Selection Criteria for International Travel

From time to time, opportunities to participate in programs involving international travel are made available to League members.  These include programs sponsored by the LWVUS/LWVEF, by the federal government and by other organizations.  

The process for selecting League participants for such programs shall be as open and inclusive as possible, and both LWVUS/LWVEF board members and non-board members shall be eligible to participate. 

In selecting League participants for these programs, the LWVUS/LWVEF will look for members with the following:

•     Expertise and/or experience relevant to the program.

•     Skills or background that would be useful to the travel team and/or to the groups in the country to be visited.

•     Availability both for any planning/preparation activities and for the trip itself.

•     Special interest in the country/area to be visited and/or in the program focus of the trip.

•     Language proficiency.

•     Understanding of the NGO community and/or the organizations involved in the program.

•     Valid passport and appropriate shots.