Our Members

Our Membership is comprise entirely of volunteers. Those wishing to lead are encouraged to sign up to head a committee.
Voter Registration - Plan voter registration efforts.
Outreach - Partner with the Party and other Clubs and Caucuses.
Programming - Identify local Issues, Action Items and Club Agendas.
Campaign - Train precinct captains.
Fundraising - Organize recruitment and fundraising events.
Membership - Recruit new members.

Our Board

Our board is elected once per year by the members.

Lidia Calderin Moore, President

Lidia Moore was born in Havana and spent the first 3 years of her life in her family’s beloved small town of Artemisa. She arrived in Miami in 1962 and grew up in Florida beach towns arriving in Miami as a teenager. She raised her family of five children (twins & triplets!) with her husband Gregg in Miami. She has a B.S. in Math and an M.S. in Computer Science and works in Information Technology.

Lidia Moore

Hector Caraballo, Treasurer

In the 1960s Hector was a political prisoner in Cuba for his activism opposing the communist regime.  He was able to leave Cuba to be reunited with his wife here in Miami where they raised their 3 children.  Hector founded this club and was president for the first 10 years.  He is a frequent guest speaker on Spanish language television and radio lending a progressive voice to the conversation.

Agustin Bel Jr., Vice President

Agustin Bel Jr. was born in Havana and lived there until 1968. He left Havana by himself and went to Spain where he resided for several months. Subsequently, he arrived in Miami where he attended middle and high school. He graduated from Barry University retired after many years of teaching for Miami-Dade County Public Schools. He also served as the union steward for many years. He resides in Miami with his fiance, Diane. He has two children, Gregory and Katherine, and two beautiful granddaughters, Annie and Maggie.

Steven Portal, Secretary

Steven Portal was born and raised in Miami to Cuban parents. Passionate about politics from an early age, he has worked on numerous campaigns. A graduate of Miami Dade College he is now pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration at FIU with his sights set on a career in politics.
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