Midwestern Caucus Kickoff

Midwestern Caucus Kickoff
Virtual

Networking Reception
6:30 p.m. CT | 7:30 p.m. ET
Main Program
7:00 p.m. CT | 8:00 p.m. ET

 

Join our Midwestern region to celebrate our out elected leaders, network with colleagues, and enjoy special guest appearances to kickoff Victory Fund’s 30th Anniversary. We’ll highlight historic firsts, congratulate newly elected officials and learn about Victory Fund’s key races and initiatives in 2021.  

With our Host

Ohio State Senator Nickie Antonio (District 23)

Featured Guests Include

U.S. Representative Sharice Davids (KS-03)
Mayor of Chicago Lori Lightfoot
Illinois State Senator Mike Simmons (District 7)
Vice President Oglala Sioux Tribe Alicia Mousseau

 

Honorary Host

(in formation)

Illinois
Illinois State Representative Kelly Cassidy
Illinois Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Commissioner Marcelino Garcia
Illinois Alderwoman Maria Hadden
Illinois Crystal Lake City Clerk Hon. Nick Kachiroubas
Illinois Cook County Commissioner Kevin B Morrison
Illinois Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Commissioner Debra Shore

Indiana
Indiana Indianapolis Council Vice President, Zach Adamson
Indiana State Senator J.D. Ford
Indiana Greencastle City Councilor Veronica Pejril
Indiana Marion County Councilor Keith Potts

Iowa
Iowa Black Hawk County Supervisor Chris Schwartz

Kansas
Tori M. Gleason, DC (Doctor of Chiropractic)
Kansas State Representative Brandon Woodard

Michigan
Michigan Saline Schools District Board of Education Trustee Susan Estep
Michigan Southfield City Councilman Jason Hoskins
Michigan Hazel Park Councilmember Mike McFall
Michigan Washtenaw County Commissioner Jason Morgan
Michigan State Senator Jeremy Moss, Assistant Democratic Leader
Michigan Lansing City Council Peter Spadafore
Michigan Kenowa Hills School Board Member Hon. Eric-John Szczepaniak

Minnesota
Minnesota Golden Valley City Council Member Kimberly Sanberg

Missouri
Candidate 12th Ward Alderman Bill Stephens

Nebraska
Nebraska Lincoln City Council Tom Beckius
Nebraska Asst. Chairman of Lincoln Airport Authority Hon. Zachary Mora James
Nebraska Omaha Board of Education Marque A. Snow
Nebraska Lincoln Councilwoman Sändra Washington (she/her)

Ohio
Ohio Newark City Councilmember Jeremy Blake
Ohio Gahanna City Councilwoman Merisa Bowers
Ohio South-Western City Schools Board of Education Member David Donofrio
Ohio Columbus City Auditor Megan Kilgore
Ohio Summit County Clerk of Courts Hon. Sandra Kurt
Ohio Lakewood Council President Dan O’Malley
Ohio Maple Heights Councilman Richard Trojanski

Wisconsin
Wisconsin Kenosha County Supervisor Jerry Gulley
Wisconsin Dane County Supervisor Larry Palm
Wisconsin Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway
Wisconsin Eau Claire County Board Supervisor Zoe Roberts

  • Ten VIP virtual tickets 
  • 4 VIP tickets for in-person December Gala, held in Washington D.C. 
  • Premier recognition on invitation and in marketing materials 
  • Premier logo or name listing on event website, with option to hyperlink 
  • Premier recognition during program
  • Customized Thank You video from Victory Fund 
  • Social media post recognizing sponsorship with tag 
  • Recognition in LGBTQ Victory Fund annual report 

  • Five VIP virtual tickets 
  • VIP tickets for in-person December Gala, held in Washington D.C. 
  • Special recognition on invitation and in marketing materials 
  • Special logo or name listing on event website, with option to hyperlink  
  • Special recognition during program 
  • Thank You video from Victory Fund 
  • Social media post recognizing sponsorship with tag 
  • Recognition in LGBTQ Victory Fund annual report 

  • Two VIP virtual tickets and two virtual tickets  
  • Recognition on invitation and in marketing materials 
  • Special logo or name listing on event website 

  • Two VIP virtual tickets 
  • Recognition on event website 

  • One virtual ticket
  • Name listed on event website

 

  • One Ticket

VIP tickets include access to a private VIP reception with special guests.

For more information, please contact Jared Godes, National Events & Engagement Manager, at jared.godes@victoryfund.org or 760-644-5489.

Sponsors

 

Gold Sponsors

Clark Pellett & Robert Kohl

Silver Sponsors

Lynn Greer

Guests

Kelly Horton

Justin DeJong

Kevin Hauswirth

Mary Jo Hudson

John Barry

Brian Johnson

Debra Shore

Kelly Horton

Greg Harris

30th Anniversary Sponsors

 

Historian

Ron Ginsburg & Santiago Corral

 

30th Anniversary

 

Archivist

 

Champion

William Waybourn & Craig Spaulding

Hon. John S. Arrowood

Craig Benson

Dale Stafford

 

Advocate

Jim Schmidt

 

 

Victory Institute History Partners

 

Archivist

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