Wednesday, March 25, 2009

THE PEREZ NOTES - Interview with Lois Marbach on March 25th at 6 pm...

On Wednesday, March 25th at 6PM, Roberto Perez will be interviewing Political Consultant Lois Marbach.

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THE PEREZ NOTES airs every Wednesday from 6-8PM so spread the news and tell a friend. A bio is below for those of you who want to know more about Lois.

LOIS MARBACH has been an active community organizer in Queens County since the early 1970's. She was a co-founder and co-coordinator of a women's center in Flushing from 1975 to 1979. From 1976 to 1983, Lois was a Consciousness-Raising Coordinator for the National Organization for Women, Queens Chapter. In 1980 she was NOW's Legislative Coordinator. In 1986 Lois was a candidate for Queens Borough President in the Democratic Primary, receiving over 25,000 votes, 38%. of the vote.

Lois was the Queens coordinator of volunteers for the presidential campaign of Mondale-Ferraro. Starting with the mayoral campaign of Carol Bellamy, Lois has been a consultant, and the Queens coordinator, for the Primary election campaigns for: Carol Bellamy, David Dinkins, Liz Holtzman, Karen Burstein. In Mark Green's race for Public Advocate, she was a consultant for both the Primary and General elections.

Lois is a member of the following: National Association of Political Consultants, NOW, National Association of Female Executives, NAACP Flushing branch, ACLU, NYPIRG and the Board of Directors of the Queens Women's Network, NYS NARAL (National Abortion Rights Action League), Treasurer of the Queens Womens-Political Caucus, Chairperson of The Queens Coalition for Political Alternatives, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Eastern Queens Democratic Club, member of CB#ll, founder of the Oakland Gardens/Terrace Community Council, past Vice-Chairperson of NYS New Democratic Coalition, past Chairperson of Queens NDC, working group member of the Majority Coalition for a New New York, a founding member of Queens Women for Equality and founder of the Democratic Alliance. Mayor David Dinkins appointed Lois a Trustee to the Queens Library Board and a member of the NYC Commission on the Status of Women.

In November 1987, Lois was honored by the Korean-American Small Business Service Center of New York, Inc. for her work with new immigrants and her support of the small business community. She was the 1986 recipient of the Aaron Weiss Humanitarian Award for working with and bringing together diverse groups of people. In the spring of 1990 the National Women's Political Caucus honored her for her strong sense of fairness for all people and in particular her commitment to the goals of the women's movement. In December 1991 Lois was the recipient of a Community Leadership Award from the Flushing NAACP. In February of 1997 Lois was honored by the Queens Lesbian and Gay Pride Committee, at their annual dinner, for championing equal rights for Lesbians and Gays. She is the subject of biographical record in several prominent publications, including The Marauis Who's Who of American Women; 2,000 Notable American Women, published by the American Biographical Institute; and in The Fourteenth Edition of Community Leaders Of America, also published by the ABI.

She has been a guest lecturer, at many classes and organizations on various government concerns. She has organized major city-wide conferences, such as the Spring 1993 Conference On Crime And The Elderly, which was co-sponsored by the NYC Department For The Aging and the NYC Police Department.

She is the owner of Promotional Strategies, through which she does political consulting, establishes direct mail and target marketing strategies, creates promotional videos, incentives and award campaigns and organizes special events. Promotional Strategies also develops and maintains computer mailing lists and prime voter lists.