Sommer Foster, President Sommer is a Canton Township Trustee, Chair of the Beloved Community, former Vice-Chair of the Canton Library Board and mom to William. She has run candidate and issue campaigns, was a non-profit political & policy director, and has worked in federal, state and local politics. She loves Beyoncé, politics and extra dirty martinis (in that order).

Sommer Foster, President

Sommer is a Canton Township Trustee, Chair of the Beloved Community, former Vice-Chair of the Canton Library Board and mom to William. She has run candidate and issue campaigns, was a non-profit political & policy director, and has worked in federal, state and local politics. She loves Beyoncé, politics and extra dirty martinis (in that order).

Trevor Tutro-Anderson, Vice President TRevor has worked for democratic causes and candidates in seven different states since 2008. most recently, he led efforts in our area for both bernie sanders and hillary clinton. he is mostly water, abhors lawn signs, and has at least two legs.

Trevor Tutro-Anderson, Vice President

TRevor has worked for democratic causes and candidates in seven different states since 2008. most recently, he led efforts in our area for both bernie sanders and hillary clinton. he is mostly water, abhors lawn signs, and has at least two legs.

Hassan Ahmad, Treasurer Hassan proudly serves as thE precinct delegate from Canton TOwnship's Fightin' 41st Precinct. Alongside Trevor and Ammara, he was an organizer for the hillary for america campaign in western wayne county. He has been the regional director of MIST Detroit, a community-run Educational nonprofit, since 2015. Hassan is a graduate of Plymouth-canton schools, an alumnus of the new american leaders project, and a member of the Beloved Community's Leadership Team. An avid taylor swift fan, He can often be found belting his favorite music in private, and mouthing along in public.

Hassan Ahmad, Treasurer

Hassan proudly serves as thE precinct delegate from Canton TOwnship's Fightin' 41st Precinct. Alongside Trevor and Ammara, he was an organizer for the hillary for america campaign in western wayne county. He has been the regional director of MIST Detroit, a community-run Educational nonprofit, since 2015. Hassan is a graduate of Plymouth-canton schools, an alumnus of the new american leaders project, and a member of the Beloved Community's Leadership Team. An avid taylor swift fan, He can often be found belting his favorite music in private, and mouthing along in public.

Patti McCoin, Secretary Patti is a precinct delegate for the 1st precinct in the city of plymouth. She teaches middle school math (and yes, it's still everyone's favorite class). PAtti has two children who have graduated from college (Though are not quite off the payroll).

Patti McCoin, Secretary

Patti is a precinct delegate for the 1st precinct in the city of plymouth. She teaches middle school math (and yes, it's still everyone's favorite class). PAtti has two children who have graduated from college (Though are not quite off the payroll).

Ammara Ansari, Membership Chair Ammara was a field organizer for the Hillary campaign in Plymouth and Canton and is currently attending The University of Michigan for her Masters in Public Policy. As membership chair, she will dedicate her energy towards increasing membership and engagement for the club to ensure high voter turnout on election day! She is a master of dramatic hand gesticulations and is an avid fan of Disney movies. 

Ammara Ansari, Membership Chair

Ammara was a field organizer for the Hillary campaign in Plymouth and Canton and is currently attending The University of Michigan for her Masters in Public Policy. As membership chair, she will dedicate her energy towards increasing membership and engagement for the club to ensure high voter turnout on election day! She is a master of dramatic hand gesticulations and is an avid fan of Disney movies. 

 
Kate Borninski, Trustee Kate Borninski is a founding member of the Canton Democratic Club and is currently the President of the Plymouth Canton Community Schools Board of Education. She has served on the Board of Education since January 2015, having been a long-time volunteer in the district previously. Kate has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan in Anthropology and did post-graduate work in education at Eastern Michigan University.  When not at board meetings, school events, or political rallies, Kate enjoys spending time with her 3 children, husband and 2 dogs. 

Kate Borninski, Trustee

Kate Borninski is a founding member of the Canton Democratic Club and is currently the President of the Plymouth Canton Community Schools Board of Education. She has served on the Board of Education since January 2015, having been a long-time volunteer in the district previously. Kate has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan in Anthropology and did post-graduate work in education at Eastern Michigan University.  When not at board meetings, school events, or political rallies, Kate enjoys spending time with her 3 children, husband and 2 dogs. 

Samantha Carducci, Trustee Samantha is a geriatric clinical social worker in Wayne County who has a deep passion to promote social, economic, political, and cultural values and to actively serve in communities that highlight and endorse social justice tenets. 

Samantha Carducci, Trustee

Samantha is a geriatric clinical social worker in Wayne County who has a deep passion to promote social, economic, political, and cultural values and to actively serve in communities that highlight and endorse social justice tenets. 

