Meeting with Feinstein State Director 2/6

By Larry Baskett On February 6, 2019, Indivisible East Bay braved the rain to attend our first meeting with Senator Dianne Feinstein’s state director, Jim Lazarus, who is newly in the role but has worked for Feinstein on and off ever since she was mayor of San Francisco (his most recent job was for the … Continue reading Meeting with Feinstein State Director 2/6

A Conversation with Steve Haro, Senator Feinstein’s Chief of Staff in DC

By Catherine de Neergaard ​Things don’t always go as planned. Sometimes you have to improvise. Such was the case when Steve Haro, Senator Dianne Feinstein's Chief of Staff, met with Indivisible representatives on February 21, 2018. As Chief of Staff, Mr Haro occupies the most prestigious position on Feinstein’s staff. Previously, he has had been … Continue reading A Conversation with Steve Haro, Senator Feinstein’s Chief of Staff in DC

IEB and ISF Meet with Senator Feinstein’s State Director

By Ted Landau The conference room in Senator Dianne Feinstein’s San Francisco office was packed — standing room only. In attendance at our December 6 meeting were over 20 members of Indivisible: a combination of members of the East Bay and San Francisco chapters, plus one brave South Bay commuter. At the head of the … Continue reading IEB and ISF Meet with Senator Feinstein’s State Director

November 2017 Visit with Sen. Feinstein’s State Director

As we do every few weeks, IEB members met with Senator Feinstein's State Director Sean Elsbernd on November 15, 2017. After an opening round of brief intros for the members not already well acquainted with Sean, we dove into discussing some of our top priorities: Tax scam: We thanked the senator for fighting the tax … Continue reading November 2017 Visit with Sen. Feinstein’s State Director

Sojourn in Southern California for Senator Feinstein

Senator Feinstein spoke to the Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce at a luncheon on Wednesday October 11. As you’d expect the 400 or so attendees were mostly business people among whom the senator seemed very comfortable. We’re not making any accusations—and it was likely just that the hosts were so  in sync with their guest—but … Continue reading Sojourn in Southern California for Senator Feinstein

Two State Directors in Two Days

It was quite a week at the beginning of October 2017 - we met back to back with the state directors for Senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris. We didn’t plan on having our first meeting with Sen. Harris’ state director, Julie Rodriguez, the evening before our umpteenth meeting with Sen. Feinstein’s state director, Sean … Continue reading Two State Directors in Two Days

IEB Meets With Senator Feinstein’s State Director

Several IEB members met with Senator Feinstein’s State Director Sean Elsbernd on September 5. Our first question at this first meeting since the Senator failed to hold a Town Hall during the August recess was (surprise!): when will the Senator have a real Town Hall!? Sean’s rationales aside, we heard two things loud & clear: … Continue reading IEB Meets With Senator Feinstein’s State Director