Politics

Carlsbad Republican Women Federated Elect 2022 Executive Board

Written by: Andrea Ryon

At the September 28th meeting of the Carlsbad Republican Women Federated (CRWF), the 2022 Executive Board was unanimously elected! Heading up the new board is President-elect Melanie Burkholder, a long-time member of CRWF and also a 2022 candidate for the 76th CA State
Assembly District. Following her election, Burkholder stated, “I am delighted to step into the role of President for the Carlsbad Republican Women Federated. And I’m very thankful to the membership for their vote of confidence and especially grateful for Paula Yokoyama’s leadership and dedication as CRWF President for the past 4 years.”

Additional members elected to the 2022 Executive Board include 1 st VP Programs – Judy Rees, 2nd VP Membership – Andrea Ryon, 3rd VP Ways and Means – Maureen Simons, 4th VP Election
Integrity/Voter Registration – Judy Oconnor, Recording Secretary – Jen Belnap, Corresponding Secretary – Jeordie Fellner, and Treasurer – Jackie Peacock.

With a 20+% increase in membership during 2021, the 185-member organization is recognized as one of the largest and most active Republican clubs in San Diego and is well-regarded by the CA Federation of Republican Women for its leadership and volunteerism. Not only does CRWF commit itself to local candidates and political issues in North County, CRWF regularly supports and volunteers at the county, state, and national levels. Several CRWF members are also elected members of the San Diego Republican Central Committee.

CRWF monthly meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of each month and feature outstanding Republican speakers and programs. For more information on joining CRWF, or to receive the club newsletter, please contact Andrea at aryon58@gmail.com.