Rasheen Aldridge | Vice-Chair
Rasheen Lamont Aldridge Jr, a Progressive Democrat, was born and raised in the 5th Ward of the City of St. Louis. He was a leader in the local Fight For 15 movement known as Show Me 15. Aldridge was an activist during the Ferguson uprising, and was later appointed by Gov. Nixon to serve on the Ferguson Commission. He met with President Obama in 2014 to discuss community & policing relationships. Aldridge ran for 5th Ward Committeeman during the 2016 Primary Election & won in a Special Election making him the youngest elected official in St. Louis City history. He was elected State Rep of the 78th Dist in 2019.
Anthony Bell is the committeeman of the 3rd ward.
Matt Bell is a proud City Democrat and karaoke enthusiast living in the Southampton neighborhood.
Matt graduated from Washington University Law School in 2014 and spent the first four years of his legal career as a Public Defender in the City, representing hundreds of indigent clients facing misdemeanor and felony at the trial and appellate levels. Now in private practice, Matt has fought for clients all over Eastern Missouri, from defending traffic tickets to arguing at the Missouri Supreme Court. He has also volunteered to provide legal services to tune protest community since the Ferguson protests, and serves as an adjunct faculty member at Wash. U. Law, helping international students learn American legal methods, research, and writing.
Before law school, Matt worked on Democratic political campaigns throughout the country, organizing volunteer and paid voter outreach programs in Kentucky, New Jersey, Indiana, and Maryland. Matt strongly believes in the power of the grassroots, and the vital need for our Party to engage voters in every zip code, ward, and precinct in the City.
Queen E. Byrd has lived in St Louis 25 years. She works as Director at Wonderland Daycare and Learning Center Inc.. She lives with her husband.
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Amber Cole is the newly appointed Committeewoman for the 21st Ward. She has strong ties to her community as the Block Captain, Chaplain for the Federation of Block Units, Chaplain for the St Louis City Police Department, and Homicide Ministers Community Alliance, and she is a License and Ordained Minister/Servant of the Gospel. And the position she definitely holds dear to her heart is she is a Mom, Nana, and matriarch to her family and many call her a friend.
Gail Farwell is the 28th ward committeewoman.
Paul Fehler is a graduate of the University of Missouri with a degree in Geography, with an area of emphasis in GIS, demography, and spatial statistics. He is a producer of the documentary film The Pruitt-Igoe Myth, receiving FOCUS St Louis’ 2012 What’s Right With the Region award for “Improving racial equality”, as well as the American Historical Association’s 2011 John E. O’Connor Film award, and the Organization of American Historians’ 2012 Erik Barnouw Award. He is the founder and the curator of the BIG Map Blog, and lives in the Shaw Neighborhood with his wife Nadia, where he also serves as the Vice President of the Shaw Neighborhood Improvement Association.
Lucinda Frazier is the vice chair and committeewoman of the 3rd ward.
Kathy Gamache is a life-long resident of St. Louis. She lives in the 11th ward with her husband Robert. She currently works as a Human Resource Manager and is a member of the Missouri State Democratic Party. She has served as a member of the Executive Board of the St. Louis City Democratic Central Committee for almost 20 years.
Amy Hilgemann | Sergeant at Arms
Bob Hilgemann has been a resident of St. Louis City since 1973. He has been active in efforts for community organization, revitalization, and progressive political change in St. Louis during that time. He served four terms in the Missouri House of Representatives starting in 1997. Bob worked in IT for 20 years at Monsanto and at Lowes for 8 years in management. Bob and his wife Amy have been residents of what is now Botanical Heights since 1975.
Jake Hummel served in the Missouri House of Representatives for 8 years, representing a portion of South St. Louis City (District 81). In 2012 Jake was elected by his colleagues to lead the Democratic Caucus as the House Minority Leader. He currently serves as the Committeeman for the 11th ward. Jake is now running to be the next state Senator for the 4th district. The district covers parts of southwest St. Louis City and St. Louis County. In addition to his legislative positions, Jake is also Secretary-Treasurer of the AFL-CIO of Missouri.
Sara Johnson resides in Benton Park West, where she works as a community organizer for The Salvation Army. Before joining the non profit sector, she taught high school social studies. Sara is a community garden enthusiast, and enjoys leading a youth garden for the young people in her neighborhood.
James is a lifelong resident of St. Louis. He graduated from Rankin technical college as valedictorian with a degree in Information Technology.
James is the Executive director of network administration for Biomedical Systems.
He and his wife of 30 years, 21st ward Committeewoman Laura Keys have lived in the 21st ward since 1989 and have raised their family of 4 boys there.
Carolyn McMahon | Secretary
Carolyn McMahon has lived in the 24th Ward since 2004. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Advertising and Graphic Design currently employed as Associate Creative Director for an advertising agency in downtown Saint Louis. She is a Notary Public working with political initiatives and an active volunteer with several reproductive justice organizations. She is a longtime volunteer with a community outreach program providing food and supplies to our unhoused and struggling neighbors. Carolyn is a member of the Clifton Heights Neighborhood Association, founding member and Past-President of the 24th Ward Progressive Democrats.
Sterling has lived in St. Louis for over 60 years. He has been married to 1st Ward Alderwoman Sharon Tyus for 28 years. They have lived in the same home for over 30 years. Sterling has worked in the energy efficiency industry for 20 years prior to that he worked for the St. Louis Public Schools, the City of St. Louis, and served as Chairman of the St. Louis Land Reutilization Authority.
Kirsten Petty has been a life resident of St. Louis and has been a Gravois Park resident in the 20th Ward since 2007. She has been involved in the community with Gravios Park Neighborhood Association, Neighborhood Accountability Board, gardening, beautification, alley clean ups and public events in the park. She has also helped with several political campaigns from photography to door knocking.
Wiley (Chip) Price
Rob is a native south St Louisan, having grown up in the Kingshighway Hills and The Hill areas. He, his wife Leslie and their two children currently live on The Hill across the street from Berra Park. He has a legal background (teaching and practicing law) and is the owner of a small business, the Amsterdam Tavern, which is also in the 10th Ward
Bryan has lived/worked in the 9th Ward since 2007. He is eager to work on initiatives which put People First in the 9th Ward and in the City. He is also an artist with the Screwed Arts Collective, a former gallery owner, and a 2012 graduate of the Community Arts Training Institute (CAT). His favorite sport (playing and watching) is ice hockey.
John Watson, Jr.
John Watson serves as the committeeman of the 18th Ward.
Andre Williams serves of the 22nd ward committeeman.
Yolonda " Yogi" Yancie is a lifetime resident of the FABulous 18th Ward in the City of St. Louis whose family has over 75 years residential and active involvement in the community.
Serving over 25+ years as a Professional Social Worker providing intensive Case Management resources to thousands of families in the local community North city, South city and surrounding Stl County areas.
Aug. 4th 2020 Yolonda won in an overwhelming 3-way election with an incumbent Committee women candidate and previous 2019 Aldermanic candidate. Also a strong Advocate for bridging the gap in the community..One FAMILY at a time..Doing the WORK together..18th Ward PROUD!