Democratic Council elects new officers


At its monthly meeting on January 10, the Democratic Council of Martha’s Vineyard elected new officers.

Mas Kimball of Oak Bluffs, who first became politically active working on the George McGovern presidential campaign, was elected chairman. Mr. Kimball, a retired computer consultant, teaches tennis at Farm Neck during the summer.

Paddy Moore of West Tisbury was elected vice chairman. A healthcare mediator, facilitator, and consensus builder, Ms. Moore has served on several Island community and political boards.

Shelly Davis of Oak Bluffs, a clinical psychologist and a registered nurse is secretary, and Tom Dresser of Oak Bluffs, a former nursing home administrator, was elected treasurer.

Monthly meetings are held at 9 am on the second Saturday of each month at the Howes House in West Tisbury. All Island Democrats are invited. The council looks forward to implementing the mission of the Obama administration at the local, state, and national levels, according to a press release.