Call for Candidates for the DFL Senior Caucus Board of Directors – Election May 18

Updated 4/24/13

Call for Candidates for the DFL Senior Caucus Board of Directors

This year all positions on the DFL Senior Caucus Board of Directors – officers and director-at-large – are up for election to serve for the next two years. The elections will be held at the Annual Membership Meeting on May 18.

For the Senior Caucus to thrive and grow, a mixture of new and returning members of the board are required to carry on present programs and imagine and plan new initiatives. These positions are open to any senior (55 years or over) who is a Senior Caucus member in good standing at the time of the election and a proponent of the DFL party.

This is a working board that meets once every month at the DFL headquarters in St. Paul. Board members are expected to attend all or at least most meetings. More information can be found on the Senior Caucus website at To find the current Charter that lists the duties of board members, follow the RESOURCES tab. Other information on the Caucus and its committees is also available.

If you are interested in standing for an officer or at-large director position or need more information, please contact Dick Bernard through the Caucus email

The following incumbents will stand for reelection as officer or director-at-large:

  • Don Bye – Chair
  • Karla Sand – Vice-Chair
  • Jim Reed – Secretary
  • Mary Ann Beneke – Treasurer
  • Julianne Johnson – Membership
  • Dick Bernard
  • Earl Bower
  • John Larva
  • John Martin
  • Georgianna Ruzich
  • Joy Swanson
  • Elizabeth Young

New Candidates for director-at-large

  • Norm Hanson
  • Dwayne King
  • Ken Reine
  • Ann Seifert

Please consider becoming a member of the Senior Caucus Board of Directors. Help lead and energize our caucus during these next two years that will be crucial to the well being of Minnesota seniors.

You can find the latest information about the Annual Membership Meeting and the election of the Board on the Caucus website.


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