Speaker Date Topic
Valerie Smith Linn County Voter Outreach Aug 29, 2019 11:30 AM
Voter ID, Registration, Polling Place Worker Needs

As Voter Outreach Coordinator for the Linn County Auditor’s office, Valerie presents educational and voter registration programs, and encourages colleges and community organizations to do the same.  She also runs the Satellite Voting program for the county, conducts accessibility surveys for election day polling locations, and recruits Election Day Poll Workers.  When she’s not in the field, Valerie processes voter registrations and cancellations, oversees early voting in the elections office, and manages the Linn County (IA) Election Services Facebook Page.   Her previous experience includes community outreach for the U.S. Census Bureau, bi-partisan political organizing for the Arab American Institute,  and campaign work for candidates and issues organizations. 

Her presentation will focus on recent changes in Iowa elections, including Voter ID,  the combination of School and City Elections,  increasing use of technology at polling places, and options for voters with disabilities. She will also present tips on helping others register to vote, and current needs for increasing the pool of Election Day Poll Workers. 

Sandi Lafferty Metro North Member Sep 05, 2019 11:30 AM
Member Spotlight and Presentation on her trip to Nepal

Sandi will share stories from her recent trip to Nepal for a wedding of her son.  She will share insights on the trip and some of the traditions that she was introduced to as related to getting married in Nepal.

Offsite Social Cedar Ridge Sep 12, 2019 4:00 PM
Come join us for a drink and social hour on the club!

1441 Marak Rd NW

Swisher, IA 52338

Offsite Social Oct 10, 2019