1. NEW – The 39th Legislative District Democrats re-organized on Jan 6 and elected a new slate of officers
- Chair – Ivan Lewis
- Vice Chair – Jennifer Lewis
- Vice Chair of LD Development – Jordan Sears
- Vice Chair of Outreach – Georgianna Morgan
- Secretary – Tiffany Kelly
- Treasurer – Eric Halvorson
- State Committee Person – Germaine Kornegay
- State Committee Person – Paul Kelly
- Snohomish County Committee Person – Cathy Ozog
- Snohomish County Committee Person – Matt Hamer
- King County Committee Person – unfilled
- Skagit County Democrats Delegate – Claus Joens
Other appointed positions will be made at the next Executive Board meeting.
2. NEW – The Fidalgo Democrats meet Tuesday, Jan 8, 7:00pm, Anacortes Public Library, 1220 10th Street, Anacortes
Dr. Jon Riedel, National Park Service geologist at North Cascades National Park, will speak on “Blue Legacy: the Impact of Glacial Recession in the North Cascades”, including effects on the Skagit River watershed. Please bring a non-perishable item for the food bank donation box. For more information, contact Corinne Salcedo, chair, at 360-293-7114.
3. NEW – The Skagit County Democrats Executive Board meets Saturday, Jan 12, Skagit Democrats Headquarters, 300A South First Street, Mount Vernon
Among other issues, we will discuss the upcoming elections for the Washington State Democrats’ Executive Board, standing committee chair appointments, and solicit ideas for PCO recruitment.
4. UPDATED – The 40th Legislative District Democrats Re-organization Meeting is Sunday, Jan 13, 2:00pm to 4:00pm, Farmhouse Restaurant, 13724 La Conner Whitney Road, Mount Vernon (Note time change)
If you want to order lunch (no host), please arrive by 1:30pm so we can start the meeting on time. Below are links to documents pertinent to the meeting:
Please consider running for any of the Executive Board positions. All are welcome – we especially welcome diversity! This includes race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, religious or ethical values system, and national origin.
5. NEW – Democratic Women on the Rocks, Monday, Jan 14, 4:00pm – 6:00pm, 13 Moons Restaurant, Swinomish Casino, 12885 Casino Drive, Anacortes
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