Elly Shaw-Belblidia was first elected to the Central Committee in September 2006. Ms. Shaw-Belblidia is an At-Large Member and the liaison for District 17, as well as the Secretary for MCDCC and co-chair for Precinct Organization, serving with Vivian Malloy. Ms. Shaw-Belblidia helps organize the MCDCC Summer Intern Program. Recently, she has worked on an ad-hoc committee reviewing the Ballot Questions process and on recommendations for new Early Voting sites. Ms. Shaw-Belblidia has two daughters, Miriam and Nora, and is married to Lotfi Belblidia. She works as a nutritionist in a neonatal intensive care unit. She likes politics, travel, languages, gardening, and movies. Ms. Shaw-Belblidia believes that Barack Obama is a superb President. She feels that helping to get him elected is one of the most important things she has done in her life.