Chip Robinson, Chair
Over the past 15 years, Chip has served the MCDC as Sargeant-at-Arms, Political Director, and Executive Director. Chip’s work for the MCDC has resulted in the greatest number of Democratic victories in Morris County since the Watergate era. Chip works as an attorney at Degrado Halkovich, LLC. He graduated from Morristown High School, Rutgers University, and Seton Hall Law School. Chip grew up in Morris Township and currently resides in Lincoln Park.
Vice-Chair, Lisa Bhimani
Lisa Bhimani is a semi-retired OB/GYN and curent candidate for the State Assembly in the 25th Legislative District. She graduated from Brown University and received her MD from Hahnemann University. After recovering from a battle with Lyme disease, Lisa retired from medical practice. Her experience with the disease solidified her position as a staunch advocate for affordable health care. She resides in Mendham Township with her husband and 2 children.
Scott Carlson, Executive Director
Scott Carlson has managed and assisted with Democratic political campaigns in Morris and Passaic counties for over 2 decades. His experience has helped him develop the ability to run large-scale campaigns on small-scale budgets. Scott currently practices law at his law firm, Carlson, Siedsma. LLP in Morristown. During his career, Scott has counseled clients on a wide variety of government issues. Scott resides in Parsippany with his wife and 2 children.
Heather Champagne, Sergeant-At-Arms
Heather works as a paralegal. Fluent in Spanish, Heather also tutors adults in English as a second language. Heather serves as Secretary for the Roxbury Democratic Committee and has organized fundraisers for charitable organizations. Heather resides in Roxbury with her husband and daughter.
John Aden, Secretary
Born in Minnesota and raised in California, John Aden settled in New Jersey in 1986. John has run for Mayor of Florham Park twice and both times, he helped spread the principles and policies of the Democratic party. John serves as Chairman of the Florham Park Democratic Committee. John has resided in Florham Park for more than 30 years. There, he raised his 2 children.
Thad Kobylarz, Treasurer
Leslye Moya, Political Director
Political Director: Leslye Moya has served as Political Director and the only full-time staffer of the Morris County Democratic Committee since February 2020. For all inquiries, please contact her at Leslye@morrisdems.org or at our MCDC office line at (862) 260-9444.