New Officers Elected
The Santa Cruz County Democratic Party elected Coco Raner-Walter as its new chair and Tony Russomanno as vice chair at its general meeting in January. Coco Raner-Walter is a resident of Ben Lomond and was one of the founders of the Crosson North County Democratic Club. She has served as the party's events chair for the past four years and as vice chair for the past six months. Tony Russomanno is a Santa Cruz resident from the first district and a retired television news reporter. He has been an active member of the Democratic Central Committee since 2013 and was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia last summer. In addition, Amanda Segers was elected secretary; Carolyn Livingston was re-elected treasurer; and Cynthia Mathews was re-elected as corresponding secretary. Terms correspond to the two-year election cycle from 2017-2019.