About Us

Vision and Mission

Vision Statement

The Lower Keys League of Women Voters is dedicated to fostering an informed, engaged electorate and to defending voters’ rights.

Mission Statement

We adopted the Florida League of Women Voters mission statement:

“The Lower Keys League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.”

Our Priorities | 2020

  • Natural resources
  • Government – Election Law
  • Gun safety
  • Health care
  • Education

Our chapter priorities are aligned with the Florida state League of Women Voters. You can explore the 2020 detailed priorities here

Meet our Board of Directors, Officers and Committee Chairs

Marge Holtz

President
Learn more about Marge

Sue Sullivan

Secretary
Learn more about Sue

Kathy Shackle

Treasurer
Learn more about Kathy

Caroline Horn

Program Chair
Learn more about Caroline

Joan Wallin

Voter Services Chair
Learn more about Joan

Donna Windle

Membership Chair
Learn more about Donna

Anne Barnett

Communications Chair
Learn more about Anne

Dave Arnold

At Large
Learn more about Dave

The Board meets monthly, at least nine times annually. Members are always welcome to attend and Board members welcome suggestions on issues and programs you would like us to pursue.
Please contact Marge Holtz for information about our organization.

Nonpartisan statement

1. Elected Office. No member of the Board shall run for or hold, any elective office. Board members shall be considered candidates upon establishing campaign accounts.

2. Political Party Office. No member of the Board shall serve in any position in a political party.

3. Campaign Contributions. The President and Voter Service Chair may not attend fundraising events or make campaign contributions for candidates. Other board members may attend fundraising events and make campaign contributions for candidates at any level as individuals but never as representatives of the League.

4. Political Campaigns. No member of the Board shall chair or administer fundraising or political campaigns, chair a campaign event or work in a significant way in the campaign of a candidate for office at any level.

5. Additional Clarification. Board members shall present questions about specific situations to the Board where the foregoing policies do not resolve the question. This policy shall be reviewed and readopted by the Board at the beginning of each new biennium.

Adopted February 9, 2013