Commission for Women
Commission for Women Newsletter Winter 2012
The Howard County Commission for Women (HCCW) was established by statute in 1980. Its purpose is to promote the economic, social and political equality of women. The Commission is comprised of twelve members, including one student, who are appointed by the County Executive and confirmed by the County Council.
In order to accomplish its goals, the Commission:
- Publicizes services and activities of interest to women.
- Promotes a positive image of women and recognizes their accomplishments.
- Encourages the expansion of educational and employment opportunities for women.
- Sponsors workshops and seminars on issues specific to women.
Anyone interested in serving on the Commission for Women should send their resume and a letter of interest to:
Susan Smith-Bauk, Deputy Chief Administrative Officer
Chief of Staff to the County Executive
County Executive's Office
Howard County Government
3430 Court House Drive
Ellicott City, MD 21043
Current Commission for Women members are:
Jennifer Ransaw-Smith, Chair
Lori Fuchs, Vice Chair
Dale Jackson, Executive Secretary
Joan Webb Scornaienchi, Recording Secretary
Mary Jo Neil
To contact the Commission, e-mail:
To access the Maryland State Commission for Women's website, click on www.dhr.state.md.us/mcw
To access the National Association of Commissions for Women's (NACW)website, click on www.nacw.org Status and Needs of Women in Howard County