LGBTQ Victory Fund Celebrates 30 Years of Building LGBTQ Political Power

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Program

7:00 PM – Dinner Service Begins

Welcome Remarks, Emcee Marti Gould Allen-Cummings

Remarks from Board Members Sharon Callahan and Wade Rakes

7:30 PM – Dinner Service Break

7:50 PM – Program Resumes

Mayor Annise Parker’s State of Victory

LGBTQ Hall of Fame Induction

Remarks from Former United State Representative Barney Frank

Remarks from California Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins

Introducing our Hall of Fame Inductees – Former Senator Christine Kehoe; Tánaiste Leo Varadkar, introduced by Aron le Fèvre; Governor Kate Brown, introduced by Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek; Minneapolis City Council Vice President Andrea Jenkins, introduced by Kansas State Representative Stephanie Byers

Remarks from Virginia Delegate Danica Roem

8:45 PM – Dinner Service Break

8:55 PM – Program Resumes

Remarks from Victory Campaign Board Members Sue Burnside and Samuel Garrett-Pate

Closing Remarks from Congressman Mondaire Jones

9:00 PM – Program Concludes

 

Thank you to our sponsors!

Presenting 

Historian

Ron Ginsburg & Santiago Corral

30th Anniversary

Richard Holt & Dr. Mark McMasters 

Sharon & Taryn Callahan-Miller

Wade Rakes & Nicholas Miller

Archivist

Lynn Greer

Kimberly Hoover & Lynn Hackney 

Clark Pellett & Robert Kohl

Jeff Krug

Hilary Rosen

Joy Tomchin

Champion

Skinner Law Firm Logo

Hon. John S. Arrowood 

Craig Benson & David Cohen

Democratic Governors Association

Steve Elmendorf

Tom Perrault & Sal Giambanco

Tim Gunn

Jason Mida & Drew Hammill

Chrys Lemon

Stuart Kurlander & David Martin 

Robert Gleason & Marc Matys

PAC to the Future

David Johnston & Randy Rogers

William Waybourn & Craig Spaulding

Dale Stafford

Andrew Tobias

Chuck Wolfe

Bruce Rashbaum & Drew Wynn

Advocate

Haynes & Boone LLP • R. Christine Hershey & Susan Van Horn

John Hornor • Kelly D. Horton • Brian A. Johnson

 Michael McRaith Reed Smith LLP • Christine Robert

Whitman Insight Strategies • Seth Turner Group • Jeffrey Watters

Christy Webber • Scott Widmeyer • Jim Schmidt & Joe Woolley

Patron

Tim Andersen • Joseph W. Blount • Suzanne Boda

Sue Burnside •  Tom Seymour & Bob Burress • Amar R. Chadaga

Tony Coelho • Brett Smiley & James DeRentis

Claire Lucas and Judy Dlugacz • Richard Ellsasser

Richard Ellsasser • Howard Menaker & the Honorable Patrick Gossett

Scott Hintz • Jon Hoadley • Matt Kaczmarek

Ted Kennedy Jr. • Louis Vega & Steve Kleiner • Lake Research

Jason Kaplan & Stephen Lewis • mKz Strategies & Events

Peter McKown • Byrne Pelofsky + Associates, LLC

T. Ray Purser • Good Chemistry Nurseries

Aubrey Sarvis • Thomas Seymour

Bill Smith & Mark Stevens • Jeff Trammell

Mercedes Leal & Tammi Wallace • Rick Chavez Zbur

 

Victory Institute History Project Partners

30th Anniversary

Archivist

E. Desiree Asher

CA President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins

Clyde Group

Hon. Neil Giuliano

John Lundsten

Ross LaJeunesse & Patrick Oathout

Champion

Paul Horning

Advocate

Barilla • Paul Feeney & Chad Braun

Brian A. Johnson • Legacy Community Health

Prudential • Whitman Insight Strategies 

Patron

Jim Roth & Phillip Koszarek