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

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