The Club’s immediate past President and California Democratic Party Controller Hilary Crosby hosted a fundraiser on Sunday, November 17 in El Cerrito for Betty Yee who is running for State Controller. For those who are poltically engaged, this was the place to mingle, eat and drink on a Sunday morning. Sixty people attended including many of our Club members, local candidates and electeds.
To name a few:
El Cerrito City Council members- Rebecca Benassini and Janet Abelson
Stege Sanitary District Board member-Al Miller
West Contra Costa County School District board member-Todd Groves
Oakland City Council members-Dan Kalb and Libby Schaaf
Oakland School Board member-Jody London
Antioch City Council member-Monica Wilson
Solano County Board of Education member-Dana Dean
Solano County Supervisor-Linda Siefert
Candidate for AD 15 and EBMUD board member-Andy Katz
Peralta Community College District-Meredith Brown and Abel Guillen
California Democratic Party Regional Directors-Martha Gamez and Hene Kelly
Also in attendance were members of the CDP Women’s caucus, National Women’s Political Caucus and Emerge graduates.
Betty Yee thanked all attendees and spoke about how she’s the most qualified candidate in the race. The event was a huge sucesss and raised several thousand dollars for Betty’s campaign.
All photos curtousey of Betty Yee for Controller 2014 Facebook page.