Notes from March 20, 2023: Women’s History Month Meeting

Special guest: Congresswoman Sara Jacobs

March 2023 Meeting Notes

  • President, Cathie Hyatt called to order 6:30pm
  • Agenda approved unanimously. M: Susan Peinado
  • Eboard appointments
    • Director of Community Relations: Alyce Pipkin-Allen
    • Media Director: Angela de Joseph
  • Candidate comments
    • Dr. Brenda Miller – candidate for Grossmont Hospital District Board of Director zone 3.
    • Joseph Rocha – candidate for Assembly District 76
    • Dr. Timothy Bilash – candidate for US Congressional District 50
  • Elected Officials/Representatives
    • Doug Case – update from State Senate President Pro Tem, Toni Atkins 
  • Women’s History Month Program:
    • CA suffrage movement – Melissa Jones, Assoc. Director, Women’s Museum of CA.

Glimpse at the History of DWC – Susan Peinado, past DWC President 

  • Pilot Study: Abuse women face when running for office – Nadia Farjood, California Women’s List
    • Motion to donate $1000 to CA Women’s List M: Yvonne Elkin
    • Treasurer report called for (Susan Peinado)
    • Beatrice Cubitt, Treasurer reports $6862.00 on account
    • Motion carries unanimously
  • Congresswoman Sara Jacobs – updates on her work in Washington
    • Q&A
  • New Membership Level
    • Amanda Gorman Level for people born after 1980 – $15
  • Officer Reports
    • Nothing to report
  • New Business
    • DWC will have a table at the Roosevelt Dinner w/ Rep. Katie Porter as the key note speaker
  • Unfinished Business
    • Letter to postpone early endorsements sent to Central Committee
  • Announcements
    • Susan Peinado: Reproductive justice 101 training via zoom with North County San Diego Womxn’s March
    • Timothy Bilash: CA Association for Retired Americans continuing to remind congress not touch social security
  • Adjourn 8:06pm

Next Meeting: April 17, 2023 at Elijah’s Restaurant, 6:30pm

DWC President, Cathie Hyatt & Nadia Farjood