September 22, 2020 11:30-1pm
Outstanding Democratic Woman of the Year Award
As a digital communications strategist, Beth Thorpe is the behind-the-scenes impetus of multiple successful, results-oriented democratic campaigns throughout the state that reflect her goal to flip the State Legislature back to blue. She is also the Communications Chair for the Louisville Democratic Party.
Georgia Powers Lifetime Achievement Award
Mary Allgeier was born into a devotedly active Democratic family, and since age 12, has been supporting Democratic endeavors through multiple club memberships, especially her 40 plus years in leadership roles with the Democratic Woman’s Club and her long-term membership on the Executive Committee of the Louisville Democratic Party.
Rising Star Award
A naturalized citizen, Nima Kulkarni knows the challenges faced on the road to citizenship and through her law firm, assists immigrants in fighting deportation or assists those people striving to seek citizenship. She also represents District 40 in the Kentucky State Legislature.
Carly Muetterties is the executive director of the Kentucky Council for the Social Studies and a recent PH.D. graduate from The University of Kentucky in education sciences. She is the author of the forthcoming children’s book, “Bluegrass Bold” which focuses on contributions made by women of Kentucky.
Representative-Elect Pamela Stevenson HD 43
A retired Air Force Colonel, Pamela Stevenson is a native of Louisville and currently the Representative-elect for district 43, making her the second woman of color to currently serve in the Kentucky state legislature. She recently established the not-for profit Stevenson Law Center.
Our sincere gratitude to our sponsors for their support of our virtual event:
Georgia Davis Powers Patron
Congressman John Yarmuth
Martha Layne Collins Host
State Representative Mary Lou Marzian
Emma Guy Crowell Sponsor
Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell
Floyd’s Fork Democratic Club
Susan Dorten Jarl
Jeff. Co. Democratic Woman’s Club
United Steel Workers District
Bobbie Jo Weber
State Senator Karen Berg
State Senator Perry Clark
State Representative Reginald Meeks
Jefferson County Circuit Clerk David Nicholson
Sheron C. Lear
Candidates and Elected Official Hosts
State Representative Tina Bojanowski ………KY House District 32
State Representative McKenzie Cantrell……KY House District 38
Crystal Chappell………….. KY House District 15
Lori Goodwin JC Judge Family Ct.Div 3
Judge Ellie Kerstetter……..JC Judge Family Ct. Div 3
State Senator Morgan McGarvey KY Senate District 19
State Representative Josie Raymond………… KY House District 31
State Representative Maria Sorolis……..KY House District 48
State Representative Lisa Willner……….KY House District 35
Thomas Wine….. Commonwealth’s Attorney