April Vargas regional Democratic Volunteer of the Year
Montara resident April Vargas was named Democratic Volunteer of the Year from Region 4 during the State Democratic Party Convention held in Sacramento from April 24-26. Region 4 includes San Mateo and San Francisco Counties. Vargas is a local business owner, community organizer and former elected official who currently serves as Controller of the San Mateo County Democratic Central Committee. She was Congressional District 12 Coordinator of Obama for America during the primary and general elections and was an elected Obama delegate to the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver.
"We congratulate April as the recipient of this award and and thank her for her exceptional service to our local Democratic Party," said San Mateo County Democratic Party Chair David Burruto. "Her outstanding leadership, effective community organizing skills and dedication to the values of the Democratic Party make her a role model for Democratic activists everywhere. We are fortunate that she calls San Mateo County home."