Jay Parmley

Executive Director of the Alaska Democratic Party


Jay Parmley is the Executive Director of the Alaska Democratic Party.  From 2001- 2005, Parmley was the Chairman of the Oklahoma Democratic Party.  At the time of his election, he was the nation’s youngest chairman of a State Democratic Party.   He served Oklahoma Democrats in the dual role as Executive Director. Jay has also served as the Executive Director of the North Carolina and South Carolina Democratic Parties. From 2005-2008, Parmley worked for the Democratic National Committee (DNC), first in Mississippi before moving to South Carolina as part of DNC Chair Howard Dean’s 50 state strategy. From 1999-2001, he served as President of the Young Democrats of America. Parmley was an At-Large member of the DNC from 2005-2009.  In 2016, Jay directed the Alaska Democratic Party’s Coordinated Campaign flipping the Alaska House of Representatives from Republican to Democratic-led for the first time in over 20 years.

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