Making Democracy Work

Volunteer Opportunties

You Can Make a Difference

Explore the areas that best match your skills and interests.
Together we can help make democracy work.

Poverty/Health Committee

  • Research poverty/health data.
  • Create presentations explaining League positions.
  • Educate on poverty/health issues.
  • Advocate with non-profit agencies and legislators.
  • Present League recommendations to local and state boards.

Want to know more?
Contact Beth Hovind:(727) 938-9809 or at bethse@gmail.com.

Voter Services

  • Register/update voters.
  • Participate in/organize candidate forums.
  • Prepare Voter Guides.
  • Observe County Canvas Board.
  • Conduct Supervisor of Elections interviews.
Want to know more?
Contact: Karen Karinja: karen.karinja@gmail.com

Newsletter

- Proofread The Voter before distribution to the membership.

- Contribute articles and photos for publication in The Voter on such topics as:

  • Summary of one of the LWVNPC events.
  • Interview with a speaker prior to the LWVNPC event.
  • Summary of LWVNPC committee activities.
  • Interview with a new member.
  • Progress of bills related to issues on which the League has a position.
Want to know more?
Contact: Peggy Toohey: ptoohey518@gmail.com

Regional Transportation

Monitor the organizations that are working on solutions to transportation needs in the Tampa Bay area.

For background information see the Tampa Bay Times Editorial, 03/10/2017

Want to know more?
Contact Peggy Toohey: ptoohey518@gmail.com

Natural Resources

Monitor the Florida Legislature to ensure they observe the following:
  • Adhere to Amendment 1, the Florida Land and Water Conservation Act passed in 2014, as intended by voters.
  • Restore funding for the land conservation program, Florida Forever.
  • Keep Florida State Parks from logging, cattle grazing, excessive RV camping, and other commercial endeavors.

NOTE: This year (2017) the Legislature is meeting in March and April. Next year they will meet in January because it is an election year.

Want to know more?
Contact Peggy Toohey: ptoohey518@gmail.com