Convention 2021

Join LWVMD for its 2021 Virtual Convention!

Saturday, June 5, 2021 from 8a.m. to 4p.m.

The LWVMD 2021 Convention Workbook can be found here.

Agenda 

8:00 – 8:30 Participants gather, working with Host to rename themselves.  Breakout rooms by County will be open.

8:30 - 8:52 PLENARY SESSION I

Call to Order – Lois Hybl, Co- President
1. Brief review of how Zoom will be used - Richard Willson
2. Report of Credentials Committee - Nikki Tyree
3. Parliamentarian’s Comments – Linna Barnes
4. Adoption of Rules of Convention- Lois Hybl

5. Adoption of Order of Business
6. Appointment of Minutes Readers
7. Amendment of Bylaws to add DEI policy
8. Appointment of Action Motions Committee
9. Approval of Minutes from 2019 Convention
10.Membership Report - Niecy Chambers

8:52 - 9:00 Stretch Break
9:00 - 9:45 Mayor of the City of Baltimore
9:45 - 10:34 11. Presentation of 2021-23 Proposed State Program and motion to Adopt the entire report - Elaine Apter
12.Program Discussion and Debate of non-recommended studies (no motions)
10:34 - 10:39 Stretch Break
10:39 - 12 noon 1. Treasurer’s Report – Carolyn Hetterick
2. Legislative Action Report – Roy Appletree
3. Nominating Committee Report & Introduction of Nominees– Ralph Watkins
4. Motions for Consideration of Non-Recommended Items

5. Presentation of the 2021-23 Budget – Niecy Chambers
6. Budget Discussion (No motions)
7. Call for Action Motions and Announcements

12:00 - 1:00 BREAK for Brown-Bag LUNCH
(12:30 Breakout sessions opened)

1:00 - 2:00 PLENARY SESSION II

1. Video welcome - Senator Van Hollen
2. DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION PRESENTATION

2:05- 2:10 Stretch Break

2:10-2:45 Congressman Andy Harris (MD CD1)
2:45 - 2:50 3. Report of Credentials Committee

4. Non-recommended program studies, discussion and
voting (60%)
5. Vote on Action Motions
6. FY2021-22 Budget – Discussion and Motions
7. Action Motions Report
8. Election of Officers, Directors and Nominating Committee
9. Presidents’ Acceptance
10.New Business
11.Directions to the Board
12.Announcements
4:00 p.m. CONVENTION ADJOURNS

WHEN
June 05, 2021 at 8am - 4pm
WHERE
Virtual
CONTACT
LWVMD Office ·
138 RSVPS
Andrea Gruhl

Will you come?

$10.00 Convention 2021 Ticket