Field Service

Regional Field Service Meetings Coming Up

The LWVMA Field Service program provides opportunities for local League leaders to meet, share and plan within defined geographical areas. The goal of the program is to support local League leaders, strengthen local Leagues and encourage regional collaboration.

Spring 2017 Field Service meetings:

  • Merrimack Valley/North Shore: Wednesday, May 31, 8:30-10:30 a.m. Friendly’s in Peabody. Contact Karen Price
  • West and Central: Saturday, June 3 10:00 a.m.-12 p.m., Mocha Maya’s, Shelburne Falls. Contact Nancy Polan
  • Metro Northwest, Sunday, June 4 at 3-4:30 p.m. Acton Library Conference Room. Contact Lora Goldenberg
  • Metro West: Saturday, June 10, 10:15 a.m.-1 p.m., NewTV, Newton. Contact Sharyn Roberts
  • Metro/South: Saturday, June 17, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Westwood Library Conference Room. Contact Karen Price
  • South Shore, Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard: Tuesday, June 20, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Plymouth Library. Contact Phyllis Walsh

For questions, please contact Field Service Director Karen Price.

Materials for Spring Field Service Meetings

New Member Welcoming, Engagement and Retention
LWVMA Steering Committee for Environmental Action and Advocacy
New LWVMA Study: Ballot Question Process in MA
Local League Showcase Summary

What is the Field Service Program?

  • The Field Service program provides regional training, communication, and mentoring for local League leaders by linking Field Service Representatives with local League leaders in defined geographical areas.
  • The goal of the program is to support local League leaders, strengthen local Leagues and encourage regional collaboration.
  • Each Field Service Representative typically convenes 2 meetings a year among the League leaders in the region, communicates regularly by email or other means, offers assistance to local League leaders as needed, and reports to the LWVMA Field Service Coordinator, Karen Price.

Field Service Regions and Representatives

Click here to download a list of regions and representatives.

West (6 LLs/ Units)
Field Service Rep: Nancy Polan
LWVMA Board Liaisons: Jean Cherdack, Roz Broch, Linda O’Connell
Local Leagues: Amherst, Berkshire County, Franklin County, Northampton Area, Williamstown

Central (3 LLs)
Field Service Rep: Karen Price
LWVMA Board Liaisons: Jean Cherdack
Local Leagues: Grafton, Shrewsbury, Worcester Area

Metro Northwest (12 LLs/ Units)
Field Service Rep: Lora Goldenberg
LWVMA Board Liaisons: Nancy Brumback, Launa Zimmaro, Mary Ann Ashton
Local Leagues: Acton Area, Bedford, Chelmsford, Concord-Carlisle, Framingham, Harvard, Lexington, Natick, Sudbury, Wayland, Westford, Weston

Merrimack Valley/North Shore (6 LLs)
Field Service Rep: Karen Price
LWVMA Board Liaison: Carole Pelchat
Local Leagues: Andover/North Andover, Cape Ann Area, Greater Haverhill, Hamilton-Wenham, Marblehead, Topsfield-Boxford-Middleton

Metro/South (6 LLs)
Field Service Rep: Karen Price
LWVMA Board Liaisons: Andrea Kozinetz, Shelley Drowns
Local Leagues: Boston, Brookline, Hingham, Norwood, Sharon-Stoughton, Westwood-Walpole-Dedham

Metro West (9 LLs)
Field Service Reps: Sharyn Roberts, Bonnie Carter
LWVMA Board Liaisons: Marlene O’Brien
Local Leagues: Arlington, Belmont, Melrose, Needham, Newton, Waltham, Watertown, Wellesley, Winchester

FS brunch 2014-2South Shore/Cape & Martha’s Vineyard (5 LLs)
Field Service Rep: Phyllis Walsh
LWVMA Board Liaison: Marilyn Peterson
Local Leagues: Cape Cod Area, Falmouth, Martha’s Vineyard, Plymouth Area, Marion-Mattapoisett-Rochester


LWVMA Field Service Director
Karen Price