The purpose of the  CWPC is to organize a multi-partisan coalition of persons from all backgrounds, economic levels and political concerns to provide a vehicle to participate in the political and governmental processes and advance their status through political action in the following ways:

To help ensure equal rights and opportunities for candidates to hold office.

To encourage and educate women to express their views in a politically effective manner.

To encourage and support women in gaining decision-making positions within the political parties.

To seek and encourage qualifies women candidates to hold office.

To support candidates who have shown themselves committed to the rights and needs of women.

To assure women of all ages, races, religions, disabilities, cultural backgrounds, sexual preferences, and socioeconomic groups an equal voice in decision-making and selection of delegates and candidates at all levels.

To draft, support, and lobby for appropriate legislation at all levels of government.

To encourage, support and recommend the appointment of women to positions of political and governmental leadership.


Cincinnati Women’s Political Caucus is dedicated to the eradication of sexism, racism, anti-Semitism, ageism, violence, poverty, discrimination against the disabled and discrimination on the basis of religion, and to ensuring reproductive freedom and freedom of sexual orientation.



Barbara Myers, Chair and Treasurer

Nancy Walters, Vice Chair

Corresponding Secretary, TBD

Ethel Guttenberg, Recording Secretary

Standing Committee Chairs:

Michele Young, Fundraising/Grassroots

Lauren Blauvelt-Copelin, Endorsement

Danielle Craig, Website/Communications

TBD, Nominating

TBD, Membership and Database

Party Liaisons:

Jane Anderson, Democratic Party Liaison

Mary Wells, Charter Party Liasion

TBD, Republican Party Liaison

At Large:

Bentley Davis, At large

Stephanie Stoller, At large

Ashley Hernandez