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NOW 2019 State Conference

Updated: Nov 3, 2019


West Virginia NOW Annual Conference Saturday 23 November 2019 10 am – 4:30 pm

Where: Hampton Inn & Suites Morgantown University Town Centre 325 Granville Square Morgantown, WV 26501 A

What: genda: ·

Keynote Speaker: Reproductive Justice and Appropriate Nomenclature ·

Chapter Updates and Reports ·

Suffrage Activities Around West Virginia ·

Discussion of and Adoption of bylaws* ·

Proposed Resolutions** ·

Lunch to be provided as part of registration fee ·

Planned Legislative Work with Strategies to Accomplish Our Goals ·

Establishing date for 2020 annual meeting ·

Election of board of directors and officers*** (candidate biographies to be posted on and by 23 October; absentee electronic voting will be available beginning 11 November through 20

November; terms to begin on 23 November 2019 and continue until the later of 31 August 2021 or the 2021

Annual Meeting) · Announcements *Current and proposed bylaws will be posted on and by 23 October. Intention is consistency with National NOW Bylaws adopted in July 2019. **

Any proposed resolutions must be submitted to Betty Justice, WV-NOW President, by 23 October to be considered at the annual meeting. ( ***

Proposed elected Executive Officers are President, Administrative Vice-President, Action VicePresident, Treasurer, and Secretary; and three WV-NOW members to serve on the WV-NOW Board of Directors.

Nominations are sought for the Executive Committee Officers and three State Board positions. Notify Betty Justice by 15 October 2019 if you wish to nominate or be a candidate and specify the position for which the nomination is being made. A short biography of qualifications and commitment to NOW priorities must be included. (

Dues must be paid by 15 October to be in good standing to be eligible to run for offices and board positions; and, dues must be paid by 23 October to be able to vote for officers and on bylaws at the Conference on 23 November.

Registration due by 23 October to attend meeting. Electronic absentee voting for members in good standing who cannot attend the meeting will be via emailed individual links.

Please mail registration form below to attend meeting and check for $15 made payable to: Morgantown-NOW at P.O. Box 394 Morgantown, WV 26507


Name and Preferred Pronouns: ____________________________________________________

Address: _____________________________________________________________________Phone: ___________________________

Email: ___________________________

Questions may be addressed to Lynda Goldberg, Conference Chair at

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