About the Shur Fellows
The Ruth S. Shur Fellows team is comprised of 28 dynamic and dedicated volunteers from across the country who were selected from a pool of candidates to support state coaching teams in mentoring local Leagues in recruiting and engaging members and the community to make our democracy strong and vibrant. Read about each of our unique and talented National Coaches below.
The Ruth S. Shur Fellows are a part of the support network provided to participating state coaching teams through the Membership and Leadership Development (MLD) Program
. Ruth S. Shur Fellows will be expected to commit to a two-year term from 2015-2017. As a Ruth S. Shur Fellow, you will be trained and supported by LWVUS as you coach up to 2 state Leagues. Ruth S. Shur Fellows will be partnered with another coach to model the team orientation being built through this program and to ensure no gaps in state support.
To be considered for a position as a Ruth S. Shur Fellow, you must be nominated using the online nomination form. Self-nominations are welcome. Nomination forms must be completed and submitted by Friday, September 19, 2014.
To fill out the Ruth S. Shur Fellow nomination form, click here.