Officers

NLGC Officers and Committee Representatives

(term of office in parenthesis)
Elections are held annually, and terms of office are staggered when possible so as to have at least one but not all multi-seat offices up for election in alternating years.

Officers of the National Lavender Greens Caucus

Co-Chairs: Margaret Elisabeth (4/15/19 - 4/15/2021) and Violet Rose Zitola (5/15/18 - 4/15/2020)
Secretary: Thomas Leavitt (5/15/18 - 4/15/2020)
Treasurer: Starlene Rankin (4/22/18 - 4/15/2020)
Green Party National Committee Delegates: Starlene Rankin (4/15/2019 - 4/15/2021) and Dario Hunter (8/6/2018 - 4/15/2020); Alternate National Committee Delegate: Violet Rose Zitola (4/22/18 - 4/15/2020)
Media Spokespersons: (vacant) and (vacant)

Representatives to National Party Committees

Lavender Caucus Representatives to GPUS Committees (up to 3 reps each committee unless otherwise specified)

Serving on a committee is a great way to actively participate in party activities as a member of the NLGC. To find out more detail about a particular committee, visit the GPUS Committees web page. Please contact either a co-chair or the Secretary if you are interested in serving on a committee with vacant positions. Members may serve on multiple committees, and are required to report back to the Caucus officers and membership as a whole on a regular basis in order to retain their position (individuals not reporting for at least three months are automatically removed from a committee or officer position).
Diversity Committee
  1. Cyndi Norwitz: 5/15/18 - 4/15/2020
  2. Starlene Rankin: 5/15/18 - 4/15/2020
  3. Cynthya BrianKate: 4/15/2019 - 4/15/2020
Ballot Access
  1. Michael Dennis: 5/15/18 - 4/15/2020
  2. vacant
  3. vacant
Merchandise
  1. vacant
  2. vacant
  3. vacant
Outreach
  1. Violet Rose Zitola: 4/22/18 - 4/15/2020
  2. vacant
  3. vacant
Fundraising
  1. Tony Ndege: 4/15/19 - 4/15/2021
  2. vacant
  3. vacant
Bylaws, Rules, Policies, Procedures
  1. Thomas Leavitt: 4/15/19 - 4/15/2021
  2. Cathi Woodward: 4/15/19 - 4/15/2021
  3. vacant
Media
  1. Starlene Rankin: 5/15/18 - 4/15/2020
  2. Gerardo Hernandez:  5/15/18 - 4/15/2020
  3. vacant
  4. Observer: Violet Rose Zitola
International
  1. Charles J. Mitchell: 4/15/19 - 4/15/2021
  2. David Gerry: 4/15/19 - 4/15/2021
  3. vacant
Platform
  1. Thomas Leavitt: 4/15/19 - 4/15/2021
  2. Gerardo Hernandez:  4/15/19 - 4/15/2021
  3. vacant
Presidential Campaign Support
  1. Gerardo Hernandez: 4/15/19 - 4/15/2021
  2. Starlene Rankin: 5/15/18 - 4/15/2020
  3. vacant 
Accreditation
  1. Cyndi Norwitz: 5/15/18 - 4/15/2020
  2. Thomas Leavitt: 4/15/19- 4/15/2021
  3. vacant
Animal Rights
  1. Starlene Rankin: 5/15/18 - 4/15/2020
  2. vacant
  3. vacant
Peace Action
  1. Dario Hunter: 4/22/18 - 4/15/2020
  2. Gerardo Hernandez: 4/15/19 - 4/15/2021
  3. vacant
Coordinated Campaign (elected by NC)
  1. None currently serving. No more than one member of an Identity Caucus or State Party may serve on this committee at one time. One member may be nominated per year.
Annual National Meeting
  1. Violet Rose Zitola: 4/22/18 - 4/15/2020
  2. vacant
  3. vacant
Apportionment Tabulation (appointed by the Steering Committee)
  1. None currently serving.
Credentials (elected by the NC)
  1. None currently serving. No formal limit on the number of members from an Identity Caucus.
Dispute Resolution
  1. Gerardo Hernandez: 4/15/19 - 4/15/2021
  2. vacant
  3. vacant
Eco-Action
  1. vacant
  2. vacant
  3. vacant
Finance (elected by NC)
  1. None currently serving. Nominated by Caucus, appointed to the Finance Committee upon approval by a majority vote of the NC. No formal limit on the number of members from one state party or Identity Caucus.
Green Pages
  1. Andrew Stewart: ?
  2. vacant
  3. vacant
National Committee
(observer status only)
  1. Margaret Elizabeth 
  2. David Strand
  3. Craig Thorsen
  4. Cathi Woodward
The Green Party of the United States
Mailing Address:
PO Box 75075, Washington, DC 20013
Website Address:
Lavender Greens Website Management: Thomas Leavitt (NLGC Secretary) and David Doonan (GPUS staff)