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Engagement
Our democracy depends on an active and engaged citizenry. Learn about the events we support and sponsor throughout the year.
Endorsement
The 8th Ward takes the endorsement of candidates very seriously.
Learn about our endorsement process and who we support in the upcoming election.
GOTV
None of what we do matters if you don't vote! Make a commitment to vote, and learn about how you can help your neighbors have their voices heard.

Key Dates

The Executive Committee

These are the leaders elected by the whole body of committeepersons to make decisions for the ward.
Larry Farnese
Larry Farnese

Ward Leader

    Babette Josephs
    Babette Josephs

    Ward Chair

      Michael Weiss
      Michael Weiss

      1st Vice-Chair

        Elaine Petrossian
        Elaine Petrossian

        2nd Vice-Chair

          Vikram Patel
          Vikram Patel

          3rd Vice-Chair

            Margaret Harris
            Margaret Harris

            4th Vice-Chair

              Ruth Rump
              Ruth Rump

              Secretary

                Judi Golding-Baker
                Judi Golding-Baker

                Assistant Secretary

                  John Baunach
                  John Baunach

                  Treasurer

                    Kyle Sheely
                    Kyle Sheely

                    Assistant Treasurer

                      Get Involved

                      An active citizenship is a democratic citizen. If you'd like to get involved with 8th Ward projects, or talk to us about a new one, please reach out to us below.