Howard County is seeking applicants who are interested in serving on the Commission for Women. Two of the three new Board members will serve the remainder of five-year terms, both set to expire November 3, 2018.
According to a press release:
Established in 1980, the Commission is comprised of twelve members, including one student, and helps promote the economic, social and political equality of women in Howard County. 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, and sponsors workshops and seminars on issues specific to women.
To be eligible for consideration, candidates must be a Howard County resident, 18 years of age or older, have an interest in women’s equality and be able to attend the Commission’s meetings. The meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Gateway Building, 6751 Columbia Gateway Drive in Columbia.
Applicants should send a resume and a brief letter explaining why they want to serve on the Commission to: Howard County Government, Office of the County Executive, Attn: David Lee, 3430 Court House Drive, Ellicott City, MD 21043. The names of eligible applicants will be submitted to the County Executive for approval and then to the County Council for confirmation. The deadline to apply is Friday, November 10.
For more information about the Commission for Women, contact the Department of Community Resource and Services at 410.313.6400 or visit the Commission online.
Read the full press release for more information.