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Annual Meeting -- Wednesday May 31, 2017
Dr Eibeck

"Changes in Higher Education in Light of the New Administration"

Dr. Pamela A. Eibeck, 24th President of University of the Pacific, will address attendees.

De Vega Brothers
Stone Creek Shopping Center
5757 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95207

Gathering and no-host bar 5:30; Dinner 6:00; Program 6:30;

Business meeting to follow

Cost: $45

Reservations required.
Reservation and meal selection deadline: May 23, 2017

President Eibeck's commitment to community, including the Beyond Our Gates effort to improve early literacy in Stockton, was recognized by the 2015 ATHENA Leadership Award. She also serves on the Valley Vision Board, the Greater Sacramento Area Economic Council Board of Directors, and the Board of Directors for the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU).

To make your reservations, send a request with your meal selection to

Cancellations accepted through May 26, 2017. Payments cannot be refunded for cancellations after that date.

2017 Planning

2017 Planning Meeting
Fourteen LWVSCJ members met at the Loyko home on January 28 to discuss possible program issues for the coming fiscal year. Immigration education and advocacy as well as health care were among several issues discussed by the group. The LWVSJC board will be voting on a final program and then presenting it for member approval at the annual meeting.

Our Spring Voter issue is out! Read it here.

Contents of Spring Voter 2017:

  • Report on January Program Planning Meeting
  • State and National Leagues respond to Administration actions
  • Announcement of forum "Preventing Gun Violence in Our Community: Shaping Policy with Hope for the Future"
  • Update on water issues
  • Save the dates for upcoming events: Lunch & Learn on "ACE Forward", Annual Meeting, and LWVC Convention
  • Thanks to our Circle of Support
  • President's Message from Christeen Ferree
  • The Dangers of Plastic
  • Announcement on forum "Immigration - Learning the Basics"
  • Calendar

2015 Sylvia Kothe Memorial Scholarship Winner Kothe Award winner
Left to right, LWVSJC member Lauren Ah Tye, Pamela Howard, and LWVSJC member Susan Mora Loyko. Pamela Howard is the recipient of the 2015 Sylvia Kothe Memorial Scholarship. She is a business/political science major at Delta College and a single mother of three boys. She has returned to school after 10 years in the banking field and plans to complete her BS then go to law school.