February 15, 2016 Meeting

Speaker: Susan B. Anthony Award Honoree: Sarah Heard, Martin County Commissioner

Sarah Heard's devotion to the people of Martin County, serving as commissioner for almost 14 years, and chair of the commission for many of those years, is most deserving of the League’s acknowledgement. She has tirelessly advocated not only for the residents of Martin, but statewide and federally on so many issues of importance.

The League of Women Voters of Martin County is a non-partisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.  

Note:  The League does not support nor oppose any individual candidates.

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  • To stay informed about the issues that concern you.
  • To make your views heard by adding your voice to ours.
  • To gain valuable leadership and networking experience as you study and act on important issues. 


  • Study Issues on topics chosen by the members to inform ourselves.
  • Invite speakers to our monthly meetings featuring timely topics.
  • Seek consensus using study groups that present findings to the League.