The California Alumni Club of Washington, D.C.
Cordially invites you to our
Tenth Annual Reception
Celebrating the Honorable Doris Matsui - Class of 1966
U.S. Representative for California's 6th congressional district
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 | 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
The Cosmos Club
2121 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington DC 20008
Dress Semi Formal | Heavy Hors D'oeuvres & Cocktails
Pricing for DC Cal Alumni 2019 Members:
Special Early Online Purchase: $90/person through August 1, 2019
August 2 - August 15, 2019: $100/person
August 16 through Sept 10: $120/person
Non-Member Regular Admission: $145
(Purchase your 2018 membership here and save!)
Host Committee & Sponsors
Host Committee: $300 Single / $450 Couple
Sustaining Sponsor: $1000 (includes a guest)
Sponsor a Cal Student/Alumni in Need: $100
Space is limited, so please register early.
You may also register by mail by sending a check to:
Cal Alumni Club of Washington DC
P.O. Box 7509
Arlington, VA 22207
Make checks payable to "DC Cal Alumni Club"
The Annual Reception is the premier annual event of the Cal Alumni Club of Washington, D.C. This important event helps raise much-needed funding to support our expansive club operations and to support student scholarships at UC Berkeley. Through our previous nine receptions, D.C. Cal community has raised over $40,000 for CAA Leadership Awards and Cal in the Capital.
Come enjoy heavy appetizers, an open bar, and the ambiance of a historic private club, centrally located in Washington, D.C.
The Annual Reception represents our opportunity to recognize notable Cal alumni in the National Capital region. Our previous Distinguished Alumni honorees are:
2018 - Michael Signer PhD '01, former Mayor, City of Charlottesville, VA
2017 - Cecilia Munoz, Former Director, White House Domestic Policy Council,Obama Administration
2015 - The Very Rev Gary Hall, Dean of the Washington National Cathedral
2013 - Carol Greider, Nobel Laureate, Molecular Biologist & Distinguished Professor, Johns Hopkins University
2012 - Beth Brinkmann, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice - Civil Division
2009 - The Honorable Norman Y. Mineta, former Secretary of Commerce and Transportation
2008 - Marc Pachter, former Director of the National Portrait Gallery
About Congresswoman Matsui
Congresswoman Doris Matsui has represented the city of Sacramento and its surrounding areas since 2005. As a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, she serves on the Health, Environment and Climate Change, and Consumer Protection and Commerce subcommittees and is the Vice-Chair on the Communications and Technology subcommittee.
Because she has always felt the arts connect innovation with creativity and passion, Congresswoman Matsui has been a strong supporter of the arts not only in the Sacramento community but nationwide. She currently serves as a Member of the Board of Regents for the Smithsonian. She is also on the Council of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, and the Council of the National Museum of American History. She has previously served on the National Symphony Board and the Arena Stage Board. Congresswoman Matsui has been an ardent supporter of the DC Cal Alumni Club since joining Congress.
*Remember, we need to receive your check prior to the event, so mail early! Also, if you are bringing a guest, please indicate their first and last names for our name tags.
**As a host committee member you are entitled to attend the special VIP mixer with our guest prior to the general reception and your name will be printed in the program. Should you choose this option you will be contacted by email.
For additional details, or if you have any questions, please visit email us at
2121 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington , DC 20008
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