LWV Minneapolis Boards & Staff

LWV Mpls is committed to making the democratic process work for everyone.

To do this, its board of directors, members, advisors and friends contribute time, expertise and resources.

Board of Directors, Committee Chairs, Project Support

The LWV Mpls Board of Directors meets monthly to set policy, approve the budget and make recommendations for programs approved by the organization's members. It is a "working" board that plans activities to support the organization's mission. In addition to the officers, who provide leadership to the board, board members have have specific areas of responsibility.


  • President: Sandra Sweatt Hull
  • Past President: Marion Hall
  • Secretary: Annie Hall
  • Treasurer: Carrie Lichtenburg


  • Corresponding Secretary: Pam Telleen
  • Voter Services Chair: Anita Newhouse
  • Program: Solvieg Beckel
  • Organizational Sustainability: Marci Levi-Maguire
  • Membership: Mary Katherine Johnson & Katie Fournier

Committee & Service Chairs

  • Racial Equity Committee - Alice Moormann
  • Personnel Committee - Rosemary Lawrence
  • Parks Committee Co-chairs: Julia Wallace & Margit Berg

Project Support

  • Communications - Assignment Editor: Marilyn Dean, Voter Editors/Proof readers: Jennifer Johnson,Jane Olmstead Papafeorgiou, Julia Wallace; Layout: Kathi Marks
  • Communications - Web Content Manager: Deborah Jindra
  • Development - Sustainability Initiative: Julaine Heit
  • Program - Dorothy Lilja
  • Voter Services - Candidate Forums: Marion Hall
  • Voter Services - Neighborhood Elections: Sarayn Romanishan


LWV Mpls employs part-time staff to ensure excellent service for members and the community. Office hours are 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Monday - Friday but please call ahead.

Board Advisors

LWV Mpls Board Advisors is a volunteer group that provides support and advice to the Board of Directors. Members in 2014 include:

  • Burton Cohen, Editor, Mpls/St Paul Magazine
  • Paula Goldberg, Executive Director, PACER Center
  • Robert Greenberg, Owner, 614 Company
  • Susan Greenberg, Owner, 614 Company
  • Michael Henley, CEO,Yoder Henley Development Resources
  • Joan Higinbotham, Retired, Director of Alumni Relations Carleton College
  • Peggy Lucas, Vice President, Brighton Development Corporation
  • Herman Milligan, Jr., Wells Fargo Bank
  • Robyne Robinson, Rox Minneapolis Jewelry