Women's Legislative Network Board Application


The Executive Board is responsible for the ongoing administration and affairs of the Network. Board members are expected to attend board meetings and participate in other Network events whenever possible. The Women’s Legislative Network Board has 11 positions open for the 2022-2023 term. We welcome your enthusiasm and ideas for delivering great programs and trainings for women legislators. Deadline to apply for the Women's Legislative Network Board is July 15. We appreciate your interest!

How to Apply

Please click on the link below and provide the following: 

  • Name
  • Contact Information
  • Check position you are applying for (open positions listed below)
  • Headshot & Brief bio or link to online bio/state webpage
  • Statement addressing what you have been involved in and what you hope to contribute to the Women’s Legislative Network (250- word limit)
Apply now


Open Board Positions

  • Vice President (Democrat)
  • At-Large (Republican)
  • At-Large (Democrat)
  • Regional (Democrat & Republican)
    • Eastern
    • Midwestern
    • Southern
    • Western

The board is responsible for the ongoing administration and affairs of the network. Board members are encouraged to attend board meetings and participate in other network events whenever possible.

Board members are responsible for their own travel costs. Candidates are responsible for securing leadership approval to participate.

A nominating committee reviews applications and selects a slate of candidates to be officially elected at the Network’s business meeting during the NCSL Legislative Summit in Denver on Aug, 2, 2022. Applicants will be notified of the committee’s decisions by late-July.

Network Regions

Eastern: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virgin Islands

Midwestern: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin

Southern: Alabama, Arkansas, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia

Western: Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, California, Colorado, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

Contact Martha Saenz or join for a live information session and Q&A on July 8, Sept. 9 or Oct. 14 via Zoom. Click here to register.

Preliminary Schedule of Board Meetings, 2022-2023

NCSL Legislative Summit, Denver, CO
August 1-3, 2022

Forecast '23, San Diego, CA
December 5-7, 2022

NCSL Legislative Summit, Indianapolis, IN 
August 14-16, 2023

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