March 1 Deadlines Fast Approaching!

There are a number of deadlines relating to Convention that are fast approaching, including Program Planning, Bylaw Amendments, and Award applications.  Visit the Convention 2014 area for more information.


Big News!!

The updated Member Resources site is coming soon – very soon! The Forums site will be unavailable today, February 19th, as the content of both the Members Area and the Forums websites are merged into one, integrated Member Resources site. The whole process will take several hours with the site re-opening on Thursday, February 20, 2014.

  • Per LWVUS Bylaws, in order to vote at Convention 2014, a League must have met its Per Member Payment (PMP) obligation in full for fiscal year 2013-14 (July 1, 2013-June 30, 2014), as well as for previous fiscal years. Leagues that are unable to fulfill their financial obligation and wish to vote at Convention 2014 may file a hardship claim with the LWVUS Board. Please read this memo for more information about the process of applying for a hardship request. The deadline for all requests is March 1.
  • One of the many important business items at national convention is the review and possible amendment of the LWVUS Bylaws. Below is the process that Leagues should use to propose an amendment. All proposed amendments are reviewed by the Bylaws Committee.
  • Please use the Convention 2014 registration form to register as a delegate or visitor. The fee includes participation in all trainings, briefings, caucuses, general sessions, and national networking events, and includes the LWVUS-hosted banquet and program on Monday evening. The online registration deadline is May 23, 2014. Registrations after that date will be $385 at the Convention site.
  • Check out Dallas' tourism website, visitdallas.com for information about things to do and see while you are there for Convention.
  • The Omni Dallas Hotel is the Convention 2014 location. They have provided special rates for convention attendees. Dates available for convention rate of $169 per night : June 2 -14, 2014. Please book by: May 12, 2014.
  • A quick guide to the events at 2014's Convention in Dallas, TX. This schedule is subject to change.
  • "First Call" to Convention 2014 in Dallas, TX on June 6-10, 2014. Please plan to join national, state and local League leaders from around the country for this lively biennial event - to hear nationally known speakers, learn more about the issues important to the organization and the nation, participate in training sessions and join in the discussion and networking that make the League a strong and vital force in our democracy.
  • This powerpoint was presented at Council 2013.

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