Elona Vaisnys is Membership Director of the League of Women Voters of Connecticut (LWVCT) and co-president of the League of Women Voters of Hamden-North Haven (LWVHNH). She has been an LWVUS national coach since 2011.

Elona was appointed by President Carter to the Commission on Foreign Language and International Studies, has worked in the Connecticut Governor’s Office of Policy and Management and was the editor for the engineering departments at Yale University. She also wrote a by-lined column on civic activism in the New Haven Register, produced a monthly show on health/medicine on WELI and was a consultant for the CPTV program “Better Health. Elona visited Lithuania for the LWVUS Global Democracy ProgramElona holds a Ph.D. from Yale, has a son and daughter, and lives with her scientist husband in North Haven, CT.

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