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Scott J. Hamilton
Executive Director
(405) 536-2411

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.

Angela Allmond
Communications & Digital Director
(405) 536-2412

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 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.

Ryan Starkweather
Operations Director
(405) 536-2415

Ryan Starkweather came to the ODP in 2019 after serving as the Treasurer for the Oklahoma Stonewall Democratic Federation and working as the Finance Director for the Tim Gilpin for Congress 2018 campaign. He is a native Tulsan, graduating with a double major in International Business and Chinese Studies from the University of Tulsa. Originally planning on attending graduate school to join the Foreign Service, Ryan decided to stay in Oklahoma to help make his home state a better place for those who do not have the same opportunities he did. He has volunteered for many nonprofits and political and civic organizations, including volunteering for John Waldron’s State Senate race in 2016.

Tucker Gambill
Deputy Political Outreach Director
(405) 536-2414

Tucker Gambill joined the Oklahoma Democratic Party as Deputy Data Director in 2019. He studied political science at John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Arkansas–where he served as President of the John Brown University Young Democrats. While in school, Tucker studied abroad in Northern Ireland and Jordan. Most recently, he worked as a field organizer for Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s 2020 presidential campaign in New Hampshire. Tucker is excited to be in Oklahoma working to elect Democrats!

Eric Smith
Deputy Development Director
(405) 427-3366

Eric Smith joined ODP as Deputy Development Director after working eight years as a campaign professional in Oklahoma. A Tulsa native, Eric began his involvement in the Democratic Party in 2006 when he first volunteered with the Tulsa County Democrats, as well as local mayoral and legislative races. Since then, he has held various positions within the Party at the precinct and county level and currently serves as immediate past President of the Oklahoma Stonewall Democratic Federation. Professionally, Eric has staffed and managed local, state legislative, tribal, statewide, and presidential campaigns – all with a focus on organizing fellow Oklahoma Democrats.

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