Thursday, March 11, 2021
9 am via Zoom
Thursday, March 26, 2021
9 am via Zoom
Recently Held Meetings
VILLAGE ELECTION SYSTEM
On Monday, December 7, 2020, LWVS held its annual general membership information session regarding this year’s Citizens Nominating Committee (CNC) election. Procedure Committee Chair Sarit Kessel Fuchs presented and answered questions with the assistance of Procedure Committee member and past chair Madelaine Eppenstein. The information session was open to the public and is posted below.
Follow this link to the Information Session Agenda with Procedure Committee Written Responses. Follow this link to the LWVS 2020 CNC Election Consensus Statement.
For more information, please contact Diane Baylor, LWVS Village Election System Chair, at LWVS.email@example.com.
SCHOOL ELECTION SYSTEM
On Monday, January 25, 2021, LWVS held its annual general membership information session regarding this year’s School Board Nominating Committee (SBNC) election. Kathy Gray, current SBNC Administrative Committee Election Chair, was present to answer questions. The Information session was open to the public and is posted below. Follow this link to the SBNC Administrative Committee Election Chair’s Written Report. Follow this link to the LWVS 2020 SBNC Election Consensus Statement.
For more information, please contact Jyoti Ruta, LWVS School Election System Chair, at LWVS.firstname.lastname@example.org.
UPDATES TO TWO LWVNYS HEALTHCARE POSITIONS
On Monday, February 8, 2021, LWVS held a concurrence meeting for the purpose of considering updates to two LWVNYS Healthcare Positions. Follow this link to the LWVS Response.
The concurrence questions addressed were:
- Do you accept the new position on Healthcare?
- Do you accept the new position on Financing of Healthcare?
An answer of “no” to either question retains the current position; “yes” accepts the proposed new position.
Attendees were encouraged to review the following materials in advance:
- LWVNYS Update on Healthcare and the Financing of Healthcare (2019-21) Materials
- LWVNYS Participant Guide for Concurrence on Two Proposed Updated Positions
For LWVW held three free informational workshops for attendees To learn more about the two healthcare positions and the concurrence process, view the LWVW informational workshop recorded on January 11, 2021.
LOCAL, COUNTY, AND STATE LEAGUE PROGRAM
Also on Monday, February 8, 2021, LWVS held its annual general membership and consensus meeting to discuss programming for LWVS (to be proposed for adoption at the LWVS Annual Meeting in May), for the Westchester County League for the upcoming year (to be communicated to the LWVW board for its consideration), and for the State League (to be communicated to the LWVNYS board for its consideration).
Follow this link to the full agenda for Healthcare Concurrence and Program Consensus Meeting, complete with links to all supporting material.
Follow this link to the LWVS Proposed Local Program for 2021-22 to be presented for adoption at the annual meeting in May. Follow this link for the LWVW Program for 2020-21 and the LWVS Comments to LWVW re the County Program for 2021-22. Follow this link for the LWVNYS Program Planning Packet for 2021-23 and the LWVS Recommendations to LWVNYS.