Making Democracy Work

Mississippi Gulf Coast League of Women Voters

The Mississippi Gulf Coast League is an active and growing Local League including the counties of Hancock, Harrison, and Jackson. The Mississippi Gulf Coast League meets to listen to speakers from the community, to study local issues, to develop policy positions, to advocate for League positions, and to conduct voter service projects. Check out our Calendar for upcoming meetings and events.

MGCLWV Programs

Our past events have focused on the following issues:
2011: Transparency in Government
2010: Environmental concerns of the Richton Salt Domes
2012: Making Democracy Work


The Mississippi Gulf Coast League of Women Voters is hosting our annual Making Democracy Work luncheon at the IP Casino Resort & Spa, March 17, 2016, at noon. Our guest speaker is local businesswoman Karen Sock, President and CEO of Sock Enterprises, Inc.

Click here for detailed information about the "Making Democracy Work" Luncheon.


Buy Tickets by clicking on one of the buttons below; purchased tickets will be held at "will call", or call (225) 241-1515.

MGCLWV Officers

Roberta Avila, President

Heather Denison, First Vice President/Programs

Christopher Friedley, Treasurer
(228) 229-4817

Nancy Wilson, Second Vice President/Voter Services
(228) 327-0183

Ginny Dugaw, Secretary
(360) 661-0691

Alice Graham, Board Member at Large
228-432-0301 x303

Shirley Phipps, Board Member at Large
(228) 875-7270

Karlyn Stephens