Position Descriptions

Find a way to participate that fits YOUR skills and interests.

Our Board is currently filling multiple roles. 

We welcome all DV Dems members to step into active leadership positions. 

The more you participate, the more we can accomplish!


President: Kathryn Durham-Hammer

Lead meetings and represent the club at public and private events. Oversee all club activities, positions, and committees. Manage the club bylaws with the assistance of the other Board members. Maintain MailChimp email database.  Prepare and send monthly newsletter.


Vice President: Donna Warnken-Brill

Lead meetings and represent the club at public and private events in support of and/or in the absence of the President. Help oversee all club positions and committees. Store and provide audiovisual equipment and club banner for meetings and events as needed.


Treasurer: Jamie Salcido

Maintain all written and financial records of the club.  Handle all club finances and provide the Treasurer's report at each monthly meeting. Ensure the club follows FPPC and any other applicable financial and reporting regulations.  Manage and update club roster and bylaws.

Secretary: Kathleen Van Winckel

Take meeting minutes, manage attendance sign-in sheets and name tags, maintain roster, and ensure members are notified of club meetings. 

Membership Director & Committee: Donna Warnken-Brill

Welcome all new and renewing members in person and by phone and/or email. Oversee communication with members, identify areas that need improvement, and propose improvements to the Board. Manage yearly or semi-annual membership drives via mailings to residents in the club's area of representation. Recruit new members by tabling at public events and by other means. Engage existing members (by phone and in person).

Precinct Organizing Director:  Kathryn Durham-Hammer

Build the club's grassroots organizing team ("GO" Team) infrastructure by implementing canvassing software, materials, and resources to canvass neighborhoods in the club's area of representation. Train other members to become Precinct Leaders in their own neighborhoods. Precinct Leaders inform and engage voters and form Blue communities close to home. 

Voter Registration LeadBob Wilcox

Organize and manage voter registration events for the club in the club's area of representation.

Communications Coordinator:  Margaret Martinez-Franks

Increase and improve the club's presence on the internet and social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).

Issue Leads:

Climate Crisis Lead - Rebecca Auerbach

Stay abreast of an issue that interests you and inform club members of local, state, and federal action items via the club newsletter and meetings.

Endorsements Director & Committee: On Hold

Manage endorsements decision-making process by vetting candidates and proposed legislation and sharing findings with the Board and club members.

Programs Director & Committee: Kathryn Durham-Hammer

Propose and arrange for speakers, actions, and substantive events for club members. 

Social/Hospitality Coordinator: Open

Plan and organize social events (like the Summer Salad Party), and coordinate decor and refreshments for meetings and events.

Mailing Address

Diablo Valley Democratic Club

c/o Jaime Salcido

P.O. Box 30157

Walnut Creek, CA 94598

General Email


President: Kathryn Durham-Hammer

Vice President: Donna Warnken-Brill

Treasurer: Jaime Salcido

Secretary: Kathleen Van Winkle

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