Dylan Frick | chair
Dylan Frick was elected to serve as Chairman of North Carolina’s 8th Congressional District Democratic Party in May 2015. In this role, Frick leads the local Democratic Party and oversees fundraising, communications, training and candidate recruitment in the seven-county congressional district.
Previously, Frick was the Chairman of the N.C. Teen Democrats, the oldest high school Democratic Party auxiliary in the country. In this position, he was responsible for collaborating with schools, teenagers and campaigns to get more high school students involved in local politics. As Chair, he expanded the Teen Democrats from just 4 counties to over 30 counties, mostly in rural parts of the state.
Frick has served as volunteer coordinator for Gene McLaurin’s successful N.C. Senate campaign in the 25th district; he then went on to work in Senator McLaurin’s Raleigh office. Frick has managed several other campaigns, including Dannie Montgomery for NC Senate, Carson Snyder for NC House, and presently Rick Foulke for NC House.
Frick has also served as an active volunteer for several campaigns. Most notably, he worked in Manchester, N.H. for Governor Martin O’Malley’s 2016 Presidential campaign, and in Charleston, S.C. for Hillary Clinton’s 2008 and 2016 Presidential campaigns. However, the most important political job he has ever held was helping his grandmother to become the first female mayor of Norwood, N.C.
Frick has a bachelor’s degree in political science and pre-law from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and is currently pursuing his master’s degree in political management from the George Washington University.
maurice holland minority affairs chair
As Minority Affairs Chair, Maurice travels around the 8th District to meet with different groups advocating on behalf of minorities everywhere. Maurice is very active in the Moore County Democratic Party and has been leading Moral Monday events at the legislature since they started marching years ago. A graduate of Sandhills Community College and NC State, Maurice is now a business owner in Southern Pines.
carol anderson secretary
Carol Anderson grew up the second of five children in Toledo, Ohio. Carol retired from teaching after thirty years working in Georgia. As an active participant in the Democratic Party in Cabarrus County, Carol has helped to organize her precinct and is now the chair. She was a delegate to the National Convention in Philadelphia in 2016 representing District Eight as a Bernie Sanders Delegate but subsequently casting a ballot for Hillary Clinton. Her interests include the United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women's organization. Carol likes to knit, walk. bike and is learning to play the piano.
Soña Cooper 1ST VICE CHAIR
Soña Cooper is a lifelong member of the Democratic Party her active support began during her college years when she supported Jessie Jackson’s Presidential Campaign. Over the years, she has worked behind the scenes registering voters, staffing polling locations, providing transportation to the polls, and has worked as Spring Lake Precinct Captain for the past two years. Soña worked for years in support of her three adult children’s activities throughout their childhood, and continues to support her church’s tutoring program and other activities in the Spring Lake Community. In 2017, she was elected to the Spring Lake Board of Aldermen. Sona has three children, two granddaughters and a grand puppy.
CHRISTINA DAVIS-MCCOY 2ND VICE CHAIR
Christina is an active Democrat. Over the past twenty-two years, she has served the party as a resident of Hoke County on the SEC, District and local precinct levels. She previously served the eighth district prior to redistricting in a 2nd VP position and as Secretary. She currently chairs the Blue Springs Precinct in Hoke County and remains fully engaged in Community as an original co-founder of the Blue Springs-Hoke County Community Development Corporation that was established in 1995.
DEVONTE WATSON 3RD VICE CHAIR
Devonte Wilson is a native of Eastwood, NC, located on the outskirts of Pinehurst. Devonte enjoys serving his community in any given capacity to make sure the needs of his communities are met. He graduated from Pinecrest High School in 2012 and from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in December 2016. Devonte credits his practical approach to life and productivity to making him one of the most beneficent members of his community. Devonte is determined to be great!