May 22

OFFICERS AND BOARD MEMBERS ELECTED AT THE ANNUAL MEETING

More than 60 people attended the annual meeting of the Coastside Democratic Club. They enjoyed hearing speaker Joe Cotchett talk about local and national issues.

Retiring Board members Cid Young, Harvey Rarback, and Fran Pollard were thanked for their service to the Club.

The Board and leadership for the year ahead were elected. They are: Pam Fisher (at-large), Meg Fried (Treasurer), Bill Kehoe (President), Kathy Klein (at-large), Doreen Gerrity (Vice President), Barbara Dye (Secretary). Not able to attend Kathryn Slater-Carter (at large).

The Club thanks April Vargas for moderating the meeting.

Jun 09

Please Pay Your Annual Membership Dues!

Reminder for new and lapsed members

If you have not already done so, it is time to renew your membership for the 2017-2018 year. May 1st is the start of our new year so please renew now.Visit our website for instructions on joining or renewing your membership at www.coastsidedemocrats.org/Join Us.

Jun 09

March with Planned Parenthood at the San Francisco PRIDE Parade 2017

Sunday, June 25, 2017 · Starting at 9:00am · Downtown San Francisco (near BART)

Planned Parenthood Northern California is proud to serve every person, every family and every community. We provide confidential, non-judgmental health care for all.

Join hundreds of Planned Parenthood supporters, community partners, volunteers and staff members at the San Francisco Pride Parade.

Register today!

http://www.ppaction.org/site/PageNavigator/ca_ppnorcal_of__pride2017.html

 

Read the rest of this entry »

May 18

CANDIDATE STATEMENTS FOR 2017 ANNUAL MEETING

Bill Kehoe
1) President (nominated to continue)
2) Past Treasurer
3) Editor and Publisher of Coastside Democrats Newsletter.
4) Member of the Programming, Finance, Membership & Endorsement Committees.
5) Responsible for Chairing Board Meetings and setting the Agendas.
6) Organizing local election campaign ground work for Endorsed Candidates.
7) Assisting all the Active Board members with their Club work.
8) Supported by the 9 members of the Active Board.

Doreen Gerrity
1) Vice President (nominated to continue)
2) Co-Program Chair
3) Member of Endorsement Committee
4) Assisted with Coastside Dem events
a. Arranged for locations for Club meetings/events
b. Helped organize food, seating, etc. for meetings
c. Played major role in setup and cleanup of meetings
5) Assisted in editing Coastside Dem newsletter
6) Active, on-time, contributing participant at board meetings
7) Supported by the 9 members of the Active Board.

Barbara Dye
1) Secretary (nominated to continue)
2) Took board meeting minutes
3) Publicity/Communications
a. Regularly updated Facebook page and website with Club events and other information;
b. Created flyers and placed notices on Nextdoor for Club events
c. Took photos at club events for use in publicity
4) Helped with planning, set up, and cleanup for Club events, hosted meetings
5) Tabled for Presidential campaign, organized Coastside group for Women’s March, held event/fundraiser for Club-endorsed Assembly candidate, managed 2016 endorsement documentation.
9) Active, on-time, contributing participant at board meetings.
10) Supported by the 9 members of the Active Board.

Meg Fried
1) Treasurer (nominated to continue)
2) Finance & Membership Committee Chair
3) Responsible for Coastside Democrats Bank Account and Membership List
4) Organized a Fundraiser for local Coastside Candidates in 2016
5) Organized Club Happy Hour Events
6) Assisted with Coastside Democrats Events
7) Worked Pumpkin Festival and Saturday Farmers Market registering voters
8) Checked mailbox and monitored incoming Coastside Dems mail
9) Active, on-time, participant at Board meetings
10) Supported by the 9 members of the Active Board.

Kathryn Slater-Carter
1) At-Large Member
2) Past Treasurer, and Chair of Finance and Membership Committees
3) Back-up Secretary for Board minutes
4) Participated in local election campaign ground work for Endorsed Candidates and for national and state Democratic candidates
5) Staffed Coastside Dems booth at other functions
6) Active, on-time, contributing participant at board meetings
7) Supported by the 9 members of the Active Board.

Kathy Klein
1) Planning Committee Co-Chair (will continue in this position)
(speakers, locations, set up/take down, food/drink)
2) Voter registration and Democratic tabling at Farmers Market and Pillar Point
3) Worked the Coastside Dem Pumpkin Festival booth
4) Coastside Democrats Christmas Party and numerous other meetings and events held at her home
5) Contributed financially to local campaigns
6) Active, on-time, contributing participant at board meetings.
7) Supported by the 9 members of the Active Board.

Pam Fisher
1) Former Coastside Dem Board Member
2) Assisted with the program committee and helped organize multiple Coastside Dem events
a. Helped organize food, seating, etc. for meetings
b. Helped with setup and cleanup for meetings
3) Campaigned on multiple local and national elections, walking precincts, making phone calls, addressing envelopes, etc.
4) Supported multiple local and national candidates
5) Resident of Half Moon Bay, bringing geographical distribution to the Board
6) Supported by the 9 members of the Active Board.

