ACTION GROUPS AND COMMITTEES*
The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages the informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.
COMMUNICATIONS: Co-Chairs: Lisa Adkins firstname.lastname@example.org Leesa Bainbridge email@example.com
- Inform our membership and community about League work and events via newspapers, magazines, e-mail, Facebook, Twitter and other social networks including Central Florida Spotlight and our website, www.lwvoc.org.
- Write and edit our League newsletter.
EDUCATION: C0-chairs: Tricia Huder firstname.lastname@example.org and Marilyn Hufferan email@example.com
Study issues and take action by lobbying legislators and school boards
- Participate in speaking activities to inform the public of League positions on education issues.
- Learn differences in schools and how they are funded: public, private, vouchers, etc.
GOVERNMENT: Co-chairs Michele Levy firstname.lastname@example.org and Sandra Powers email@example.com
- Study immigration issues and be prepared to support LWV’s recommendations.
- A group of dedicated League members who focus on education to our membership and the community about the goals, history and importance of the League in forming and affecting policy for Central Florida.
MEMBERSHIP: Co-chairs: Pat Grierson, firstname.lastname@example.org Barbara Knapp email@example.com
- ●Educate members about League history and values and focus on League growth and retention
- ●Report statistics to state and national League of Women Voters; maintain membership database
- ●Plan special events that include new member orientations and annual meetings.
NATURAL RESOURCES: Co-chairs: Margaret Stewart firstname.lastname@example.org Sharon Lynn email@example.com
- Study environmental issues and take action by lobbying state legislators, as well as local county and city officials.
*In order to participate in a League committee, it is necessary to join the League. To join, please, visit our website at lwvoc.org.
HOT TOPICS LUNCHEON PROGRAMS/OTHER EVENTS
Hot Topics luncheons take place the second Wednesday of each month, and keep you informed about local issues that make a difference in your county and state. Hear interesting speakers; meet other members; enjoy a delicious lunch; learn about opportunities to be active in your League.
Luncheons begin at 11:30 a.m., and cost $25.00 for paid members and $35.00 for non-members.
Luncheons are held at Sorosis House, 501 East Livingston St., Orlando, FL, 32803.
Hot Topics 2018: February 14 Black History Month
March 14 Affordable Housing
April 11 TBA
May 9 Education
June 13 TBA
Annual Membership Meeting: April 26, 2018, 6:00 p.m., University Club in Winter Park-Members Only