Glynn County Committee Members (2021)

Meet our committee members

Julie Jordan
Chair and DPG State Committee member
At-large representative

  Julie Jordan is the chair of the Glynn County Democratic Committee,          beginning her term in 2019. She was formerly an at-large             representative. Julie is also a Democratic Party of Georgia State   Committee member, representing Glynn County. She was the   Democratic candidate for the Georgia State House for District 179 in   2020. Julie was previously an at-large member of the Glynn County   Democrats, and a DPG State Committee Member. Other groups Julie   has been a member of or worked with are: the Selden Park Advisory Board, Women’s Voices of Glynn County, and Greening Georgia.

Julie has lived in Coastal Georgia for more than 20 years. She worked as a counselor at Needwood Middle School and Glynn Middle School. She is currently working as a registrar at Glynn Academy. Julie’s 2020 campaign did not result in a win, but she had a record turnout for her race, and received multiple endorsements from local, state, and national organizations. In her new position as chair of the Glynn County Democrats, she hopes to expand collaboration with Democrats and other groups across Glynn County and Georgia. E-mail Julie

Chantez Ford
First vice-chair
At-large representative

Chantez Ford is in his first year as first vice chair for the Glynn Dems. He is the president for Glyndale Elementary school’s council, and a member of the 14 Black Men of Glynn. Chantez graduated from  Fort Valley State University and served as president for the Young Democrats of Houston County. He also  served on Michelle Nunn’s campaign in 2014. 

Chantez was born and raised in central Georgia, the Warner Robins/Perry area. He  and his wife, Cynthia, have two children, Caden Ford and Deoni Hacker. He is the proud business owner of a company, Fantastic Functions Charters. Before betting on himself and starting his business, he worked with Middle Georgia Technical College, and the Bibb County School District.

Chantez began his  dedication to politics while in college and has gained the knowledge and experience essential in moving the Glynn Dems forward

Bonnie Hunter

Second vice-chair
At Large representative

Bonnie Hunter
Bonnie Hunter

Bonnie moved to St. Simons at age 2 and has lived in Glynn County off and on since then. After moving back to the area in 2018 with her teenage son, Bonnie took her position with the Glynn Dems in the fall of 2019.

Bonnie attended Louisiana State University and later graduated from George Mason University with a BFA in Creative Writing. She has had many jobs over the last two decades including dance teacher, hair stylist and restaurant manager. Presently, Bonnie works for a local marketing company as a writer and public relations coordinator.

Bonnie is excited to be a part of the Glynn Dems community. She values equality above all else, and it was this passion that drew her to the cause.

Taylor Ritz
Secretary
At-large representative

Taylor Ritz is originally from the suburbs of New York City but moved the Brunswick when she was 14 years old. She attended Glynn Academy and the University of Georgia. She has worked as a zookeeper as well as a 10th grade English teacher at Glynn Academy. She is now a freelance writer and the assistant coach for the Glynn Academy girls’ soccer team.

Taylor is a passionate advocate for the environment and marginalized groups. She believes every voice in Glynn County should be heard by our local governments.

 

Heath Holdsworth
Treasurer
At-large representative

Heath Holdsworth began his term in 2020 as an At-large representative with the Glynn County Democratic Committee. Heath has a degree in Banking and Managerial Finance and a masters in Early Childhood Education. His career spans decades in both the private sector as the principle of a marketing and promotions firm and public sector as a reading and phonics specialist currently working with the Glynn County School System.

Heath thinks of himself as a Georgia native having moved to Atlanta in his childhood. He relocated to the Golden Isles in 2017 knowing that his extended family would be following close behind. Heath has a passion for teaching swimming and believes it is one of the most important life skills, especially for children of the Georgia coast.

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Michael F. Dillon, Jr.
District Organizer
At-large representative
Michael F. Dillon is the second vice-chair of the Glynn County Democratic Committee, beginning his term in 2019. Michael attended college at George Washington University in Washington, DC. He began a career in politics after college, working on the Congressional staff for two members of the House of Representatives, but later moved on to the real estate industry. He is the vice president of his homeowner’s association, and enjoys the outdoor lifestyle that makes Glynn County so special.

Michael is a native of Georgia. He is originally from Isle of Hope, outside of Savannah. He moved to Glynn County in 2017 from Bethesda, Md., after living in the D.C. area for 22 years. Michael moved here with his wife, Alyce, and their two sons, Sam and Will. He still works in real estate, as an investor developing and managing rental property, and as a realtor. Michael also still has his passion for politics and policy, and is excited to put his experience to work promoting the Glynn County Democrats.

Vicki Greene
District 1  representative

Vicki Greene

 Vicki Greene began her term in 2019. She started getting involved   with the Glynn County Democrats in 2016. Vicki was a 2018   candidate for the Glynn County Commission, but had to withdraw   due to a technicality regarding residency qualification. She is also   involved with the Women’s Voices of Glynn. Vicki likes to volunteer   for animal rescue groups, and was a president of a dog rescue group   in Florida, before moving to Georgia.

