League of Women Voters of the Charlottesville Area

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2019 Annual Meeting Luncheon Held on Thursday, May 9

Apr 22, 2019

The Annual Meeting of the LWV of the Charlottesville Area was held on Thursday, May 9, at The Greencroft Club with guest speaker, Mayor Deanna Reed, City of Harrisonburg. Following Mayor Reed’s speech inspiring women to play a greater public role, LWV CVA President Pat Cochran presided over the annual business meeting and ended with: “Celebrating Our Year Working to Serve, Educate, and Advocate!”

2018 LWV CVA Annual Business Meeting Actions

Voted upon and accepted by the members present:

• Operating budget for fiscal year, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2020
• Local Program for 2019-2020
• Update of Local Program on Child Care:

An investigation of the care and protection of children in child care locally to include:

1. Are standards for daycare licensing thorough enough?

2. Is enforcement of daycare licensing adequate?

3. Is training and education of daycare workers adequate?

4. When CPS (Child Protective Services) investigates an incident at a daycare, should families of the children involved in the investigation be given information regarding the investigation?

• Updates and revisions to LWV CVA By-Laws: Increase in Member dues to
Individual – $65/year
Family – $90/year
Student – No fee to any student who is at least half-time

• Slate of New Officers, Directors, and Committee Members:

Officers: (2 years) 2019 – 2021
Vice-President: Carol Cutler
Treasurer: Anne Claar
Elected Directors: (2 years) 2019-2021
Voter Service: Sue Lewis
Community Engagement: Gerry Kruger
Nominating Committee: (1 year) 2018-2019
Chair: Dena Imlay
Member: Donna Price
Mary Stamps White Committee (3 years) 2018-2021
Member: Rosalie Simari


Date/Time: Tues., June 4
Event: LWV CVA Board of Directors Annual Retreat - BRING YOUR OWN LUNCH
Place: Westminster Canterbury, Pantops
Contact: For further information, contact Pat Cochran, 326-7873
Date/Time: Fri-Sat-Sun, June 7-9
Event: "Wear Orange Weekend" in support of gun violence prevention!
Contact: For further information, contact Maggie Hoover, 703-625-9219
Date/Time: Wed., June 12, 9:30 am
Event: LWV CVA International Relations/Federal Government Committee Meeting
Place: Home of Lois Sandy, 1666 Franklin Dr, 296-8737
Contact: For further information, contact Elaine Longerbeam, (540)823-7296
Date/Time: Tues., June 25, 11:30 am to 1 pm
Event: LWV CVA Justice Reform Committee Meeting
Place: Center for Non-Profit Excellence, 1701-A Allied St., Charlottesville
Contact: For further information, contact Kit Murphy McNally, 414-405-3302
Date/Time: Thurs., June 27, 2:30 - 4 pm
Event: LWV CVA Natural Resources Committee Meeting: Developing a list of NR-related topics we'd like local gov't candidates to address in upcoming candidate forums
Place: University Village (small committee room) at 500 Crestwood Dr., Charlottesville
Contact: For further information, contact Sally Thomas, 434-295-1819

League of Women Voters
of the Charlottesville Area
Mailing Address:
PO Box 2786
Charlottesville, VA  22902
Email:  lwv@lwv-cva.org

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