Officers for the 2017 to 2019 Term
Carey Parker - Chairperson
Mr. Parker was born and raised in Statesville, NC, where he comes from a long line of Iredell County Democrats. He helped organize the Young Democrats of Iredell County (acting as Secretary of that auxiliary), as well as chairing the Kennedy-Carter Committee and Fundraising Committee of the Iredell County Democratic Party.
Mr. Parker is an attorney with The Parker Law Offices, having appeared in the North Carolina Court of Appeals, and the Federal District Court in North Carolina, and Georgia.
Phyllis Alexander - 1st Vice Chairperson
Ms. Alexander is a life long member of the Democratic Party, and has been active in her precinct for over a dozen years, serving as Secretary / Treasurer for 2 terms, and Vice Chair for 2 terms. Additionally, she is a member of several civic organizations, including the African-American Caucus, the NAACP, Morrow Chapel #395, Dunbar Alumni Associations, and Las Amiga's, as well as being a lifetime member of Watkins Chapel AME Zion Church in Mooresville, NC.
Shawn Eckles - 2nd Vice Chairperson
Mr. Eckles is a native of Troutman, NC. After graduating from South Iredell High School, he attended Morehouse College in Atlanta for a degree in Political Science. He has a Master's Degree in Health Care Management, and Marketing.
Mr. Eckles is the owner of E-Marketing, a marketing consulting firm.
Mykl Sandusky - 3rd Vice Chairperson
Mr. Sandusky is a recent citizen of Iredell County, having previously lived in Kentucky, Indiana, Kansas, New York, and Ohio. A native of Syracuse, NY, he was pleasantly surprised to realize the large number of residents in the area from Central New York, and has "planted his roots" in Mooresville, NC.
As an Information Technology professional, he has held many roles including Enterprise Architect, Manager, and Consultant. In addition to a degree in Business Management and Economics, he possesses dozens of professional certifications. Mr. Sandusky has had volunteer positions as a historical interpreter, and a teacher.
Carla Fassbender - Secretary
Ms. Fassbender, a native of Wisconsin, has called Mooresvile, NC home since 2004. She has been actively involved with the Democratic Party since childhood, and as a young adult held an elected office and served as co-president of her college's Campus Democrats. She has worked with and inspired others to begin their own political careers.
Outside of politics, Ms. Fassbender is an advocate for public schools, a passion that emerged from her work in North Carolina's public. When she is not studying law or advocating for students, she is teaching middle school math. In her free time, she enjoys cooking and being outdoors.