The 16th Legislative District Democratic Party named its slate of officers in a biannual reorganization meeting held Monday in Pasco. Chairman Rick Evans of Walla Walla was reelected to his leadership role. Joining him will be two new vice chairs, Jess Portas and Dillon Benitez.
Rounding out the leadership are State Committeeman Everett Maroon, State Committeewoman Ashley Dailey and Treasurer Helen Hansens.
“The goal for the organization is to continue to grow and find more ways to serve the people of our district by increasing awareness of local issues and making sure our current representatives in Olympia are being held accountable for their votes while in the legislature” Evans said in an email announcing the reorganization.