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Chatham Unit

Chatham Unit Members On the Move

Watch the Chatham Candidates Forum

Click here to watch videos from the October 10 Chatham County Candidates Forum:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=luZ--90aRwY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWRHX-IUwUY

Chatham Unit Meeting Dates

Chatham Unit meetings will take place every other month on a Monday at 4:30. Please note change for next meeting below.

NEXT UNIT MEETING
The Chatham Unit meeting for Monday March 4 will NOT take place. It is being replaced by a new Chatham Unit Educational Session on March 18 from 3:00 - 4:00 pm. The topic will be Redistricting Reform.

Location: Chatham Habitat for Humanity 467 West Street, Pittsboro, NC 27312

Have you been wondering what Redistricting Reform is about? Would you like to know more about what is happening in NC?Do you want to find out why this is so important for NC Voters?

Find out what gerrymandering is and why it is not in the best interest of voters. Hear what the LWVNC position is on redistricting reform, as well as an update on the pending court cases and the newly introduced legislation in the NC General Assembly.

Speaker: Brenda Rogers, Ph.D. Brenda has been an active member of the League since 2001 and has held a number of positions on the League's boards both locally and nationally. She received the Gertrude Wiel Award at the 2015 LWVNC convention for "leadership, dedication, vision, courage, and commitment to LWVNC". Brenda was a founding member of the LWVODC FEAT (Fair Elections Action Team), and she has participated in the Redistricting Reform Speaker's Bureau.

Chatham Leadership Team
Pat McDaniels (mcda4034@bellsouth.net) - LWVODC Civil Discourse Initiative; LWVODC Chatham Unit Observer Corps
Anne Triulzi (annetriulzi@gmail.com) - LWVODC Chatham Unit Member Volunteer and Engagement Coordination
Vickie Shea (victoria.shea32@yahoo.com) - LWVODC Chatham Unit Voter Registration & Education; Observer Corps

Chatham Unit Meeting Minutes

Monday January 7, 2019, LWVODC Chatham Unit Meeting Minutes
Attendees: Val Gist, Rick Gist, Jan Sherwin, Susan Buonocore, Mary Kolek, Nita Dukes, Terry Landers, Pat McDaniels, Vickie Shea, Jan Sherwin

Monday November 5, 2018, LWVODC Chatham Unit Meeting Minutes
Attendees: Susan Buonocore, Nita Dukes, Terry Landers, Pat McDaniels, Rick Morgan, Vickie Shea, Jan Sherwin, Andrea Tarpky, Anne Triulzi, Jackie Walters

Monday September 10, 2018, LWVODC Chatham Unit Meeting Minutes
Attendees: Val Gist, Rick Gist, Vickie Shea, Jan Sherwin, Anne Triulzi

Monday July 9, 2018, LWVODC Chatham Unit Meeting Minutes
Attendees: Val Gist, Rick Gist, Nita Dukes, Jackie Walters, Susan Buonocore, Vickie Shea, Kathy Kuntzman, Terry Landers, Mary Kolek, Jan Sherwin, Jovita Lee, Pat McDaniels

Monday May 7, 2018, LWVODC Chatham Unit Meeting Minutes
Attendees: Pat McDaniels, Susan Buonocore, Vickie Shea, Val Gist, Anne Triulzi, Jackie Walters

March 5, 2018 LWVODC Chatham Unit Meeting Minutes
Attendees: Pat McDaniels, Susan Buonocore, Vickie Shea, Nancy Hillmer, Jackie Walters, Val Gist, Anne Triulzi, Ricka Samulski, Nita Dukes

Summary of Chatham County Local Government Meetings

The Chatham County Unit of the League of Women Voters is requesting volunteers to participate in the Observer Corps Program for 2018. This activity is to communicate to all members more about what is going on in our county, and how the local government meetings address important issues that affect all of us. Detailed Information regarding this program can be obtained by contacting Pat McDaniels at mcda4034@bellsouth.net.

June 3, 2018
LWVODC Chatham Unit Observer Corps Reports February-May 2018:Summary of the Chatham County Local Government Meetings February-May 2018

March 8, 2018
LWVODC Chatham Unit Observer Corps Reports January-February 2018Summary of the Chatham County Local Government Meetings January-February 2018

Chatham County: 2017 State of the County Report

On October 16, 2017, Chatham County Commissioner Chairman Jim Crawford presented the 2017 State of the County Report during the regular meeting of the full board. The report includes major highlights of the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2017.

Among the achievements covered in the report:

  • Development of the 25-Year Comprehensive Plan, expected to be adopted later this fall
  • Preparation of the two large industrial megasites to enhance their marketability
  • Grand opening of the Chatham County Agriculture and Conference Center
  • Progress with several future education facilities
  • Department leadership changes
  • Enhancements in online access for the public
  • Key awards and honors
  • Major collaborations
  • Other highlights from departments and offices

Full State of the County Report (pdf version)

Chatham Voices for Justice

Chatham Voices for Justice (CVJ) is a grassroots, progressive organization of volunteers in Chatham County, North Carolina that works to promote equal rights and equal participation in our democracy for all county residents.