The purpose of the LWVK Convention is to inspire and empower Kansas to increase their active and informed participation in civic life.

LWVK Assets,” the 2017 convention took place in Topeka on April 29.

Many useful documents remain available here.

2017 Convention workbook

2017-2019 Board officers and directors

The League of Women Voters of Kansas, meeting in state convention on April 29, 2017, resolves to…

Action Resolutions, recorded at convention

 

2017 Featured Speakers

photo of Tiffany Anderson Superintendent of Topeka schools Tiffany Anderson, Ph.D., is an advocate for children of poverty and color in public schools. In 2014, she earned national recognition from Education Week as one of “16 Leaders to Learn From.”
photo of Bob Eye Attorney Bob Eye serves on the board of directors for ACLU of Kansas as well as the Nuclear Information and Resource Service in Washington, D.C. He will talk about civil rights cases, specifically voting rights.
photo of Kim Lauth The LWVUS liaison to LWVK, Kim Lauth, CFRE, has more than 25 years of experience in nonprofit management and fundraising. She will speak on strategic planning and the work of the League in these times.

Business of Convention
LWVK bylaws Article VII defines the composition and business of the convention. Our bylaws direct us to conduct the following:

  • Elect officers, directors, and three members of the nominating committee for the 2017-2019 biennium
  • Adopt a budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal year
  • Approve 2015-2017 proposed position
  • Adopt program for 2017-2019
  • Adopt amendments to the bylaws as needed