01/13/17: Dr. David Colnic, CSU Stanislaus Professor of Political Science, The Powers of the President
12/09/16: Anthony Presto, San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District
11/04/16: Jim Brown, Merced County Executive Officer, Tax Sharing Agreements
10/07/16: Greg Wright, UC Merced Asst Professor of Economics, International Trade
08/19/16: Abigail Rider, UC Merced Asst Vice Chancellor, Real Estate Services, 2020 Project & Renaissance of Downtown Merced
07/15/16: Yvonnia Brown, Merced County Director of the Department of Mental Health, Behavorial Health Center Facility
06/17/16: Marjie Kirn, Executive Director, Merced County Association of Governments, the 1/2 cent sales tax Transportation Expenditure Plan
05/13/16: Barbara Levey, Merced County Registrar of Voters
03/18/16: Steve Carrigan, Merced City Manager, Meeting the Challenges
02/17/16: Tanya Golash-Boza, UC Merced Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts, Immigration Policies and Deportations
01/22/16: Jim Andersen, Merced College Dean of Career Technical Education, What Is It? What is Merced College Doing?
12/04/15: Renee Mounce, Merced County Community Action Agency Program Director/D Street Homeless Shelter, The Homeless & the Homeless Mentally Ill
10/23/15: Veronica Mendez, UC Merced Assistant Vice Chancellor - Planning & Budget, UC Merced's Plan for Growth: Capacity for 10,000 Students by 2020
09/18/15: Wayne Eisenhart & Kay Alcorn, The A-B-Cs of DNA -- Downtown Neighborhood Association
08/21/15: "Vault Works." Dan Alcorn, Member of the Vault Works Board of Directors and Program Coordinator with Samaschool USA
07/24/15: "Charter Schools: The Facts." Teri Burns, California School Boards Association Legislative Advocate
06/19/15: "What Exactly is CASA?". CASA Executive Director Shar Herrera and CASA Advocate Mary Miller
05/08/15 "Merced County Groundwater Ordinance Explained," CEO Jim Brown and Supervisors John Pedrozo and Hub Walsh
04/17/15 "Merced County Public Library and Bookmobile," Amy Taylor
03/20/15 "Mental Health Care in Merced County," Yvonnia Brown
02/20/15 "The Grand Jury Process," Mark Bacciarini
01/23/15 "Developing the Economy by Leveraging the University Research Enterprise," Dr. Peter Schuerman
12/12/14 "ACEforward Expansion Plans," Virginia Madueno and Jennifer Hidalgo.
11/07/14 "Campaign Finance Reform/Money in Politics," Trudy Schafer, LWVC Senior Director of Program.
10/17/14 "The State of California Water:Challenges in surface and groundwater management & other water issues," Dr. Joshua Viers, CITRIS Director & UC Merced professor
08/15/14 "Merced City Police Department: Status & Programs," Police Chief Norm Andrade
07/18/14 "Public Safety Realignment," Scott Ball, Merced County Chief Probation Officer
06/20/14 "Restorative Justice," Donna Alley, LeGrand Union High School District Superintendent
05/28/14 "Merced County Budget Process - How Can Our Values Be Reflected?" Jim Brown, Merced County CEO, and Scott DeMoss, Assistant County CEO/Budget, discussing County budget goals, policies and public participation.
04/11/14 "Strengthen Your Core Understanding of California Common Core Standards" Paula Heupel, MCSC Director of Curriculum & Staff Development
03/31/14 "Hydraulic Fracturing: A Research-Based Perspective" Dr. Roger Aines, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Carbon Fuel Cycle Program Leader
02/21/14 "Can We Reside Where It Subsides?" Brent Cronk, Merced County Division of Environmental Health, on the problem of subsidence in Merced County.
01/10/14 "Unraveling the Mystery: The Affordable Care Act," Corrina Brown, Merced County Human Services Agency.
12/13/13 "San Luis National Wildlife Refuge: Tremendous Natural and Educational Resource," Madeline Yancey, Park Ranger for San Luis National Wildlife Refuge. "
11/08/13 "Who's Losing a Head Start in Life," Merced County Head Start Director Linda Kaercher:
10/11/13 "It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World," Barbara Levey, Merced County Director of Elections
HIGHER EDUCATION STUDY CONSENSUS MEETINGS: Tuesday, February 23 and Tuesday, March 15, 2016
PROGRAM PLANNING: It's What We're All About. State and Local League Positions, Saturday, January 23, 2016
OPENING MEETING SOCIAL September 17, 2015 - Sharing a lovely evening at Lake Yosemite with new and old friends and guests
ANNUAL MEETING April 23, 2015, 6:00 PM - Another wonderful evening of business and socializing
PROGRAM PLANNING: It's What We're All About. State and Local League Positions, Saturday, January 31, 2015
ANNUAL MEETING April 30, 2014, 6:00 PM - A wonderful evening of business and socializing
LWVUS AGRICULTURE UPDATE CONSENSUS MEETING Saturday, March 1, 2014 10:00 AM-12:00 Noon, The Promenade, Suite M, Merced
PROGRAM PLANNING: What Do We Stand For? Local & National League Positions Saturday, February 8, 2014
OPENING MEETING September 26, 2013: Panelists Extraordinare " Opening Meeting flyer
ANNUAL MEETING April 25, 2013 April 25th at the Hansen home
OPENING MEETING 2012
2015 CULTURAL HOLIDAY SOCIAL: "December 9"
2015 Opening Meeting: "September 17" -- Sharing fun and friendship enjoying a lovely evening at Lake Yosemite with new and old friends and guests
2014 HOLIDAY SOCIAL: "December 4"
2013 HOLIDAY SOCIAL: "December 4"
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR MARCH & PROGRAM. January 19, 2015, League members joined with approximately 100 others in the parade and program to commemorate the important work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
MEASURE T FORUM: VOTERS WANT TO KNOW. On Thursday, October 23, 2014, LWVMC sponsored this forum to provide voter information on a ballot measure that proposed to amend the Merced City Charter to change from at-large to district elections for Council members.
CITY OF MERCED RESOURCE EFFICIENCY FAIR: LWVMC was proud to support the City of Merced's Resource Efficiency Fair where people throughout the community came together to be find out how we can each do more to be part of the climate improvement solution. Thursday, February 27, 2014, 6:30-8:30 at the Merced Senior Center.
COMMUNITY DIALOGUE: A NEW STATE OF MIND: LWVMC co-sponsored this event with NAMI and other community organizations to hold a conversation about mental health and well-being. October 29, 2013
WE'CED YOUTH CANDIDATE FORUM. October 22, 2013