The College Democrats of South Carolina held their annual convention today at Furman University. Speakers included YDSC President Bree Maxwell and National Committeeman Derrick Quarles as well as state Representative Chandra Dillard of Greenville, political strategist Candy Fletcher, Congressional candidate Chris Federai, as well as state House candidates Tyler Mitchell and Carlton Kinard.
The College Democrats elected their new state board this afternoon after the plenary sessions. Matthew Cauthen is the new President of the College Democrats of South Carolina. Matthew is a third year student at the University of South Carolina. He is also the Third Vice Chair of the Richland County Democratic Party. The College Democrats president is a member of the YDSC board, and will have a vote on the board.
President: Matthew Cauthen, University of South Carolina
Vice President: Mary-Stuart Tinkler, Columbia College
Treasurer: Roman Vitanza, Winthrop University
Membership Director: Justin Smith, Clemson University
Communications Director: Jada Williams, University of South Carolina