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Copyright © League of Women Voters of Evanston

Serving the people of Evanston & Skokie, Illinois, since 1922.

The LWVE is a 501(c)3 organization. Memberships and donations are tax deductible, and support our local activities and programs.
The LWVE is a 501(c)3 organization. Memberships and donations are tax deductible, and support our local activities and programs.
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Learn More about the League of Women Voters

To learn more about the League of Women Voters and the types of activities we are
involved in, please see this extremely useful reference guide  for new members.

Elected LWVE officers and directors for 2022–2023 include:

Executive Committee:

Vice President: Betty Hayford

Vice President:  Lonnie Dunlap
Secretary: Lois Taft
Treasurer: Mary Keefe Kelly

Elected Directors:
Kristine Lofquist
Joan Lakebrink
Joan Linsenmeier
Mark Tendam
Jennifer O’Neil
Alisa Kaplan
Willie Shaw
Georgia Vlahos

Nominating Committee:
Chair:  Carol Mullins
Gloria Callaci

(As stipulated in our by-laws, a third member will be

appointed from the board of directors.)

Off-Board Appointments
Office Coordinator: Judy Elsass
Webmaster: Mary Lewis
Intercom Editor: Mark Tendam

The League has an active presence in the Evanston community.

Our organization serves the needs of community through programs such as:

  • Public meetings on current governmental issues
  • Sponsorship of candidate debates
  • Observing and reporting on Evanston governmental boards and commissions
  • Voter registration
  • Action on selected topics which the League has studied

The League serves the interests of our members, too,

with networking opportunities through our monthly luncheons, a chance to be up close and personal with state and local legislators at our annual summer luncheon, getting the buzz on issues through the Intercom newsletter.

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Be informed about our organization through this site.
Contact us  with your comments and opinions, and take action to be an informed voter.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Policy
LWV is an organization fully committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in principle and in practice. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are central to the organization’s current and future success in engaging all individuals, households, communities, and policy makers in creating a more perfect democracy.

There shall be no barriers to full participation in this organization on the basis of gender, gender identity, ethnicity, race, native or indigenous origin, age, generation, sexual orientation, culture, religion, belief system, marital status, parental status, socioeconomic status, language, accent, ability status, mental health, educational level or background, geography, nationality, work style, work experience, job role function, thinking style, personality type, physical appearance, political perspective or affiliation and/or any other characteristic that can be identified as recognizing or illustrating diversity.