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HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE 2016 LWV-MS CONVENTION, MAY 21, 2016
The state Board meeting took place at Anjou Restaurant. The program included music from Grammy winning League member Dorothy Moore and a talk by University of Mississippi law professor and lecturer Michele Alexandre on "Sexploitation: Sexual Profiling and the Illusion of Gender." Among the business addressed, Dierdre Payne gave a national items report noting the 23rd anniversary of the Motor Voter provision.
LWV-MS FALL 2015 BOARD MEETING
The League of Women Voters of Mississippi held its fall board meeting on November 14, 2015, at St. John's Episcopal Church in Ocean Springs. Hosted by the LWV of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, the meeting had full Board participation as well as interested League members from the Coast and Jackson areas. We were particularly pleased to have Peg Ciraldo from Hattiesburg who plans to organize a League in that area.
Around the table, clockwise from the bottom: Dary Shenfeld, Gene Everitt, Marcia Weaver, David Stephens, Karlyn Stephens, Brenda Beauchamp, Robin Cooley, Chris Friedley, Peg Ciraldo, Keri Friedley, Fran Leber, Elaine Talbott, Carolyn Townes, and Mary Ann Everett. Also attending were Dorothy Moore, Dierdre Payne and Natalie Maynor.