Wellesley Selects Delegates to 2017 Convention

Wellesley Selects Delegates to 2017 Convention

Wellesley Democrats elected delegates and alternates to the 2017 Massachusetts Democratic State Convention on March 20th. The Convention will be held on June 3, 2017 at the DCU Center in Worcester.

Delegates

Ex officiis

Auli Batts, Co-Chairman, WDTC

Michael D’Ortenzio Jr., Member, State Committee

Emily Moss, Member, State Committee

Alice Peisch, State Representative

Bob Smith, Member, State Committee

Male

Zachary Agush

Edward Chazen

Jeffrey Hoffman

Gerald Murphy

Stephen Murphy

Frederic Ripley

Rajender (Roger) Singh

Female

Susan Anderson

Kathleen Dario

Maureen Febiger

Alexandra Gorman

Katie Griffith

Lorraine Horn

Tere Ramos

Kripa Solanki

 

Alternates

Robert McConnell

Vicki Schauffler

Joan Sullivan

There is space available in the alternate category. Alternates sit with delegates and enjoy full access to the …

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WDTC at the Women’s Marches

WDTC at the Women’s Marches

WDTC members and friends were at both Women’s Marches in Boston and Washington, D.C. See below for photos from Treasurer Tobey Sullivan of the rally on Beacon Hill.

A large balloon as seen on Boston Common.

Another view of the “Women Rise Up” balloon.

Tobey with her sign at Wellesley Farms ready to take the T into Boston.

WDTC member Judy Gertler (R) on the Common.

A sign-holder in Boston, referencing President Trump’s distinctive hair.

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WDTC Attends 17th Annual WOW Breakfast

WDTC Attends 17th Annual WOW Breakfast

Members of the WDTC attended the World of Wellesley’s 17th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast, hosted by Wellesley College. WOW seeks to promote racial and cultural diversity in Wellesley and the DTC was excited to be able to support this mission by attending this important Town-wide event. See below for a photo from the event, featuring members of the WDTC.

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2016 Election

2016 Election

With the 2016 election behind us, the WDTC wishes to thank of the passionate volunteers who worked for the election of Secretary Hillary Clinton and Democrats up-and-down the ballot. We appreciate all your support and look forward to fighting for Democratic principles in the months and years ahead.

See below for photos from the past few months of Wellesley Democrats hard at work!

WDTC and Wellesley College Democrats assemble for a photo before heading up to canvas in New Hampshire this fall.

WDTC Co-Chairman …

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Wellesley Delegates Attend the 2016 Convention

Wellesley Delegates Attend the 2016 Convention

On Saturday, June 4th, Wellesley Democrats served as delegates at the Massachusetts Democratic State Convention at the Tsongas Center in Lowell. This’s year’s convention focused on exciting delegates, alternates, and guests to win in 2016. After hearing from a number of Statewide and local officials during the morning session – notably Senator Elizabeth Warren and Attorney General Maura Healey – attendees split to attend specific afternoon presentations on topics ranging from income inequality to running for local office to using social media to engage local Democrats in DTCs. See below for …

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WDTC at the 48th Annual Wellesley Veterans’ Parade

WDTC at the 48th Annual Wellesley Veterans’ Parade

The WDTC had a strong showing at the 48th Annual Wellesley Veterans’ Parade. Representative Alice Peisch (D-Wellesley), Senator Cynthia Creem (D-Newton), and candidates for office joined a large group of Committee members.

The WDTC before marching in the Parade, joined in front of the banner by Senator Creem (L) and Representative Peisch.

The WDTC about to step off.

Co-Chairmen Susan Ryan (L) and Auli Batts holding the banner while Representative Peisch waves to the crowd out front.

The …

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Joe Kennedy Comes to Wellesley

Joe Kennedy Comes to Wellesley

On Saturday, April 16, Congressman Joe Kennedy III joined members of the WDTC at Roche Bros. to gather signatures for the primary ballot in September. 2,000 certified signatures are required to be turned into local clerks by May 3rd. The WDTC was excited to be able to help the Congressman collect some of those signatures. See below for photos from the morning. Thank you to Doug Owen for taking them.

The team from the WDTC (L to R): Judy Gertler, Rep. Alice Peisch, Co-Chairman …

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Wellesley Selects Delegates to 2016 Convention

Wellesley Selects Delegates to 2016 Convention

Wellesley Democrats elected delegates and alternates to the 2016 Massachusetts Democratic State Convention on April 2nd. The Convention will be held on June 4, 2016 at the Tsongas Center in Lowell.

Delegates

Ex officiis

Michael D’Ortenzio – Democratic State Committee

Alice Peisch – State Representative

Susan Ryan – Co-Chairman

Elected (Male)

Includes seven men and seven women plus one of either gender.

Zach Agush

Jeffrey Hoffman

Jack Morgan

Stephen Murphy

Douglas Owen

Ric Ripley

Roger Singh

John Sullivan

Elected (Female)

Susan Anderson

Mary Dalton

Maria Davis

Lorraine Horn

Carol Morrow

Joan Sullivan

Tobey Sullivan

Alternates

Includes two men and two women.

Elected (Male)

We have two openings for this role. Please contact us if interested!

Elected (Female)

Judy Gertler

Joellen Toussaint

 

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WDTC Attends 16th Annual WOW Breakfast

WDTC Attends 16th Annual WOW Breakfast

Members of the WDTC attended the World of Wellesley’s 16th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast, hosted by Wellesley College. WOW seeks to promote racial and cultural diversity in Wellesley and the DTC was excited to be able to support this mission by attending this important Town-wide event. See below for photos from the event.

WDTC members at the Breakfast.

The Kuumba Singers of Harvard College performing.

Quotes from Dr. King at the Breakfast.

An additional quotation from …

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Maura Healey Visits Wellesley

Maura Healey Visits Wellesley

On Wednesday, October 28th, Attorney General Maura Healey visited Wellesley and discussed economic security, opioid addiction, and other salient issues at the Wellesley Free Library in an event open to the public. Following her remarks to 125+ attendees – where she reviewed the role of the Attorney General and highlighted some of the work her office has done since January, like her creation of a bureau dedicated to public outreach and assistance – she entertained questions from the audience. The WDTC thanks Attorney General Healey for spending time in …

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