Polly joined the League of Women Voters of Maine in 2012. She is currently Vice President of the LWVME. She is a member of the Advocacy Committee. Polly is also a member of the Portland Area League of Women Voters and serves as Secretary and Treasurer for the LWVPA. She moved to Maine in 1981, and retired in 2010 from a long career in the public sector, working primarily in human resources. She has served as Deputy Commissioner for the Maine Department of Education, Director of Personnel and Administrative Services for the Maine School Management Association, for the South Portland School Department as Business Manager, and in human resources for Portland Public Schools.