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Democrats choose committee members
1112 Effingham Democrats
From left to right are Rev. Lloyd Dees, Dolores Dees, William Wallace, Jack Garvin and Tony Chiariello.Not pictured isJohn Freels. - photo by Photo provided

The Effingham County Democratic Committee recently held a public caucus to elect and re-elect members to the committee to represent all Democrats in the county. Vice- hair Jimmie Snooks presided over the election.

Representing the following posts, who will serve until 2018, are: District 2, John Freels; District 3, Jack Garvin; District 4, Rev. Lloyd Dees; and District 5, Tony Chiariello. Two at-large posts also were chosen — District 2, Dolores Dees and District 3, William Wallace.

Other members still serving out terms on the committee are: Claudia Collier, District 1; Carla Freels, District 2; Lucy Powell, District 3; Jimmie Snooks, District 4; Ruth Brown, District 5; Debbie Quigley, District 3; Paul Lindsay, District 3; and Robin Smith, District 4.

Gussie Nease and Homer Wallace, past chair and long-time member, were added to the honorary member list.

The group meets on the third Thursday every month. Call chair Jack Garvin for more information at 754-0015.