Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club
Minutes, February 19, 2019, 5:45 pm



I. CANDIDATES INTERVIEWED:
 
a) New York County-Wide Civil Court Judge
- Ashlee Crawford
- Robert Rosenthal

b) 3rd District - New York County – Civil Court Judge
• Eric Shumacher
• Anna Lewis
• E. Grace Park

c) 4th District – New York County – Civil Court Judge
• Lynne Fischman Uniman

d) District Leader – 66th Assembly District Part A
• Arthur Schwartz

e) Queens District Attorney
• Jose Nieves
• Rory Lancman
• Tiffany L. Caban
• Mina Malik
• Melinda Katz

II. CANDIDATES ENDORSED:

a) New York County-Wide Civil Court Judge
Ashlee Crawford – unanimous
Robert Rosenthal – unanimous

b) 3rd District – New York County – Civil Court Judge
E. Grace Park 62%; Eric Shumacher 23%; abstain 15%  *

c) 4th District – New York County – Civil Court Judge
Lynne Fischman Uniman - unanimous  

d) District Leader – 66th Assembly District Part A
Arthur Schwartz – unanimous

e) Queens District Attorney
• After discussion and a straw poll, the club voted to postpone an endorsement vote till our next meeting

III. TREASURER’S REPORT

Treasurer reported on the assets and liabilities and revenues and expenditures of the JOLDC and its PAC

IV. BOARD OF GOVERNORS

The Board unanimously voted to add Sheila Rule to the JOLDC Board of Governors

V. JUDICIAL DELEGATE RACE

• It was reported the JOLDC will have 2 candidates each for Delegate and Alternate for the Judicial Convention on a slate with three other area Democratic Clubs in the 66th Assembly District. Thanks given to Jim Owles board members  David Ziffer and Katherine Slawinsky making this happen.
• We will be running an entire slate in the 75th Assembly District

VI. The club’s webmaster, Daniel Ravelo, has agreed to assist the president in learning how to use Mail Champ, organize mailing lists and emailing lists and create updated graphics for club notices and to oversee our social media.


* Subsequent to our endorsement meeting Grace Park withdrew from running in this particular race and thus the club has a non-endorsement in this district.

Officers

BOARD OF GOVERNORS

  1. Hon. Eric Adams
  2. George Arzt
  3. Lance Bass
  4. Charles Bayor
  5. John Blair
  6. Mark Benoit
  7. Hon. Rodneyse Bichotte
  8. Hon. Jonathan Bing
  9. Matthew Bond
  10. Erik Bottcher
  11. Hon. Gale Brewer
  12. Danny Burstein
  13. Robin Byrd
  14. Tiffany Cabán
  15. Christian Campbell
  16. Gus Christensen
  17. Hon. Martin Connor
  18. Tom Connor
  19. Hon. Jon Cooper
  20. Wilson Cruz
  21. Hon. Laurie Cumbo
  22. Alan Cumming
  23. Michael Czaczkes
  24. Hon. Bill de Blasio
  25. Aries Dela Cruz
  26. Jon Del Giorno
  27. Kyan Douglas
  28. James Duff
  29. Hon. Ronnie Eldridge
  30. Hon. Rafael Espinal
  31. Hon. Alan Fleishman
  32. Marc Fliedner
  33. Hon. Dan Garodnick
  34. William Gerlich
  35. Dan Gettleman
  36. Jason Goldman
  37. Emily Jane Goodman
  38. Hon. Mark Green
  39. Tony Hoffmann
  40. Hon. Brad Hoylman
  41. Binn Jakupi
  42. Hon. Letitia James
  43. Hon. Corey Johnson
  44. Camille Joseph
  45. Phillip Keane
  46. Suzanne Kessler
  47. Yetta Kurland
  48. Dodge Landesman
  49. Hon. Melissa Mark-Viverito
  50. Phillip McCarthy
  51. Matt McMorrow
  52. Michael Mallon
  53. Mike C. Manning
  54. David Mansur
  55. Cathy Marino-Thomas
  56. Troy Masters
  57. Hon. Carlos Menchaca
  58. Hon. Rosie Mendez
  59. John Cameron Mitchell
  60. Donny Moss
  61. Barry Mullineaux
  62. Denis O'Hare
  63. America Olivo Campbell
  64. Noah Pfefferbilt
  65. Josue Pierre
  66. Bob Pontarelli
  67. Billy Porter
  68. Hon. Keith Powers
  69. Randy Rainbow
  70. Hon. Gustavo Rivera
  71. Hon. Helen Rosenthal
  72. Maer Roshan
  73. Sheila Rule
  74. Toby Russo
  75. Bill Samuels
  76. James Sansum
  77. Scott Sartiano
  78. Hon. Arthur Schwartz
  79. Lynn Schulman
  80. Cecile Scott
  81. Frank Selvaggi
  82. Rev. Al Sharpton
  83. David Siffert
  84. Hon. Jo Anne Simon
  85. Kathy Slawinski
  86. Tom Smith
  87. Anne Strahle
  88. Hon. Scott Stringer
  89. Wayne Sunday
  90. Hon. Bill Thompson
  91. JD Thompson
  92. Bjorn Thorstad
  93. Hon. Matt Titone
  94. Jessica Walter
  95. Barry Weinberg
  96. Seth Weissman
  97. Hon. Jumaane Williams
  98. Emma Wolfe
  99. Hon. Keith Wright
  100. Zephyr Teachout