P.O. Box 873
Bowling Green Ohio 43402
The purpose of the League of Women Voters of Bowling Green shall be to promote political responsibility through informed and active participation of citizens in government, to increase understanding of major public policy issues and to influence public policy through education and advocacy.
The League does not support or oppose any political party or candidate, only issues.
The Principles that the League of Women Voters of Bowling Green holds are the same as those of the LWVUS.
The League of Women Voters of Bowling Green affirms its belief in, and commitment to, reflecting the diversity of the community in its membership, leadership and programs. --Adopted May, 1998.
The Board of Directors of the LWVBG may take action on governmental measures and policies in the public interest. However, it shall not support or oppose any party or candidate.
Board Members shall not run for or hold partisan elective office. If a Board Member declares for a partisan elective office, the Member shall resign from the Board. Public notices released by League announcing the resignation of a Board Member to run for political office shall be carefully worded to avoid the appearance of endorsing the resigning Board Member's candidacy.
Board Members' activities must be limited in order to preserve the League's nonpartisan position. The President and the Voters' Service Chair shall not partipate in any partisan way at any level.
A Board member may serve on any public board, commission, committee, or coalition. However, that Board Member does not represent the League unless officially designated as a League representative by the LWVBG Board.
A Board Member may not speak or work against a League position in any way.
The political activities of a spouse or relative of a Board Member are to be considered as separate and distinct from the activities of the Board Member. --Adopted by the LWVBG Board of Directors, Feb. 2000.
Membership is open to both men and women who subscribe to the purpose and policies of the League. Voting members shall be citizens at least 18 years of age.
Telephone number for information: 419-378-6036
Jennifer Karches, Membership VP
LWVBG Mailing Address: Box #873
Bowling Green, OH 43402