Christale Spain is the Executive Director of the South Carolina Democratic Party; she has been with the party since 2012. Christale temporarily served as Interim Executive Director of SCDP in 2015 during this time she helped plan and coordinate one the Party’s most successful Issues Conference’s to date. Most-recently Christale served on Senator Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign in South Carolina and other states as the Political Outreach Director.
Christale began working in politics in 2008 by volunteering for the Obama for America presidential campaign. Her love for people and community activism has led her to a number of volunteer opportunities and leadership roles. Christale worked in the social services field for many years advocating for adolescents, people with disabilities and the homeless.
Christale received her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology (Human Services) at the University of South Carolina @ Aiken and a Masters of Arts in Human Behavior and Conflict Management at Columbia College; she is also a Congressional Black Caucus Institute Boot Camp graduate. Christale is a native of Columbia, SC where she currently resides with her teenage son. She looks forward to helping build a stronger South Carolina Democratic Party focused on organizing at the local level , constituency outreach and strategic planning.