About the PCYD

The Pinellas County Young Democrats (PCYD) are a chapter of the Florida Young Democrats. The PCYD is committed to cultivating the next generation of Democrat leaders, right here in Pinellas County.  

Before the pandemic, the PCYD meet monthly at the Pinellas County Democratic Party Headquarters in downtown St. Pete.  Since March of 2020, we hae met virtually via zoom for our meetings in addition to in person volunteer oppourtunitites.

PCYD meetings typically feature various community groups, local and state officials, candidates, community leaders, and labor leaders. If you want to find a way to make a difference in local and state politics, drop into one of our meetings. We also host monthly Brews & Views Socials that are a less formal opportunity to chat with and meet other local Democrats. Like us on Facebook or Join our Email List to receive updates on meeting details.


  • 2018 – Florida Young Democrat Best New Chapter
  • 2019 – Florida Young Democrat Best Chapter
PCYD Members

Our Mission

Our mission is to engage young people in the political process, make a positive impact in Pinellas County and elect Democrats to public office.

Board of Directors

2022 Executive Board

  • President – Blaine Lawson
  • Vice President – open
  • Secretary – Teal Heeren
  • Treasurer – George Thurlow
  • Political Director – open
  • Membership & Outreach Director – Johnny Boykins
  • Communicaitons Director – Bobbi Lindaman
  • Social Director – Ross Busch
  • Sergeant at Arms – Beth Kutcher

Charter & Bylaws

Pinellas County Young Democrats Charter & Bylaws (rev. 2020)