Greater KC Women's Political Caucus Appoints Executive Director

Kansas City, MO – The Greater Kansas City Women’s Political Caucus (GKCWPC) has appointed Courtney Cole Executive Director of the organization. Cole was serving as the Fundraising Co-Chair for the Caucus, and has stepped down from this role in order to accept the new position.

“The Greater Kansas City Women’s Political Caucus has long been a dynamic organization working to elect more women to office and further women’s rights. I’m honored to be offered this position by the board and members, and I look forward to continuing the work they have done for years in helping the organization grow,” stated Cole.

“Courtney Cole is smart, active, and driven to help women achieve political parity in the Kansas City Metro. She has the energy and commitment necessary to help the continued growth of this organization,” says Jackson County Legislator Crystal Williams, President, GKCWPC, “We are engaging a new generation of activists focused on electing women, and public policies benefiting their families, their careers and their communities, and Cole is perfectly positioned to help facilitate that work.”

The GKCWPC was founded in 1972 and is the only women-run political organization in Greater Kansas City. The organization is affiliated with the National Women’s Political Caucus in Washington, D.C. and is a multi-partisan, multi-cultural, grassroots organization dedicated to increasing women’s participation in politics and creating a power base designed to achieve equality for all women.

The GKCWPC will soon be hosting a reception titled Trail Blazers, honoring women who have paved a way for others by displaying leadership with their accomplishments. The event will be at the Mattie Rhodes Art Center and Gallery, 915 West 17th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri at 5:30pm on Thursday, May 23, 2013.

For more information, please visit the GKC/WPC website at: www.gkcwpc.org

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