Feb 19 – Endorsements and Actions

After electing new officers last month, participating in the Women’s March, and sponsoring the Women of Color Roar – Election Year Kick off Breakfast we have another great endorsement meeting on Monday February 19, at 7pm.

  • Congress, 49th: Douglas Applegate, Sara Jacobs, Paul Kerr​, Mike Levin, Christina Prejean
  • San Diego City Council 2: Jordan Beane, Jennifer H. Campbell MD, James Morrison, Bryan Pease
  • San Diego City Council 4: Myrtle Cole*, Monica Montgomery
  • San Diego City Council 8: Antonio Martinez, Vivian Moreno, Christian Ramirez, Zachary T. Lazarus

 

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to email [email protected] or call us (619) 900-4751.

RSVP via our Facebook event page.


When
Monday February 19 – Social Time from 6:30pm, Club business at 7:00pm.

Social Time
Members are encouraged to get together from 6:30pm just before the meeting starts.

Where

Elijah’s Restaurant, 7061 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92111 (map).

  • MTS routes 44, 60

Notes from Jan 15 Meeting – Endorsements and Election of Officers

President Susan Peinado opened the meeting at 7pm. The agenda was approved with a unanimous voice vote.

The membership approved:

  • An additional $500 to Women of Color Roar breakfast to support young women of color running for office
  • A donation of $500 to support the Women’s March
  • An amendment to the Bylaws to add the position of External Vice President

Elected announcements:

  • Doug Case for state senator Toni Atkins

Candidate announcements:

  • Sara Jacobs, candidate for congressional district 49 (where Darrell Issa recently retired. Like a chicken).

Club Elections

Run by Emily Bonner, immediate past president:

  • Cathie Hyatt volunteers to run for Secretary. Elected with a unanimous voice vote
  • Rosamund Blevins is recommended to run for Treasurer. Elected with a unanimous voice vote.
  • Ramla Sahid nominated for VP of External Affairs. Elected with a unanimous voice vote.
  • Rebecca Fielding-Miller for VP of Internal Affairs. Elected with a unanimous voice vote.
  • Susan Peinado for President. Elected with a unanimous voice vote.

 

Endorsements

Run by Dr. Doreen Mattingly – candidates must get 60% of the vote to be endorsed.

  • Dave Meyers for Sheriff
    • Endorsed
  • Genevieve Jones-Wright for District Attorney
    • Endorsed
  • Matt Strabone for San Diego County Assessor Recorder Clerk
    • Endorsed
  • Marggie Castellano for California State Senate 36
    • Endorsed
  • Superior Court Judge: Matt Brower and Tim Nader
    • Both candidates rated acceptable
  • District 76: Michelle Cassel-Gomez, Tasha Boemer-Horvath, Elizabeth Warren
    • All candidates are rated acceptable
  • County Supervisor: Nathan Fletcher (represented by Lorena Gonzalez), Ken Malbrough, Omar Passons, Lori Saldaña
    • All candidates are rated acceptable






































Jan 15 – Endorsements and Election of Officers

We kick of the new year with a jam-packed meeting and a slew of endorsements.

2018 will see a major correction to the way San Diego County is run, and it starts with your endorsement vote for candidates you’ve been getting to know at our meetings last year. Dr. Doreen Mattingly, Chair of the Endorsement Committee, will run this part of the meeting.

  • 36th State Senate District – Marggie Castellano
  • 76th State Assembly District – Michelle Cassel Gomez, Tasha Boerner Horvath, Elizabeth Warren
  • San Diego County Assessor/Recorder Clerk – Matt Strabone
  • San Diego County District Attorney – Geneviéve Jones-Wright
  • San Diego County Sheriff – Dave Myers
  • San Diego County Board of Supervisors District 4 – Nathan Fletcher, Ken Malbrough, Omar Passons, Lori Saldaña
  • San Diego Superior Court Judge – Matt Brower

We’ll be voting on amending our Bylaws to include an additional Vice President as an officer of the club.

We’ll be running our annual election of officers. Emily Bonner is chair of the nominating committee and if you’re interested in running to be an officer please contact Emily at [email protected]. Nominations will also be accepted from the floor.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to email [email protected] or call us (619) 900-4751.

When
Monday January 15 – Social Time from 6:30pm, Club business at 7:00pm.

Social Time
Members are encouraged to get together from 6:30pm just before the meeting starts.

Where

Elijah’s Restaurant, 7061 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92111 (map).

  • MTS routes 44, 60

Dec 16 – Holiday Party 4-7pm

Bring some food or drinks to share and celebrate the holiday season with your fellow lady Democrats (and lady-democrat allies).

Children welcome. On bus route 928.

When
Saturday, December 16 at 4 PM – 7 PM

Where
8902 Gramercy Dr, San Diego, CA 92123 (map)

Please RSVP here.

Notes from Nov 27 Meeting – Endorsements and Actions

7:00pm Meeting called to order and President’s welcome
7:02pm Approval of agenda
7:05pm Candidates
  • Tasha Borener Hoverath, Assembly District 76
  • Brian Pease, City Council District 2
  • Matt Valenti, City Council District 6
  • Tommy Hough, City Council District 6
  • Sara Jacobs, Congressional District 49
  • Monica Montgomery, City Council District 4
  • Michelle Castle-Gomez, Assembly District 76
  • James Elia, Assembly District 71
  • Fayaz Nawabi, City Council District 6
  • Lori Saldaña, County Board of Supervisors District 4
Candidate Representatives
  • Dominic Nguyen for Dave Myers, Sherriff
  • Codi Vierra for Doug Applegate, Congressional District 49
  • Melissa Padilla for Omar Passons, County Board of Supervisors District 4
7:28pm Angela de Joseph: Proposed joint project between Indivisible Watu and DWC

January 20th Women’s Breakfast to celebrate and encourage women candidates, particularly women of color and young women. Members vote unanimously to contribute $500 to the event.

7:36pm Emiliana Sparaco, SEIU 221 – update on actions to Flip the 49th
7:53pm Dr. Donna Arnold-Dudley, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

Introduction and description of the private non-profit organization founded in 1913.
























7:57pm Endorsements, Dr. Doreen Mattingly

77th Assembly District – Sunday Gover
Unanimously endorsed with a show of hands

50th Congressional District – Pete Beauregard, Josh Butner, Ammar Campa-Najjar
Movement to endorse passes with a unanimous voice vote
Movement to endorse with a written ballot passes with a unanimous voice vote
With > 60% of the votes, DWC endorses Ammar Campa-Najjar for 50th Congressional District

8:37pm Officer reports
President

Tell Ruth Rollins if you are interested in running for office with the DWC. We’re looking for a Treasurer and possible Secretary. We’ll be adding a second Vice President position so there will be an internal and external VP.
Adding a second VP will require a bylaw change. Stay tuned.

Treasurer

We are solvent and doing well.

Secretary

Holiday party on December 16th. Committee volunteers – Michelle Johnson, Alyce Pepkin Allen, John Loughlin, Susan Peinado
Male ally workshop committee volunteers – Samm Hurst & Michelle Johnson

8:48pm Announcements
9:00pm Meeting Adjourns
Officers Present:
  • Susan Peinado, President
  • Christa Wubbolding, Treasurer
  • Rebecca Fielding-Miller, Secretary

Notes: Rebecca Fielding-Miller
Photos: John Loughlin