PHILLY DEM BLOG

What We Do

Engagement
Our democracy depends on an active and engaged citizenry. Learn about the events we support and sponsor throughout the year.
Endorsement
The 8th Ward takes the endorsement of candidates very seriously.
Learn about our endorsement process and who we support in the upcoming election.
GOTV
None of what we do matters if you don't vote! Make a commitment to vote, and learn about how you can help your neighbors have their voices heard.

The Executive Committee

This is the leadership team elected by their peer Committee People to serve, support, and lead the whole Ward in our mission together.
Larry Farnese
Larry Farnese

Ward Leader

    Michael Weiss
    Michael Weiss

    Ward Chair

      Elaine Petrossian
      Elaine Petrossian

      1st Vice-Chair

        Vikram Patel
        Vikram Patel

        2nd Vice-Chair

          Margaret Harris
          Margaret Harris

          3rd Vice-Chair

            Judi Golding-Baker
            Judi Golding-Baker

            Secretary

            Member of PA Democratic State Committee

              Elizabeth Smith

              Assistant Secretary

                Charles Goodwin
                Charles Goodwin

                Treasurer

                  Chris Lin
                  Chris Lin

                  Assistant Treasurer

                      Get Involved

                      An active citizenship is a democratic citizen. If you'd like to get involved with 8th Ward projects, or talk to us about a new one, please reach out to us at volunteers@8thward.org