Get Involved

The Darien DTC encourages qualified Democrats to run and serve in elected office and to serve on town boards and commissions. There are many ways to get involved:

You can start by contacting the Darien DTC Chair David Bayne :

Join the DTC

The DTC meets once a month, usually on a Thursday evening at Town Hall. Made up of 25 regular members, the Committee’s main activities include:

  • selecting and supporting candidates for elective office
  • assisting the Board of Selectmen in finding candidates for appointment to Town boards and commissions
  • educating the public about local and national issues
  • and a number of other activities

If you are interested in joining, download and complete a DTC application, then contact the DTC via email.

Serve as a Member of the Representative Town Meeting (RTM)

This is an elected position on Darien’s legislative body. Members are elected to two-year terms. Learn more about serving on the RTM at the Town’s web site.

Join a Town Board or Commission

Your professional skills or community experience can be a great asset to the Town. If you would like to put your talents to use on a Town board or commission, contact the DTC via email.

Below is a list of Darien’s boards and commissions, with links from the Darien Town web site.