EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OFFICERS
First elected as an officer of the local Executive Committee in 2021, Chair Molly Holdeman was elected to lead the Pitt County Democratic Party in 2023. She is a long-time local leader and supporter of the effort to elect Democrats. She has previously served as a Secretary of Pitt County's Falkland Precinct, as well as one of Pitt County's delegates to the North Carolina Democratic Party State Executive Committee. Chair Holdeman served as a critical bridge to Orange County Democratic Party's County-to-County voter mobilization program, as well as spearheaded our rides to the polls program in 2020. Outside of her political work, Holdeman has served on a number of non-profit/governmental boards and commissions, including the Pitt County Planning Board.
FIRST VICE CHAIR
A Pitt County native and lifelong Democrat, Pitt County Democratic Party First Vice Chair Faye Bordeaux was elected to the position in April 2023. Prior to stepping into this leadership role, she was the long-time Chair of the Falkland Precinct, organizing one of the strongest precinct organizations in all of Pitt County. In 2022, she was the Democratic nominee to serve District 4 on the Pitt County Board of Commissioners, running one of the best campaigns in a difficult environment. Outside of her political work, she is a small business owner and respected community volunteer.
SECOND VICE CHAIR
Ellie Edmonston was elected to serve as the Second Vice Chair of the Pitt County Democratic Party in 2023. A recent graduate of East Carolina University (ECU), Ellie grew up in Greenville and has spent countless hours giving back to our community, as well as volunteering on local campaigns. She'll soon begin graduate studies at ECU in the Master of Social Work program, sharpening her skills for a career in public service.
THIRD VICE CHAIR
Elected the Pitt County Democratic Party's Third Vice Chair in 2023, James Dixon is one of our party's strongest champions on the east side of the Pitt County. He is a long-time Chair of the Simpson B Precinct, one of the most reliably-organized precincts in Pitt County. In addition to his precinct-level service, he has served several years as one of Pitt County's two representatives on the State Senate District 5 Executive Committee.
Claire Kempner was elected Secretary of the Pitt County Democratic Party in April 2023. Claire brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the job, especially when it comes to data management and organizing. A strong champion for children, Claire has spent years working with/for "Moms Demand Action," a grassroots movement of Americans fighting for public safety measures that can protect people from gun violence.