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Past Events

February 6, 2016, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Campaign Kick-Off

Please join us for a Valentine kick-off celebration & reception to support the election of Joan Hartmann.
Kick-Off Invite


March 5, 2016, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Isla Vista Office Opening
Isla Vista Campaign Office
900 Embarcadero Del Mar, Suite E, Isla Vista, CA 93117

Join us for the Isla Vista Campaign Office Opening.
900 Embarcadero Del Mar, Suite E
Isla Vista, CA 93117

Join us for lunch and conversation with Joan.  This is an opportunity to meet Joan and ask her your questions. Voter registration and precinct walk to follow.

Contact Alex at (805) 216-2796 for more information.


March 9, 2016, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Goleta Chamber of Commerce Candidates Forum
Glen Annie Golf Club
405 Glen Annie Road, Santa Barbara, California 93117

Please join us for a lively discussion of the issues facing the 3rd District.


March 12, 2016, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Buellton Campaign Office Opening
Campaign Headquarters
175 McMurray Road, Suite G, Buellton, CA 93427

Celebrate the office opening, phone banking & precinct walk to follow.

For more information contact Erin: 805-440-9021



March 16, 2016 - April 2, 2016, 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Watch the First Forum

Cox Cable – Channel 8
Will air the video of the first forum held by the Goleta Chamber of Commerce March 16 to April 2.

Wednesday & Thursday at 6:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday at 10:00 p.m.

You can watch the video here.


March 18, 2016, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Fundraising Event

Fundraising Event at the home of Kim Kimbell
Please email for details:


April 6, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
SM Times/League of Women Voters Candidate Forum
Betteravia Government Center
511 Lakeside Parkway, Santa Maria, CA 93455

Santa Maria Times/League of Women Voters Candidates Forum
3rd & 4th District Supervisor Candidates
This will also be on broadcast live on


April 13, 2016, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
AAUW Forum at Providence Landing
Providence Landing Clubhouse
699 Mercury, South Vandenberg Village, CA

AAUW 3rd District Candidates Forum


April 27, 2016, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
SB League of Women Voters Forum
Isla Vista School Multi-Purpose Room
6875 El Colegio, Isla Vista, CA 93117

3rd Supervisorial District Candidates Forum


April 28, 2016, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
SB Vintners Board of Supervisors Candidate Forum
Hotel Corque
400 Alisal Road, Solvang, CA 93436

Matt Kettmann and Kelsey Brugger of the Santa Barbara Independent will moderate the forum.

Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisor Candidates

  • 1st District: Das Williams. Jennifer Christensen
  • 3rd District: Bruce Porter, Joan Hartmann, Bob Field, Jay Freeman
  • 4th District: Peter Adam (incumbent), Eduardo “Eddie” Orzeta, Jr.

Thursday, April 28, 2016 Hotel Corque 3400 East Highway 246, Sovlang 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. with a wine and networking reception to follow Free to attend the forum | $25 a person to attend the wine and networking reception

Reservations/Tickets required


May 2, 2016, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WE Watch, SYV Board of Realtors, League of Women Voters Forum
St. Mark’s Church
2901 Nojoqui Ave, Los Olivos, CA 93441

Candidate Forum flyer 5-2-16

Join Women’s Environmental Watch, the Santa Ynez Valley Board of Realtors and the League of Women Voters for a 3rd District Candidate forum.


May 4, 2016, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Vandenberg Village Association Forum
United Church of Christ’s Fellowship Hall
Corner of Constellation Road & Jupiter Avenue, Vandenberg Village, CA


May 18, 2016, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Committee to Improve North County Luncheon Forum
Pea Soup Anderson’s
376 Ave of the Flags, Buellton, CA

3rd District Candidate Forum
Co-Sponsored by:
Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce
Solvang Chamber of Commerce
Santa Ynez Valley Chamber of Commerce
Buellton Chamber of Commerce
Lompoc Chamber of Commerce
Santa Maria Times
Santa Barbara County Taxpayers Association


August 20, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
“The Road to Victory” Fundraiser

Kick-Off save the date #5B electronic copy

For Ticket and Sponsorship Information contact: mailto:

Buy tickets:

$75.00 per person


Sponsor this Event:

Sponsorship Levels:
Co-Host         $ 5,000.00
Sponsor         $ 2,500.00
Co-Sponsor   $ 1,000.00
Patron            $   500.00
Friend            $    250.00

Please, use drop down menu to select sponsorship amount and “add to cart”
Also, please provide your occupation & employer.

Sponsorship Amount


September 27, 2016, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
League of Women Voters Candidate Forum
Isla Vista Elementary School
6875 El Colegio, Isla Vista,


October 1, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
“The Final Stretch to Victory” fundraiser

Hartwell Home

Please join us for
“The Final Stretch to Victory”
fundraiser to support the election of
Joan Hartmann
for SB County 3rd District Supervisor

at the beautiful Mission Canyon home of
Lamara Heartwell & Timothy Tillman

Parking will be provided at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden with shuttle service to the residence.
Carpooling Suggested
Suggested Donation $75 per person
Buy tickets here:

Sponsor this event:

Sponsorship Amount

Special arrangements for volunteers.
Contact us at


October 13, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
3rd District Candidate Forum sponsored by KCSB Radio
Isla Vista Theater 2
960 Embarcadero del Norte, Isla Vista, CA 93117

Candidate Forum hosted by UC Santa Barbara radio station KCSB.
Reception at 6:30 p.m.; debate scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m.
A panel of student journalists from KCSB and the Bottom Line and the Daily Nexus student-run newspapers will ask questions of the candidates. The event will be broadcast on KCSB 91.9 FM


October 19, 2016, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
3rd Dist. Supervisor Candidate Forum Sponsored by Committee to Improve North County
Pea Soup Andersons
76 Ave of the Flags, Buellton, CA 93427

Sponsored by Committee to Improve North County
& Area Chambers of Commerce
Luncheon program
$20 per person
RSVP in advance to


October 24, 2017, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
A very special musical evening with Rhiannon Giddens & Dirk Powell

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
at the home of
Dan & Kate Murphy
Montecito, CA
(Address provided with RSVP)


My step-son, Dirk Powell, is touring with Grammy Award Winner Rhiannon Giddens and between engagements at the Disney Hall and UCSB Arts & Lectures, they will perform for us at a Montecito House Party campaign fundraiser.

New York Times columnist Paul Krugman has blogged that Rhiannon was “one of the best concerts of my life,” that it was “shock, awe and delight” and “each successive number was more spectacular than the last, as she fiddled, strummed, danced and more.”

NPR interview with Rhiannon>>

Co-Host $5,000 includes 4 tickets

Sponsor $2,500 includes 2 tickets

Friend $1,000 includes 2 tickets

Individual Ticket $150.00
(limited number available)


Thank You to our Generous Sponsors!
Lee Heller
Dick & Marilyn Mazess
Alice Gillaroo & Susan Jorgensen
Steve & Cindy Lyons
Kelly & Sandy Rose
Jean Silva & Phil Seymour
Kathryn Allen
Diane Boss
Chris & Marell Brooks
Joe Cole
Michael & Marni Cooney
Jill Dexter
Dr. Ed & Mary Jane Edalatpour
Kim Kimbell
Mark & Margaret Lloyd
Sharyne Merritt
Gail Osherenko & Oran Young
Jean K. Schuyler
Judi Stauffer
Suzanne & John Steed
David & Gail Teton-Landis
Jeanette Webber
Chris Wrather

For more information contact Mary Rose 805-965-3952.