YDA Winter Virtual Meeting


The Young Democrats of America (YDA) is excited to announce a virtual meeting on the weekend of December 12th and 13th.


YDA will be facilitating virtual training sessions, committee meetings, caucus meetings, and region meetings on December 12th followed by a virtual National Committee meeting on December 13th to help ensure that the critical business of the organization is completed before the beginning of the new administration. 




Meeting Registration Form



Donation to Support Ongoing Technology Costs



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Registrants will receive more detailed information on the meetings schedule, how to access our videoconferencing software, and constituency caucus/region programming by Friday, December 11th. 


*Please register by 5:00 PM EDT on Friday, December 11th to ensure you have access to the virtual meeting.  YDA cannot promise anyone who registers after this deadline that they will receive access to the virtual meeting portal before programming begins on Saturday, December 12th.  


We're asking everyone who plans on attending our virtual meeting to consider making at least a $10 contribution to YDA.

Your contribution to YDA will help offset ongoing costs related to the technology that is required for the organization to facilitate these meetings.






Meeting Business 

This page will be regularly updated with information and documentation leading up to and during the weekend of the 12th and 13th. It is the expectation of National Committee members will check and review the documents posted on this page prior to the beginning of any proceeding.


Meetings Schedule


 National Committee Meeting Agenda 


Summer National Committee Meeting Minutes


Current Version of the Charter, Bylaws, & Standing Rules

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Any questions or concerns on the schedule can be sent to Meetings Director Steph Campanha Wheaton at [email protected].




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




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




Current Version of the YDA Charter, Bylaws, and Standing Rules as of August 8th, 2020.





Resolutions Proposals 


 Legislation Recommendations


 Rules Proposals 

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Resolution proposals can be sent to  Resolution Committee Chair Gabi Medina at [email protected].



Legislation recommendations proposals can be sent to Committee Chair Samantha Bauman at   [email protected]


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Questions about proposed amendments to the YDA Charter, Bylaws, & Standing Rules can be submitted to Rules Committee Chair Matthew Kochevar at [email protected].

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



Resolutions must have been submitted by 11:59 PM EDT on November 27, 2020, 2020.



Legislation recommendations must have been submitted by 11:59 PM EDT on November 27, 2020.



Amendments must have been submitted by 11:59 PM EDT on November 21, 2020, 2020.

Proxies are due one hour before the start of the credentials meeting on Saturday, December 12th; it is recommended that you submit your proxy by 12:00 PM EDT on the 8th 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




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.