About Us

Metropolitan Democratic Club of Seattle Board of Directors:

Board of Directors

Executive Committee
President
Eleanor Munro
Vice President
Jack Whisner
Interim Treasurer/Dir. of Information Technology
Jayson Todd Morris
Immediate Past President
Kiku Hayashi

Directors
Jayson Todd Morris
Bill Bradburd
Joanna Cullen
Dan Fievez
Kathleen Flynn
Sen Pete Francis
Judi Gibbs
Vinod Goswami
Lem Howell
Anne Johnson
Peggy Maze Johnson
Sen Eugene Lux
Mark Marshall
Allan Munro
Dr David Rudo
Elizabeth Stanton
Rep Gael Tarleton
Harriet Wasserman
Bert Wyman


Bylaws of the Metropolitan Democratic Club of Seattle – Revised August 2016


Lifetime honored members
Kay Bullitt, Sen Pete Francis, Nick Licata,
Gov Mike Lowry


The Metropolitan Democratic Club of Seattle was founded in 1956 as a liberal progressive organization and an alternative to the main party apparatus.

This list is a partial citation of past members:

Metropolitan Democratic Club of Seattle founding members

MDC founding officers were Brock Adams, chair; Don Voorhees, vice chair; Robert Block, treasurer; and Palmer Smith, secretary.  Founding trustees were Alec Bayless, John Robinson and David Sprague.

Following are listed public officeholders who are or have been members of the MDC

United States senators
Brock Adams
Henry M Jackson
Warren G Magnuson
Hugh Mitchell

United States representatives
Jim McDermott
Lloyd Meeds
Jolene Unsoeld

Washington governors
Booth Gardner
Mike Lowry
Jay Inslee

Washington attorney general
Bob Ferguson

Washington treasurer
Dan Grimm

Washington insurance commissioner
Deborah Senn

Washington senators
Cal Anderson
Steve Berquist
Donn Charnley
Maralyn Chase
Martin Durkan
George Fleming
Karen Fraser
Pete Francis
David Frockt
Web Hallauer
Bob Hasegawa
Andy Hess
Ken Jacobsen
Jeanne Kohl-Welles
Eugene Lux
King Lysen
Ray Moore
Ed Murray
John Papajani
Robert Ridder
Pat Thibaudeau
Nat Washington
Scott White

Washington representatives
Seth Armstrong
Arnie Berg
Joanne Brekke
Dan Brink
Frank Brouillet
Frank Chopp
Geoff Douthwaite
John Goldmark
Roger Goodman
Phyllis Kenney
Luis Moscoso
Dick Nelson
Ray Olsen
Nita Rinehart
Cindy Ryu
Helen Sommers
David Sprague
Gael Tarleton
Georgette Valle
Max Vekich
Jesse Wineberry

King County executives
Dow Constantine
Randy Revelle
Ron Sims

King County commissioners
Ed Munro
Howard Odell
Scott Wallace

King County Council
Carolyn Edmonds
Maggie Fimia
Larry Gossett
Audrey Grueger
Joe McDermott
Dwight Pelz
Larry Phillips
Cynthia Sullivan

King County assessors
Lloyd Hara
Ruthe Ridder
John Wilson

Seattle mayors
Mike McGinn
Ed Murray
Greg Nickels
Norm Rice
Charles Royer
Paul Schell
Wes Uhlman

Seattle City Council
Sally Bagshaw
Tim Burgess
Martha Choe
Cheryl Chow
Sally Clark
Richard Conlin
George Cooley
David Della
Susan Donaldson
Jan Drago
Jean Godden
Bruce Harrell
Phyllis Lamphere
Nick Licata
Wing Luke
Floyd Miller
Mike O’Brien
Margaret Pageler
Tom Rasmussen
Dolores Sibonga
Peter Steinbrueck
Jim Street
Tom Weeks
Jeanette Williams

Seattle city attorneys
Pete Holmes
Mark Sidran

Seattle School Board
Mary Bass
Cheryl Bleakney
Jam Kumasaka
Harium Martin-Morris
Marty McLaren
Ed Palmason
Sharon Peaslee
Kay Smith-Blum
Sally Soriano

Port of Seattle
Pat Davis
Fred Felleman

Justices and judges
Norman Ackley
John Darrah
Fred Dore
William Dwyer
Ed Heavey
Janice Niemi
John Riley
Solie Ringlod
Phil Talmadge
Don Voorhees
Bob Winsor

Over the past 60 years MDC members have included many others – too numerous to list here – prominent in business, labor, civic affairs, academia, community service and Democratic Party leadership.