Making Democracy Work

Democracy is not a spectator sport

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

New rights for Michigan Voters

20 New voters !!!

League Annual Dinner

Alpena league members gathered on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 for our annual meeting.

For the annual meeting program, League member Sue Maxwell described the historical development of Negwegon State Park and the pivotal role played by the Alpena LWV. Eric Ostrander, DNR Supervisor, informed guests and members of Negwegon's present and current policies.

We also honored our 50 year members:

Pictured left to right: Marion Dunckel, Florence Stibitz, Vernie Nethercut, Sue Maxell. Missing is Dolly Zeller.

Pauline Buchner and Doris Feys were newly elected to serve as League Co-Presidents. Rose Frost, Dottie Haase, Mary O'Neil, Sue Maxwell and Anne Nave were elected to serve on the board, and MaryAnn Crawford was elected as Co-Secretary. Returning board members include Trina Borenstein, Jennifer Dutcher and Vernie Nethercut and Co-Secretary Ann Hardesty

Michigan State Convention


Summer 2019 Parades


Rogers City


2018 LWV National Convention in Chicago

League members Trina Borenstein and Jane Speer attend the 2018 National Convention

Harrisville Labor Day Parade

Promote the Vote

Women's March

Alpena League of Women Voters member, Debra Mischley participated in the Women's March on Washington on January 21st. She was very proud to have participated in this historic event and be surrounded by such a gracious group of people.