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Welcome to Eastside Republican Club!

Eastside Republican Club provides an opportunity to get to know other conservatives
and become involved in the political process. Members meet monthly for dinner and to hear
speakers discuss topics such as public policy, politics and current events.


Upcoming Program

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Property Rights


Ramiro Valderrama is a member of the Sammamish city council. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from the US Military Academy at West Point, and Masters in Engineering Administration from George Washington University. He consults on technology and managerment for Fortune 100 companies, international organizations, and government entities. He chairs the International Services Committee for the Sammamish Rotary, and is a founder of Citizens for Sammamish and East Lake Sammamish Parkway Coalition. He chairs the city council Public Safety Committee, is vice chair of the Finance Committee, and serves on the Legislative Issues Committee. He and his wife have two daughters and two sons.

Rick Forschler is president of the King County chapter of Citizens Alliance for Property Rights. He served on the city council of SeaTac from 2010 to 2013, where he was an outspoken advocate for property rights, transparency, accountability, quality improvement, and against expansion of government such as the job-killing $15 minimum wage initiative. He is retired from Boeing, where he worked as a manufacturing engineer and systems analyst. He and his wife have eight children and 17 grandchildren.

Scott Roberts is Director of the Citizen Action Network at the Freedom Foundation, where he was Property Rights Director from December 2009 to December 2011. He has built numerous coalitions on a variety of environmental policy issues including People for Responsible Environmental Policy (PREP), which united 600 people to successfully stop a critical areas update in Thurston County, and Stop Taking Our Property (S.T.O.P.) Thurston County to find common sense solutions to managing the Mazama Pocket Gopher and relieving private property owners from harmful regulations. Prior to joining the Freedom Foundation, Scott was a small business owner for 15 years during which he built expertise in residential land development and represented clients throughout the Puget Sound region.

We meet at Embassy Suites Bellevue; click here for directions.
Dinner is served at 6:00PM; program starts at 6:45PM.

Membership in Eastside Republican Club is $25 per person per calendar year.
Premium membership is $50 (Silver) or $100 (Gold) per person per calendar year.
Monthly dinner meetings cost $20 per person.
Please RSVP so we have an accurate count for dinner.


Eastside Republican Club - P.O. Box 40302 - Bellevue, WA 98015 - Email: info (at) eastsiderepublicanclub.org