Eva Dominguez serves as a Legislative Representative at the Alliance for Retired Americans in Washington, DC. In March 2013, Eva also became the Executive Director of Latinos for a Secure Retirement. Prior to her current positions, Eva served as a Senior Policy Advisor to Congressman Robert Wexler of Florida. In that capacity, Eva advised Congressman Wexler on health care policy, including Medicare and Medicaid, pensions, veterans and foreign policy issues in the Western Hemisphere. Prior to her time on Capitol Hill, from 1990-1996, Eva worked for then-Florida State Senator Robert Wexler, and from 1988-1990, for Florida House Speaker Tom Gustafson.
Bill Conway is running for County Council after a career as a lawyer in the U.S. Senate and in private practice. He has lived in Montgomery County for more than 30 years. He and his wife, Diana Conway, are longstanding activists in political and civic affairs. In 2007 and 2008 Bill was a member of President Obama’s MidAtlantic Finance Committee.
Bill currently serves as president of his homeowners’ association and as a board member for the Montgomery County Historical Society. He is also the board chair of Washington Revels, a performing arts organization based in Silver Spring that promotes community through neighborhood events, educational programs, and an annual winter solstice show seen by 10,000 people.
There was no meeting last week. On November 17, Carla conducted an upbeat Club Assembly in which we discussed some of the plans for the coming year. We heard reports from Bob Sonawane on some international projects that may build on the success of our recent project in India; from Joe Kravitz on some additional awards for community and vocational service, and from Treasurer Steve Vaccarezza on our finances.