On May 7th the TC Northeast PAC hosted a fundraiser at the Turkish American Community Center and Mosque for former Maryland Congresswoman Donna Edwards, who is running for Prince George’s County Executive, in Lanham, MD. Donna Edwards is a longtime friend of the Turkish American community since her tenure on Capitol Hill. The event provided […]
On March 27, former Maryland Congresswoman Donna Edwards, who is running for Prince George’s County Executive, met with Mert Kayan, Treasurer of the Turkish Coalition Northeast Political Action Committee (TC-NE PAC) in Washington, D.C. They discussed her campaign, Maryland politics, and the broad US-Turkey relationship. Edwards expressed interest in reaching out to the Turkish American […]
On March 19, TC-NE PAC attended a reception honoring Representative Anthony Brown (D-MD/4th). Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD/5th) was a special guest at the event. Representative Brown spoke with Gunay Evinch, Co-Chair of the Turkish American National Steering Committee (TASC), and Mert Kayan, the Treasurer of the Turkish Coalition Northeast PAC (TC-NE PAC) to discuss […]
On March 28, TC-USA PAC, TC-NE PAC and TC-Midwest PAC were sponsors of a dinner in Washington, DC, honoring Congressman Don Beyer’s (D-VA/8th). Representatives from the Turkish American community in Virginia who attended the dinner highlighted the importance of continuing dialogue between Turkey and the United States and maintaining the alliance. As a token of […]
Our mission is to encourage and support Turkish Americans, particularly women, to participate in the American political system by engaging with elected officials and by running for public office.
Ending the 2015-2016 Election Cycle, the Turkish American Community stepped up to the plate in political giving. Thank you Turkish Americans and friends of the US – Turkey Relationship.
Judge Halil Suleyman Ozerden currently serves as a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi. He was nominated to the position by President George W. Bush in 2006.
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Updated on November 16, 2022 John Alpay John Alpay, a resident of San Clemente, served as Area 3 Trustee for the Capistrano Unified School District, the ninth largest school district in California from November 2010 until 2016. He previously served as a Parks & Recreation Commissioner for San Clemente, and on the Budget & Finance […]
About NC-TAW PAC What is NC-TAW PAC? The National Coalition of Turkish American Women Political Action Committee – NC-TAW PAC is an entity supporting Turkish Americans, particularly women, to participate in the American political system by engaging with elected officials and by running for public office. Who can contribute to the NC-TAW PAC? Only Green […]
One of the easiest ways to make a difference is to take a few minutes to call your member of Congress and request that they join the Congressional Caucus on Turkey and Turkish Americans (Turkey Caucus).
Turkish American political action committees work across the US to promote an ever-stronger friendship between the US and Turkey, forged on the basis of shared democratic principles and strategic interests.
A political action committee (PAC) organized for the purpose of raising and spending money to elect and defeat candidates. PACs can give $5,000 to a candidate committee per election.