Elected Women’s Luncheon March 22

MWPAC’s annual Elected Women’s Luncheon will be held on Friday, March 22, 11:30 – 1:30 p.m. at the Club at McInnis Park.

Guest speakers will be Dr. Mary B. Marcy, President of Dominican University and Susannah Delano, Executive Director of Close the Gap, an organization that recruits progressive women to run for the California State legislature. The event honors elected city and County women officials. Outstanding student leaders from Marin schools will also be honored. This event is always very popular and provides a chance to meet Marin’s movers and shakers!

Tickets are $45/each or a “twofer” of $75 for luncheon plus annual membership — a savings of $10 on membership. Please consider a sponsorship of $500 for a table of eight, $250 for four tickets, $125 for two tickets or $65 for one ticket. You can sponsor a student for $30. Sponsors will be acknowledged in our program. RSVP Barbara Matas at 415-897-1224. Send a check to MWPAC, PO Box 113. Kentfield, CA 94914. Or use PayPal.

Here are the links for PayPal. Please indicate your choice of menu: Toscana chicken, Butternut Squash Risotto, or Grilled Salmon Salad.

1. $500 for a table of 8:

2. $250 for 4 tickets:

3. $125 for 2 tickets:

4. $65 sponsor for 1 ticket:

5. $30 sponsor for a student:

6. $45 for 1 ticket:

7. Twofer special $75 for dues and luncheon:

8. Sponsor a table for 8 students $250

Adventures in Guatemala With Madeline Kellner

Madeline Kellner will be regaling us with her adventures in Guatemala as a Peace Corps volunteer and sharing her observations of political action by women in Central America. This stimulating and informative presentation will take place Tuesday, February 26 from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm at the Community Media Center of Marin , 819 A Street, San Rafael.

We’re asking for modest donations as light refreshments will be served. To RSVP, contact Barbara Matas at bmatas8139@aol.com. The public is welcome!

The Marin Women’s Political Action Committee’s Annual Election Wrap-up November 13.

MWPAC Endorsement Night Results

The Marin Women’s Political Action Committee held its second Endorsement night focusing on school district races. The event was held Monday, September 24 at the San Rafael City Council Chambers. Members voted to endorse the following women candidates and to recommend the following male candidates:

Dixie School District — Megan Hutchinson and Brooks Nguyen
Kentfield School District — Sarah Killingsworth and Heather McPhail Sridharan
Novato Unified School District — Diane Gasson and Derek Knell
San Rafael School District — Rachel Kertz, Jon Marker and Natu Tuatagaloa
Sausalito-Marin City School District — Bonnie Rose Hough
Tamalpais Union High School District — Cynthia Roenisch

In addition, members voted to endorse Carol Dillon-Knutson for the Novato Sanitary District


MWPAC Endorsement Night on Wednesday, September 12, 2018

The Marin Women’s Political Action Committee members voted Wednesday night, September 12, on candidates for endorsement. The following candidates will receive the group’s endorsement or recommendation:

Diana Conti, Wanden Treanor and Suzanne Brown Crow were endorsed for seats on the board of trustees for the College of Marin.
Tina McMillan was endorsed for the North Marin Water District. Rick Fraites received a recommendation.
Cynthia Koehler was endorsed for the Marin Municipal Water District.
Megan Clark and Crystal Yezman were endorsed for the Las Gallinas Sanitary District.
Jennifer Rienks was endorsed for the Marin County Healthcare District. Dr. Brian Su received a recommendation.

MWPAC is dedicated to helping qualified women succeed in running for public office. All candidates seeking endorsement must fill out a questionnaire acknowledging their support of the group’s bottom line issues. Men may receive a recommendation if there are more open seats than there are qualified women candidates in a race.



Wednesday, August 14, 2018, 5:30PM to 9:00PM








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