Dan Haggerty
Position- member at large- voter reg lead

I believe our club members share progressive values. Ever since and before joining the board in 2011, I had “boots on ground” advocated for many issues, including health insurance reform which gave us the ACA, campaigned and erected signs for Democratic candidates, and led voter registration events. At this time on the board, plenty more of my activism is desperately needed. I will continue to be a key leader with this.

Please give me your vote so i can continue to be the “boots on ground” progressive activist for our club.

Brent Turner
No statement received.

May 07

Coastside Democrats Board Elections

Nominating Committee Report from Friday, April 14, 2017

We have received the report from the Nominating Committee for our 2017-2018 Board elections at our Annual Membership meeting on May 21, 2017. We wish to thank the Committee of Fran Pollard, Cid Young and Harvey Rarback for all their hard work and due diligence in keeping the process fair and equal for all according to the rules agreed up by the Board and published in our last newsletter. Below are the results from Nominating Committee Minutes:

OFFICERS SUBMITTING A CONSENT TO SERVE FORM ARE:
BILL KEHOE – PRESIDENT
DOREEN GERRITY – VICE PRESIDENT
BARBARA DYE – SECRETARY
MEG FRIED – TREASURER

MEMBER-AT-LARGE CANDIDATES SUBMITTING A CONSENT TO SERVE FORM ARE:
KATHLEEN KLEIN
KATHRYN SLATER-CARTER
PAMELA FISHER
DAN HAGGERTY
BRENT TURNER
Nota bene: Article VII: Elections Section 4. Nominations may be made from the floor, with two seconds, at the Annual Meeting. So the final ballot may change.

In addition, if the second set of proposed bylaws changes are approved, the election will have to be managed in a different manner as yet to be determined.

Apr 29

INDIVISIBLE ON THE COASTSIDE

This is a nationwide movement honoring and celebrating solidarity with our immigrant population and protesting Trump’s unconstitutional attacks on them.
This Saturday, April 29, at 2:30-4:30 pm, join Immigration Action Group (IAG), Indivisible Coastside, Indivisible La Honda, and Coastside citizens in protest. We’ll be at the northeast corner Hwy 92 and Hwy 1 in Half Moon Bay.
Please join us and Bring signs! (ideas on Google)
bill mciver
111 fifth street
montara, ca 94037
415-735-8640

Apr 27

A Message from San Mateo County Democracy for America

SMCDFA members and friends,
The election of Donald Trump was a wake-up call for the Democratic Party to become truly relevant again…and to get back to the basics that win elections.
Our meeting program speaker, Kimberly Ellis, candidate for chair of the California Democratic Party, will make her case for a bold new path, as we near the officer elections at the CDP convention in May.

Next SMCDFA Meeting
May 3 – “A New Vision for the California Democratic Party”

Kimberly Ellis, dynamic candidate for chair of the California Democratic Party, proposes a 7-point plan to make the Democratic Pary relevant again and win back Congress. For the last seven years, Kimberly was the highly succesful executive director of Emerge California, the organization that trains Democratic women for elected office. The CDP officer elections will be held at the convention in Sacramento the weekend of May 19. We’ll also be getting updates from our SMCDFA task forces.

Bring your friends, and don’t be late — we always start with dessert.

When: Wednesday, May 3, at 7:00 pm
Where: Woodside Road United Methodist Church, corner of Woodside Road and Alameda de las Pulgas, Redwood City
Contact: Carole Dorshkind at cdorshkind@comcast.net

Apr 22

The March for Science in Pacifica

Apr 12

Coastside Democrats Board Elections

Deadline for Board Nominees is Friday, April 14, 2017

We will have the election for our 2017-2018 Board at our Annual Membership meeting on May 21, 2017. The Nominating Committee of Fran Pollard, Cid Young and Harvey Rarback have volunteered to help with the process. Any member of the Coastside Democrats in good standing (ie. Registered Democrat and membership dues current) can apply with three(3) Club member’s support per the Club Bylaws.

Nominations must be received by 12 Noon on Friday, April 14, 2017. Nominees need to email the following information:

Nominee’s name as they are registered to vote
Name and contact information of Club Member #1 Nominating them.
Name and contact information of Club Member #2 Nominating them.
Name and contact information of Club Member #3 Nominating them.

You may add an optional 4th person for your nomination. Also optional are a candidate statement, background information on why you are running, committees you would like to chair (MEMBERSHIP, PROGRAM, LEGISLATIVE, PUBLICITY or FINANCE), etc.

You may also request a nomination form by contacting the Chair of the Nominating Committee, Fran Pollard (LPFP@Comcast.net).

Apr 12

Annual Membership Dues are now due.

Reminder for new and lapsed members for voting eligibility

It is time to renew your membership for the 2017-2018 year. May 1st is the start of our new year. Members whose dues are now current will be eligible to vote. If you wish to become a new member or your membership has lapsed during the 2016 – 2017 membership year, we need to remind you that you must join by April 20, 2017 to meet the 30 day requirement to be eligible to vote.

Visit our website for instructions on joining or renewing your membership at www.coastsidedemocrats.org/Join Us.

 

Older posts «

Fetch more items