YDA Spring Virtual Meeting



The Young Democrats of America (YDA) is excited that we'll be having a virtual national meeting on the weekend of April 10th and 11th.

YDA will be facilitating virtual committees, constituency caucuses, region meetings, and other informative programming on April 10th followed by a virtual National Committee meeting on April 11th to help ensure that the critical business of the organization is continued to be completed through the COVID-19 pandemic. 




Meeting Registration Form



Donation to Support Ongoing Technology Costs



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Registrants will receive more detailed information on the meeting schedule, how to access our videoconferencing software, and constituency caucus/region programming by Friday, April 19th. 


*Please register by 5:00 PM EDT on Friday, April 9th 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, April 10th.  


Please also ensure you have the latest version of Zoom before participating in the meeting. You can find out information on how to update to the latest version of Zoom here


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 10th and 11th. 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 


Winter National Committee Meeting Minutes


Current Version of the Charter, Bylaws, & Standing Rules



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Any questions or concerns on the draft 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 December 13, 2020.





Resolutions Proposals 


 Legislation Recommendations


 Rules Committee Report

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Questions about resolution proposals can be sent to  Secretary Rebecca Pinn and
Resolution Committee Chair Gabi Medina at [email protected] and 


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Questions about legislation recommendations proposals can be sent to  Secretary Rebecca Pinn and Committee Chair Samantha Bauman at [email protected] 


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Questions 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 March 25, 2021.



Legislation recommendations must have been submitted by 11:59 PM EDT on March 25, 2021.


Temporary Rules for the 2021 National Convention

Proxies are due one hour before the start of the credentials meeting on Saturday, April 10th; it is recommended that you submit your proxy by 12:00 PM EDT on the 10th 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

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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.