About Us

The Berkeley Democratic Club is the oldest and largest Democratic Club in Alameda County. We have over 500 members, including most elected officials representing Berkeley.

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March 23rd, 2017

Hear how California is fighting back against Trump!
A special briefing: what California can do and what we can do!
State Senator Nancy Skinner
Assembly Member Tony Thurmond

Also on the program:

Election of Board members and Officers

The BDC Nominating Committee and Board nominates the following Club members for two-year terms:

Incumbent Board members for re-election:

David Shiver

Fred Harvey

Dmitri Belser

Laurie Capitelli

New Board members:

Elizabeth Echols

Michael Lawrence

Beth Gerson

Katie Gladstein-Skjerping

The BDC Nominating Committee and Board nominates the following as Officers:

President: Laurie Capitelli
Vice President: Deborah Matthews
Vice President – Programming: Julie Holcomb
Treasurer: Fred Harvey
Secretary: David Shiver

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
7:30 to 9:00 p.m.

Location:     Northbrae Community Church
941 The Alameda, Berkeley, CA 94707

Who is eligible to vote for election of Board members and officers:

Members in good standing and new members that paid dues on or prior to January 22, 2017 are eligible to vote at the March 23rd meeting.

We look forward to seeing you on March 23rd!

Also, save the date for the following meetings:

Thursday, April 27, 7:30 pm
Designing a Better Berkeley
Building More Housing and Preserving Our Neighborhoods
Northbrae Community Church  941 The Alameda

Thursday, May 25, 7:30 pm
The State of the City
Mayor Jesse Arreguin and City Manager Ridley-Williams
Northbrae Community Church  941 The Alameda


BDC Events

The BDC generally holds club meetings every month on the 3rd Thursday (but not always, so look for our emails). We also host fundraisers, political mixers, and other events.

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Join the Berkeley Democratic Club

Thank you for your interest in joining the BDC! We’re happy to have you. We currently offer memberships for students, individuals, and couples.

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