Common Cause NM Executive Director Heather FergusonLWVLA News:The League of Women Votes continues its meetings via Zoom at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, June 16.The speaker is Common Cause New Mexico Executive Director Heather Ferguson. Among her duties, Ferguson works on policy initiatives, strategic management of campaigns, fundraising, elected official outreach, election protection programs, communications, media relations and administration of the organization.Before joining Common Cause in 2014, Ferguson was the paralegal to the president of the second largest defense law firm in Albuquerque. Earlier in her career, she was the legislative director of Animal Protection Voters, where she guided several legislative initiatives for increased penalties for animal cruelty, animal fighting and funding for the handling of cruelty cases by law enforcement. She has extensive political experience, having also worked on various federal, state and municipal campaigns over the past 19 years.Ferguson is a graduate and class valedictorian of Emerge, a national political campaign education program. She graduated with honors from the University California at Los Angeles with a BA in Biogeography.The public is invited to join the Zoom meeting, register in advance here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0ldOihrDgjGNJohpdVj0fzucwbLScGo4fa After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.