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LWV Minnesota Centennial Convention

  • 27 Apr 2019
  • 8:00 AM
  • 28 Apr 2019
  • 3:00 PM

Let's set an all-time high for participation at this special Centennial Convention, to share meaningful time together and to help set the future agenda for our 2nd century!

LWV St. Paul is proud to be the hosting League for this year's state convention. Be sure to check the rest of our calendar to see other events surrounding the convention. All convention details and registration can be found on the LWV Minnesota website.

Convention Details

SATURDAY, APRIL 27 – 8:00 AM TO 5:00 PM

  • 8:00am - Registration & Breakfast

  • 8:00am-8:45am - Budget and Bylaws Q&A (optional attendance)

  • 9:15am - Keynote speaker Virginia Case, LWV CEO, and morning workshop

  • 12:30pm - Lunch and social time

  • 2:00pm-5:30pm (or when completed) - First plenary session:

    • Call to order and introductions

    • Credentials Committee report

    • Convention rules (vote to adopt)

    • Agenda (vote to adopt)

    • Current state board (introduce and thank)

    • Board and staff reports

    • Bylaws amendments (present and vote on revisions)

    • Nominating Committee (present slate of nominees and vote)

    • B R E A K

    • Program for Action (presentation and questions for clarification only)

    • Building sale report and questions

    • Financial report

    • Proposed budget (presentation and questions for clarification only)

    • Local League presentations

  • 6:30pm - LWV St. Paul will host a pub crawl starting at 7:00pm. You may wish to grab dinner beforehand, or order food at one of the bars in the crawl.

SUNDAY, APRIL 28 – 8:00 AM TO 3:00 PM

  • 8:00am - Registration and breakfast

  • 8:00am-8:45am - Budget, bylaws and Program for Action Q&A (optional attendance)

  • 9:15am - Orientation for our Centennial toolkit and a presentation by the Minnesota History Center about their 2020 exhibit

  • 12:00pm-3:00pm (or when completed) - Second plenary session:

    • Local League presentations (pending Saturday’s schedule)

    • Program for Action (debate and vote)

    • Proposed budget (debate and vote)

    • Direction to the state board

    • Announcements and wrap-up

  • New board to meet for 30 minutes after Convention adjournment


  • The registration fee for this year's 2-day convention programming with 4 meals included will be $225. 

  • If you are an LWV St. Paul member who would like to attend the convention, email office@lwvsp.org to inquire about the St. Paul League helping with the cost of your registration.

  • This event is for LWV members who are current on their dues; it is not open to the general public.

Register for the Centennial Convention

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