Events News

Notes from December Meeting – Delaine Eastin, Barbara Bry, Dr Samm Hurst, Rosamond Blevins, Dr Rebecca Fielding-Miller

DWC votes to support Delaine Eastin for CDP Chair, and to recall Jen Campbell from San Diego City Council.

Monday, Dec 21, 2020 Via Zoom

6:32PM Club President Susan Peinado called meeting to order


Club Officers – President Susan Peinado, VP Dr Rebecca Fielding-Miller, VP Ramla Sahid (not present), Secretary Cathie Hyatt and Treasurer Rosamond Blevins

Recognition of visiting Electeds or their representatives, representatives from other affiliated organizations

  • Doug Case Representing State Senate President Pro Tem – Toni Atkins


Delaine Eastin

Delaine Eastin is running to be the next Chair of the California Democratic Party

Delaine wants to create an inclusive, growing, inspiring, transparent California Democratic Party that will win back the congressional seats we lost in November, and train and support Democrats up and down the ballot, and all over the state.


Motion that the DWC take a position of support of Delaine Eastin for CDP Chair (Lori Saldana) passed unanimously.

Barbara Bry

Barbara Bry, former District 1 San Diego City Councilmember, spoke on the Recall Jen Campbell campaign

Shane Parmely also spoke about the We The People signup form – click here

Motion that the DWC take a position of support in the effort to recall Jen Campbell (Shane Parmely) passed by an overwhelming majority.

We The People sign up form

Samm Hurst

Dr. Samm Hurst updated us on her campaign experiences running as a first-time candidate for Santee City Council District 4.

Rosamond Blevins

Treasurer, Rosamond Blevins provided a nominating report, bylaw committee update, and Treasurer’s report.

Dr LaWana Richmond is running for DWC President on January 18, 2021.

Rosamond also outlined some of the groups that DWC has donated to in 2020 including Univesidad Popular

Arcela Nunez Alvarez

Arcela Nunez Alvarez spoke about the work that Universidad Popular does in North County

Covid Rant from UCSD Epidemiologist Vice President Dr. Becca Fielding Miller – Not that Kind of Doctor 

The Safer at School Early Alert System (SASEA) is a COVID-19 wastewater detection pilot program for K-12 schools and daycares. 

Upcoming virtual conversation to discuss the COVID-19 Vaccines and the African American Community

ADEM Candidates

Candidates in attendance at the meeting:

  • Ami Admire AD75
  • Arcela Nunez Alvarez AD75
  • Matthew Cappiello AD75
  • Justin Domecillo AD  75
  • Alan Geraci AD75
  • Loxie Gant AD78
  • Wedad Schlotte AD78


Michelle Krug – CDP caucus participation is open to any registered Democrat, you do not have to be an ADEM to join a caucus

Angela de Joseph – Women of Color Roar Breakfast rescheduled June 19, 2021 – Juneteenth

Shane Parmely – Covid Hotel Room Resolution, please vote for this resolution at the December 22, 2020 Central Committee meeting

Sue Alderson – North County Women’s March 2021 – will be virtual and a lot of fun, with great speakers – for information email Sue

Lori Soldaña – Please join San Diego Democrats in lending a hand at

Our next meeting is Monday January 18, 6:30 via Zoom  

Mariah Carey

Playout music, as requested by Alyce Pipkin-Allen – Mariah Carey “All I Want For Christmas Is You”

Video of the meeting is on our YouTube channel here.

Transcript of the meeting is here.

Notes by Cathie Hyatt, Secretary