Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 1, 2022


Contact:
Cheryl Naperala
napperch @ yahoo .com
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WHO ARE CANVASSERS AND WHAT DO THEY DO?

On Thursday, December 1st from 1:00 to 2:30 PM, the LWVGTA will present a program focused on the Board of Canvassers and the role of this board in the election process.

You may attend in person at the Traverse Area District Library, 610 Woodmere Avenue, Traverse City, Michigan or view over LWVGTA Facebook or channel 189 with Spectrum TV in northwest lower Michigan.

Sandy Call and Steve Horne, both members of the Grand Traverse County Board of Canvassers, will be our speakers.  

 Sandy is a lifelong Republican and has served on the Grand Traverse County Republican Party Executive Committee for over twenty-five years where she has held the offices of Vice Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer and has chaired a variety of events and committees. She currently serves on the State Committee of the Republican Party. She has been a campaign manager for many candidates, knocked on hundreds of doors and made thousands of phone calls. 

Steve has been a member of the Board of Canvassers since 2019 and was nominated Chair in 2022. He has served as a board member of the United Way of Northwest Michigan, The Friends of Sleeping Bear, the Boom Boom Club, (think Fourth of July fireworks) and the Planning Commission for Green Lake Township, as well as a number of boards in Indiana and Tennessee.  He has served on various committees for the Democratic Party of the Grand Traverse Area.

The LWVGTA offers programs and forums in face-to-face and virtual formats. Thanks to Traverse Area Community Media and the Traverse Area District Library for assisting our community in expanding and strengthening citizen access. 

The LWV is a national, nonpartisan organization whose main mission is to empower and inform voters and to defend Democracy. The League neither endorses nor opposes candidates or parties, but encourages the informed and active participation of all citizens in government. The League works to increase public understanding of public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.  The website of the local league is www.lwvgta.org

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