Friday, October 11, 2013

WWGF News Hangout With Carin Chase, Yes On 522

Carin Chase, Director of Grassroots Constituencies for the Yes On 522 Campaign
(Twitter, YouTube) Mother: Senator Maralyn Chase Co-Chair Yes On 522 

Life Events
2012 Started Work at Edmonds School District Started Work at Seattle Central Community College
2008 Started Work at Chair, 32 Legislative District Democrats

Carin Chase has lived on Puget Sound all her life. Her first home was in Penn Cove on Whidbey Island where her father was stationed with the Navy.

Carin graduated from Roosevelt High School and the University of Washington with a BS in Zoology and is the single mother of a 12 year old .

Four generations of her family live together including her 94 year old grandmother. Carin is the 6th generation of her family to live in Washington and she is acutely aware of the importance of planning for long term sustainability for the 7th generation.

She is a proud member of SEIU 775NW and the Shoreline Chamber of Commerce. Carin is an active member of the Federation of Democratic Women, a Democratic feminist organization dedicated to ending the war on women and electing Democrats.

Carin is Chair of the 32nd District Democrats, a position she has held since 2008. “The District has a strong track record of electing progressive candidates to Olympia and to Congress who understand the effects of the economy on working families. I plan to continue that tradition.”

Favorite Quotations 
"If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything."- Mark Twain
"I always wondered why somebody didn't do something about that. And then I realized I was somebody." ~Actress, Lily Tomlin
All things are ready if our minds be so." --Shakespeare, Henry V: Act 4
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. -Lao Tzu

 Interview Questions



What do you enjoy about being the Director of Grassroots Constituencies for the Yes On 522 Campaign?
What is your job description?
What can volunteers do now?
What will you be doing between now and Oct. 18th voters receive their ballots in the mail?
What do you think about Governor Inslee's undecided stance on I-522?
What would you like to say to all the hard working WA volunteers?
What are some of your highlights of the campaign so far?

Do we need to push or are things going along as planned? 
What are the polling numbers?

How is the Yes On 522 campaign different from other political campaign that you have been involved in?
How is the Yes On 522 campaign the same as other campaigns?
How is the phone banking going? 

Gov. Inslee stated: “I have looked at the scientific literature, and it’s quite consistent to show that there’s no observable nutritional health impacts with GMO foods. And I think there’s an overwhelming amount of evidence in that regard."  I know the campaign is laser focused on the "Right To Know" message. But, how do you respond to voters concerns regarding science and GMO food health impacts?

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