Congratulations WPCNJ Democratic Task Force Vice President Andrea Katz, Esq. named to PolitickerNJ's 30 under 30: Political Up-and-Comers in NJ!
"Andrea Katz, 29, Associate Attorney at Capehart Scatchard. This attorney is also the vice-chair of the Women’s Political Caucus of New Jersey Democratic Task Force and the treasurer of the New Jersey Young Democrats. She was Chief of Staff to Assemblywoman Valerie Vanieri Huttle from 2010 to 2015." Read More
Join us in honor of the 96th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote.
Washington, D.C – The National Women’s Political Caucus (NWPC) is pleased to reendorse Bonnie Watson Coleman for the U.S. House in New Jersey’s 12th Congressional District.
Watson Coleman served New Jersey for over 30 years in various offices before her election to Congress in 2014. She has continued to advocate for her constituents during her first term in the House of Representatives, fighting for the rights of women, the LGBTQ community, people of color and other underrepresented groups.
Today’s #TBT post is to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia where Hillary Clinton was nominated as the Democratic Nominee for President just two weeks ago. This was the first time a major party has nominated a woman, and members of the Women's Political Caucus New Jersey (WPCNJ) Democratic Task Force (DTF) were there throughout the week witnessing the historic event. WPCNJ President Chrissy Buetas, WPCNJ VP Finance Grace Strom Power, WPCNJ Board Member Kelly Stewart Maer, WPCNJ Middlesex County Board Member Babs Siperstein were delegates and Board Members: Eileen Della Volle, Rebecca Moll Freed, Andrea Katz, Andrea Katz, Esq., Rosemary Bernardi, Lisa Chapman, Patricia Teffenhart and Shari Weiner attended the convention as well.
Board member Kelly Stewart Maer spearheaded New Jersey efforts for the Hillary for America Campaign(HFA) as early as the beginning of 2015. She served as the campaigns Official Registered Agent heading up HFA delegate operations and served as the DNC, HFA Whip Captain for the entire NJ delegation during the DNC convention in Philadelphia.
Thank you to all who attended the Women’s Political Caucus of NJ held a networking breakfast on April 14!
Press from the PolitickerNJ:
TRENTON – State House room 103 was abuzz with activity on Thursday morning as politically-minded women from throughout New Jersey gathered for a networking breakfast. The event was hosted by the Women’s Political Caucus of New Jersey (WPCNJ).
The event was attended by the likes of Jeannine LaRue of the Kaufman Zita Group, Montclair University President Susan Cole, Assemblywoman Angela McKnight, and Chief of Staff to Congressman Frank Pallone Janice Capbell Fuller, among many others.
At the event, WPCNJ Vice President of Membership Grace Strom Power said a few word thanking the elected officials and board members for attendance.
Other notable attendees included:
- Hanifa Barnes, Office of Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman
- Bordentown Township Mayor Jill Popko.
- President of League of Women Voters NJ Nancy Hedinger
- Councilwoman Ayesha Hamilton, West Windsor
- Councilwoman Pamela Renee, Neptune City
- Councilwoman Jennifer Keyes-Maloney, Ewing
- Councilwoman Elsie Foster-Dublin, Highland Park
- Lorna Philipson, 4th District Congressional Candidate
- Eileen Thornton, Hamilton Democratic Club President and WPCNJ Board Member
For pictures from the event, visit our FB page at: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1167203680021218.1073741842.134594769948786&type=3
The Women's Political Caucus of New Jersey is seeking nominations for At Large Seats on the WPCNJ Board.
* Submit your nomination by April 12, 2016 to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line "Board Nomination".
* Include your name, contact information, current occupation and name of person submitting nomination
(if you are nominating someone else).
* Briefly explain why you are interested in serving on the WPCNJ Board of Directors and your commitment to WPCNJ's mission to increase women's participation in politics in New Jersey.
* Please indicate whether you have previously served on the WPCNJ Board, a WPCNJ Committee, or if you have been involved with any similar women's organizations.
* Include any other relevant information you believe would be helpful, including political experience or other relevant skills to the Board's work (e.g., communications, fundraising or event planning, and education and training).
* Only current members who have paid their 2016 dues will be eligible for nomination to the WPCNJ Board of Directors.
Women's Political Caucus of NJ
2016 Passion * Power * Progress
January 21, 2016
Hyatt Regency, New Brunswick, NJ
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.