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Jerilyn Stapleton

Jerilyn Stapleton

President

She has been a feminist since age 5 and was already a union activist working on wages, working conditions and the image of women and minorities in film and TV as Co-Chair of the AFTRA Women’s Committee when she joined NOW.

Kolieka Seigle

Kolieka Seigle

Action Vice President

Kolieka is the President of the Sacramento chapter of California Now (National Organization for Women), an intersectional feminist organization committed to political action, advocacy, and civic engagement.

Kim Sontag-Mulder

Kim Sontag-Mulder

Program Vice President

Kim is the President of the San Diego chapter of NOW and works countless hours as a strong intersectional feminist committed to the betterment of women and girls through political action, bridge building and advocacy ...

Somer Loen

Somer Loen

Membership Vice President

Organizing feminist activism in San Francisco since 2008, I’m the current president of San Francisco NOW. Past events include successfully campaigning for local laws to ensure truth-in-advertising by crisis pregnancy centers creating a pro-choice publicity campaign on SF’s busy Market Street ...

Pastor / Dr. Meschellia Johnson

Pastor / Dr. Meschellia Johnson

Outreach Vice President

For over 20 years, Pastor/Dr. Meschellia Johnson dedicated her time and energy to educating and empowering young men and women through ministry, evidence based tools, programs, interactive trainings, workshops and conferences that promote change, deliverance and healing.

Cheryl A. Branch

Cheryl A. Branch

Secretary

A native of Southern California, Cheryl A. Branch has spent the past 30 years of her life improving the quality-of-life in communities of color. She has participated in local, state and federal projects directed at increasing the distribution of culturally competent health services ...

Charlene Sistrunk

Charlene Sistrunk

Treasurer

A native of New York City and a resident of California since 1985, Charline has spent the past 35 years of her professional career in finance and financial planning. She has worked for several fortune 500 companies and has managed wealth portfolios in excess of one billion dollars.

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