Marsha Borenstein

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Marsha Borenstein... is a former chair of New York DSA and a former member of Democratic Socialists of America’s National Political Committee. She was an aide to Congressman Major Owens from 2003 to 2007, and remained his partner in community action.[1]

DSA member

In 1994 Marsha Borenstein was a member of the Democratic Socialists of America. She was named as being on the staff of a New York State Assembly member from Brooklyn and as the treasurer of the New York City local of the Democratic Socialists of America.[2]

In 1994 Juanita Webster and Borenstein of Brooklyn were members of the Democratic Socialists of America Steering Committee.[3]

Marsha Borenstein, New York City DSA, Ithaca NY DSA, was elected to the Democratic Socialists of America National Political Committee, at the November 1997 DSA National Convention in Columbus Ohio.[4]

In 2001 Marsha Borenstein was Treasurer of New York City Democratic Socialists of America[5].

NYC DSA Steering Committee

In 1993 Marsha Borenstein was Treasurer of the New York Democratic Socialists of America Steering Committee.[6]

DSA 1997-1999 leadership

DSA National Political Committee elected at the Columbus, Ohio, 1997 National Convention.[7]

Youth Section Representatives:

Working for Major Owens

Until Owens' retirement Marsha Borenstein was Community Liaison for United States Congressman Major Owens[8].

Feminists for Peace and Barack Obama

In early 2008 Marsha Borenstein of Major Owens Communications Services Center signed a petition circulated by Feminists for Peace and Barack Obama[9].

In the coming elections, it is important to remember that war and peace are as much \"women\'s issues\" as are health, the environment, and the achievement of educational and occupational equality. Because we believe that all of these concerns are not only fundamental but closely intertwined, this Tuesday we will be casting our vote for Senator Barack Obama as the Democratic nominee for President of the United States.


  1. [, Dem Left, Major R. Owens, the People’s Congressman (1936-2013) Posted by Marsha Borenstein on 11.18.13]
  2. Revised list of committees of the 1994-1995 DSA National Political Committee
  3. email from C Riddiough to S Tarzynski Dec 9 1994
  5. New York Democratic Socialist May 2001, page 1
  6. Dem. Left, Sept./October 1993, page 22
  7. [ Democratic Left • Issue # 7 / 8 1997]