Richard Johnson, Trustee Richard has been a Canton resident for fifteen years. He Retired from Wayne County with 31 years of service, and is currently a Staff Representative with the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees. He's Currently a Precinct delegate in Canton. Richard served in the army from 1969 to 1972 and has Constantly been fighting for the rights of the working person.  

Richard Johnson, Trustee

Richard has been a Canton resident for fifteen years. He Retired from Wayne County with 31 years of service, and is currently a Staff Representative with the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees. He's Currently a Precinct delegate in Canton. Richard served in the army from 1969 to 1972 and has Constantly been fighting for the rights of the working person.
 

Kristy Pagan, Trustee Kristy represents the 21st District in the Michigan House of Representatives. She attended Plymouth-Canton Community Schools, Western Michigan University and The George Washington University. She's an active contributor and mentor for the “Lead Like a Girl” initiative in Canton.

Kristy Pagan, Trustee

Kristy represents the 21st District in the Michigan House of Representatives. She attended Plymouth-Canton Community Schools, Western Michigan University and The George Washington University. She's an active contributor and mentor for the “Lead Like a Girl” initiative in Canton.

Sonia Patel, Trustee Sonia is a recent soccer-mom turned activist. She's a MSU graduate with a master's degree in communications. After spending 12 years doing public relations for Ford, she has been blessed enough to become a full-time mom and focus on her kids, politics, changing the world and when is the most appropriate time to switch from coffee to wine during a week day. 

Sonia Patel, Trustee

Sonia is a recent soccer-mom turned activist. She's a MSU graduate with a master's degree in communications. After spending 12 years doing public relations for Ford, she has been blessed enough to become a full-time mom and focus on her kids, politics, changing the world and when is the most appropriate time to switch from coffee to wine during a week day. 

Michael Siegrist, Trustee INSPIRED BY THE OBAMA FOR AMERICA CAMPAIGN, MICHAEL SERVED AS A DELEGATE TO THE DNC CONVENTION IN DENVER. HE WAS An ORGANIZER FOR THE WORKING FAMILIES WIN INITIATIVE, AND WAS ELECTED TO THE CANTON PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD. MICHAEL GRADUATED FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-ANN ARBOR, WHERE HE STUDIED POLITICAL SCIENCE AND INTERNED FOR CONGRESSMAN JOHN DINGELL. HE HAS SERVED ON THE PCCS SCHOOL BOARD, AND WAS ELECTED CLERK OF CANTON TOWNSHIP, WHERE HE WORKS TO further TRANSPARENCY in our government. MICHAEL IS THE VICE CHAIR OF THE 11TH DISTRICT DEMOCRATIC ORGANIzATION.

Michael Siegrist, Trustee

INSPIRED BY THE OBAMA FOR AMERICA CAMPAIGN, MICHAEL SERVED AS A DELEGATE TO THE DNC CONVENTION IN DENVER. HE WAS An ORGANIZER FOR THE WORKING FAMILIES WIN INITIATIVE, AND WAS ELECTED TO THE CANTON PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD. MICHAEL GRADUATED FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-ANN ARBOR, WHERE HE STUDIED POLITICAL SCIENCE AND INTERNED FOR CONGRESSMAN JOHN DINGELL. HE HAS SERVED ON THE PCCS SCHOOL BOARD, AND WAS ELECTED CLERK OF CANTON TOWNSHIP, WHERE HE WORKS TO further TRANSPARENCY in our government. MICHAEL IS THE VICE CHAIR OF THE 11TH DISTRICT DEMOCRATIC ORGANIzATION.

Dian Slavens, Trustee Dian has been the canton township treasurer since 2016. She served in the Michigan House of Representatives from 2009 to 2015. DIAN represented the 21st House District, which includes Canton Township, Belleville, and Van Buren Township. She has a husband named Mark and a dog named Dan.

Dian Slavens, Trustee

Dian has been the canton township treasurer since 2016. She served in the Michigan House of Representatives from 2009 to 2015. DIAN represented the 21st House District, which includes Canton Township, Belleville, and Van Buren Township. She has a husband named Mark and a dog named Dan.

Denise Smith, Trustee Denise has been a resident of Canton for forty years. She Retired from Ford Motor Company with 25 years in Corporate Finance. Denise is a Mother of two, and a grandmother of one. She's a proud Volunteer and Community Activist who Worked in leadership roles on the Obama campaigns in 2008 and 2012. 

Denise Smith, Trustee

Denise has been a resident of Canton for forty years. She Retired from Ford Motor Company with 25 years in Corporate Finance. Denise is a Mother of two, and a grandmother of one. She's a proud Volunteer and Community Activist who Worked in leadership roles on the Obama campaigns in 2008 and 2012.