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2018 Council LWV of Virginia
June 16th, 2018

at Roslyn Retreat and Conference Center
8727 River Road Richmond, Virginia 23229


Special Guest Speaker

Rachel Bitecofer

Guest Speaker: Rachel Bitecofer

Rachel Bitecofer is Assistant Director of the Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University, SA where she teaches classes on political behavior, campaigns, elections, and political analysis. In her position with the Wason Center she conducts survey research on public policy issues and election campaigns. Her research has been featured in many media outlets including national outlets such as the Washington Post, Huffington Post, and NPR and she is a regular contributor on CBC Radio. 

9:00 Registration, Networking, Wares Shopping
10:00 Welcome
  • Sue Lewis, LWV-VA President
  • Mary Crutchfield, LWVRMA President
  • Adoption of Reports
  • Credentials Committee
  • Rules Committee
  • Council-Program Committee
  • Roll Call
11:00 Program Presentations
  • Behavioral Health Committee
  • Schools Task Force
Noon Speaker, Rachel Bitecofer
(Wason Center, Christopher Newport University)
1:00 LUNCH – Dining Room
Tables are marked for topic caucuses: Behavioral Health, Schools Task Force, Women’s Rights, Budget and Fiscal Management
1:45 Program presentation
  • Women’s Rights Committee
2:00 Business Meeting
2:50 Recess Networking, Wares Shopping
3:00 Break Out Discussions
  • Choice of Sessions on LWVUS Convention Prep
  • Working with Activist Groups
4:00 WRAP Together and Evaluate: What’s Next?

*Special Note: Since there are likely to be some Concurrence voting during the Council, please take some time to review the process for Concurrence here: http://bit.ly/2pt4su5

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