Evan Sorce, Chair of the Marion County Democratic Central Committee (MCDCC) today announced that former Democratic congressional candidate, Jamie McLeod-Skinner will provide the keynote address at this year’s Monroe Sweetland Dinner on October 5
“Jamie is a trail-blazer that outperformed expectation in her CD 2 challenge in 2018. She showed her ability to bring Oregonians together regardless of political affiliation. I am thrilled that this rising star of the Democratic Party has accepted our invitation to speak at the Monroe Sweetland Dinner,” stated Sorce.
Jamie McLeod-Skinner is an attorney and natural resource consultant who has spent her lifetime working to build stronger and healthier families and communities. A rural Democrat, she knows how to bring people together across the urban-rural divide.
Event Honorary Co-Chairs Vanessa Nordyke and Trevor Phillips said of the announcement, “Marion County’s rural-urban divide speaks to the need for diverse perspectives in leadership. We are lucky to have Jamie McLeod-Skinner share her rural point of view and lived experiences with us,” said Nordyke. “Jamie McLeod-Skinner ran a historic, grassroots, people powered campaign for Oregon congressional district 2. We are thrilled that she will be our keynote speaker this year!" added Trevor Phillips, MD.
About the annual Monroe Sweetland Dinner Auction
The dinner and auction begin at 5:00pm at the Holiday Inn Salem at 3301 Market St NE, Salem, OR 97301. Tickets can be purchased at
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