Governance Information required to balance the powers of our members and our duty of enhancing the mission and vision of the League. Home Governance Featured Content Bylaws and Certificate of IncorporationThe LWVUS Bylaws and the Certificate of Incorporation are available for online reading and as a downloadable PDF. Developing and Implementing a Nonpartisan Policy The choice made in 1920 to neither support nor oppose any political party or candidate for public office continues today to ensure that the League’s voice is heard above the… Roles and Responsibilities of Individual Board Members Board members have no special privileges, prerogatives, or authority; they must meet in formal session to make organizational decisions. However, board members have certain… Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion PolicyLWV is an organization fully committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in principle and in practice. Our Priorities Policies & Guidelines Tools to assist Leagues in understanding operating procedures, onboarding new leadership, and implementing new processes. Bylaws LWVUS bylaws are adopted at our biannual Conventions. These rules apply to the entire organization.