Once a decade, you have the opportunity to determine how your community should be represented at the federal, state, and local level. Regardless of where you live the redistricting process this year affects you and your family. Please join in this presentation to learn more about the process and to share your opinion with the decision makers. 

Helen Hutchison is a past President of the League of Women Voters of California and current member of the LWVC board. She joined the board first as the Government Director and then as the Vice President for Advocacy and Program in 2008. While serving the state League, she has been active in strategic planning, initiative and referendum reform, human resources, training, legislation, ballot measures, and redistricting.

She has been a member of the League of Women Voters since 1969. She and her family have moved around the country, providing many opportunities to join Leagues in different cities: Claremont, California; Newton, Massachusetts; Los Angeles; Claremont (again); Clackamas County, Oregon; DeKalb County, Georgia; and was the president of the LWV Oakland from 2003 to 2007. She served on the Boards of the Claremont, Clackamas County and Oakland Leagues in a variety of roles. Each League has provided new areas to learn about and get active in.

Professionally Helen is a retired computer systems analyst. She is an active member of Montclair Presbyterian Church in Oakland, and a foster care volunteer with the East Bay SPCA.

She will be joined by Past President, Sara Lamnin who is currently Chair of the Alameda County Coalition for Fair Redistricting (www.alcoredistricting.org)