Strafford County Town Committees

The Strafford County Democratic Committee serves every town in the county: Dover, Durham, Madbury, Barrington, Rollinsford, Rochester, Farmington, Milton, Middleton, Lee, New Durham, Somersworth, and Strafford.

Of these thirteen towns, eleven have formed local Democratic Committees. Madbury and Middleton currently have no committee. Select your town to learn about the your local committee!

Barrington Democrats
Chair: Pat Gingrich
Vice Chair: Karolina Bodner
Treasurer: Jack Gale
Secretary: Hope Fridy
Delegates: Matt Towne, Lindsey Maziarz, and Virginia Schonwald

Facebook: Barrington NH Democratic Committee

Join us! The Barrington Dems meets the second Wednesday of each month except we do not meet in December. Our meetings are on Zoom beginning at 7 PM.  We often have speakers and we always discuss ways to help our local Democrats win!

If you want to get the link for the Zoom meetings, contact the chair at

Dover Democrats
Facebook: @doverdemocrats
Twitter: @DoverNHDems

Chair: James Verschueren
Vice Chair: Donna Maskwa
Treasurer: Andrew Strosahl
Secretary: Isaac Epstein

Delegates at large: Bill Baber, Luz Bay, David Greene, Walter King, Jessica LaMontagne, Pam Raley, Pat Ross, Geoffrey Smith, PJ Whitney

Immediate Past Chair: Kristine Baber

Chair: Pam Raley
Vice Chair: Bill Davis
Secretary: Claire Brown
Treasurer: Deborah Davis

Chair: Patrick Carroll
Vice Chair: Jessica Cherry
Secretary: Bill Conlin
Treasurer: Andrew Strosahl

Chair: Richard Spence
Vice Chair: Midge Kelley
Secretary: Phil Hatcher
Treasurer: Maybeth Anderson

Chair: Tasha Smith
Vice Chair: Shaelyn Frost
Secretary: Sherry Frost
Treasurer: Zachary Koehler

Chair: Bill Van Etten
Vice Chair: Cora Quisumbing-King
Secretary: Linnea Hartsuyker
Treasurer: Lauren Jacoby

Chair: Amanda Reicks-Kurchinsky
Vice Chair: Open
Secretary: Elizabeth McCoy
Treasurer: Iolanthe McCoy

Durham Democrats
Chair: Susan Roman
Vice Chair: Timothy Horrigan
Treasurer: John Caulfield
Secretary: Lisa Canfield

Delegates at-large: Anthony Raimondo, Christina Brisotti Healey, Kenneth Rotner, Christine Sohl and Roni Slavin Pekins.
Duly elected alternates: Tracy Schroeder, Diane McCann and Jenna Roberts.

Farmington Democrats
Chair: Stan Freeda
Vice Chair: Roger Boske
Secretary: Gary White
Treasurer: Richard Ballou
Delegate: Manny Krasner
Delegate: Sylvia Arcouette


Farmington & Milton Dems meet on the 2nd Thursday of each month.

Lee Democrats
Chair: Amanda Gourgue
Vice Chair: Katrin Kasper
Treasurer: Eric Johnson
Secretary: Sylvia Bradd

Milton Democrats
Chair: Wendy Abbott
Vice Chair: Larry Brown
Secretary & Treasurer: Peg Hurd
Delegate: Claire Williams


Milton & Farmington Dems meet on the 2nd Thursday of each month.

New Durham Democrats
Facebook: @newdurhamdemocrats

Chair: Judith (Polly) Wessel
Vice Chair: Elaine Laurie
Secretary: David Wessel
Treasurer: Lorrie Drake
Delegate: Alicia Hernandez

Member of the Tri-Town Democrats: A committee representing the Democratic Committees of Farmington, Milton, and New Durham

Rochester Democrats
Chair: Laura Hainey
Vice Chair: Jeremy Hutchinson
Secretary: Barbara Graham
Treasurer: Irene Creteau

Web: Rochester NH Democrats Facebook Page

Rollinsford Democrats
Salme Perry, Chair
Lorraine Hansen, Vice Chair
Melanie Martinez Moisan, Treasurer
Sue Nastasi, Secretary
Angela Matthews, Delegate

Meetings: Third Sunday of each month: We meet at 9am at the American Legion for breakfast. Come join us!

Somersworth Democrats

Emmett Soldati, Chair
Crystal Paradis, Vice-Chair
Virginia Holt, Secretary
Cecilia Rich, Treasurer

Ward 1: Maddie DeSantis, Cathy Swain, Gretchen Swain, Jameson Small
Ward 2: Edward Levassuer, Ken Vincent, Jennifer Soldati
Ward 3: Annie LeBlanc
Ward 4: n/a
Ward 5: Marjorie Colson

Facebook: Somersworth Democrats Facebook Page

Town of Strafford Democrats
Chair: Bob Perry
Vice Chair: Sharon Omand
Secretary: Elizabeth Callahan
Treasurer: Carol Perry
At-large delegate: Heath Howard