DA Canada Executive Vice Chair/Global GOTV Co-Chair

  • Come to DA Victoria's Thanksgiving Social - and November Board Meeting!

    Please join us for DA Victoria Chapter's First Annual Thanksgiving Social! 

    With all that's going on in the US, NOW is a great time to meet with other US citizens to celebrate the best of the US - and prepare for the upcoming 2018 Midterm Elections.  

    Come MINGLE, EAT and DRINK at the lovely Royal Victoria Yacht Club...and find out how YOU and other US citizens living abroad can VOTE in 2018! Let's elect a Democratic Congress and Democratic State Governments and stop Trump and the Republican agenda!

    Please scroll to the bottom for RSVP and Ticket Purchase links.


    WHERE: Royal Victoria Yacht Club, 3475 Ripon Rd, Victoria  MAP

    WHEN: Wednesday, November 22, 2017 from 7:00-9:00pm
    [DA Victoria November Board Meeting at 6:00pm]

    WHAT:  Appetizers and lovely desserts and 1 drink included (non-alcoholic beverage, beer or wine) Cash bar is available

    COST: $25 donation per person ($5 with valid Student ID) - Bring a US friend who is not yet a DA member for FREE!
    *If cost is an issue, please contact us at davictoriachapter@gmail.com - no one will be turned away for lack of funds

    RSVP:  Please respond by Wednesday, November 15.

    *DA may only accept donations from US citizens. Non-US citizens are most welcome to attend as guests, but please make sure a US citizen provides the funds to purchase tickets.

    And if you'd like to attend DA Victoria's November Board Meeting, come by at 6:00pm - the Board Meeting will be immediately preceding the Thanksgiving Social. All DA Victoria members are welcome to attend!

    Questions? Please contact us at: davictoriachapter@gmail.com

    Democratically yours, 

    Giles Hogya, Chair
    Pat Kostek, Vice-Chair
    Peggy Hamilton, Treasurer
    Chris Stooksbury, Secretary
    Heidi Burch, Member-at-Large
    Penny Hocking, Member-at-Large
    Sandi Jones, Member-at-Large
    Anny Schaefer, Member-at-Large
    Jessica Eitel, Acting Member-at-Large, UVic Representative
    Diana Shnider, Volunteer par Excellence

    November 22, 2017 at 6pm
    Royal Victoria Yacht Club
    3475 Ripon Rd
    Victoria, BC V9A 2T7
    Google map and directions
    $25.00 CAD · rsvp

  • published Check out DA Victoria's Facebook page! in News 2017-09-08 20:54:59 -0400

    Check out DA Victoria's Facebook page!

    DA Victoria now has it's very own Facebook page! Pease check it out to see news and events specifically for US citizens living in Victoria,  Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands.

    DA Victoria Facebook Page



  • US Pop Up Consulate is coming back to Victoria on Sept 15

    The US Consulate General in Vancouver will be returning to Victoria to host a "Pop-Up Consulate" for US citizens.

    When: Friday, September 15
    Where: Central Library, 735 Broughton St
    Times: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Consulate staff will be accepting passport and "Consular Report of Birth Abroad" applications as well as providing notary services. An appointment is required and there are fees for these services.

    If you need any of these services or have any questions, be sure to make an appointment by Thursday, September 14. To make an appointment, email the Consulate at: VancouverACS@state.gov

    This service is available for all US citizens, so please pass this information on to any other US citizens you know living in the area.

  • published DA Victoria Board Meeting - Sept 14 at 12:30pm in News 2017-08-29 13:15:07 -0400

    DA Victoria Board Meeting - Sept 14 at 12:30pm

    Would you like to help plan upcoming events and activities for the DA Victoria Chapter?

    All DA Victoria members are invited to the upcoming September Board Meeting:

    DATE: Thursday, September 14

    TIME: 12:30 pm

    PLACE: Fairfield area of Victoria (please RSVP for location and directions)

    If you’d like to attend, please RSVP on the DA Victoria website at: www.democratsabroad.org/ca-victoria_events

    Any questions? Please email us at: davictoriachapter@gmail.com

  • wants to volunteer 2017-08-03 00:08:43 -0400


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    If you live in a country without an active chapter you still have an opportunity to help - Democrats Abroad has over 20 caucuses, committees and task forces that address issues that affect all Americans and Americans living abroad as well as keep our organization running. Some you’ve probably heard of while others you may not.

    These groups provide a fun and challenging yet important opportunity for you to help us help you. Regardless of where you live there is a caucus, committee or task force that needs your talent and dedication. This is the time to join fellow Democrats and be a part of something that matters.

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