Mary Jane Slipsky joined the Weber County, Utah League of Women Voters in 1995. She moved to Raleigh in 1996 and shortly thereafter was elected to the LWV-Wake Board of Directors. She served as President from 1999 to 2000 and has continued to serve on the board for many years. She has a B.A. in English Literature from Rutgers University and a M.S. in Library and Information Science from Drexel University. Her work experience includes librarian positions at North Carolina State University Libraries, North Carolina Department of Labor, and Nelson Mullins Law Firm.