Board of Directors

Ron Seward, Chair

Mr. Seward is a Past President of NVDBC.  Mr. Seward is the President of RLS Consulting, LLC, a firm specializing in government contracting.  He is also an active fundraiser for Democratic candidates and serves on the Board of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and as Vice-President of Fundraising.  Mr. Seward is also President of the NVDBC PAC.

Allison Dickert, Treasurer

Allison Dickert is Senior Consultant for Jackson-West Consultant. She has years of proven success managing advocacy and political campaigns at the state and federal levels. By integrating a wide-range of skills from grassroots and direct lobbying to coalition-building, event management, and social networking, Allison has experiences ranging from the national to the local levels.
 
Allison has successfully managed Del. Ken Plum’s reelection campaign and coordinated activities in his district for the Democratic Party of Virginia’s coordinated efforts to lend support for gubernatorial and senate races.
 
As a government relations manager for the American Society of Civil Engineers, Allison led the society’s key national public awareness campaign, The Report Card for America’s Infrastructure. Through that effort, she has developed an in-depth knowledge of the policy process, procurement, and development of major infrastructure initiatives.
 
Allison is a life-long resident of Northern Virginia, a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, and received a Masters of Political Management from the George Washington University. Allison is a founding member and the Vice Chairman of the Dulles Area Democrats.
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