LWV Minnesota is leading advocacy work at the state level in Minnesota and is our link to LWV US and their work. LWV members can be part of this work. LWV MN's Advocacy Chair is Vivian Latimer Tanniehill. Join her and take an active role in LWV's work!
Vivian leads the LWV MN Action Committee, which meets via Zoom on the third Friday of each month. This committee is very organized and well run. To join, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll get you going!
What are LWV MN's Legislative Priorities for 2021?
For the People Act - Read the Bill - To expand Americans' access to the ballot box, reduce the influence of big money in politics, and strengthen ethics rules for public servants, and for other purposes. Contact your Senator.
LWVMN – Updates 2021 LEGISLATIVE SESSION: Opening Day of the Ninety-Second Session of the Minnesota Legislature Begins- Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021 12:00 PM. Members are needed to join the LWV MN Lobby and Observer Corps: MN Lobby Corps and Observer Corps Training
Vivian is a member of LWV Woodbury, Cottage Grove Area chapter where she served as Program for Action Chair, Advocacy Co-chair and coordinates the legislative interviews for the Annual Legislative Interview Brunch. The difference between her early childhood in the segregated south and her life in Roseville, Minnesota, inspired a desire to eliminate discrimination and the disenfranchisement of qualified voters.
Vivian is a retired Human Resources Director and widow. She enjoys classes in floral design, reading, gardening, cooking and genealogy.