as they are the voters at our monthly Central Committee meetings. This class explains (a) the ways you can become a PCP. (b) The expectations of a PCP. And (c) how you can do the job easily and effectively. In addition, the Neighborhood Leaders are outreach folks in the community. You will learn (a) how you can become a NL. (b) How you will get the names and information on the people in your neighborhood. And (c) how we expect you to contact them while being sensitive to anxiety during Covid.

Where: ONLINE! Join Zoom Meeting


An Introduction to Parliamentary Procedure
⋆ September 7th 7-8:30 pm ⋆

We use parliamentary procedure to run the Central Committee meetings and many of the smaller working committee meetings. It is helpful if you learn a bit about how it works so you feel comfortable participating in a meeting. There is a follow up class, that will be offered later in the year.

Where: ONLINE! Join Zoom Meeting