LRW Announces Postponement of Board Elections Until 2022
Washington, DC, March 29, 2021 – The League of Railway Women (LRW) Board of Directors has announced the postponement of its 2021 board elections until 2022.Washington, DC, March 29, 2021 – The League of Railway Women (LRW) Board of Directors has announced the postponement of its 2021 board elections until 2022.
Due to the extenuating circumstances and disruption caused by the pandemic and LRW's commitment to its valued membership, it is the intention that this deferment will best serve in successful execution of deliverables and enhancements throughout 2021.
"2020 was a unique and unprecedented year due to the COVID-19 pandemic," said Erica Sander, LRW Secretary. "This one-time exception is being granted to allow the Board and committee members to execute current and planned initiatives such as our career center, mentoring program, and educational sessions."
LRW continues to remain committed to cultivating women in rail. Members interested in the upcoming 2022 board seats are encouraged to contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
MEDIA CONTACT: Emilia Marceta, LRW Chair, Public Relations & Outreach, email@example.com; LRW Board Election Contact: Madeleine Stern, LRW Parliamentarian, firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the League of Railway Women
Founded in 1997, the League of Railway Women (LRW) is committed to improving the railroad industry by connecting and cultivating women in rail. Our mission is to advance the representation, recognition and opportunities for women, thereby promoting diversity and improving the business results of the railroad industry. Learn more at www.railwaywomen.org; follow the LRW on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.