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  • Saturday, June 05, 2021 at 08:00 AM · $10.00 USD · 49 rsvps
    Virtual

    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 - Luella Mast
    4. Adoption of Rules of Convention1- Richard Willson

    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 - Elaine Apter
    12.Program Discussion and Debate (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 and ratification of positions

    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. CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS
    a. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
    b. Communications

    2:00 - 2:05 Stretch Break
    2:05 - 4:00 3. Report of Credentials Committee

    4. Election of Officers, Directors and Nominating Committee
    5. Presidents’ Acceptance
    6. Discussion, Motions and Vote on Program for 2021-2023
    7. Action Motions Report
    8. Vote on Action Motions
    9. New Business
    10.Directions to the Board
    11.Announcements
    4:00 p.m. CONVENTION ADJOURNS