The original Democratic Socialist Organizing Committee publication was called Newsletter of the Democratic Left. Those listed as helping produce the October 1973 issue were David Bensman, Henry Bayer, Gretchen Donart, David Gaberman, Tom Kramer, David Kusnet, Jon Ratner, Ronnie Steinberg Ratner, Mark Schaeffer, Nancy Shier.
DSA Conference delegate
In 1983 Gretchen Donart was a New York delegate to the Democratic Socialists of America conference in New York City, October 14-16, 1983
DSA Feminist Commission
In 1985, Gretchen Donart of New York was listed as a member of the Feminist Commission of the Democratic Socialists of America.
- ↑  Newsletter of the Democratic Left, October 1973, page 7
- ↑ DSA Conference delegate list Oct. 12 1983 update
- ↑ DSA Feminist Commission Directory, 1985