First District: Jan Blalock, Joanne M. Brown
Second District: Trisha Almond (Chair), Katie Gordon, Caitlin Quinn (Officer-at-Large)
Third District: Lorena Barrera (Vice-Chair), Ofra Isler
Fourth District: Marta Cruz, Angelica Nunez, Leticia Padilla (On Leave of Absence)
Fifth District: Ariana Diaz De Leon, Peggy Rogers, Jessica Wood
Staff: Tracy Cunha, Deputy Clerk
Instructions for the Public:
***Please note changes below due to State of Emergency and Shelter-in–Place Order effective 12:00 am, March 18***
The February 11, 2021 Commission on the Status of Women Meeting will be facilitated virtually through Zoom.
Participate by computer, tablet, or smartphone application:
Go to: https://sonomacounty.zoom.us/j/92381380222?pwd=OEVMNU1LU3pBVWVaTHJDQmFDV0ZRdz09
Participate by phone:
Dial +1 (669) 900 9128
Webinar ID: 923 8138 0222
- CALL TO ORDER, ROLL CALL
- PUBLIC COMMENT ON NON-AGENDIZED ITEMS
At the beginning of each Commission meeting, any member of the public may address the Commission concerning any item not on the Commission's agenda. Speakers will be limited to three (3) minutes unless otherwise specified by the Chair or the Presiding Officer. The public will be given an opportunity to speak on each business item at the time it is called. The Commission may discuss and/or take action regarding any or all of the items listed below.
Commissioners will hear from guest speaker Ms. Tina Rogers, a Community Expert on Black History
- APPROVAL OF THE JANUARY 24, 2021 MEETING MINUTES
- COMMISSIONER ANNOUNCEMENTS
Commissioners to provide any commission-related announcements, report on communications with supervisors and also announce any tabling opportunities.
- OPENINGS AND APPOINTMENTS
Chair to report out on current openings Oath of Office to new commissioners, as needed
- BUSINESS ITEMS
Discussion and possible action regarding update drafted by-laws that were previously approved by Commissioners and were postponed due to news part-time staff being restored.
Discussion and possible action regarding proposal to have Commissioners provide a monthly update to the Board of Supervisors (BOS) at a BOS meeting.
- OFFICER REPORTS AND ADMINISTRATIVE UPDATES
Officers to go over any administrative-related matters including, but not limited to, field trip ideas and speaker coordination.
- 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):
COVID-19 Ad Hoc
Gender Equity Ad Hoc
Juniors Commissioner Project Committee
Voices of Sonoma County Women Ad Hoc
- COMMUNITY ISSUES, LIAISONS, AND COORDINATORS
Commissioners to provide brief updates or ideas on the following:
Association of California Commissions for Women (ACCW)
Council on Aging
Human Trafficking Task Force
Legislative Advisory Group
National Association for Women (NACW)
- AGENDA ITEMS FOR MARCH 11, 2021 COMMISSION MEETING
Proposal, discussion, and possible action items for next Commission meeting. (No action required by commissioners for this section).
March Guest Speaker: Mary Ignatius of Parents Voices