Let’s Welcome Our New DPA Officers!

The Democratic Party of Arkansas held Officer Elections at its State Committee Meeting Saturday!

An impressive array of experienced members and party newcomers ran for leadership positions in the State Party. Below are the officers that the State Committee chose to lead the Party for the next four years.

To see their contact information, please visit Our Officers pager here.

Arkansas Democrats are on the move and ready to get to work. I am proud to be an Arkansas Democrat and proud of the hard work that so many have given to build this Party up. The energy is real, I can feel it. I am honored and humbled by all the support I’ve seen in this election to lead the Democratic Party of Arkansas. – Chairman Michael John Gray

Frederick Douglass said, “It is not light we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower we need, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake.” For the Democratic Party of Arkansas, which has consistently stood for the well-being of all people, I want to be the fire, the thunder that creates a stirring in our state that demands a change for the better. I stand in the ranks, like the giants who have come before me, ready to serve! – Vice Chair Nicole Hart

It is a great honor to represent the Democratic Party of Arkansas as Vice Chair for Counties. In this role I hope to build up our presence and messaging across the state. Connecting together and sharing knowledge will always make us stronger. – Vice Chair for Counties Dean Flanagan


I give my sincere appreciation for your vote of confidence in me as the Vice Chair of Auxiliaries. I’m looking forward to working with and for each auxiliary. I wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! – Vice Chair of Auxiliaries Debi Council

I am honored to serve as Democratic Party of Arkansas Secretary. I am thrilled to contribute to the DPA leadership team as we continue to strive for progress and justice for Arkansans across the state. – Secretary Teresa Gallegos

I am honored to serve as the treasurer of the Democratic Party of Arkansas and I look forward to working with everyone across the state as we continue to build our party. I want to thank each of you for trusting me with this position. I am ready to get to work with the other officers as we look to build on the momentum so many of you started this past election cycle. – Treasurer John Unger