The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. Part of the pleasure of belonging to LWVH is participating as a group in community activities.
The Hamptons, Shelter Island and the North Fork
The East End of Long Island, which is iin New York's Suffolk County, includes the Towns of Southampton and East Hampton on the South Fork, Shelter Island and the Town of Southold on the North Fork. We are about 100 miles east of New York City on Long Island.
The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons, Shelter Island and the North Fork (LWVHSINF) is a member of the Inter-League Organization (ILO) of Suffolk County and of the League of Women Voters of New York State. We are a 501(C)4 organization. The League of Women Voters of New York State's Education Fund is a 501(C)3 charitable organization..
Board of Directors 2020 - 2021
Name Position Term
Estelle Gellman Co-President 2019 - 2021
Susan Wilson Co-President 2019 - 2021
Arlene Hinkemeyer Vice President 2019 - 2021
Barbara McClancy Vice President 2019 - 2021
Lois Morris Vice President 2020 - 2022
Judy Samuelson Vice President 2020 - 2022
Mary Blake Secretary 2020 - 2021
Cathy Peacock Treasurer 2020 - 2022
Joanne McEvoy-Samborn Elected Director 2019 - 2021
Ginny Poveromo Elected Director 2020 - 2022
Vicki Umans Elected Director 2020 - 2022
Terese Wildrick Elected Director 2019 - 2021
Lynn Dawson Appointed Director 2020 - 2021
Cathy Kenny Appointed Director 2020 - 2021
Beverly Lepine Appointed Director 2020 - 2021
Eva Moore Appointed Director 2020 - 2021
Judi Roth Appointed Director 2020 - 2021
Participation on a committee is strictly voluntary. Our committees an opportunity for you to get involved in the issues you're already interested in or explore a new interest -- from the environment to helping people register and vote to influencing health issues on the East End. League members enjoy the satisfaction of knowing their hands-on efforts help improve our quality of life and further democracy in action.
- Education: Judi Roth, Therese Wildrick
- Health: Valerie King
- Government: Ann Sandford and Cathy Peacock
- Membership: Vicki Umans and Joanne Samborn
- Sustainabilty: Chair is open
- Publicity: Arlene Hinkemeyer and Judy Samuelson
- Special Events: Joanne Samborn and Ginny Poveromo
- Voter Services: Barbara McClancy
- Voter Design/Production Head: Bruce McGowan
- Advertising Manager, Cathy Peacock
- Webmaster: Judy Samuelson
Joining a committee virtually assures the pleasure of working with informed, like-minded individuals and the knowledge that your precious time is well-spent.