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Stephanie Doute LWVC ED
Position: 
Executive Director
Local League(s): 

Stephanie Doute was hired as the new Execitive Direcor in November. Formerly the Executive Director of the International Association of Business Communicators, Stephanie managed a vibrant global membership association with thousands of members from around the world. Named to the prestigious Association Forum's Forty Under 40 list of association and non-profit professionals and with more than 15 years experience working in the non-profit sector, Stephanie is an accomplished executive with a passion for advocacy and elevating women’s voices.

Position: 
Operations & Projects Coordinator
Local League(s): 

Amaris is the Operations & Projects Coordinator at the League of Women Voters of California. Amaris is the front line operator in the office and assists the Project Manager for My League Online, a web site platform for local Leagues of Women Voters across the nation. Amaris joined the staff in 2015 as the Administrative Assistant after graduating from CSU Sacramento with her Bachelor’s degree in Communications.

Andrew Muse-Fisher
Position: 
Trudy Schafer Fellow for Public Policy

Andrew is the current Trudy Schafer Fellow for Public Policy for the League of Women Voters of California. Under the supervision of our Deputy Director, Andrew is responsible for coordinating the League’s state advocacy over a broad range of issue areas. His duties include outreach to and engagement of local affiliates, community partners, and volunteers to maximize the impact of our direct and grassroots advocacy. Andrew also supports the League's advocacy work by tracking legislation, preparing materials for local Leagues and volunteers, and supporting our communications.

Position: 
Deputy Director
Local League(s): 

Dora Rose serves as Deputy Director for the League of Women Voters of California.  Dora has been a civil rights litigator, policy advocate, and voting rights activist for over twenty years. Her experience includes holding leadership positions with the Voting Rights Institute, the Center for Election Integrity at Cleveland State University, and as General Counsel and Director of Voter Protection for the Ohio Democratic Party.

Elizabeth Leslie
Position: 
Communications Manager

Elizabeth joined the staff as the first Communications Manager in 2007. Ms. Leslie is responsible for all things communications including strategy and content for voter education, fundraising, and advocacy. Ms. Leslie is also the manager of partnerships for the organization as well as the project manager for My League Online, a web site platform for local Leagues of Women Voters across the nation. Ms. Leslie is also in charge of media relations including all eight League social media platforms.

RosalindaVenegas
Position: 
Finance Manager
Local League(s): 
Position: 
Membership and Technology Manager
Local League(s): 

Sharon Stone is the Membership and Technology Manager at the League of Women Voters of California. With over ten years of experience working with nonprofits, Sharon’s passion has been to continuously serve out the mission of each organization she’s worked at—making her an invaluable asset to the League. As the backbone of the state League, Sharon oversees all the day-to-day activities and services that support the local Leagues. She also provides leadership on the development of new systems, data management, and event coordination.