Committees

If you’re interested in being included in specific projects, or would like to help out in specific areas, the contact info for the chairs of each committee are listed below!

Education Committee: Educate Porter County voters on the entire democratic process.
Chair: Patty Slamkowski pattyslammer@gmail.com

  1. Candidate Forum: Organize Candidate Forums.
    1. Chair: Beckie Guffin
        beckie@dmadvantage.net
  2. Observer Corp:  Obtain information about specific bills/projects being discussed at the local, state, and federal level.
    1. Chair: (Carolyn) CJ Lelek
        cjlelek@hotmail.com
  3. Voter Education: Educate voters though Speaker Workshops, Vote411, candidate questionnaires, or other means.
    1. Chair: TBD
      lwvporter@gmail.com

Membership Committee:  Facilitate new membership, coordinate renewals, and record current membership.
Chair: Julia Perkins
 juliarperkins@gmail.com


Social Media Committee: Keep all social media organized and updated regularly, including Facebook, website, and MailChimp newsletters.
Chair: TBD
lwvporter@gmail.com


Voter Registration Committee: Facilitate voter registration, confirm eligibility, and prevent removal of voters from the polls.

  1. Community Registration
    1. Chair: Lynda Krueger
      1. lrkrug@comcast.net
  2. School/Youth Registration
    1. Chairs: Maureen Sammons
      1. sammon.maureen@gmail.com
    2. Carolyn Lester
      1. carolynnlester@gmail.com

Bylaw Committee: Ensure bylaws properly represent the LWV of Porter County.


Redistricting Committee:  Encourage the State of Indiana to properly divides districts allowing equal representation.

  • Chair: Jeanne Hayes
    • Jeannehayes10@gmail.com

Financial Committee:  Confirm the LWV of Porter County remains solvent and financially prosperous.

  1. Fundraising/Advertising: Organizes events to facilitate income
    1. Chair: TBD
    2. lwvporter@gmail.com
  2. Budget:  Organizes the annual budget and makes corrections as necessary
    1. Chair: Carla Banks
    2. carlabanks8@gmail.com