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Friday luncheon

Lorna Landvik

Lorna Landvik

Lorna Landvik has authored 11 novels, including Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons, Oh My Stars, and Best to Laugh. An actor, playwright, and comedian, she often performs a one-woman show Party in the Rec Room. Her appearance at the Legacy Luncheon comes in the midst of a tour in support of her newly released book, Once in a Blue Moon Lodge, a sequel to national bestseller Patty Jane’s House of Curl

You are sure to enjoy her funny, engaging, and heartwarming presentation. 

A book signing will follow the luncheon. 

Friday Afternoon Workshops

Deb Price

Deb Price, LWV Minnesota Membership Leadership Development (MLD) Chair

LWVMN Program Chair 2009-2011, LWVMN Member Resource Committee, LWVMN Sisters on the Planet Ambassador to Oxfam, LWV Wayzata/Plymouth President, LWV West Metro Alliance, 2006 LWVUS Convention Committee Chair, 29 year LWV member, BS in Nursing.

 

Kathy Tomsich

Kathy Tomsich, LWV Minnesota Advocacy/Program for Action Chair

Kathy has been active in her local League as President, newsletter editor and with voter service activities. She worked on the Immigration in Minnesota study committee and then joined the state Action Committee to lobby on immigration issues.

 

 

Friday Social Event

Professor Timothy Johnson

Tim Johnson

Timothy Johnson is Morse Alumni Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Law, past co-editor of the Law and Society Review, and a nationally recognized expert on U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments and decision making. He is the co-author of Oral Arguments and Coalition Formation on the U.S. Supreme Court, co-editor of A Good Quarrel, and author of Oral Arguments and Decision Making on the U.S. Supreme Court

 


Saturday Speakers

Dr. Joyce Ester

Dr Joyce Ester, President, Normandale Community College

Dr. Joyce Ester is the current president of Normandale Community College. She served as president of Kennedy-King College, one of seven colleges within the City Colleges of Chicago district, from 2011 until 2013. Previously, she served as associate vice president for student services at Bakersfield College (California) from 2010 to 2011; as assistant vice president for judicial affairs and division planning at California State University, Fresno, from 2007 to 2010; and as assistant dean of students/judicial affairs at the University of California, Santa Barbara, from 1995 to 2007.

 

Mindy Greiling

Mindy Greiling

Mindy Greiling served in the Minnesota House of Representatives from 1993 - 2013, where she focused on education and mental health.  Politics in Minnesota named her “the lioness of education at the Capitol.” She started the Mental Health Caucus and was instrumental in major gains being made in mental health policy and funding.  She credits her political start to the League of Women Voters.