Peninsula Democratic Coalition

To all PDC Members:

The Nominating Committee of the Peninsula Democratic Coalition presents you with the nominees for the 2022 Executive Board:

Executive Board:

President: Lorri Holzberg

VP Programs: Shali Sirkay

VP Membership: Ron Friedenthal

Secretary: Claire Noonan

Treasurer: Zack Ross and Max Ross with Alex Kobayashi in training for 2023

At Large Members:

Anne Bossange

Michael Dunham

The Club members will be voting on this board at our annual (hopefully, in person) membership meeting in late February.

Thank you all and please RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP, if you haven’t already. If you aren’t sure, contact Lorri.

The PDC Nominating Committee:

Zack Ross, Chair
Diane Rolfe, Co-Chair
Chelsea Bonini
Raven Malone
Ollivette Smith
Alex Kobayashi
Lorri Holzberg


The Peninsula Democratic Coalition (PDC) is the oldest and largest Democratic Club in Silicon Valley. The PDC has a long history of promoting Democratic candidates and ideals and is chartered by both the Santa Clara and San Mateo County Democratic Central Committees. The PDC is affiliated with the California Democratic Council, a statewide coalition of grass roots clubs.

The PDC has members throughout Silicon Valley including the towns of Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, Stanford, Mountain View, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Sunnyvale, Cupertino, San Jose, Menlo Park, Redwood City, Portola Valley, Atherton, Woodside, San Mateo, Belmont and San Carlos.

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The PDC stands in solidarity with Black Lives Matter!

What has your club done that you're We reject racism and all forms of oppression, and recognize that centuries of inhumane policies and decisions have shaped a society that actively marginalizes African Americans and other people of color. We encourage our membership to spend time listening and learning - reflecting on how the history of the US and the history of racism are intertwined.

We must each understand our own bias and our positions in institutional power structures; and then use our own power to bring about changes. To affect change requires each of us to play a role in developing equity with intention. Our role is to intensify the voices speaking out against racism and oppression today. We must also hold our leaders accountable for establishing policies that reflect our values to affect positive and impactful change.

Direct actions by all of us are necessary to bring about the end of systemic racism. Our Work Is Not Done until the Black community tells us it is.

To ignore injustice is to be complicit in injustice. #georgefloyd #icantbreathe #blacklivesmatter #ally #together of? Share a few highlights below. You can embed a video, document, or presentation to summarize the work.

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