Committees and Groups 2019-2020

Committees and Groups 2019-2020

Communications Committee: Chair: T Lyn. The Communications Committee handles news releases and other public announcements; production and distribution of the League's monthly newsletter The Voter; production and publishing of the annual They Represent You (TRY) brochure; the LWV's website maintenance; and social media presence.

Education Committee: Chair: Bonnie Bless-Boenish. The Education Committee's current focus is the Kids Voting USA pilot program in Clallam County schools. The Kids Voting USA mission is to create lifelong voting habits in children; increase family communication about citizenship; and encourage greater adult voter turnout. 

Environment Committee: Chair: Carroll Hull. This is a new standing Committee as of June 2019. It's current focus is The Study Of Water project. The goal of this project is provide information to residents about the beauty, dynamics, challenges, and future of the Dungeness Watershed - a critical resource for our community.

Healthcare Committee: Chair: Nancy Field. The Healthcare Committee studies the status of healthcare and health insurance locally, in Washington, and nationally. The Committee presents public information events about healthcare-related issues, and supports and works toward the national League of Women Voters' position on healthcare.  

Membership Committee: Chair: Marcia Radey. The Membership Committee processes new members; manages the membership roster; provides membership information to the State and National Leagues; recruits new members; provides orientations for new members; and plans and presents membership events.

Observer Corps: Chair: Katie Woodin. The Observer Corps is a dedicated group of League members who regularly attend public meetings of local government jurisdictions (such as the Cities of Port Angeles and Sequim and the Board of County Commissioners) and provide written summaries of these meetings to the League membership. Consider becoming a League Observer!

Voter Services Committee: Chair: Paula Barnes. The Voter Services Committee conducts voter registration efforts throughout the County. The Committee also holds candidate and issues forums prior to special, primary and general elections to educate and inform citizens and help them be better prepared to cast their votes.

Book Discussion Group: ​Group Leader: Vicci Rudin. The book group focuses on the current American political scene, as well as the historical events and figures which contributed to it. The book group gives League members an opportunity to discuss political concepts in a nonpartisan manner, to educate themselves on current developments relevant to League positions and concerns, and to share social time with each other. 

Walking Group: Group leader: Marcia Radey. League members meet on Tuesdays to exercise and socialize on the beautiful Olympic Discovery Trail. Meet at either the west end Carlsborg parking lot at 9:00 am and walk east or at the Audubon Center at 9:30 am and walk west.

Interested in Joining a Committee or Group?

Contact the Committee Chair or Group Leader to find out the next meeting date/time/location.