2019 YDA National Meeting - Birmingham, Alabama (Archived)


December 6th through the 8th 


Sheraton Birmingham Hotel
2101 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N
Birmingham, AL 35203



Registration and Lodging


Step 1: Payment


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Standard/On-Site: $50

Step 2: Registration


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*Please out this form after completing payment via ActBlue. Payment information and participant allocation will be matched to each registration

Step 3: Hotel


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Guests that do not choose to use the link may call Sheraton Birmingham Hotel at 205-458-8578

*Hotel reservations must have been made by no later than November 15th in order to receive the YDA block rate of $139 per night.







Meeting Business 


National Committee Meeting Agenda and Conference Schedule 


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Any questions or concerns on the agenda can be sent to [email protected].




Any questions or concerns on the schedule can be sent to [email protected].


National Convention Minutes


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As a reminder, if you are unable to attend this meeting, be sure to fill out the Proxy Form. 

Proxies are due one hour before the start of the credentials meeting on Saturday, December 7th; it is recommended that you submit your proxy by 12:00 PM CDT on the 7th to ensure your proxy is considered by the committee. The Proxy Form is available here. Only voting members of the National Committee are eligible to submit Proxy Vote Forms.

Feel free to reach out to YDA Secretary ([email protected]) and interim Credentials Committee Matt Hughes ([email protected]) with any questions or concerns. Technical issues or concerns can also be reported to YDA 1st Vice President Quentin Wathum-Ocama ([email protected]).


Current Version of the Charter, Bylaws, & Standing Rules


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*Current Version of the YDA Charter, Bylaws, and Standing Rules as of Indianapolis, Indiana


Proposed Charter, Bylaws, & Standing Rules Amendments 


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Questions or concerns can be sent to interim Rules Committee Chair Matthew Kochevar at [email protected].


Resolutions Committee Report


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Legislation Committee Report 


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Rules Committee Report


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Proposed Resolutions 



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Questions or concerns can be sent to Committee Chair Gabi Medina at [email protected].




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The list of proposed Presidential and Treasurer Appointments (and Candidate Questionnaires) for consideration of the National Committee


Liability Form

(Under 18)


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Individuals under the age of 18 who wish to attend the conference unaccompanied by a Parent or Legal Guardian will need to have their Parent or Legal Guardian complete the Liability Form.

Completed forms can be sent to [email protected].

Accessibility & Accommodations



The Young Democrats of America is an organization that is committed to ensuring that our organization is accessible to all. Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made to Carrie McFadden at [email protected].








YDA 101: Organizational Outline and Guidebook


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YDA: Organizational Outline and Guidebook is to concisely explain the overall structure of the Young Democrats of America in a manner that is far more accessible and digestible for our members and the general public. If this is your first  YDA meeting please consider reviewing the Organizational Outline and Guidebook as it may help you better understand the structure of our National Meetings.