Scott J. Hamilton
Scott J. Hamilton served as executive director of the former Cimarron Alliance Equality Center in Oklahoma City. Scott has substantial social justice experience working with and on behalf of underserved populations. These include persons in recovery, LGBT elders, inner-city children, and people living with HIV and AIDS in New York, Haiti, Kenya, and Zambia.
A native Oklahoman, Scott spent most of his career in New York City where he was a frequent guest lecturer at Columbia, City College of New York, Rutgers, Princeton, and New York University, presenting on the challenges facing the LGBT community. In Oklahoma, Scott has presented numerous lectures at OU, OSU, OCCC, OCU, OSU-OKC, OU Health Sciences Center, Rose State, multiple state agencies, houses of worship, and federal correctional facilities. Often called upon to offer expert observations on civil rights issues, particularly surrounding the LGBT community, Scott has been seen on television news broadcasts and quoted in publications around the world.
Scott has published numerous articles in a broad array of fields including mainstreaming of special needs children into regular classroom settings, community support of older LGBT persons, the need for political advocacy, a faith-based approach to embracing the gay community, and the need for increased parental involvement in public education.
Communications & Digital Director
Angela Allmond began her work for the ODP in 2016 working the Presidential election cycle as the Communications Director. Angela brings over three decades experience in design, visual and digital communications, sales and marketing, and management. Angela is a U.S. Air Force Veteran, certified USAF Weather Specialist, and Woman Business Owner.
Before starting at the ODP, Angela worked 22 years in the digital marketing industry, owned a visual and digital communications and social media business, and served as the Communications Director and President of the National Association of Women Business Owners – Oklahoma, an advocacy organization active in strengthening women entrepreneurs and womens’ business rights. Angela holds a degree in Architectural Design from Oklahoma State University.
Tristen Watkins joined the Oklahoma Democratic Party as Office Generalist in 2022. He studied media production at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma–where he served as the Co-Vice President of the National Association of Black Journalists. Most recently, Tristen worked as a host/producer for KGOU Public Radio in Norman, Oklahoma. Tristen is passionate about helping others and is excited to further that goal.
David D. Roberts is a veteran political operative with government experience with a primary focus on rural communities and economic development. Roberts began what he labels as his political career at the age of 9, passing out campaign literature for legendary Oklahoma state senator Gene Stipe, Oklahoma’s longest-serving elected official. He gained notoriety as a political operative serving on high-profile political campaigns, including U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln, U.S. Congressman Mark Critz, and then-United States Senator Barack Obama’s campaign for President of the United States, the committee Obama for America.
Born in Poteau, Oklahoma, Roberts was raised in rural McCurtain, Haskell County, Oklahoma. He graduated from McCurtain High School in McCurtain, Oklahoma winning the full academic scholarship, the Charles L. Ford Scholarship, to Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. At NSU, Roberts excelled both inside the classroom and in the university’s extracurricular organizations. As a student of Political Science, Roberts served on a wide range of boards and organizations, including serving on the Northeastern Student Activities Board, the Model United Nations, the Interfraternity Council (IFC), President of the NSU College Democrats, and President of his fraternity, the historic Phi Lambda Chi Fraternity’s Beta Chapter. He is excited to join the team at the Oklahoma Democratic Party and looks forward to helping elect leaders who will be champions for the interests of all Oklahomans.