Committees

Our committees are responsible for the success of the League of Women Voters of San Francisco. We encourage all members to join at least one committee to become involved in our vital work. For more information or questions about our committees, use the email addresses below to contact the Committee Chair. Please see our Calendar page for more detail about meetings and other activities.

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Voter Services Committee

  

Manages the voter education programs:

  • Pros & Cons Guide
  • Candidate Statements & Pro/Con Discussion
  • Voter’s Edge 
  • Candidate Forums 
  • Voter Registration 

VP of Voter Services: Alison Goh 

voterservices@lwvsf.org

Meets the last Tuesday of the month at 6 pm.

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Advocacy Committee

  • Develops positions on ballot measures
  • Works with coalitions on League of Women Voters of San Francisco areas of focus in order to: motivate action and influence public and political opinion to affect change
  • Mobilizes members to take action on League Positions
  • Assesses and updates local League positions with the membership

Chair: Jenny Tse

advocacy@lwvsf.org

Meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 6 pm.

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Membership Committee

The Membership Committee organizes member events:

  • Holiday Party
  • Program Planning
  • Wine and Cheese
  • August Tea
  • Pre-Election Breakfast

Other Membership Committee activities include:

  • Directing recruitment initiatives
  • Managing member engagement
  • Hosting other fun, quality events such as Happy Hours and Membership dinners

Co-Chair: Cheryl Harris

Co-Chair: De Moore

membership@lwvsf.org

Meets the 2nd Monday of every month at 6 pm.

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Communications Committee

  • Provides up-to-date information regarding issues of government and public policy as it relates to the League of Women Voters of San Francisco
  • Communicates and promotes member events, advocacy opportunities, hot topic issues, and development campaigns
  • Creates a community and gets people to participate in League of Women Voters of San Francisco activities, either online or in person

Co-Chair: Leuwam Tesfai
Co-Chair: Whitney Watts

communications@lwvsf.org
Meets the 1st Tuesday of every month at 6 pm.


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Development Committee

Raises money from a combination of:

  • Memberships 
  • Donations 
  • Grants 
  • Events such as happy hours and guest bartending 
  • Election services such as Speakers Bureau 
  • Registering people to vote at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
  • Bequests and charitable trusts

VP of Development: Elisa Bond

development@lwvsf.org

Development Committee Meetings are ad hoc

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Education Committee

The Education Committee is responsible for organizing programs and initiatives on the non-election related local issues that the League of Women Voters of San Francisco's members chose to focus on each year. The Education Committee also works on supporting state and national studies. 

Chair: Julia Fasick

Contact:  education@lwvsf.org

Education Committee Meetings are ad hoc

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Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee is responsible for identifying and recommending League members for leadership positions within the organization. Members of the Nominating Committee serve a 1 year term. 

Contact: nominating@lwvsf.org

Nominating Committee Meetings are ad hoc

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Budget Committee

The Budget Committee is responsible for for preparing the annual budget for the organization and reviewing proposed amendments to the Budget. Members of the Budget Committee serve a 1 year term. 

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