Los Alamos League Hosts State Convention

Los Alamos County Council Chair Sara Scott welcomes New Mexico League of Women Voters delegates to Los Alamos May 17-19 for the State Convention. Courtesy photo
Liz Bander, representing the National League, celebrated the 100 years since women got the vote, but also reflected on how much work remains. Photo by Janet Blair
LWV News:
The League of Women Voters of Los Alamos hosted the Biennial Convention of the League of Women Voters of New Mexico the weekend of May 17-19 at the Holiday Inn Express.

Dist. 43 Rep. Christine Chandler explained the ups and downs of the 2019 legislative session. Courtesy photo

Forty-five League delegates from Los Alamos, Santa Fe, the Albuquerque area and Las Cruces gathered to elect a new LWVNM board and adopt positions on issues that they have studied.
State Land Commissioner Stephanie Garcia Richard spoke at the Pig + Fig banquet about the land use battles won, lost and pending. Courtesy photo
Delegates were welcomed by Los Alamos County Council Chair Sara Scott. Other speakers were Dist. 43 Rep. Christine Chandler, National League representative Liz Bander and State Land Commissioner Stephanie Garcia Richard.
Lunch was catered by the Los Alamos Co+op Market, the dinner banquet by Pig + Fig, and delegates spent an afternoon visiting local sights. The emphasis on local food and experiences was appreciated by all the delegates.