Elect to Run


   Oakland Mayor, Libby Schaaf

State Controller, Betty Yee

 1:30 p.m. Registration

2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Program

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Reception

A program to educate and encourage women to run for public office.  Meet other women who have run for office, as well as those who support or train women to run for office, and get all the information you need to decide whether you want to run.

**PLEASE NOTE: This is NOT a qualifying event for the endorsement vote.**

Panel 1: Elected Officials

Moderator: Danielle De Smeth, CWL Board of Governors, Emerge CA Graduate, Attorney Bamieh & Erickson, PLC

  • Rosie Torres, OUSD School Board Member
  • Linda Seifert, Solano County Supervisor
  • Thea Selby, Trustee, City College of San Francisco

Panel 2: Women Helping Women

Moderator: Nancy O'Malley, Alameda County District Attorney

  • Mary Hughes, Co-Founder & President, Close the Gap
  • Delaine Eastin, former State Assembly Member, former State Superintendent of Public Instruction
  • Amber Maltbie, campaign finance and election law attorney at Nossaman LLP, former communications director, campaign manager and political director

Panel 3: Supporting Organizations

Moderator: Katie Merrill, Founder & President, Merrill Strategy Group

  • Kimberly Ellis, Executive Director, Emerge CA
  • Betsy Cotton, Director, Close the Gap
  • Frances Hsieh, President, San Francisco Women's Political Committee
  • Amy Shrago, Treasurer, East Bay Women's Political Caucus

Co-sponsoring Organizations:

Alameda County Bar Assn. ~ Women Lawyers of Alameda County ~ Queen's Bench ~ Studio D2 ~ Women Lawyers Section of the San Mateo County Bar Assn. ~ Marin County Women Lawyers ~ East Bay Women's Political Caucus ~ Women Lawyers of Sacramento ~ Black Women Lawyers of Northern California ~ Women of Color Collective at Berkeley Law ~ Contra Costa County Women's Bar Assn. ~ Lawyers Club of San Diego ~ Santa Barbara Women Lawyers ~ Equal Rights Advocates ~ Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles

Register today!

September 01, 2015 at 2pm - 7:30pm
Wendel Rosen Black & Dean, LLP

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