Meeting Recap and Resources

Written on 02/21/2024
Democratic Woman's Club

Hello ,
We hope you enjoyed February’s meeting. It is inspiring to see so many women running for office! Following please find the minutes and resources from our meeting.

February General Membership Meeting
February 19th, 2024, 6:30pm

  • Call to Order

    • President Cathie Hyatt @ 6:31pm

  • Agenda Approval 

    • M: Hannah Green

  • WOC Roar Recap - Angela de Joseph

  • Outgoing DWC Officers Acknowledgment 

    • Thank you to outgoing External VP Dr. Tiffany Boyd-Hodgson & Communications Director Ann Crobsie

  • Officer Elections - Patrica Wojdowski 

    • Nominating Committee nominates Susan Peinado for External VP

      • Passes Unanimously

    • Nominating Committee nominates Beatrice Cubitt for Treasurer

      • Passes Unanimously

    • Mandy Havlik self nominates for Endorsement Chair

      • Passes Unanimously

  • 2024 Budget - Beatrice Cubitt 

    • Passes Unanimously

  • Endorsement Strategy Follow Up - Yvonne Elkin

    • Michelle Krug & Stephanie Wells volunteer to join Endorsement Committee

  • Unfinished/New Business 

    • N/A

  • Officer Reports

    • President Cathie Hyatt with a thank you tech team and reminder to download the mobile DWC app

    • Treasurer Beatrice Cubitt with club balance $5,631.00

    • Membership Director Patricia Wojdowski - 79 members

    • External VP Susan Peinado - Happy Birthday Cathie!

  • Announcements

    • Nadia Farjood - Commission on the status of Women and Girls Know Your Rights Symposium

    • Nadia Farjood - CA Women’s List Her Stories Report, analyzing the mental health impacts of hostility women candidates face in CA. Read report here:

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      8.78MB ∙ PDF file

    • Timothy Bilash - WOCR breakfast was astonishing! Don’t forget to vote in the primaries

    • Mayoral forum at Salvation Army Kroc Center 2/22/24 @ 6:30pm

    • Kate Bishop - adopt a district program & visit to sign up for school board meeting alerts!!

    • Alyce Pipkin-Allen - President Biden approves FEMA to help flood victims

    • Michelle Krug - Multiple forums coming up, including two mayoral ones in Paradise Hills this Wednesday at St Timothy’s church 6pm on Rio dr. and at Porter Elementary School 2/24 @ 6pm

    • Lori Saldana - Coleen Cusack City Council District 3 has been endorsed by the Union Tribune

    • Lori Saldana - don’t forget about Central Committee Candidates: Cathie Hyatt District 78, Lori Saldana District 77, Mandy Havlick District 77, Kate Bishop District 88, Alysson Snow District 79, Alyce Pipkin-Allen District 79, Stephanie Wells District 77

    • Angela de Jospeh in support of Barbara Lee for Senate

  • Adjourn 

    • President Cathie Hyatt 8:17pm

Thank you,
Cathie Hyatt, President

The purpose of the Democratic Woman’s Club of San Diego County is to amplify women's issues through education and advocacy and to foster active interest in the Democratic Party, supporting the party platforms, contributing to party leadership and responsibility, providing a constructive role for the volunteer in Democratic politics, and developing an activist base.
We demand equality of opportunity, a level playing field, and fair and equal treatment for all.

We are dismantling the patriarchy.
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