Board of Directors

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The Board of Directors is the administrative and policy-making arm of the League of Women Voters of Chicago. It is ultimately responsible for our budget, business affairs, and the activities of committees and members.

The Board is elected each year at the annual meeting and takes office immediately. Officers and Directors serve terms of two years, which are staggered. Additional Directors may be appointed at the discretion of the Board. 

The current Board members and their term years are listed:


  • Annie Logue, President (2018-2020)
  • Catherine Mardikes, Vice President (2018-2020)
  • Cathy Potkay, Vice President (2017-2019) 
  • Karen Sandrick, Vice President (2017-2019)
  • Nancy Martin, Secretary (2017-2019)
  • Pat Vogtman, Treasurer (2017-2019)


  • Nancy Brandt (2017-2019) 
  • Sarah Bury (2017-2019) 
  • Bernice Fortini (2017-2019) 
  • Helene Gabelnick (2018-2020) 
  • Patricia Graunke (2018-2020) 
  • Margaret Herring (2018-2020) 
  • Sameena Mustafa (2018-2020)
  • Melanie Norstrom (2018-2020)
  • Jane Ruby (2018-2020)
  • Rae Sokolow (2017-2019)