Jay Parmley - Executive Director
A native of Wyandotte, Oklahoma, Jay brings over a decade of experience in state Democratic party leadership. From 2001- 2005, Parmley was the Chairman of the Oklahoma Democratic Party. At the time of his election, he was the nation’s youngest chairman of a State Democratic Party. During his chairmanship, he also served Oklahoma Democrats in the dual role as Executive Director. Jay has also served as the Executive Director of the North Carolina and South Carolina Democratic Parties. From 2005-2008, Parmley worked for the Democratic National Committee (DNC), first in Mississippi before moving to South Carolina as part of DNC Chair Howard Dean's 50 state strategy. From 1999-2001, he served as President of the Young Democrats of America. Parmley also served as an At-Large member of the DNC and a member of the DNC Budget and Finance Committee from 2005-2009. In 2016, Jay directed the Alaska Democratic Party’s Coordinated Campaign working with legislative candidates and campaign staff and is pleased the Alaska House of Representatives is now Democratic-led for the first time in over 20 years.
Matt Greene - Data Director
Matt Greene joined the Alaska Democratic Party in 2014 and has extensive experience in field and data work. In 2008 and 2010 he was a regional field director for Idaho Democratic Congressman, Walt Minnick. In 2012 he served as political director for the Idaho Democratic Party. In 2013 he ran large field operations in Colorado. Prior to moving to Alaska Matt was the campaign manager for Idaho Representative John McCrostie.
Jeanne Devon- Communications Director
Jeanne Devon is a NY Times best-selling author (The Blood of Patriots, Blind Allegiance), award-winning Alaska and national blogger (The Mudflats), and political commentator. She served as Press Secretary for the Alaska Senate Democrats from 2015-2017. Jeanne was born in New Jersey, and has lived in Alaska for almost 30 years. She graduated from Wellesley College with a degree in Psychology, and has also studied at UAA.