The Stonewall Democrats of Tulare County nominated its four officers at its first general meeting on Monday, February 23 in Visalia. John Coffee was nominated president followed by Brock Neeley, Joan Givan and Austin Slater who were nominated vice president, secretary and treasurer respectively.
SDTC also had community organizing partners in attendance; Jose Sigala of SEIU, Ruben Macareno of the Tulare County Democratic Party and Raul Gonzalez and Fidel Banuelos of the California Teachers Association.
Among the items of business was the first reading of the Club’s proposed bylaws, discussion of networking and working with other political entities for an equality agenda.
The group will meet on March 16 at 7pm at the TCDP office at 208 W. Main St., Suite K in Visalia. The nominated officers will be confirmed and the adoption of bylaws will be the highlight of the meeting.