Getting the technology ready for a busy
2012 LWVCT Council
Hamden Clarion Hotel
June 2, 2012
2012 LWVCT Council:
Highlight of P.I. TEAM & More...
WATCH IT NOW!!! http://www.lwvweston.org/LWVCT6-2-12.wmv
55 minutes, 2 seconds
(Windows Media Player format)
Council 2012 began with coffee and breakfast - amazing
how Leaguers get to their destination even in really
Dunson opens Council, relates animatedly how exciting and
successful the year has been...League shining the light on
have a quorum?
Did we ever! This was
the best Council I've been to!!! Every seat taken
and more chairs had to be put out for those who got
caught in downpour...
Parliamentarian and Budget update first...
Robert's Rules prevailed and we
got good news on the budget - our Public Issues funding
request has not fallen on deaf ears! And another
Education position got an update, now to be called
A position that is aging (1991) got
a language update, although there is still no specialist to
lobby for it...how about the member in aqua who asked a
specialist honored with "Action" award. FEC, FCC and IRS
This part of Council was
Watch the story of Death Penalty bill, Education Reform
members honored for long service to League...and Board Members
Those who have served long and
those who are moving on to new concentrations (i.e.
observing the Nuclear Regulatory Commission) got
And we thanked
them all and then got down to cases:
Praise for the LWVCT Board and
good wishes for getting to first base at National
Convention; new LWVCT Board and Education Fund
How are we going to ever get LWVUS
to set budgets that recognize the importance of Local and
State Leagues (as membership totals drop) and not just as cash
cows for National? Good luck LWVCT at LWVUS
Rousing send off from Connecticut Fund for
the Environment to LWVCT to go get'm!!!