Vicki moved to Glynn County in 2006. She has degrees in history and education from Long Island University. Vicki began a long career in government service with the Social Security Administration, later working with U.S. Customs Service (now Homeland Security Investigations). She retired after 30 years of service, but continues to work at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. Her career experience will help her in her work with the Glynn County Democrats.

Victoria Rowe
District 1  representative

Tori Rowe began her term as a District 1 Representative in 2020.

She is a Glynn County native and a 2010 graduate of Glynn Academy.  She obtained a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and is employed by a state agency as an advocate for children and families.  

Tori is passionate about strengthening families and communities and feels that working with the Glynn Dems will afford greater opportunities to create positive change in Glynn County.  Her goals are to help increase voter turnout in District 1 and increase awareness around state and local level legislation.

When she is not working, she enjoys spending time at her home in Brookman with her two dogs, reading, and writing. 

 

Russ Rathweg
District 2 representative
Russ, who began his term in 2019, volunteered many hours during the 2018 election canvassing for candidates and volunteering at events. He is retired, having worked in the power conversion tech industry.
Russ moved to Glynn County to enjoy his retirement, and the Georgia Coast has become a welcome new home. His hobbies include: woodworking, fishing, and walks on the beach with his dog. Russ became involved with Glynn County Democrats to do something positive, instead of just sitting on the sidelines.

 

Alan Serby
District 2 representative
Alan began his term in 2021. Alan was born Brooklyn,NY. Graduated Savannah High 1958; Emory University 1963, Emory Law, 1964. Admitted Ga. bar 1963, United States Supreme Court, 1970. Practiced law in Atlanta as associate and partner Watkins & Daniell 1964-74; Managing Partner, Serby & Mitchell 1974-1983, Of Counsel/Partner 1983, 1985-1999, Troutman Sanders (now Troutman Pepper. Served in various civic and community organizations in Atlanta. Also served as CEO and co-owner of businesses in Atlanta and Savannah during career. He and wife Brenna have resided in St. Simons since 2002 .

 

Julian Clements
District 3 representative
Julian began his term in 2021. 

 

Open
District 3 representative
This position is open.

 

Pamela Bailey
District 4 representative

Sharon Blue Lee

Sharon Blue Lee began her term in 2021.

She is excited about working with fellow GlynnDems to educate,   motivate and support voters as they exercise their rights. She believes, “Current times demand greater utilization of strategies   that draw us together; motivate us to seek justice and empower us to be  individual agents of positive change!”

Sharon is a native of Brunswick and a product of the local school system. She graduated from the former Georgia Southern College (Georgia Southern University) with certifications in regular and special education. She has 32 years to her credit in the latter field.

For her, service is paramount! Sharon is a lifelong member of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church and continues to serve wherever needed. As an active member of the Brunswick (GA) Chapter of Links, Incorporated, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Brunswick Branch of NAACP, and the Community Bible Study (CBS), she embraces opportunities to make a positive difference. Sharon believes, “Humble service fosters wise leadership.”

 

Regina Johnson
District 4 representative

Regina began her term in 2021.

Dr. Regina Hedgeman Johnson currently serves the Glynn County Democratic Party of Georgia as one of the District 4 representatives and past candidate for our local school board.  She has resided in our community for over 40 years and has been an active servant leader who teaches, serves, and leads in and out of the classroom. Her active participation has been with the Glynn County School System, Department of Family and Children Services, Southeast Georgia Health System Volunteer Services,  Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Brunswick St. Simons Community Bible Study and First African Baptist Church.  Dr. Johnson’s commitment to service for humankind is a light of encouragement and sincerity. Dr. Johnson works tirelessly to build relationships and participation in our democracy of “liberty and justice for all.”

 
 
 
 
Adam Jacobs
District 5 representative
 
Adam Jacobs

Adam Jacobs began his term in 2019 but had previously worked on canvassing and voter outreach for the Kerry and Obama campaigns while living in New York City.  After a career in education in Brooklyn and working as a private tutor, Adam decided to move back South to be closer to family just up the road in Jesup.

Since moving to Brunswick, Adam worked on managing rental properties as well as dabbling in flipping houses but recently decided to get back into the field of education.

Excited about turning Glynn County blue and getting more folks involved in our community concerns, in his off time Adam can be found taking his dogs Moti and Maya to the beach or building furniture out of found materials.

Christian Goree
District 5 representative
 

Christian started his term in 2021. Christian Goree is a dedicated server in the community who is not only on the GlynnDems Committee over the 5th District but also is founder of Build A Man Project, a nonprofit organization committed to change for our young and old men in the community. 
Born in Flint, Michigan and now residing here in Brunswick, GA, Christian has lived and seen where economic growth and development is much needed and has dedicated his life towards that change!

 

 

Georgia Democratic Party Officials
1st Georgia Congressional District
Jay Jones, chair

Representatives on Glynn County Board of Elections
Keith Rustin
Patty Gibson

State Committee Members

Mario Pacella

Julie Jordan