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LWV Kootenai County Idaho

LWV Kootenai County Idaho


Judy Edwards, President - ( 208) 660 5394 -

Lisa Schaff, Vice President - (208) 610 7123 -

Antje Cripe, Treasurer and Acting Membership Chair - (208) 665 0010 -

Jessica Mahuron, Secretary - (360) 359 2668 -

OPEN POSITION, Membership Chair

OPEN POSITION, Advocacy Chair

Web sites with more information on Voting:

LWVKC Voter Guide
League of Women Voters - National Web Site
All States -Voter
Idaho Secretary of State Election Division
The Federal Election Commission
National Voter Registration Form
State of Idaho


09/11/2017: Voter Registration Training
9/26/17: National Voter Registration Day
10/9/2017: POVERTY and the MINIMUM WAGE. Keynote Speaker: Luke G. Mayville of Reclaim Idaho and Keri Stark - Director of Community Impact, United Way of North Idaho. Facilitator: Lisa Schaff
10/24/2017: POVERTY, MINIMUM WAGE, and Other Concerns with Representative Eric Redman 11/13/2017: Lake CDA and Water Quality. Speaker: Lisa Manning, PHD. Facilitators: Jessica Mahuron, Barb McFarland
12/05/2017: SPECIAL MEETING - Essay Contest Judging Committee, Lisa Schaff, facilitator.
1/8/2018: Candidate Questions for Statewide Candidates

Medicaid for Idaho
Medicaid Expansion Petition Drive
2/12/2018 Meeting will focus on Medicaid Expansion. Monday, February 12th at the Gaiwan Tea House at 901 N 4th St Coeur d'Alene. Meeting Room is reserved from 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Public is welcome to attend this meeting talking about the Medicaid Expansion Petition to put the issue on the ballot. Business Meeting starts at 11:45 AM. The discussion-based workshop will be facilitated by LWVKC Secretary Jessica Mahuron and active member Barb McFarland. Feel free to bring any study materials to share with the group. Gaiwan Tea House has graciously provided us a non-profit rate for use of their enclosed meeting room. The good news is that all purchases of their high, quality teas and snacks go towards the room rental. If you haven't been there yet, you are in for a real treat! The ambiance of the venue is pure Zen! You can learn more about Gaiwan Tea House on their website.

For those who are currently circulating the Medicaid Expansion petition, please bring whatever signatures you have to the meeting. Both Lisa Schaff and now Jessica Mahuron are Notary Publics. Jessica will bring extra petitions and training materials for people to take.

Monthly Meeting: 3/12/2018 - CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION IMPLICATIONS. Tony Stewart has been invited to lead a discussion on the implications of a Constitutional Convention.

Special Event: 3/24/2018, Saturday, 10:00 a.m. Address: McEuen Park Pavilion at 420 East Front Avenue, Coeur d'Alene, ID.Voter Registration at March for Our Lives March for Our Lives Organizers
The League of Women Voters of Kootenai County is conducting Voter Registration during March For Our Lives.

Monthly Meeting: 4/9/2018, Monday, April 9th from 12:00 p.m. - potentially 2:00 p.m.
Address: Fire Station 1500 N. 15th St., Coeur d'Alene, ID.

Meeting with Representative Eric Redman to Discuss Medicaid Expansion and Healthcare in General (30 minutes). Remainder of Meeting will be to Open a Nominating Committee and Plan Calendar for Next Year's Monthly Meeting Schedule Healthcare: Attendees are welcome to present statements or questions to the representative.
Nominating Committee: Judy Edwards, facilitator Calendar: Seeking all member's ideas and volunteership to facilitate meeting and presentations. Lisa Schaff and Judy Edwards, facilitators Attendees are welcome as early at 11:45 a.m. For your own comfort, if you please, bring a brown bag lunch

Monthly Meeting: 5/14/2018 Annual Meeting