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Chair – Beth Kendall

Beth grew up in rural Wilkes County and then went to UNC Chapel Hill for her undergraduate degree and then Methodist University in Fayetteville for Physician Assistant School. She currently works in urgent care, as a PA, at various offices around the greater Charlotte region. Beth lives in southeastern Iredell County with her husband Nick, stepchildren Jack and Claire, and golden retriever Miles. Beth is an avid runner and CrossFitter, and she has finished 27 marathons.

Beth was the Democratic Candidate for Iredell County Commissioner in 2018. She is passionate about electing democrats.

First Vice Chair – Doug Reed

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Second Vice Chair – Bruce Anderson

Bruce is retired after a successful career as an outside salesman for electronic manufacturers, and was responsible for the Southeastern United States. Held Nemours low voltage & A/V certifications. 

He has served in a number of positions on a HOA executive board for a Charlotte community, including acting as president for a 279 home community, and held positions with business group connected to the Cabarrus County Chamber of Commerce.

As Second Vice Chair, Bruce organized 17 Iredall Precincts in 2019. He is the chair of Fallstown precinct, was the Iredell Ambassador for David Wilson Brown’s campaign, and aided Allen Edwards campaign for the NC House 84.

Looking to make a difference in Local, Congressional, and State elected officials with the following issues: Health care, education, infrastructure, voting rights and the environment.


Third Vice Chair – Kris Vorren

Kris Vorren is from the mountains of western NC. He currently resides in Mooresville, working as an analyst for a local engineering firm. He studied physics and math at UNC-Asheville and nuclear physics in graduate school at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Dr. Vorren has volunteered for democratic candidates throughout the state of NC, starting with Kay Hagan’s 2008 senatorial campaign. Outside of politics he enjoys hiking in the mountains and hanging out down by the river.
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Treasurer – Allen Edwards

Allen R. Edwards is a native of Union County, North Carolina.  He attended public school and earned degrees from UNC-Chapel Hill and the UNC School of Medicine.  He has practiced occupational medicine for over 30 years. He and his wife, Susan, live on the Catawba River in western Iredell County with their Jack Russell, Max, and their miniature dachshund, Gracie.  

Dr. Edwards was the Democratic candidate for North Carolina House District 84 in the 2018 election.

Secretary – Becky Houck