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South County Dems Swear In New Club Leadership

Mar 30, 2023

On March 21, new officers were appointed to lead the South County Democratic Club (SCDC) at the Forest Heights Municipal Center.

Forest Heights Council member Troy Barrington Lilly (D) is sworn in as vice president, succeeding community advocate Tamara Davis Brown. (Anthony Tilghman/The Washington Informer)

With Clerk of Court Mahasin El-Amin presiding, Courtney Finklea Green was sworn in as president, Forest Heights Council member Troy Barrington Lilly as vice president, Helen Bearden as corresponding secretary and Mary McIver as recording secretary. Mirinda Jackson will continue serving as club treasurer and Laverne Poteat Scott will continue serving as parliamentarian.

“It is a new day for the South County Democratic Club and we are on the move,” Finklea Green said following her swearing-in.

Acknowledging the sizable crowd as he began his speech, Lilly thanked first-term Delegate Jamila Woods for her years in service to the Forest Heights area. After acknowledging the present elected leaders, the event was cut short when an audience member suffered a health emergency. Responders were quickly called and the meeting was promptly ended.

Former Board of Education Chair and Delegate Juanita Miller and longtime community advocate Tamara Davis Brown previously served as President and Vice President respectively and are longtime members of SCDC. One of Davis Brown’s biggest accomplishments in club leadership was expanding the club.

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