Troy Democratic Club Executive Board Members for 2020
Now Taking Applications for 2021 Board Positions!
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Sharon MacDonell


Sharon is a life-long Democrat and 14-year resident of Troy with two children in Troy Schools. Sharon served on the Ethnic Issues Advisory Board starting in 2008, the same year she canvassed for the first time, knocking on hundreds of doors for Barack Obama. In 2018 she served on State Rep. Padma Kuppa’s Kitchen Cabinet and volunteered for all of the local candidates’ campaigns.


Hirak Chanda

Vice Chairperson

Hirak is 20-year resident of Troy and has been a liberal Democratic activist for many years. He is a member of several progressive, grassroots organizations, like Indivisible Troy, MoveOn.Org, and SAMOSA.He is a board member and past president of Bichitra, a Troy-based Indian American non-profit religious and cultural organization. 


Chuck Shepherd


Chuck is a passionate progressive activist who has worked for the past several years on local campaigns. He is an active member of Indivisible Troy, and works for the big three as an engineer. His analytical skills, attention to detail, and integrity make him an asset to the TDC Board as Treasurer.

Emily Nacy

Corresponding Secretary

Emily has lived in Troy since she was two years old. She’s a Troy School District Alumna. She has always loved politics, thanks to her high school political science teacher showing her class “The West Wing." She began canvassing for her local state representative in the 41st House District, joined the Troy Dems club and ran a successful city council campaign. She is currently running a campaign for 2020.

Aaron Green

Recording Secretary

Aaron is a progressive activist, 8-year Troy resident, and lifelong resident of Oakland County.  He has attended most Troy City Council meetings since early 2017, live-posting them to Facebook to promote community awareness and engagement. Aaron first became involved in Troy politics in 2010 as part of the core team who worked to Save the Troy Public Library. 

Teresa Brooks

Mahendra Kenkre

Steve Sadlier


Our Trustees perform many important services for the Club and the community. You're invited to speak with any of them for information on how to participate.  


Board or Committee Member

The Troy Dem Club welcomes all members to join in or help out: on the Executive Board, as a Trustee, a Committee Chair or Committee member. There's a spot for everyone and many roles that help make our Club inclusive, vibrant and successful. Speak to any Board Member for more info. 

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