Nominations sought for League of Women Voters Democracy in Action award

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mltnewsThe League of Women Voters of Snohomish County is accepting nominations for its Democracy in Action award.

The award is presented to a woman, or group of women, or group of women and men with Snohomish County ties. It recognizes “single or multiple extraordinary, outstanding achievement (s) or for long-term commitment to enhancing democracy in Snohomish County.” Examples of service are serving as an elected official at the local, state or national level; advancing issues of voters’ rights; advancing issues that follow the League’s positions in such areas as natural resources, immigration, international relations, education and health care etc.; and promoting women for future citizenship development.

Nominations can come from both individuals and organizations; self-nominations are not accepted. The League Selection Committee will research the nominees and then recommend a slate to the current League Board of Directors for final vote.

The annual recognition award will include presentation of a plaque recognizing the individual(s)’ achievements during a public event.

Submit nominations by Jan. 15, 2015 to LWVSC, P.O. Box 1146, Everett, WA 98206-1146. The submission should include the nominee’s name, address and phone number, with resume, letters of recommendation or reasons for nomination; and the name and phone number of the person submitting the nomination.

Questions should be directed to 425-334-8922 (message phone number); via email to [email protected] or by fax to 425 259-6260.

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