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Finance Committee

Fall 2021 November Executive Board Meeting: Monday, November, 15 – Sunday, November 21, 2021

The Finance Committee is responsible for organizing, in cooperation with the officers of the committee, the activities and policies designed to protect and enhance the financial position of the Party; preparing in cooperation with the California Democratic State Central Committee (California Democratic Party), the Party’s operating budget for presentation to the Executive Board; and reviewing and reporting to the Executive Board on the budgeting policies of the Party.

Joint Subcommittee on Party Finance Testimony Procedures

The Party’s Statewide Officers announced & the Executive Board affirmed the Joint Subcommittee on Party Finance – tasked with providing recommendations on funding the important work of engaging 10 million California Democrats in line with the values enshrined in our Party’s Platform. 

The Joint Subcommittee on Party Finance will be accepting verbal testimony at the upcoming regularly November 2021 Executive Board Meeting: November 20, 2021 from 2:00 PM- 4:00 PM. Your testimony – both written & verbal – will be included in the Joint Subcommittee’s deliberations & final recommendations provided to the Statewide Officers & Executive Board at a Special Executive Board Meeting in February 2022. Written testimony may be submitted online here.

Testimony at the November Executive Board Meeting will follow the format of previous Platform Committee Testimony Hearings.

  1. At the beginning of the meeting, CADEM staff will post a sign up form in chat
  2. Presenters wishing to testify will use the form to sign up to testify
  3. Presiding officer will call on presenters on a first come first serve basis
  4. Presenters will be given THREE MINUTES to present their testimony
  5. Presiding officer will recognize the next presenter

As a reminder, testimony is open through November 30, 2021. If you miss the opportunity to provide testimony on Saturday, November 20th, you’ll still have 10 days to submit your testimony online.

Joint Subcommittee on Party Finance Meeting

Wednesday, February 7, 2022

5 – 6 p.m.

Committee Roster 2021-2023

Lead Chairs

April Verrett


Glenda Barillas
Peter Kreysa
Harini Krishnan
Veronica Casarez
Evan McLaughlin
George Perezvelez
Keristofer Seryani


Yousuf Bhaghani
Paul Cohen
Jeri Fromme
Susan Gutowsky
Kevin Hayakawa
Richard Hurt
Frank Lima
Lesia Louro
Cassandra Mancini
Kelli Maruccia
Maliha Noamani
Amit Pandya
Amy Pearl
David Pruitt
Andrew Rodriguez
arturo rodriguez
Marcial Rene Romero
Joseph Salas
Chris Snyder
Diana Sparagna
Paula Treat
Debra Vinson

Committee Staff

Camille Alcala
(916) 442-5707
[email protected]

Please note that these descriptions are not meant to be an interpretation of the California Democratic Party By-Laws. The CDP By-Laws are available on our website here.