LWVWI President Melanie Ramey and Executive Director Andrea Kaminski
This dynamic duo leads our state League.
Laura Dresser, Assistant Director of COWS, speaks at the Annual Meeting.
Dresser gave a lively talk, complete with arm-waving, as she described how persistent low wages have exacerbated income inequality in the US and Wisconsin. Find more on efforts to increase the minimum wage at the Center on Wisconsin Strategy (COWS) website (www.cows.org) and "Like" their Facebook page.
New 50-year members
Melanie Ramey, Joanne Elder, Yvonne Vitense, and Helen Kasper (not shown) were recognized as new 50-year members. They shared memories and were honored with a yellow rose, a certificate, and a framed photograph of the League's memorial flowering crabapple tree in the UW Arboretum.
Kathy Fullin introduces the 2015 Carrie Chapman Catt awardee
Co-President Kathy Fullin described the annual Carrie Chapman Catt award and introduced this year's recipient: Sally Phelps.
Sally Phelps, recipient of the 2015 Carrie Chapman Catt Award
Brook Soltvedt, incoming Co-President
Susan Fulks records the minutes and Sally Carpenter serves as Parliamentarian as incoming Co-President urges members to prepare for the task of seeing that all eligible voters have the required ID to cast a ballot.
Edith Sullivan, New Program Director
Susan coordinates the volunteers who register voters at the St. Vincent De Paul food pantry.