Call to 2018 LWVNCA Annual Convention
Clyde's of Gallery Place Restaurant, in the Piedmont Room upstairs
707 7th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001 (See Calendar for link to address)
Mark your calendars and send your full allotment of delegates to the 2018 LWVNCA Annual Convention on Saturday, May 5, 9:30 AM. See Delegate Count Letter to check your League's delegate allotment.
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A. Elect officers and directors for a two year term and a Nominating Committee for a one year term
B. Adopt an Annual Budget
C. In odd-numbered years delegates consider and adopt a two-year Program, and in even-numbered years consider Program development. (not in 2018)
D. In Odd number years we award the Madeline Naumann prize. (not in 2018)
E. We may also hold a fundraiser at the convention. (Silent Auction - not in 2018)
F. Conduct any other pertinent LWVNCA business.
The following sections cover the official business to be conducted at the 2018 Annual Convention. These items will appear in the LWVNCA 2018 Convention Workbook that delegates will receive on May 5.
Click FY2019 Budget Committee Report to see the report that accompanies the Proposed Budget.
Click Proposed 2018-19 LWVNCA Budget to view or download the proposed budget.
2017-18 Budget Committee:
Chair Linda Garvelink, Members: Andrea Gruhl, Sherry Zachry, and Treasurer Nancy Bliss, and President Kathy McGuire, ex officio
After careful study and consultation with the Board, the 2017-18 Bylaws Committee recommends the following changes to the the LWVNCA Bylaws, last amended May 6, 2016.
Note: (bold is addition,
Article IV, Officers Section 5.The Treasurer. . .The books of the Treasurer shall be
audited reviewed annually and the report sent to the Board.
Article VII, Section 7. Twenty-five (25) members
delegates other than Board members with the authority to vote as defined in Article VII, Section 3 shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of Convention business, provided that there is representation from a majority of the member Leagues, including two (2) Leagues from Maryland, two (2) Leagues from Virginia, and the League of the District of Columbia.
The LWVNCA Board voted unanimously to recommend these Bylaws changes to the 2018 Convention delegates for acceptance.
Respectfully submitted, 2017-18 Bylaws Committee:
Nancy Soreng, Chair, Olga Hernandez and Betty Mayfield
Click here to view or download proposed amendments.
The LWVNCA 2017-2018 Nominating Committee presents the following slate of Officers & Directors for 2018-2020 and Nominating Committee for 2018- 2019 to be elected on May 5, 2018. Nominations also will be taken from the floor at the Annual Convention.
Respectfully submitted, 2017-2018 Nominating Committee: Wendy Frieman (Chair), Deborah Mitchell, Geraldine Whitley, Andrea Gruhl, Sue Lewis (Members)
Officers for 2018-2020
Vice President: Kathy Matusiak (LWVAR)
Treasurer: Bill Thomas (LWVFA)
Directors for 2018-2020
Linda Softli (LWVDC)
Diane Hibino (LWVMC)
Nominating Committee for 2018-2019
Nominating Committee Chair: Melanie Cox (LWVFR),
Nominating Committee Member: Geraldine Whitley (LWVDC)
Nominating Committee Member: Wendy Frieman (LWVFC)
Click here to view or download full report.
Current(2018-19) Nominating Committee Members:
Melanie Cox, Chair Wendy Frieman Geraldine Whitley Board Appointed: Andrea Gruhl Linda Softli
The Chair would like to thank all members of the nominating committee for their hard work and attention to establishing the slate for officers and directors for 2019-2020. It was determined by the Committee that having co-presidents would expand the candidates plus would be beneficial with the work ahead for the LWVNCA Board with our Centennial year and national convention approaching.
Following the committed work by all Committee members we are pleased to present the slate of officers and directors for the League of Women Voters of the National Capital Area for 2019-2020.
SLATE for 2019-2021
Secretary: Nancy Soreng
Directors: Sarah Matthews Barbara Lipsky Carole Conors
Nominating Committee for 2019-20 Priscilla Godfrey--Chair Betty Mayfield Geraldine Whitley