NWPC Elects Abbe Land & Josiane Martinez to Board of Directors

Alexa DeJesusNews, Uncategorized

The National Women’s Political Caucus Elects 2 New Members to the
Board of Directors

Abbe Land to lead fundraising, and Josiane Martinez to lead
membership.

(WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 28, 2017) The National Women’s Political Caucus (NWPC) Board of Directors elected two new officers to serve for the 2017 2019 term. Abbe Land will serve as Vice President of Development, and Josiane Martinez will serve as Vice President of Membership. “Abbe and Josiane are exceptional additions to the NWPC Board of Directors,” said Donna Lent, President, NWPC. “The experience they bring to their roles will continue to assist the national organization with the resources to grow our ranks and support the advocacy work at every level of the organization.”

Abbe Land is a former West Hollywood, CA Council Member and five-time Mayor. She is a sought-after consultant, speaker, and moderator. She will be responsible for working with NWPC Board of Directors and members to create and implement a fundraising strategy for NWPC. Land is the former Executive Director/CEO of The Trevor Project, a nationally recognized nonprofit providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention to LGBTQ youth. She also served as the Co-CEO of The Saban Community in Los Angeles, an organization dedicated to providing healthcare to the underserved.

Josiane Martinez is the founder and CEO of Archipelago Strategies Group, a multicultural marketing consultancy based in Boston, MA. Martinez will work with the NWPC national board on creating new caucuses, and will help state caucus presidents lead diverse membership recruitment. Originally from Puerto Rico, Martinez moved to Massachusetts after college and rose to serve as a senior advisor to former MA Governor Deval Patrick, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and many other leaders. Martinez was named 2017 Minority Business Owner of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration for pioneering the field of multicultural marketing, PR and community engagement.

About the National Women’s Political Caucus
The NWPC, founded in 1971, is a national, multi-partisan, grassroots membership organization dedicated to identifying, recruiting, training and supporting women candidates for elected and appointed office.