For Immediate Release
August 5, 2016
SCDP STATEMENT ON HIRING OF ALYCIA ALBERGOTTIE AS SC STATE DIRECTOR
OF HILLARY FOR AMERICA
SC – The South Carolina Democratic Party is delighted to
hiring of Alycia Albergottie as South Carolina State Director of
Hillary for America. Ms.
Albergottie is a native of Columbia, SC and grew up at Bethel African
Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church. She is a graduate of Allen
University and a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
SCDP Chair Jaime Harrison said, "Alycia's
hiring by Hillary Clinton's campaign is great news. It reaffirms
campaign's commitment to a 50-state strategy to strengthen our party in
every corner of the country. With a state director as skilled and
experienced as Alycia at the helm, South Carolina may just shock the
world in November. Regardless, the Clinton campaign's investment
our state this year will earn dividends for years to come."
Albergottie is passionate about being a change agent in her
and has worked on several political campaigns from national, statewide,
regional and citywide races including the Obama campaign in 2012 and
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin’s reelection campaign in 2013. Ms.
Albergottie currently serves as the 1st Vice Chair of the Richland
County Democratic Party and was a delegate to the 2016 Democratic
Her extensive political experience also includes:
2016 Young Democrats of the Central Midlands Member
2015 Alternate Executive Committeewoman for the Richland County
2014 Volunteer Vincent Sheehan for Governor Campaign
2013 South Carolina Democratic Party Top 50 African American
Trailblazer Award Recipient
2013 Elizabeth Colbert Busch for Congress Regional Field Director
2013 National Committeewoman for South Carolina for the National Young
2013 Organizing for Action (OFA) South Carolina State Lead
2013 Presidential Inauguration Committee (PIC) South Carolina State Lead
2012 – 2016 South Carolina Young Democrats
2011 Volunteer for Obama for America Campaign
worked as a Program Coordinator at the South Carolina Association of
Community Action Partnerships (SCACAP), a statewide non-profit,
non-partisan organization dedicated to help low-income people and
families achieve economic stability and improve their lives.