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The Ventura County Women’s Political Council (VCWPC) is a multi-partisan organization whose objective is to achieve equality for all women. We encourage, recruit, train and support diverse women candidates who support the goals of VCWPC and will bring a woman’s perspective to every issue, foremost including reproductive health; and social, educational, environmental and economic justice.

2017 VCWPC Board

ELECTED OFFICERS
President- Jeannette Sanchez Palacios
1st Vice-President- Vianey Lopez
2nd Vice-President (PAC Chair)- Leah Lacayo
Secretary- Carol Kurtz
Treasurer- Oneita Hirata
PAC -Treasurer- Terry Gibson

COMMITTEE CHAIRS
Education & Training- Lauren Bianchi-Klemann
Membership- Gail Weller Brown & Jovita Valdez
Communications- Celeste Weingardt
Program- Rosie Ornelas
Hospitality- Judy Greenstate

SPECIAL OFFICES
Parliamentarian- Sharon Hillbrant
Reproductive Rights Network Liaison- Gail Weller Brown
Ventura County Women’s Forum Liaison- open

AT-LARGE
Ana Del Rio-Barba, Judy Bysshe, Carla Castilla, Genevieve Flores-Haro, Aracely Preciado, Melissa Baffa, Kate Acosta

INTERN
Karie Portillo Guerra (Jan.-May 2017)

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