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Convention 2020 Schedule

LWVUS National Convention

 

This schedule is subject to change. Please continue to check back for updates and more information.

All times listed are in EDT.


Monday June 22 - Wednesday June 24

Caucuses will be offered in one hour blocks from 4pm EDT to 9pm EDT.


Wednesday June 24

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Resolutions Committee Meeting

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Thursday June 25
PRE-CON

Midday

Virtual Lobby Day


6:30pm - 7:30pm

Welcome Address
Chris Carson, LWVUS President

Parliamentary and Virtual Convention Training
Barbara Rosi, Parliamentarian


7:30pm-8:40pm

Expanding the Vote Panel Presentation
Facebook livestream with Muriel Bowser, Washington, DC, Mayor; Alejandra Y. Castillo, YWCA USA CEO;
Valerie B. Jarrett, When We All Vote Board Chair and The United State of Women Co-Chair; and Allison
Riggs, Southern Coalition for Social Justice Interim Executive Director & Chief Counsel for Voting Rights


8:40pm - 9:00pm

Closing Remarks and Announcements
Chris Carson, LWVUS President


Friday June 26
CONVENTION

PLENARY 

3:00pm -8:00pm 

Proposed Order of Business

Address from LWVUS President
Chris Carson, LWVUS President


Honoring Our Native Land


Parliamentary Reminders
Barbara Rosi, Parliamentarian


Credentials Report


Resolutions Committee Announcement
Chris Carson, LWVUS President


Adoption of Rules
Toni Zimmer, LWVUS Secretary


Adoption of Order of Business
Toni Zimmer, LWVUS Secretary


Report of the Nominating Committee and Election of 2020-2022 Officers, Directors, and Nominating Committee

Sue Smith, Chair, LWVUS 2018-2020 Nominating Committee


15 minute Break


Keynote Address
Norah O'Donnell, CBS News Anchor


Presentation and Adoption of the Proposed Bylaws Amendments
Melissa Currence, Chair, LWVUS Bylaws Committee


45 minute Break


Biennium Report and Highlights


Presentation of Proposed National Program for 2020-2022
Karen Nicholson, LWVUS Vice-President

  • Motions to Adopt Board-Recommended 2020-22 National Program
  • Motions to Adopt Concurrence(s)
  • Motions to Consider Not-Recommended Program Items from List 
  • Vote on Motions to Consider Not-Recommended Items
  • Debate Board-Recommended 2020-22 National Program
  • Debate on Concurrence(s)

Announcements and Recess
Chris Carson, LWVUS President


Saturday June 27
CONVENTION

PLENARY 

3:00pm - 8:00pm

Proposed Order of Business

Call to Order
Chris Carson, LWVUS President


Credentials Report


Report of the Previous Day's Activities
Toni Zimmer, LWVUS Secretary


Address from the CEO
Virginia Kase, LWVUS CEO


Report of the Treasurer
Jessica Lowe-Minor, LWVUS Treasurer

Presentation and Adoption of the Proposed LWVUS 2020-2022 Budget and Per Member Payment
Elaine Wiant, Chair, LWVUS Budget Committee


40 minute Break


Proposed National Program for 2020-2022
Karen Nicholson, LWVUS Vice-President

  • Debate and Vote on Not-Recommended Program Items Voted for Consideration
  • Vote on Concurrence(s)     
  • Vote on Program   

15 minute Break


Report of the Resolutions Committee


Convention 2020 Awards Presentation


Recognition and Thanks of the 2018-2020 LWVUS Board of Directors and Nominating Committee


Introduction of the 2020-2022 LWVUS Board of Directors and Nominating Committee

Remarks from the 2020-2022 LWVUS President


Invitation to Convention 2022

Closing Remarks