Women's Caucus

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The League of California Cities Women’s Caucus is a nonpartisan and multicultural organization of local public officials who are dedicated to advancing and empowering women as leaders and advocating for issues that improve the well-being of women and our constituents throughout the state. 

We are dedicated to building stronger communities throughout California by supporting our members to lead more effectively and succeed on every level. To learn more, visit the Women's Caucus website

 

Mission, Goals, and Activities

The Women’s Caucus is a nonpartisan and multicultural organization of local public officials who are dedicated to advancing and empowering women as leaders and advocating for issues that improve the well-being of women and our constituents throughout the state. To that end, the Caucus has established the following goals: 

  • Offer, as an overarching objective, support and value to our members
  • Provide educational and leadership development opportunities
  • Foster sustainable partnerships and collaborative opportunities to accomplish common goals
  • Provide mentoring and networking opportunities
  • Support targeted policies that benefit women
  • Maintain and increase fundraising to sustain Caucus activities 

Caucus Leadership
  • President - Beatriz Dieringer, Mayor pro tem, Rolling Hills 
  • First Vice President - Ellen Kamei, Vice Mayor, Mountain View 
  • Second Vice President - Rachelle Arizmendi, Mayor pro tem, Sierra Madre 
  • Secretary-Treasurer - Priya Bhat-Patel, Council Member, Carlsbad 
  • Immediate Past President - Nancy Smith, Vice Mayor, Sunnyvale 
Education and Events
Visit the Women's Caucus website for a list of upcoming events, as well as training and scholarship opportunities. Women's Caucus events are also highlighted in the Cal Cities Advocate.
How to Join

To join our movement, please either submit membership dues via the online portal or fill out the membership form and send it with membership dues to:

League of California Cities - Women's Caucus 
1400 K Street 
Sacramento, CA 95814 

Contact

Annie V. Lam
Executive Director
Women's Caucus

For general inquiries, please contact Yee Xiong