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About LMLWV

The Lake Michigan League of Women Voters is an Inter-League Organization made up of the local Leagues of Women Voters within the Lake Michigan watershed and/or regional planning areas.  It is an integral part of and operates under the Natural Resources position of the League of Women Voters of the United States.

Officers Elected  at the September 29, 2012 Annual Meeting

Henrietta Saunders (Glenview (IL) LWV), President

Janet Greenwald (LaPorte County (IN) LWV), Vice President

Cheryl Chapman (LaPorte County (IN) LWV), Secretary

Marjorie Palleon (Ozaukee County (WI) LWV), Treasurer

2012-2013 LMLWV Program, adopted at the September 29, 2012 Annual Meeting
  • Education of the Public and the Lake Michigan Leagues on the Problems of Lake Michigan and the Great Lakes
  • Encourage Public Participation in Planning for the Protection and Restoration of the Great Lakes
  • Support Scientific Research for the Great Lakes
  • Encourage Shoreline Management Planning and Implementation
Program Areas of Emphasis
As a member of the Healing Our Waters Coalition, we will work to implement Great Lakes Restoration bills as established at the Great Lakes Restoration Conference, 2009; restore water quality, prevent and control invasive species, clean up toxic pollution, mitigate the impacts of global warming on the Great Lakes.
We will work to implement the Great Lakes Regional Collaboration (GLRC) Protection and Restoration strategy.
We will support efforts to reduce the use of pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers, and promote the use of non‐toxic alternatives.
We will advocate for water conservation and resource protection to complete the requirements of the Great Lakes Compact. We will monitor the implementation of the Great Lakes Compact.
We will monitor the implementation of the Great Lakes Compact.
We will monitor the progress of the Review of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, with particular attention to pharmaceuticals in the waters.
We will address permitted discharges into the Great Lakes with a goal of reducing the amount of pollutants so discharged.

Governing Documents:

By-Laws

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