Annual Club Potluck Picnic and Steering Committee Election



Thanks to all those attending for helping us celebrate ELEVEN years of stellar activism!

Congratulations to the following officers elected at the picnic

Co-Chairs: John Comiskey and Lucas Ramirez;

Treasurer: Karen Porter;

Recording Secretary: Mary Gill;

Corresponding Secretary: Joel Masser;

At Large: Ben Stetson and Emilie Gatfield


The Dean Democratic Club of Silicon Valley thanks the following out-going officers for their years of service in making this the premier Democratic club in Santa Clara County:  Alice Smith, Don Mayall and Swanee Edwards


We were honored to have the following elected officials and honored guests speaking

Jim Beall, State Senator, District 15; Rich Gordon, Assembly Member, District 24; Sally Lieber, Former State Assembly Member and Former Speaker pro Tempore of the CA State Assembly; Dave Cortese, Santa Clara County District 3 Supervisor and President of the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors; Cindy Chavez, Santa Clara County District 2 Supervisor; Jim Griffith, Mayor of Sunnyvale; Ash Kalra, San Jose City Council, District 2 and Candidate for Assembly District 27; Marc Berman, Palo Alto City Council and Candidate for Assembly District 24; Mike Kasperzak, Mountain View City Council and Candidate for Assembly District 24; Peter Leroe-Munoz, Gilroy City Council and Candidate for Assembly District 30; Rishi Kumar, Saratoga City Council; Susan Ellenberg. San Jose Unified School District; Thida Cornes, Mountain View Parks and Recreation Commission and Candidate for Mountain View City Council; Barbara Keegan, Santa Clara County Water District and Candidate for reelection; Pat Showalter, Vice Mayor of Mountain View; Omar Torres, Franklin McKinley School District and CDP Region 7 Director; Tim Orozco, Candidate for San Jose City Council, District 4; Patrick Ahrens appearing for Assembly Member Evan Low; and Andre Macapinlac appearing for State Senator Bob Wieckowski


The food was great as usual and the weather was just what we ordered (fantastic!)