Communications Committee

DIANNE JUDD, Chair  PETE SKORO, Website & Newsletter

The Communications Committee handles communications for LWV/ABC work and activities, including the Website, Newsletter, Social Media, E-Blasts to members and friends, Newspaper columns and press releases, and publicity for events, local studies.

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Civic Engagement

 LIZ SEEFELDT, Chair

Civic Engagement‘s purpose is to educate the public on our nation’s civic processes and on how to engage in a healthy way. 

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Finance Committee

The Finance Committee organizes fundraising for LWV/ABC.

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Inequality Action Committee

JAN PENN & LINDA JORGENSON, Chairs

Current work for this committee in 2018-2019 is to join the statewide End Child Poverty Campaign.  Since the campaign is raising many of the same issues of wage stagnation, and unsustainable health care, housing and childcare costs, and government de-investment that were raised by the LWV/ABC 2017 Inequality Study, Jan and Linda asked if the Committee would like to merge the Health Equity and Living Wage Committees and tackle our issues under the umbrella of this campaign.  The consensus of the group was that we should do that.

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Membership Committee

MARY JO TUCKWELL, Chair

Recruits, welcomes and encourages members to get involved in League work.   Updates and maintains membership records for local, state, and national databases.

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Natural Resources Advocacy Committee

JOAN ELIAS, Chair

Natural Resources Committee: This committee advocates for protection and preservation of natural resources including land, water, and air. Protecting and improving water quality and quantity of both surface and ground water are of particular interest. The committee is guided by LWV local, state, and national positions.

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Program and Events Committee

SHEILA MITCHELL, Chair

The Program and Events Committee is in charge of arranging and coordinating the annual Holiday Party and the Spring Annual Meeting for the membership at large. It also assists other committees with their events, as needed, with booking the venue and speaker, promotion, refreshments, and assistance at their events.

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Voter Services/Candidate Forum Committee

MARY HASSETT GABRYS, Chair

We believe that every eligible voter should have a fair and equal opportunity to vote and cast their ballot.  LWV/ABC Voter Services volunteers each year engage voters and voters-to-be with voter registration materials.  The Voter Services Committee helps voters get to know the candidates and issues in upcoming elections, primarily by holding forums for candidates for our area's state and local offices.  At the forums, all questions come from the audience, so attendees can hear the candidates address issues of interest to them.

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