Board of Trustees

Sonia Patel - President

Sonia Mishra Patel, President Canton Democratic Club, Precinct Delegate, Community Leader, Activist

  • Community Leader
  • Political Activist
  • Former-Public Relations - Ford Motor Company
  • M.A. in Communications - Michigan State University

Michael Siegrist - Vice President

Michael Siegrist,  Vice President Canton Democratic Club, Canton Township Clerk, Vice-Chair 11th CD

  • Re-Election Candidate for Canton Township Clerk
  • Canton Township Clerk
  • Vice-Chair - 11th Congressional District
  • 17th Precinct Delegate -  Canton
  • Former-Canton Public Library Board
  • Former-PCCS School Board Member
  • BA, Political Science, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 

Patti McCoin - Secretary

Patti McCoin, Treasurer Canton Democratic Club, Vice President PCCS Board of Education, Organizer

  • Vice President - P-CCS Board of Education
  • 1st Precinct Delegate - Plymouth Twp
  • Math Teacher
  • BBA, EMU
  • MAT, Wayne State University 

Theresa Nester - Membership

Theresa Nester, Membership Chair,

  • Co-Chair - Volunteers & Social Events Committee
  • 11th Congressional District Committee
  •  Community Activist, 2018 Commissioner Daub, Reps. Pagan and Koleszar, Senator Polehanki, US Rep Haley Stevens Campaigns
  • BFA, Wayne State University

Lori Jouppi - Treasurer

Lori Jouppi, Treasurer Canton Democratic Club, Chair CDC Budget & Fundraising, Precinct Delegate

  • Chair - CDC Budget and Fundraising Committee
  • Political Activist
  • Community Volunteer

Steven Sneideman - Trustee

Steven Sneideman, Trustee Canton Democratic Club, Canton Board of Trustees, Community Foundation

  • Re-Election Candidate for Canton Township Board of Trustees
  • Canton Township Trustee
  • 2019 Inductee - Canton Twp. Hall of Fame
  • President - Canton Community Foundation
  • 35th Precinct Delegate - Canton
  • Former- P-CCS School Board President

Robb Grandon - Trustee


  • Candidate for Canton Township Board of Trustees
  • Chair - CDC Resolutions & Policy Committee
  • 13th Precinct Delegate - Canton
  • 11th CD Resolutions Committee
  • Member, Veterans Advisory Council to Congresswoman Haley Stevens
  • Founder - Semper Paratus Michigan
  • U.S. Coast Guard Veteran

Tania Ganguly - Trustee

Tania Ganguly - Trustee Canton Democratic Club,  Delegate,  Founding Member South Asian Activists

  • Candidate for Canton Township Board of Trustees
  • 11th Precinct Delegate - Canton
  • Founding Member - South Asian Activists in South East Michigan 
  • Former-Grassroots Co-Chair for Haley Stevens 2018 Congressional Campaign
  • MBA, Ross School of Business - Marketing and Strategy

Maria Jordan - Trustee

Maria Jordan, Trustee Canton Democratic Club, Precinct Delegate, CantonDems Communications Committee

  • Chair - CDC Communications & Sociale Media Committee 
  • Former-CEO - Klondyke's Online Services
  • University of Washington
  • California Western School of Law

Denise Smith - Trustee


  • Co-Chair - Volunteers & Social Events Committee
  • 4th Precinct Delegate, Canton
  • Community Activist
  • Volunteer, First Step & PCCS Clothing Bank
  • BBA, UofM Dearborn
  • Retired-Ford Motor Co. - Corporate Finance

Kate Borninski - Trustee & Founding Member


  • P-CCS Board of Education
  • 27th Precinct Delegate - Canton
  • B.A. in Anthropology, University of Michigan
  • M.A. in Elementary Ed, EMU

Will De Ramus - Trustee


  • 11th Congressional District Executive Board - MDP
  • (CDC Committee Assignment tbd)
  • Precinct Delegate - Canton
  • Michigan State University

OPEN SEAT - Trustee


Seat to be filled by nomination and vote by the general membership

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Canton Democratic Club

P.O. Box 871064, Canton, Michigan 48187