President's Message (Sandra Duckworth)|
Call to Convention
Non-Partisan Facts Explored
League Leaders Listed
Juvenile Justice Position Reviewed (Catherine Tignac)
Reapportionment: The Drama Begins (Anna Lee)
League Unveils Juvenile Justice Position
Action Ahead on Public Education (Marion Saunders)
Legislative Access Reported (Debbie Kimball)
Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) (Debbie Kimball)
League Appreciates these Companies
Call to Convention
On December 19,1990 President Duckworth issued the formal call to convention in a memo to local league presidents. A second call will be made in March. Leagues are expected to be considering delegate selection so each chosen delegate can be fully prepared in order to participate and to take action as an informed (though uninstructed) representatives of their local league.
"Each delegate shall be a voting member enrolled in a recognized local League of the LWVHI. Each delegate shall be entitled to one vote only at the convention even though the delegate may be attending in two or more capacities."
May 18 and 19 are the dates. Sheraton Waikiki is the place. Members who would like to stay at the hotel are urged to reserve shortly; mention that you are part of the League's Convention.
Details will be forthcoming in the next Leo Hana. The business of convention is adoption of program, election of officers and directors and adoption of a budget for the ensuing fiscal year, plus transaction of their business as presented.
Program planning steps are in progress, budget considerations are being discussed and the nominating committee is happy to receive your thoughts on leadership for the coming two year period. Their report and other vital information will be found in the next issue of Leo Hana.
The bylaws call for these program planning steps:
Note that the key here is for local leagues to bring their program ideas forth as stated in step one! The floor of convention allows for discussion and delegate input but it is all based on member input from the beginning of the process.
Program for the League of Women Voters of Hawaii consists of action a.) to implement governmental Principles which are adopted at national convention and 2.) those state governmental issues chosen for concerted study and action.
Criteria for choosing program includes the following.
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