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Peggy Appler is a member of the Board of Directors of the League of Women Voters of the United States (LWVUS) and the Board of Trustees of the League of Women Voters Education Fund (LWVEF). She was elected in June 2012.
Ms. Appler served two terms as vice president for Community Relations on the League of Women Voters South Carolina State Board (LWVSC). She coordinated conventions (2009 and 20011) and councils (2008 and 2010), developed and conducted training programs for local Leagues, developed and produced a Presidents Manual, conducted regional meetings with local League presidents, and coordinated the Know Your State publication.
Ms. Appler is a retired Organizational Development Trainer with over 20 years of extensive experience in governmental and business program development, implementation and evaluation. She developed and conducted training programs for public and private sectors.
In addition to League work in Florida and South Carolina Ms. Appler was an active community volunteer. In Florida she served on the Miami-Dade Boundaries Commission; Community Relations Board, Employment Task Force; Sister Cities Program; Ad Hoc Committee to study: Powers of the Strong Mayor; National breast Cancer Coalition; YWCA Greater Miami Chapter Committee to present political skills workshops; and Presidential Rank Review Board, U.S. Office of Personnel Management.
Since retiring to South Carolina in 2002, she has served on the Berkeley County Guardian Ad Litem Foundation Board, chaired the Berkeley County Community Relations Board, and is an active volunteer for the Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce.
Ms. Appler graduated Summa Cum laude from Barry University in Miami with a Degree in Human Resource Management. She is a lay Guardian ad Litem. She and her husband retired from Miami, Florida, to Charleston, South Carolina, in 2002. They have two daughters, five grandchildren and two great grandchildren.