Political Council


Ventura County

About Us

About Us

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.

2019 VCWPC Board

Elected Officers

President – Jeannette Sanchez-Palacios
1st Vice-President – Rosie Ornelas
PAC Chairs – Kathy Long and Debbie Golden
Secretary – Patricia Quiroz
Treasurer – Diana Troik
PAC -Treasurer – Joyce Wallach

Committee Chairs

Education & Training – Carina Armenta & Vianey Lopez
Membership – Veronica Diaz
Communications – Karie Portillo & Robin Godfrey
Program – Ashley Orozco & Ashley Humes
Hospitality – Mina Layba

Special Offices

Parliamentarian – Sharon Hillbrant
Reproductive Rights Network Liaison – Gail Weller Brown
Ventura County Women’s Forum Liaison – Deborah Meyer-Morris


Leah Lacayo, Gail Weller Brown, Janna Minsk, and Jovita Valdez