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