Daily Archives: May 2, 2022

Which way is the wind blowing?

More than 75 LWVMO members participated in a hybrid Spring Conference on April 30 at the Schweitzer Brentwood Library in Springfield.

Thanks to the wonderful speakers on public school issues, ranked choice voting, and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Dr. Grenita Lathan, Superintendent of Springfield Public Schools and Dr. Denise Fredrick, SPS Board Member and retired educator; Dr. Caitlin Davies, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Missouri State University; and Jerry Williams, O’Reilly Automotive DEI Professional, with Krista Moncado from the Ozark Community Foundation. We also appreciate the wonderful hospitality provided by members of LWV of Southwest Missouri.

Congratulations to the winners of the Rachel Farr Fitch Health Care Award: Legal Services of Easter Missouri Attorney Joel Ferber and CoxHealth CEO Steve Edwards.

Marilyn McLeod, Anissa Barber, Jill Smull and Julie Steiger with Fitch award winner Steve Edwards.
Catherine Stenger, Angie Dunlap, Dan Glazier, Joel Ferber, Mary Anne Banks, Amanda Schneider, Nancy Price and Nancy Thompson.