Nadia Sikes — Chair

Automatic State Central Committee Member

Nadia Sikes is now going on her second two-year term as Chair of the Democratic Party of Otero County. In addition to her involvement with DPOC, she also serves as a City Commissioner for District 2 in Alamogordo, New Mexico,  and is involved in numerous community activities. Nadia is the host of AM 1230’s “Community Corner” – an hour-long radio show that highlights happenings around Alamogordo and Otero County.  Nadia’s long-term commitment to the Democratic Party has been invaluable, as she continues to advance the reach of the local party and lead in this broadening of the horizon.

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 Jeff Swanson — Vice Chair

       Automatic State Central Committee Member

Karen Hutchison

Karen Hutchison — Second Vice Chair

Karen is pleased to have been appointed DPOC Second Vice Chair. The Democratic Party of Otero County continues to invest in things important to the community.  Recently DPOC was one of the sponsors of the annual Take Back the Night event in Alamogordo.  Our vote is important and our voice is important.  We should never hesitate to use it.


Carolyn Barber Lee – Secretary




Judy Pingel — Treasurer

Judy Pingel has been serving the Democratic Party of Otero County as Treasurer for more than 12 years. Judy is a proud local NEA Representative, and is involved in many other local organizations and campaigns. Judy has filed treasurer reports in a timely manner, and is a vital aspect of DPOC.