2018 Annual Meeting Highlights

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News

Our Direction and FocusPhoto of Deborah Shefler at Annual Meeting

Based on results from the Program Planning/Policy & Position Review meeting on January 27, 2018, the Board recommended retaining all local LWVO and Alameda County positions, and members at the Annual Meeting concurred with the following

For Oakland:  

  • Meeting Human Needs (healthcare, housing, transportation, preventing poverty)
  • Public Safety (dumping and graffiti, police commission, better communication among City departments) 
  • Records Management/Boards and Commissions 
  • Observer Corp/Civic Engagement   

For Alameda County education and advocacy:  

  • CSEC (Commercially Sexually Exploited Children)   
  • Alameda County Office of Education oversight of OUSD Restorative Justice program 
  • Post-secondary education opportunities for those in the juvenile justice system who have completed high school 
  • Advocacy for the needs of senior residents in the county

Meet Our New Leadership Team for 2018 - 2019!

Board Nominations for two-year terms expiring June 30, 2020
TreasurerAmy Lyons 
SecretaryHelen Sundergill 
Program Co-VP’s:  Ernestine Nettles and Deleign Thompson 
Communications ChairKathleen Cha 
Development Co-Chair: Lori Lieneke
Membership Co-ChairCourtney Welch 
At LargePam Hall 
At Large:  Amy Baker 
 
Continuing Board Members, terms expiring June 30, 2019
President: Louise Rothman-Riemer 
Vice President AdministrationBonnie Hamlin
Voter ServiceDeborah Shefler 
Grant ManagerDawna Williams 
WebmasterEleni Hub 
Juvenile Justice LiaisonLouise Anderson 
LWVBA Interleague NorthJudi Bank 
Legislative Policy AnalystMary Bergan 
At LargeElaine Ginnold 
 
Off-Board Leadership Positions:  
VP ActionGail Wallace - 2 years 
Voter Registration ChairSandy Venning - 1 year 
Membership Co-ChairMeg Bowerman - 1year   
Development Co-ChairKathryn Moir

Annual Meeting Speaker

photo of Jason Toro, Deputy Director of Community Works WestJason Toro, Deputy Director of Community Works West, focusing on equity as a means of addressing the barriers faced by underserved communities, ensuring they have the necessary tools to empower themselves to success.  To read more about Jason, see our latest Voter!
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