Utah State Senator, Jim Dabakis, will be speaking at this month’s Democratic Women of Utah County meeting. The dinner meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Old Spaghetti Factory in Orem. The cost is $15.00 per person. All interested community members are invited to attend.
Dabakis, who is originally from Massachusetts, is passionate about equality and was the first Chair of a reorganized Utah Pride Center (following the work of many community pioneers at Utah Stonewall Center) he was also the founding Chair of Equality Utah.
Dabakis has remained an active Democrat through the years, giving support and encouragement to office holders and candidates. He began his political service as a volunteer for candidate Scott Matheson during his first run for Governor of Utah in 1976.
He was elected Chair of the Utah Democratic Party in 2011 and was elected to the Utah State Senate in 2012. He serves as a member of the Higher Education Appropriations, Social Services, Natural Resources Agriculture and Environment Committee and on the Revenue and Tax Committees. He was re-elected in 2014 and received a lot of support from the community.
To RSVP or for more information, contact Kathy Vegge at (801) 687-1783.