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Executive Board

The College Democrats of Ohio Executive Board is elected at our annual spring convention and consists of members from campuses across the state. Contact information for members of our executive board can be found under their profiles. For all press inquiries, email President Liam Walsh at

Liam Walsh

Pronouns: He/They

Liam Walsh is a senior from Rossford, Ohio and is attending the University of Toledo majoring in Political Science and Law and Social Thought and serving as Director of Government Relations for Student Government. Now in his second term as President, he previously served as the Chief of Staff for College Democrats of Ohio and as the Environmental Caucus Chair, LGBTQIA+ Caucus Vice Chair, and Programs Department State Federations Chair for the College Democrats of America. They have also served as Vice President and Political Director for UToledo College Democrats.


Hayley Griggs
Vice President

Hayley Griggs is a junior from Pickerington, Ohio attending The Ohio State University with a major in political science and minor in city and regional planning. She also serves as the President of Ohio State Democrats. Hayley is also a part of IGNITE: Women in Politics and Chi Omega at Ohio State. 


Communications Director

Damon Sherry
Political Director

Pronouns: They/Them

Damon Sherry is a Junior at Bowling Green State University studying Political Science with a minor in Marketing. They currently serve as the BGSU College Democrats President, the Director of Student Engagement in their Student Government, the Vice-President of their Queer-Trans Student Union, and the College Chapter Chair for the Wood County Young Democrats. They are a first-generation college student paving their path to a career in politics and engaging in the democratic process. They previously went to Washington D.C. during spring break to lobby on the issue of immigration reform and plan to continue to engage in public service initiatives each spring break.

Richie Jones

Membership Director
Pronouns: He/Him

Bio coming soon!

Elanor Skees

Pronouns: She/Her

Elanor Skees is a senior attending Ohio University and majoring in Political Science. She has previously served as the treasurer and president of Ohio University College Democrats. She also interned with the Athens County Democratic party and volunteered with the Ohio Coordinated Campaign during the 2020 election.

Tyler Gardner

Pronouns: He/Him

Tyler is a senior attending Kent State University though originally from North Royalton, Ohio. He is majoring in Public Communications, with minors in both Pre-Law and Political Science. He formerly served in numerous roles at the Kent State College Democrats including President for the 2020-2021 term, membership director for Ohio Students for Biden, and worked as part of the Kathleen Clyde campaign in Portage County in 2020.

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