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Commission on the Status of Women Meeting

August 8, 2019 at 6:00 PM

Agenda

First District: Jan Blalock, Joanne M. Brown
Second District: Trisha Almond (Chair), Caitlin Quinn (Officer-at-Large)
Third District: Lorena Barrera (Vice-Chair)
Fourth District: Leticia Padilla, Dianna MacDonald
Fifth District: Ariana Diaz De Leon, Jessica Wood, Peggy Rogers

  1. CALL TO ORDER – INTRODUCTIONS – MISSION STATEMENT
  2. APPROVAL OF THE AUGUST 8, 2019 AGENDA
    Due to the requirements of the Brown Act, only changing the order of, or deletion of items may be allowed. New items may not be added.
  3. APPROVAL OF MEETING MINUTES
    Commissioners to vote on approving the draft meeting minutes for June and July 2019 meetings.
  4. PUBLIC COMMENT ON AGENDIZED ITEMS
    Public comment is limited to three minutes per topic, unless otherwise noted.
  5. COMMISSIONER ANNOUNCEMENTS
    Commissioners to provide any commission-related announcements, report on communications with supervisors and also announce any tabling opportunities.
  6. OPENINGS AND APPOINTMENTS
    1. Chair will report out on openings.
    2. Swearing in of Commissioners Barrera & Padilla
  7. PUBLIC COMMENT ON NON-AGENDIZED ITEMS
    Public comment is limited to three minutes per topic, unless otherwise noted.
  8. PRESENTATIONS - Vanessa Frost
    Commissioners will hear from Ms. Vanessa Frost who is the Executive Director of Girls on the Run (GOTR) Sonoma County.
  9. REGULAR CALENDAR ITEMS
    1. Report on Administrative ResponsibilitiesAlmond, Barrera, Quinn
      Officers will go over various administrative items.
    2. Ad Hoc Work Plans - Project and Ad Hoc Members
      Discussion and possible action on the submitted work plans for the Jr. Commissioner Project & Empowerment Ad Hoc for fiscal year 2019-2020. 
    3. Sonoma County CA 2020 Women’s Suffrage Project - Blalock 
      Discussion and possible action on a sponsorship for the SoCo CA 2020 Suffrage Project.
    4. NACW Conference & Voices Project - Blalock
      Discussion, overview of presentation and possible action on outcome of Voices Project Session at the National Association of Commissions for Women (NACW) Conference.
  10. AD HOC COMMITTEE AND PROJECT COMMITTEE UPDATES
    Commissioners to provide reports and/or updates from the work being done by their ad hoc committee(s) and/or project committee(s).
    1. Empowerment Ad Hoc
    2. Marketing Ad Hoc
    3. Women’s Voices
    4. Junior Commissioner Project Committee
  11. COMMUNITY ISSUES, LIAISONS, AND COORDINATORS
    Commissioners to provide brief updates or ideas on the following:
    1. ACCW
    2. By-Law Review Group
    3. Council on Aging
    4. Field Trip Ideas
    5. Human Trafficking Task Force
    6. Legislative Advisory Group
    7. NWHA
    8. Social Media Policy Group
    9. Sonoma County 2020 Centennial Coalition
    10. Speaker Coordinator
  12. AGENDA ITEMS FOR NEXT COMMISSION MEETING
    Proposal, discussion, and possible action items for next Commission meeting.
    • None provided at this time
  13. ADJOURNMENT

Agendas and Materials

Due to legal, copyright, privacy or policy considerations, not all materials are posted online. Materials that are not posted are available for public inspection between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at 575 Administration Drive, Suite 116B, Santa Rosa, CA.

Public Comment

Any member of the audience desiring to address the Commission on a matter on the agenda: Please walk to the public speaker’s table and after receiving recognition from the Chair, please state your name and make your comments. In order that all interested parties have an opportunity to speak, please be brief and limit your comments to the subject under discussion. Each person is usually granted 3 minutes to speak; time limitations are at the discretion of the Chair. While members of the public are welcome to address the Commission, under the Brown Act, Commission members may not deliberate or take action on items not on the agenda, and generally may only listen.

Disabled Accommodation: If you have a disability which requires an accommodation, an alternative format, or requires another person to assist you while attending this meeting, please contact the Deputy Clerk at (707) 565-2821, as soon as possible to ensure arrangements for accommodation.

Contact Information

Commission on the Status of Women
Human Resources Department
County of Sonoma
Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Address
Sonoma County Administration Building
575 Administration Drive
Suite 116B
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.464975, -122.725632
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