Registration for Council 2017 is now open!

Before registering, please be sure to read the following information.

Who should attend

Each state League is encouraged to send two participants, preferably the state President and another state leader. 


Participants should make plans to travel in and out of Dulles International Airport (IAD), and take the shuttle to and from the National Conference Center.  Guests arriving at other airports are responsible for arranging their transportation to and from the center.  Guests arriving by car may park for free at the Conference Center.    

Registration fee of $795 includes:

  • A single (private) guestroom and bath, with flat screen cable television, complimentary high-speed internet access, voicemail, coffee maker, hair dryer, iron, ironing board
  • All meals and breaks from dinner Thursday through lunch Sunday
  • All Council presentations, trainings and a welcome reception
  • Networking spaces in the Center’s indoor and outdoor areas
  • Fitness center and 1.3 mile jogging path 

Schedule at a glance (tentative)

Thursday, June 22: 

Afternoon - Arrive Dulles Airport and take the shuttle to the National Conference Center. 

Check-in 3 – 8 pm

Dinner 5:30 – 7:00 pm 

Opening session 7:00 – 9:00 pm


Friday, June 23 & Saturday, June 24: 

Breakfast 6:30 – 8:30 am 

Sessions 8:30 am – 5:30 pm (break for lunch)

Dinner 5:30 – 7:00 pm 

After dinner gatherings 7:30 – 9 pm


Sunday, June 25: 

Breakfast 6:30 – 8:30 am 

Sessions 8:30 am – noon

Council concludes with Lunch noon – 1 pm.  Return to Dulles Airport via shuttle.                            


How to register



IF USING AN LWV EMAIL ADDRESS AND CREDIT CARD TO PAY FOR REGISTRATION – Enter the email and mailing address of your League in the required fields. DO NOT use your personal addresses.


IF USING A PERSONAL EMAIL ACCOUNT AND CREDIT CARD TO PAY FOR REGISTRATION – Enter your home address and personal email in the required fields.  Do NOT use the LWV address.  


ONLY ONE PERSON PER EMAIL ADDRESS MAY BE ENTERED ON THE FORM.  If you are using one form of payment (LWV or personal) to register two or more individuals, this must be done over the phone.  Call Lela Sallis, 202-263-1321, for assistance.


Up to 40% of the registration fee and travel costs to and from Council may be paid for by your state League education fund.


Use this registration form to register online.


Registration deadline

Friday, May 26, 2017


Questions about Council? 

Vicky Strella,, 202-263-1317


Questions about Registration? 

Lela Sallis,, 202-263-1321