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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 Plenary Session
  • Welcome
    • Sue Lewis, LWV-VA President
    • Mary Crutchfield, LWVRMA President
  • Roll Call
  • Committee Reports
    • Credentials Committee
    • Rules Committee
    • Reading Committee
  • Appointments
  • Budget Presentation
    • Budget Committee Report to Board [READ REPORT HERE] Note: This report was made and presented to the Board before any changes were initiated by the Board.
    • Proposed Education Fund Budget [READ BUDGET HERE]
    • Proposed Operating Fund Budget [READ BUDGET HERE]
  • Program Presentation
Noon Speaker, Rachel Bitecofer (Wason Center, Christopher Newport University)
1:00 Recess for Lunch – Dining Room

Tables are marked for topic caucuses: Behavioral Health, Schools Task Force, Women’s Rights, Budget and Fiscal Management,

1:45 Plenary Session Resumes
  • Program Update: Women’s Rights Committee & ERA
2:00 Voting
  • Budget
  • Behavioral Health
  • School Funding
2:50 Refreshment Break: Networking, Wares Shopping
3:00 Break Out Discussions
  • LWVUS Convention Prep/Transformational Journey
  • Working with Activist Groups
4:00 Wrap Up
  • Advocacy Award
  • Direction to Board
  • LWV-VA Convention
    • May 18-19, 2019
    • Norfolk, VA
    • Host League: LWV of South Hampton Roads

Staying Overnight? Information on Room Reservations

If you will be staying overnight at the retreat on Friday evening, please contact Lynn Johnston, 2nd vice president, to get a room and roommate if necessary.

Friday night room charges are:  Double (with a roommate to be designated) $79.31, Single $101.97.    You must advise Lynn whether you have a roommate or you would like a roommate assigned if available.  If you do not have a roommate, Lynn will try to find one for you but cannot guarantee availability.  If you don’t have a roommate, the rate will be “single.”

The Council registration fee includes pastry and coffee in the morning, lunch, and other light snacks.

Other Useful Documents:

*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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