Answering The Call 

Fighting For Our Values

Leading With Integrity

OUR MISSION

The Orange County Democratic Veterans’ Club is dedicated to fiercely protecting veterans’ interests and selflessly serving the needs of Orange County veterans through direct political action and advocacy; electing Democratic veterans to office; contributing to Democratic Party leadership and its platform on veterans’ affairs; increasing visibility of Democratic veterans in the community; and providing an activist base for liberal and progressive veterans and their allies.

 

TOGETHER WE PROMOTE

Political activity, influence, and representation of Democratic veterans in government

Work to increase representation of veterans and veterans’ issues in party organizations and government institutions at the local, state and national level

Veterans programs in the private sector, and at the local, state, and national levels of government

State and Federal policies designed to help veterans and their families

Public awareness of veteran issues and needs

WE SERVE TO

Lobby the California Legislature, City Councils, and Boards of Supervisors on behalf of veterans and their families

Advise Democratic political candidates on military and veteran issues

Recruit and support veterans running for elected office at all levels of government

Represent Orange County veterans at the Democratic Party of Orange County and the California Democratic Party.

Advise California and Orange County Democrats on military and veteran issues and platform planks

Champion resolutions supporting veteran issues at the county, state, and national levels

Organize and support Military & Veterans events in Orange County California

Enlist voters in the Democratic Party

MEET THE  TEAM

OCVDC President Stephanie Wade Orange County CA

Stephanie Wade

President

Vice President Andrea Bird-Steiner OC Veterans Democratic Club

Andrea Bird-Steiner

Vice President

Treasurer Allen Stout OC Veterans Democratic Club

Allen Stout

Treasurer

 

Tony Zarkades

Secretary

Sergeant at Arms Jon Landis OC Veterans Democratic Club

Jon Landis

Sergeant at Arms

Officer of the Day Daniel Holloway OC Veterans Democratic Club

Daniel Holloway

Officer of the Day

Membership Chair

Paurav Kumar Raghuvanshi

Membership Chair Paurav Kumar Raghuvanshi OC Veterans Democratic Club

Pourav Raghuvanshi

Membership Chair

Lauren Johnson-Norris

State and County
Legislative Chair

Fundraising Chair Craig Norris OC Veterans Democratic Club

Craig Norris

Fundraising Chair

President Emeritus Bryan Fazio OC Veterans Democratic Club

Bryan Fazio

President Emeritus

 

Upcoming Events

Deep Sea Fishing Trip September 5, 2021

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General Membership Meetings

General membership meetings are held the second Saturday of each month. 

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LAbor Day

The link below provides a list of events that celebrate Labor's fight for economic justice. 

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Inaugural Banquet- November 2021

Please join the Orange County Veterans Democratic Club for its inaugural annual banquet. Date and location TBD.

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Support Local Veterans
Elect More California Democrats

Only registered Democrats may join.

Yearly dues: General Membership: $25

Veterans, Active Duty, Seniors, Students: $15 

Join Today

There are 3 easy ways to join

To join online, please fill out the form linked below.

To join by mail, print and fill out this form. Mail to the address on the bottom.

 

Bring your check (made out to “OCVDC”) to the next meeting.

(No one is turned away for lack of having the full-membership amount.)

Join the DEM Club

We are an all-volunteer organization. Become a 1-time donor or a sustaining member and Donate Every Month.

Join the Party

Just turned 18?  Became a citizen or recently moved?  Make sure your voice is heard by registering to vote before the next election.

Join our Ranks

Join like-minded veterans and help us to represent veterans issues and needs at all levels of government.

 

VETERANS RESOURCES