Palisades Democrats to Hold Annual Meeting February 4

Mayor Karen Bass

The Palisades Democrats will hold the club’s annual meeting from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, February 4 at Mercer Hall on the Palisades High School Campus. The meeting is open to everyone and there will be free parking, free admission and refreshments. (A $10 donation is suggested to help defray the costs.)

If one cannot attend in person, the meeting will also be available on Zoom.

Ben Allen

Jacqui Irwin

The doors and Zoom open at 1:30 p.m., but to attend in person or receive the link, one must register at

Councilmember Traci Park Photo: Rich Schmitt/CTN

There will be updates from elected officials. Those appearing in person at the meeting are: State Senator Ben Allen, Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin, District 3 Supervisor Lindsey Horvath and City Councilmember Traci Park. They will give updates and a short Q & A will follow each presentation.

Mayor Karen Bass will be available via a live video feed, which will allow Q & A.

U.S. Representative Brad Sherman will be featured through a pre-taped video.

This event will serve as the club’s official “Annual Meeting,” at which the 2024 board candidate slate will be up for ratification by all club members in good standing who are present.

The 2024 Nominated Board of Directors — for ratification at the February 4, meeting includes: President (Steve Cron), 1st VP (Melissa Grant), VP Administration (Gary Bettman), VP Policies & Endorsements (Melissa Grant), VP Programs (Allison Holdorff), VP Communications (Adam Wolman) Treasurer (Noshir Kathok), Recording Secretary (Maryam Zar), Membership (Alice Clement), Farmers’ Market (Mary Tuncer, Deborah and Robert Shishko), Parliamentarian (Allison Holdorff), Merchandise (Gary Bettman), Student Dems (Olivia Zaidel), WDHQ Rep (Alan Sege) and DPSFV Rep (Jennifer Miner).

The PaliDems celebrated its 70th anniversary in 2023 and has an active membership base that supports year-round work promoting Democratic principles, legislation and candidates.

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2 Responses to Palisades Democrats to Hold Annual Meeting February 4

  1. Joan Golden Mandell says:

    How do we get the Zoom link for the meeting?

  2. Sue says:

    Register for the meeting on their site:

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