About IDWC

The IDWC is a forum for Idaho Democratic Women to focus on issues of concern, to increase involvement of women in the Democratic Party, to contribute to and to work for Democratic candidates, and to encourage and prepare more women to run for and be elected to public offices at all levels of government.

We are a proud member of the National Federation of Democratic Women.

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  • Newly Elected Officers and Representatives

    Posted: March 28th, 2016

    newly elected Officers and Representatives (left to right) Barb Harris, IDW Chair Gini Ballou IDWC Vice Chair Donna Pence State Representative for Dist.26 Janie Davidson Blaine County Central Committee Chair Bev Robinson IDWC Secretary Betty Murphy IDWC Regional Director 5 Elaine Smith State Representative for Dist.29 Not shown Newly elected Hannah Sharp IDWC Regional Director 4 Linda Leeuwrik IDWC Regional Director 6

    Newly elected Officers and Representatives:

    (left to right) Barb Harris, IDW Chair; Gini Ballou, IDWC Vice Chair; Donna Pence, State Representative for Dist.26; Janie Davidson, Blaine County Central Committee Chair; Bev Robinson, IDWC Secretary; Betty Murphy, IDWC Regional Director 5; Elaine Smith, State Representative for Dist.29; Not shown: Hannah Sharp, IDWC Regional Director 4; Linda Leeuwrik, IDWC Regional Director 6.

     

  • Annual Breakfast

    Posted: February 24th, 2016

    February 28 at 8:00 am.

    KEYNOTE

    Our keynote speaker is Andrea Wassner. Andrea works at the Social Security Office in Boise. She is also on the Board of the State AFL/CIO. She will speak on the topic of Social Security.

    ACTIVITIES

    • Dottie Stimpson Award
    • Auction
    • Prize Drawing (Win an Insignia/Flex 8″ Tablet. Only if we have your Email.)

    ELECTIONS

    • IDWC Chair, Vice Chair and Secretary
    • Region Directors for Region 2, 4, and 6
    • Region 2 Counties: Clearwater, Idaho, Latah, Lewis and Nez Perce.
    • Region 4 Counties: Ada, Boise, Elmore and Valley.
    • Region 6 Counties: Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Butte, Caribou, Franklin, Oneida and Power.

    Note: Region Directors must reside in one of the counties of that region.

     

  • Frank and Bethine Church Gala

    Posted: December 11th, 2015

    By: Idaho State Democratic Party

    The Frank & Bethine Church Gala is the signature event for the Idaho Democratic Party. Now entering its 22nd year, the Gala attracts hundreds of Democrats from every corner of the state. The Gala is the capstone to a day filled with trainings and workshops for Idaho Democrats and is a memorable event for all who participate.

     

  • Dottie Stimpson Award Nominations Due

    Posted: December 11th, 2015

    Women in BlueIt is time to start thinking about the outstanding woman or women of the IDWC that you think are deserving of consideration for this year’s Dottie Stimpson and Young Distinguished Woman Awards.

    The Dottie Stimpson award “honors a woman who has demonstrated perseverance, persistence, patience, passion, commitment and leadership such as Dottie Stimpson has over the years as she founded the Idaho Democratic Women’s Caucus. Dottie’s work on behalf of the Democratic Party and the Women’s Caucus has been significant, and in this way we honor her loyalty, energy, and support.”

    The Young Distinguished Woman Award (age 18-35) honors one of our hard working and outstanding, committed Young Democratic Women.

    The deadline for nominations is January 30,2016.
    Nomination Form
    Committee Chair; Shirley McFaddan
    (Reminder these women need to be part of the IDWC)
     

  • Ada County 2016 Planning Meeting

    Posted: October 14th, 2015

    Join Shelly Landry for Ada County 2016 Planning

    It is time to map out the IDWC plans for 2016 in Ada County!  Candidates and their campaigns are going to need our help and we need to figure out how we can make that happen. So if you live in Ada County or plan to be in the area, come and share your knowledge with us and help us make 2016 a year for the IDWC history books!  Snacks and beverages will be provided.

    Ada Democrats

    Ada County 2016 Planning

    WHEN: October 21 from 6-8 pm

    WHERE: 6949 W Ashland Drive, Boise 

    CONTACT: Shelly by email or phone 208.610.2180

     


About IDWC

The IDWC is a forum for Idaho Democratic Women to focus on issues of concern, to increase involvement of women in the Democratic Party, to contribute to and to work for Democratic candidates, and to encourage and prepare more women to run for and be elected to public offices at all levels of government.

We are a proud member of the National Federation of Democratic Women.

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Past Dottie Stimpson Award winners

2015 Shelly Landry
2014 Jeanne Buell (Life Time Achievement)
2014 Michelle Stennett
2013 Barbara Barber
2012 Tamara Poelstra
2011 Betty Murphy
2010 Carolyn Boyce
2009 Deb Silver
2008 Barbara Harris
2007 Sally Gasser
2006 Marilyn Howard
2005 Sharon Van Slyke
2004 Angie Neitzel
2003 Lucille Randolph
2002 Molly Lazechko
2001 Virginia Cole

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